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Instructor, Mathematics

Employer
Aims Community College
Location
Greeley, CO

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Engineering & Mathematics, Mathematics, Statistics
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

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Minimum Hiring Annual Salary:

$50,839.00

Maximum Hiring Annual Salary:

$70,837.00

To attain the maximum hiring amount employee must have:

  • Liberal Arts or Developmental Education Faculty Position: applicable Masters degree plus 36 credits (or an applicable terminal degree), plus 10 years of applicable work experience.
  • Career Technical Education (CTE) Faculty Position: applicable Masters degree, plus 10 years of applicable work experience.

Included with Aims Faculty full-time employment is a generous package of benefits, most are listed below:

  • Benefits are effective immediately
  • 100% employer provided medical & dental coverage employees (employee only option)
  • 85% employer provided medical & dental coverage for employee's spouse and/or family
  • Voluntary vision insurance
  • Faculty Personal Leave (16 hours per year) & Sick (minimum accrual of 12 days)
  • 166 days worked with deferred paid (Summer semester off)
  • Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance premiums
  • Tuition waiver & reimbursement for employees
  • Tuition waiver for dependents
  • PERA employer (see www.copera.org for comprehensive benefits)
  • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
  • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
  • Free parking on all campuses

Job Description:

Aims Community College actively supports an environment that embraces the College's Mission, Vision, Values, BaJEDI (belonging, justice, equity, diversity, inclusion), and Innovation. The College embraces and seeks to hire individuals who want to be a part of this environment and has the skillsets necessary to be successful in this position.

Full-Time, Faculty, 9-month Academic position – Mathematics Faculty. This is a Full-Time, tenure-track, benefited Faculty position beginning Fall Semester, 2024.
The faculty member will conduct their assignments and co-curricular college activities in a manner consistent with the philosophy and purpose of Aims Community College as stated in the school catalog.

The primary purpose of the faculty member is to teach. The faculty member is also responsible for scholarly and creative activities (professional development), and service to the college. The following list provides detailed expectations for this full-time faculty position:

1) Provide effective and high-quality instruction and assessment.
2) Continually refine and modernize curriculum so that it remains educationally sound and meets the high standards of Aims Community College; develop curriculum as assigned.
3) Teach many of the following courses: Developmental math, Math for the Liberal Arts, College Algebra, Introduction to Statistics, College Trigonometry, Integrated Math, and Calculus. Other approved courses may be periodically offered.
4) Additionally, full-time faculty are expected to: (a) Collaborate on the creation and oversight of curriculum (b) Support part-time faculty through meetings and answering questions.
(c) Keep the department chair informed of issues, concerns, and highlights from the classroom.
5) Maintain currency in your field of expertise.
6) Utilize technology and effective teaching strategies to develop students' critical thinking skills.
7) Ensure availability to students by providing opportunities for answering questions and providing support outside of the classroom. This can take the form of formal office hours, phone call availability, synchronous chat, or other such options as long as you make availability clear to students and are responsive to their needs.
8) Be available to teach on any campus/outreach site at any scheduled time as assigned. This may include high schools or other educational sites supported by the college. Efforts are made to accommodate faculty preferences, but all faculty must provide flexibility to accommodate students' scheduling needs as our top priority.
9) Demonstrate an attitude and aptitude that is supportive of the College's efforts to provide students with a range of course modality options. Teaching assignment may include asynchronous online, synchronous remote, traditional face-to-face or blended (hybrid) versions of these as determined by student, department and college needs.
10) Provide meaningful participation on college committees or organizations by seeking out areas of interest and being supportive of department and college needs.
11) Actively participate in college efforts to enhance student persistence and retention.
12) Assist in the implementation of institutional, divisional, or department goals as assigned.
13) Initiate and maintain professional relationships with external agencies, business and other educational institutions as assigned.
14) Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy that each individual should be allowed an opportunity to succeed regardless of past experience.
15) Demonstrate knowledge of developmental education theory and student development theory, along with developing strategies to meet students wherever they are in their knowledge and ability level to help them successfully reach the course outcomes.
16) Demonstrate a willingness to embrace and apply the provisions of Aims Community College's Mission Statement, Purposes, Philosophy and commitment to Affirmative Action.
17) Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Department Chair or Academic Dean.

Teaching: Interacting with students to provide opportunities to learn, creating conditions that facilitate learning, and using techniques and methods that create a high probability that learning will occur which will allow students to meet expected learning objectives. To achieve such interaction, a teacher must possess these basic abilities:

  • Instructional Delivery: those human interactive skills and characteristics that make for clear communication of information, and promote learning through an effective learning environment.
  • Provide effective and high-quality instruction of subject being taught.
  • Apply learning-centered educational practices such as creating and communicating clearly-defined outcomes for student learning.
  • Provide a diverse array of learning activities that directly tie to those defined learning outcomes.
  • Use assessment data to improve instruction and learning, and participate in an ongoing College-Wide dialogue about teaching and learning.
  • Provide students with timely feedback on their abilities to meet course learning outcomes.
  • Develop and refine department curriculum as necessary to maintain currency in pedagogy and content.

