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Faculty, Geographic Information Systems

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Who We Are

We are the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 28,000 credit students annually in a diverse service area with broad cultural and recreational activities. We were one of 30 colleges in the initial American Association of Community Colleges Pathways Project, recently selected as a “Most Promising Place to Work” in Diverse Magazine, and profiled as one of six top community colleges for transfer student success in a recent Aspen Institute publication. Our online learning program has twice been listed recently as one of the top 10 community college online programs in the country.

We have strong commitments to student success and to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We are actively seeking to hire a workforce that matches our student community. We are an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution and expect to reach HSI status by 2024 or 2025.

We have worked hard to create a culture of collaboration, innovation, and pride and seek people who share those values and our commitments to student success and equity.

Who You Are

As a full-time Geographic Information Systems faculty member, you teach assigned Geographic Information Systems (GIS) classes in accordance with the department and college. In addition to teaching duties, you provide input into the development and maintenance of the GIS curriculum that is both current and based on industry standards. You also participate in recruiting initiatives to increase enrollment. You work directly with business and industry to establish internships for GIS students.

As a faculty member you act as a mentor for the part-time instructors. You serve as representative of the department by participating in committees, task forces, and events at the campus, college, and/or state levels. You may be asked to teach at different times, locations and modalities to meet the needs of the College.

Please note: this is an on-campus position with some remote work opportunities. You need to be a Colorado resident on your first day of employment.

SALARY: $69,189 - $78,758 annually for an 11-month contract. Please see our Full-Time Faculty Salary Matrix for more specific information.

BENEFITS: Please click here to find more information about APT & Faculty Benefits

SELECTION PROCESS: Position will remain open until filled with a priority deadline of October 2, 2022. This posting may be used to fill multiple or similar roles.

At FRCC, masks are optional, but we allow individual staff and faculty to request students and colleagues wear masks in offices or in class.

Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate. Completed application package includes: A resume; A letter of interest; A copy of official transcripts; A one-page statement of your teaching philosophy; and A list of courses and the semesters you have taught.


Required Education/Training & Work Experience:

  • Master’s degree in one of several related degrees listed below. Also allowed, a Master’s degree in any field, plus 18 graduate credits in one of the related degrees listed below.
Related Degree: Geospatial Science, Natural Sciences, Biology, Civil Engineering, Geology, Geomorphology, Physics, Geography, Anthropology, History, Landscape Architecture, or Mathematics.
  • Minimum of two years of commercial work experience in a related GIS field with the last 5 years.
  • Ability to qualify for the Colorado Career and Technical Education (CTE) Credential.
Welcoming. Respectful. Inclusive. Together, we are FRCC.


Front Range Community College (FRCC) is the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 30,000 credit students annually. The college has a detailed strategic plan focused on improving student graduation and transfer rates, a strong assessment program, and invests heavily in professional development for faculty and instructors, including four faculty reassigned to be instructional coaches. The college has a strong commitment to diversity and is actively involved in a discussion about how to create inclusive communities.

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2190 Miller Dr.
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