Northwestern Michigan College
Department: Science & Math
Reports To: Academic Chair
FLSA Status: Exempt
Salary Range: $62,687.00- $65,019.00
Excellent benefit package, including medical, dental, paid sick leave, and tuition benefit. For more details about benefits, go to https://www.nmc.edu/hr/ and click on Salaries and Benefits, or request a copy from the Office of Human Resources.
This faculty member is responsible for teaching mathematics courses from Pre-Algebra to Differential Equations. The instructor will develop and revise courses and course materials as needed. This individual will also assume responsibility for mentoring adjunct faculty. Experience in developing and teaching courses using alternative delivery formats is desirable. This faculty member is a member of the professional teaching staff that is responsible for effectively implementing the mission of NMC and the Science/Math academic area. Responsibilities may include teaching face-to-face on campus, days, nights, weekends, and/or online or Zoom instruction.
All Faculty positions commensurate with degree and experience as outlined in the NMC Faculty Association Collective Bargaining Agreement.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATES, AND LICENSES
FOUNDATIONAL COMPETENCIES: Essential for all NMC employees
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- thorough planning
- enthusiasm for subject matter
- appropriate climate for learning within the classroom
- relevant and current course content
- understanding of individual differences and learning styles
- questioning techniques
- oral and/or written quizzes
- student presentations
- writing assignments
- self determined assessment instruments
- conveys the goals and outcomes of the course.
- reflects curriculum adopted by the discipline for the course.
- establishes and communicates challenging expectations for students.
- explains the relationship of those expectations to the grading and assessment process.
- provides a schedule.
- Advises students on curriculum, academic programs, employment and career goals, and other matters as appropriate.
- Responds to requests of discipline leaders, department heads, committee chairs, records office, etc. in a timely and thorough manner.
- Consistently meets instructional schedule and other assignments and commitments in support of the college.
- Establishes and maintains regular and appropriate office hours of no less than 5 hours per week.
- Treats all members of the college community with dignity and respect.
- Works through established channels to resolve problems.
- Participates in activities designed to promote attainment of the college vision and its missions.
- Participates in discipline planning and improvement activities as requested.
- Meets requirements of the Faculty Evaluation Plan Guidelines in a timely manner and with the intention of maintaining teaching effectiveness, professional development and support of college/community initiatives.
- Attends Commencement.
- Attends and participates in discipline and department meetings.
- Formally documents learning assessment efforts in a timely manner.
- Assumes the role of Math Department Head on a rotating basis.
- Maintains a current knowledge in subject area(s) of instruction.
- Maintains a current knowledge of research in the area of teaching and learning.
- Incorporates new knowledge in the planning and instruction process.
- Demonstrates a commitment to the ongoing growth and development of students and fellow staff members alike.
- Participates in professional development activities that are part of contractual days.
- When appropriate, maintains ties with professional organizations.
Faculty Professional Development
Support of College, Community Initiatives
- College Assessment Activities
- Curricular Development
- Coordination/Communication -Transfer Institutions
- Academic Advising
- Career Advising
- Recruiting/Screening Faculty
- College Projects and Activities--Participation and Leadership
- Professional honors awarded during the evaluation period
- Professional Participation Innovation in Instruction
- College Committee Participation/ Leadership
- Registration/Orientation Participation
- Advisory Committee Participation
- Service to Community on Behalf of College
- Presenting or Consulting in Areas Related to Field
- Representing the College at School Visits
- Program Coordination/Leadership
- Teaching for Extended Educational Services or Training and Research
- Relevant Work Activities (contributory to college role or institutional image)
- Recruiting Students
- Community Service/Leadership Publication Research
- Facilities Development
- Participation in Community Education Committee(s)
- Artistic/Creative Accomplishments Related to Field
- Assistance to Other Faculty and Staff
- Participation in College Sponsored Events
Professional Qualities and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual will have computer skills, including knowledge of and the ability to use the Internet, email, calendaring software and word processing software.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to students, top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to comprehend and apply principles of advanced calculus, modern algebra, and advanced statistical theory. Ability to work with concepts such as limits, differentiation, integration, differential equations, and proofs of theorems.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
HOW TO APPLY: https://jobs.silkroad.com/NMC/Careers/jobs/1291. All applicants are required to apply online. Applications received by March 1, 2021 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Please call 231-995-1025 for questions or assistance.
All applicants are required to review the job description prior to applying.
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