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Instructional Design Skills:

  • Includes technical skills in designing, sequencing, and presenting experiences which promote student learning, and designing, developing, and implementing tools and procedures and procedures for assessing student-learning.
  • Use and develop appropriate computer-based technologies, including online instruction to promote student learning.
  • Design, develop and implement tools and procedures for assessing student-learning outcomes.
  • Adopt new teaching methodologies as appropriate to meet course learning outcomes.
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments of learning for students.

Professional Obligations:

  • Implement department, division, and/or institutional goals as assigned.
  • Maintain office hours, turn in grades on time, meet assigned classes.
  • Perform advising duties as needed.
  • Submits course syllabi and other required documents on time.
  • Manages the classroom facility and other areas of use and program designation.
  • Keeps accurate attendance and grade records.
  • Meets other professional obligations as stated in the Faculty Annual Plan and Evaluation.

Scholarly and Creative Activities (Professional Development): those endeavors related to a faculty member's teaching assignment that contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and practical application of knowledge and/or skill. The activities that may be required, as appropriate to the faculty member's teaching assignment, include the following:

  • Acquire and/or maintain certification as needed.
  • Attend conferences, workshops, and/or training appropriate to one's field.
  • Complete coursework related to one's teaching assignment.
  • Create teaching methodology and instructional designs to promote student learning.
  • Other activities that contribute to keeping current in the content field.

Service Helping: helping the college to meet the goals and objectives of its mission and strategic plan. The activities that may be required, as appropriate to the faculty member's teaching assignment, include the following:

  • Provide competent advising to students seeking AAS, AS, and/or AA Degrees and program certificates.
  • Fulfill College service requirements by making meaningful contributions on campus and/or to community service groups.
  • Participate in institutional and departmental recruitment and retention activities. Assist in the evaluation and selection of textbooks and other resources and materials in one's assigned area.
  • Serve on department, division, and institutional committees.
  • Assist in program and curriculum review, revision, and the development and assessment of learning.
  • Maintain classroom and/or labs.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to embrace and apply the provision of the College's mission statement, purpose, philosophy and commitment to diversity.

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in a Mathematics discipline
  • Experience teaching math courses.
  • Ability to teach using methodologies that support a student-centered learning environment.
  • Computer literacy and the ability to use computer technology in classroom/lab instruction to enhance student learning.
  • A willingness to take classes in teaching methods, curriculum development, computer applications or other coursework deemed necessary by the department chair or Academic Dean.
  • A positive attitude toward teaching courses in varied modalities, including asynchronous online, synchronous remote and traditional face-to-face.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with historically marginalized groups. The college is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). For us, being an HSI is an intentional commitment to being a college where our Latinx (and other historically marginalized) students thrive.
  • An open and willing attitude toward teaching courses in varied modalities, including asynchronous online, synchronous remote, traditional face-to-face or hybrids of these modalities.
  • Ability to teach on all Aims Community College Campuses and/or at sites serviced by the college. This position requires the use of a company vehicle and/or personal vehicle for business travel. The selected candidate must successfully pass an MVR and be insurable under Aims insurance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral or Terminal Degree in Mathematics
  • Three (3) years of experience teaching mathematics in a higher education environment.
  • Five (5) years of teaching or teaching concurrent enrollment, AP, IB or similar higher level classes in a high school environment.
  • A demonstrated aptitude for developing course content and teaching in varied modalities: online, synchronous remote, traditional face-to-face, and blended (hybrid) versions of each.
  • Express an attitude and aptitude that is supportive of the college's strong commitment to student success to create an inclusive and equitable environment—one where both students and employees feel they belong and are supported.
  • Experience teaching math courses at the college level.
  • Experience teaching mathematics courses at a community college.
  • Bilingual in Spanish.
  • Experience teaching and supporting traditionally underserved student populations.
  • Willingness to teach a wide variety of math courses.

Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Diversity Statement
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Unofficial Transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hire)

All Applicants:

  • Compare your previous work experience to the job duties listed on the job positing under job description. Enter the job duties you have preformed under the "Work Experience" section on your job application. We evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Please make sure you state whether work experience (aka work history) is part time or full time employment by listing the average number of hours worked per week. This information is used to determine your new annual salary.
  • Be sure to upload all the required documents listed at the above in "Upload these required additional documents" section. This can be uploaded as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section. If there are missing documents, your incomplete application will not be considered.

Diversity Statement Instructions

Aims Community College recognizes and celebrates diversity within our students, faculty, and staff. We are committed to equity and inclusion to improve the learning experiences of all students and the working conditions of all employees.

