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Mathematics: Contract Instructor-College Credit

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Mathematics: Contract Instructor-College Credit

San Diego Community College District


Closing Date: 8/11/2022

Position Number: 00120356

Location: San Diego Miramar College

Position Type: Academic

The Position:
San Diego Miramar College invites all qualified candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Professor of Mathematics. Assignment hours are 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday, with occasional Saturdays.

San Diego Miramar College, a student-ready college, invites all qualified candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Professor of Mathematics. Miramar College, a leader in providing student access and success, seeks candidates who are motivated by serving students in a college community and are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).
We are a fast‐growing and innovative college with a freshly adopted focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion as we move into a new era. Recently designated as an emerging Minority Serving Institution (MSI) the College is committed to helping students access higher education and achieve success inside and outside the classroom.
The College is located in the Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch area of San Diego and is one of four colleges/centers in the San Diego Community College District. Our student population of 14,193 [African American (5%), Native American (<1%), Asian (14%), Filipino (7%), Latinx (30%), Multiple Ethnicities (8%), Pacific Islander (1%), White (32%), Unreported (2%)], is reflective of the diverse community we serve.

The Math Department is looking forward to the addition of a new, energetic, forward-thinking individual who is willing to collaborate and grow with an equity-minded department that is looking to better students in this post-pandemic society.
In addition to expertise in their field, San Diego Miramar College seeks applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to support our diverse student populations. Additionally, candidates should be able to demonstrate ways they will develop tools and resources to better serve historically marginalized and minoritized populations. We strongly encourage candidates who possess the experience for the position, and who are student-centered and continue to demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) to best serve our student population.
Those who join our team at San Diego Miramar College can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-focused community that promotes broad collaboration among faculty, classified professionals, administration, students, and community and industry partners. We are proud of our commitment to create a socially just and responsive culture, host ethnically diverse speakers, and support various equity-focused professional development opportunities. Our college strives to ensure that students reach their full potential by eliminating gaps in academic outcomes that traditionally hinder students of color and disproportionately impacted students. In fact, the college's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is encapsulated by our newly adopted Strategic Goal #5:
Miramar College Strategic Goal #5Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) - Build an environment that embraces diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and social justice for the benefit of the college community.Strategic Direction 1- Systematically update college processes, programs, and practices within a comprehensive equity framework for equity-minded practices in the workplace, the classroom, and support programs/services.Strategic Direction 2- Establish comprehensive professional development for the campus community to increase capacity around and engage in equity, diversity, inclusion, social justice, and anti-racism.Strategic Direction 3-Systematically review, develop and incorporate equity-minded practices in: 1) culturally responsive instructional pedagogy, 2) student-centered services, and 3) recruitment, screening, and retention of employees.

Applicants can review Miramar College's full strategic plan on Miramar College's: https://sdmiramar.edu/sites/default/files/2021-07/San_Diego_Miramar_College_Fall_2020-Spring_2027_Strategic_Plan.pdf

Major Responsibilities:
The Assistant Professor of Mathematics reports to the Miramar College Dean of the School of Mathematics, Biological, Exercise, and Physical Sciences. The Assistant Professor is expected to perform the following duties:
  • Teach all level of mathematics courses to the standards of the department and college.
  • Participate in mathematics department meetings and committees as needed.
  • Assist with curriculum revision and course/program assessments.
  • Work collaboratively with all faculty and staff.
  • Maintain course office hours and office hours for student advisement.
  • Participate in various college and/or district committees which promote participatory governance.
  • Fulfill the responsibilities of a community college instructor in accordance with district guidelines and the Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Qualifications:
Master’s in mathematics or applied mathematics
OR
Bachelor’s in either of the above AND Master’s in statistics, physics or mathematics education
OR
the equivalent

Desired Qualifications:
A successful candidate will,
  1. Demonstrated mastery of mathematical subject matter.
  2. Demonstrated experience, ability, and interest in teaching mathematics courses ranging from basic arithmetic through calculus and differential equations and including statistics.
  3. Demonstrated continuous improvement to enhance mastery of the theory and applications of mathematics and pedagogy.
  4. Demonstrated competency in a variety of instructional formats.
  5. Demonstrated ability to incorporate innovative technologies and relevant strategies for students’ success in the class.
  6. Demonstrated teaching mathematics using innovative student-centered and equity-minded practices.
  7. Demonstrated understanding of the mathematics curriculum currently offered at a community college as it relates to the mission of the college and the responsibilities of its faculty in realizing this mission.
  8. Demonstrated experience with participatory governance, committee, and/or department work especially in an academic setting.
  9. Demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner.
  10. Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.





Licenses:


Pay Information:
Class 1, Step A – Class 6, Step C ($6,032.90 – $8,128.98) per month based on the current AFT – College Faculty Tenured-Tenure Track Monthly Salary Schedule.


Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 – Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made within the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.



To apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.







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Organization

The San Diego Community College District serves 130,000 students annually through three two-year colleges and six Continuing Education campuses. The three colleges, San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges, offer associate degrees and certificates in occupational programs that prepare students for entry-level jobs, and arts and sciences programs that transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Continuing Education offers adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. The District also provides education to over 42,000 service personnel at military bases in 15 states. 

The Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills, and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. A number of special programs are unique to the city, including KSDS-FM all-jazz radio, the Center for Competitive and Applied Technologies, and the Workplace Learning Resource Center.

The San Diego Community College District is governed by its five-member, locally elected Board of Trustees and three student members serving on a rotating basis. Shared governance activities involve faculty, students, and staff in the development of solutions to key policy and budget issues. The five trustees are elected in even-numbered years to four-year terms by the voters of San Diego. The Chancellor, the District's chief executive officer, is responsible for carrying out the policies approved by the Board of Trustees. 

The District is in the midst of $1.555 billion in new construction and renovations at the three colleges and Continuing Education campuses throughout the city.

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