Economics Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

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Job TitleEconomics Assistant Professor - Tenure TrackJob Description

The economics instructor will have the primary responsibility for teaching course in economics at both the associate’s and bachelor’s degree levels. The associate-level courses include both micro- and macro-economics, as well as possible courses in comparative, regional or international economics. The bachelor-level courses will focus on economics from the standpoint of a manager in a for-profit company or non-profit agency, a governmental unit or as an entrepreneur. Courses for bachelor’s program will be offered in the hybrid mode with face-to-face classes meeting after 5 p.m. The associate-level courses will be delivered using a variety of modalities: hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face. Some associate-level courses periodically meet after 5 p.m. The instructor will advise and mentor students, participate in curriculum and program development and assessment, participate in professional and community service activities, participate in college activities, as well as attend faculty and committee meetings and perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties SummaryRequired Qualifications

•Master’s degree in Economics or closely related field.
•Two years of teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree in economics or closely related field.
Demonstrated ability and experience in college-level teaching.
Experience teaching hybrid or online economics courses.

Other Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to serve the needs of students who represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicities, cultural, and educational backgrounds.
Awareness of own cultural values and biases.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with peers.
Demonstrated ability in program development and assessment.

Physical DemandsSpecial Conditions for Eligibility

This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment with employment expected to begin starting Fall 2019 and is subject to legislative funding. Placement on the established faculty salary schedule is dependent upon education and teaching experience. The State of Washington provides a comprehensive benefits package for all state employees.

Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No. 4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO and, in accordance with the faculty agreement, “All full-time faculty members, as a condition of continued employment on or after the thirtieth day following the beginning of such employment, shall become members of the Federation OR pay a representation fee to the Federation.”

The screening committee will begin its review February 22, 2019. Position is open until filled.

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

EEO Statement

Centralia College has a strong institutional commitment to the principles of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we strongly urge all qualified applicants, especially people of color, persons of disability, women, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans, to apply. Centralia College is an Equal Opportunity employer.

It is the policy of Centralia College to assure equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age (over 40), religion, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.

Centralia College does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Designated Title II, VI, VII, IX, Section 504, ADA compliance officer: Vice President for Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Hanson Hall Room 101, Centralia College, 600 Centralia College Blvd, Centralia WA 98531-4099, (360)623-8943.

The Human Resources Office is accessible for persons with disabilities. Those who need disability accommodation in the application/employment process, please call (360)623-8943.

FLSASalary GradeDOQ/DOESalary Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberAS197POpen Date01/17/2019Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
    • JD
  2. * Describe your ability to utilize current technology for course set up and to communicate with students.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * We strive to employ individuals who possess the skills necessary to effectively interact with a diverse population of students and staff at Centralia College. Our effort is to create a climate that recognizes, respects, and celebrates differences. Describe what diversity means to you?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you a current employee of Centralia College?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity (i.e., The Olympian)?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Media File
  6. Portfolio
  7. Other Misc. Documents
  8. Supplemental Questionnaire Responses




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Posted: 3/7/2019
Application Due: 8/19/2019
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