  • In your diversity statement, please provide your interpretation of what it means to serve a diverse community and work in an inclusive environment.

  • Please include specific examples for how your background, education, and/or professional experience have prepared you to fulfill those responsibilities in this position.

  • As you consider what to put in your statement, please note Aims Community College is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, or any other protected class.

Faculty: Upon hire, must submit academic transcripts from an accredited institution. Applicants who have degrees from outside of the United States must request a credential evaluation of their transcript. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (www.naces.org) or Association of International Credential Evaluators (www.aice-eval.org) lists members who may be contacted for assistance in evaluating foreign credentials.

All required documents need to be submitted on every application. There is no way for Aims to attach these documents in the process. However, upon hire current Aims Community College Faculty are not required to submit transcripts if official transcripts are already on file.

Aims Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, or veteran's status. All application materials must be submitted by the closing date posted and become the property of Aims Community College. The screening committee will select finalists for interviews. The goal of Aims Community College is to enhance the diversity present in the district we serve. To comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if hired, you will be required to provide documents within 3 days of hire date to show your identity and your authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired.

Screening/Selection:

In order to be considered please provide a thorough and complete application.
Initial screening will be conducted by a committee based on completed application materials.

Employees in these positions may be asked to participate in temporary assignments lasting less than 6 months (such as curriculum development, short term projects, meetings and substitute duties) which could amount to additional temporary pay.

Upon hire, all positions at Aims Community College require a criminal background check, and may require industry specific screenings such as an MVR, physical and/or drug screen. Keep in mind, a conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being employed. The nature of a conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.

If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources at 970-378-3720.

Organization

As a two-year public college with multiple locations in Northern Colorado, Aims Community College recognizes the important role it plays in each student’s academic and career success. By creating a thriving community built around inclusion and educational opportunity, the goal is for each student to receive an empowered experience that will prepare them for a successful future.

Our Purpose

Build a Stronger Community

Aims continually seeks opportunities to ensure inclusivity, learning and growth. For equitable education access to occur, targeted outreach and support is necessary for enrolling and retaining diverse groups. This aligns with the inclusive community Aims seeks to create. 
Aims also invests in regional programs and partnerships around Northern Colorado. This sets up a pathway to career success for students while simultaneously enriching Northern Colorado development.

Our Vision

First Choice: The Recognized Leader in Learning and Student Success
It is the goal of Aims Community College to provide a wide range of learning-centered programs and strategies in a supportive environment so every student can be successful. Aims promotes learning through best practices such as teaching with high expectations, increasing engagement and encouraging active learning. Aims is continuously enhancing operations as a commitment to providing the most effective education for each student.

Our Mission

Provide knowledge and skills to advance quality of life, economic vitality and overall success of the diverse communities we serve.

Aims believes education should be accessible to all individuals who can benefit from the courses and programs available. Offering opportunities to relieve the financial burden of college is a priority. Aims also strives to foster equitable access by working to increase enrollment of first-generation, non-traditional and under-represented groups. Aims provides educational opportunities in a manner in which students are able to follow an individualized path that will lead to a successful future.

Our Values

Aims is committed to creating a culture built around respect and inclusivity where everyone is celebrated for their individual differences. As an academic institution, this community atmosphere allows students to feel empowered to succeed on their chosen educational path. 

The following five values are the guiding principles and behaviors that embody the expectations set forth by Aims to build a stronger community.

A Top Place to Work

Learners and employees choose Aims because of our talented, professional and engaged employees. Work in beautiful northern Colorado and get amazing benefits such as free insurance for individuals and tuition reimbursement for your dependents after a year of service. Make Aims your first choice!

Aims offers a wide variety of employee benefits that empower a talented workforce to stay healthy, continue their education, and take the time off necessary to promote a healthy work-life balance.

Included with Aims Full-time Employment is a generous package of Benefits, most are listed below:


•    Benefits are effective immediately
•    100% employer provided medical & dental coverage employees (employee only option)
•    85% employer provided medical & dental coverage for employee's spouse and/or family
•    Voluntary vision insurance
•    Staff Annual Leave (minimum accrual of 15 days) & Sick (minimum accrual of 12 days)
•    17 paid holidays and 3 personal days each year
•    Summer schedule: 4 day work week - Fridays Off
•    Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance premiums  
•    Tuition waiver & reimbursement for employees
•    Tuition waiver for dependents
•    PERA employer (see www.copera.org for comprehensive benefits) 
•    Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
•    Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
•    Free parking on all campuses

Part-time employees also receive some benefits depending on the number of hours worked.


•    Tuition waiver for employee on Aims courses
•    Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
•    Aims Discount program
•    Free parking on all campuses
•    PERA employer (see www.copera.org for comprehensive benefits) 
•    Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
 

Company info
Website
Telephone
9703396247
Location
5401 W 20th St
PO box 69
Greeley
CO
80632
US

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