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Instructor, First Year Seminar for STEM Students

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Provide instruction to students in First Year Seminar for STEM Students (FSM101) during the 2018 Summer II semester (July 9 – August 23, 2018) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. FSM101 is a theme-based student success course that provides students with the skills to succeed in college and beyond.  The syllabus is on the CCCC website.

The first year seminar is a one credit course designed to provide students interested in pursuing degree programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with a successful transition into the College community. The workshop format of the course provides students with information pertaining to the services and resources available at the College and offers the opportunity to advance in reading and writing. The experiential component of the workshop will include site visits and field trips that will introduce students to STEM internships and careers in our region, and course time will be devoted to assisting students in planning and developing career goals.  Students will come out of the seminar with a STEM career and goal-setting plan, a polished resume, internship opportunities and the ability to conduct an employment search.  The utilization of technology will be introduced.


1.    Provide instruction in both traditional and non-traditional learning modes.
2.    Select and develop appropriate materials for class use.
3.    Track and assess student progress.
4.    Maintain appropriate attendance and learner records.
5.    Work with Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Director to coordinate field trips, site visits, and campus events.
6.    Coordinate the administration of the Meyers-Briggs Personality Test to help students identify long term goals.


1.    Master’s degree in science or other STEM field.
2.    Strong oral and written communication skills.
3.    Knowledge of diverse student populations, STEM transfer requirements, and the ability to relate to the needs and interests of students.
4.    Experience and knowledge across STEM fields.
5.    Excellent organizational skills.
6.    At least one year of experience as an academic advisor in STEM degree programs.
7.    One year or more of experience teaching at the college level.
8.    Experience teaching college level seminars in STEM that are focused on academic advising, major exploration and career planning in STEM fields.
COMPENSATION:  Anticipated starting salary – Step I DCE Pay scale.  Part-time, non-benefited, MCCC Unit Position.






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Posted: 5/21/2018
Application Due: 6/17/2018
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