Academic Instructor-Mathematics

$47,701 yearly
  • Tohono O'odham Community College
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Jan 09, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description

SUMMARY: The Instructor will  courses in a tribal community college setting. Assignments may include evening and weekend classes in face-to-face and online formats. The instructor will be expected to design curriculum, participate in faculty curriculum development, and participate in committee work. Instructor  will support the T-So:Son (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Instructs students in a classroom setting in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed; develops course syllabus; plans, teaches, observes; grades assignments completed by students; and evaluates overall student performance;
  • Teach courses in accordance with college and departmental policies and procedures (15 semester hour teaching load each semester);
  • Be student-centered and focused on student learning outcomes;
  • Instruct and evaluate student performance in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed;
  • Participates in the development of applicable instructional materials, exams, workshops, tutorials, presentations, support items, special programs, and/or other related items;
  • Conduct research into new and/or revised pedagogies and educational philosophies, and maintain currency in the discipline;
  • Facilitates study sessions, workshops and advising meetings with students;
  • Participate in meetings, committees, and in other college and community activities;
  • May assist in the preparation of schedules and course offerings;
  • Develop and implement and integrate Tohono O’odham culture in the curriculum;
  • Prepare and submit timely grade reports on student performance as scheduled or required;
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in the teaching field or masters in any teaching field with 18 graduate semesters’ hours in the teaching field or masters in any teaching field with 24 upper division and/or graduate semester hours in the teaching field.
  • Experience with, or willingness to learn, multimedia presentation, ITV course delivery, and online course development and teaching.

 

Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications:

  • Ability to speak and understand O’odham and/or Spanish.
  • Knowledge and understanding in the history and contemporary issues facing Native peoples.

 

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offences within the past two years.
  • Must successfully pass a background check and finger print clearance.
  • Licenses may be required depending on area of assignment.

 

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Instructional methodologies;
  • Adult learning theory;
  • Research methods;
  • Student evaluation methods;
  • Principles in assigned academic area;
  • Advising processes and practices.

 

SKILLS:

  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Conducting research;
  • Evaluating student performance;
  • Instructing students;
  • Creating collateral materials for class sessions;
  • Advising students;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.