Geographic Information Systems & Field Science Faculty, Colorado Mountain College, Leadville

Job description

This full time faculty position begins in August 2018 with a 30 credit hour (170 day contract per Board Policy 4.12) teaching load annually.

This multidisciplinary faculty member will teach a variety of GIS and Field Science courses in support of the Rocky Mountain Land Management Internship program and to augment associated programs such as Natural Resource Management, Avalanche Science and Outdoor Studies. Examples of courses may include but are not limited to Geographic Information Systems I, II, and III, Meteorology, Field Monitoring, and Hydrology. Course delivery may include hybrid and technology-based modalities available to students throughout the College.

Teaching responsibilities expected of all faculty include: teaching course load as assigned, evaluate courses and assess student learning, meet established course, program and learning outcomes, comply with guidelines and policies, maintain office hours per established standards, develop rapport with students, assist with and participate in advising, orientation and registration activities.

CMC Faculty are generally expected to engage in scholarly endeavors as well as service activities such as campus and college committees, participation in relevant projects, mentor peers, participate in and assist with assessment activities, program review, student organization, recruiting and retention.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, vendors and community members having diverse backgrounds.

Conversational Spanish language abilities may be helpful.

Salary range: $57,492 - $74,144 depending upon education and experience/experience teaching in higher education. 


Qualified candidates must be credentialed to teach in this program or eligible to be credentialed. 

Examples of ideal qualifications include a minimum of a Master’s Degree with at least 18 graduate credits in GIS. Master’s degree in GIS, Natural Resource Management, Geoscience or a related field science desired. At least one year teaching experience, or equivalent as a part time/adjunct instructor. Higher Education teaching experience preferred.

To apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, list of three professional references and transcripts. To be considered for a full time faculty position, transcripts must be included with application material. Please do not send official transcripts; please use copies for application purposes. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.

External applicants: apply online at

Internal applicants: please proceed to the HR page of Basecamp for instructions on applying for a full time position as an internal applicant.

Review of application material will begin April 9, 2018.




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Posted: 3/9/2018
Application Due: 5/8/2018
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Salary: $57,492 - $74,144