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Mathematics Adjunct Instructor

Laredo College

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Application Pool Notice

Laredo College continuously accepts applications for part-time (adjunct) instructors to create a pool of candidates for each session/semester. Applications will be reviewed and positions will be filed based on department needs. Applications received for this pool will remain active for one year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provide instruction and monitor teaching/learning effectiveness in course assigned by the Department Chair, Dean of Arts and Sciences, or Provost/Vice-President of Academic Affairs and in which the instructor has appropriate qualifications. Use up-to-date content and pedagogical skills to ensure active participation and learning by students.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Ability to teach online, completing all required trainings and satisfying all Quality Matters standards.
  2. Prepare and, on the first day of class, distribute departmental syllabus which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, absence policy, and other pertinent information for each course assigned.
  3. Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress and to provide opportunities which will allow students to succeed. Use multiple measures of assessment. Include opportunities for research and outside assignments when appropriate.
  4. Provide a safe environment for students and be responsible for the security of assigned equipment, materials, and classrooms.
  5. Encourage the use of support services by students. Collaborate with support services staff to ensure that appropriate information is being shared and discussed.
  6. Meet all assigned classes on time in the assigned rooms and be available to students 15 minutes before class and 15 minutes after class, except between classes when teaching back-to-back classes, for face-to-face sections. Be available to students for an hour online per online section.
  7. Follow procedures related to the Office of the Registrar, including grade submission deadlines, attendance record reports, withdrawal deadlines, mid-semester progress reports.
  8. Follow the academic calendar and other policies and procedures adopted by the Board of Trustees.
  9. Use current technology to enhance effectiveness, including but not limited to computers, overhead projectors, PowerPoint, DVD/VCR equipment.
  10. Will participate and assist in Institutional Effectiveness processes.

Qualifications/Certifications/Licenses/Skills

NOTICE: †Required Documents

To be considered for this position, you are required to upload your resume and unofficial transcript(s). †If recommended for this position an official transcript(s) will be required. In Addition, if a license or certificate is required for this position, upload proof of your current license/certificate.

Required:

  • A Masterís Degree in the Mathematics or a Masterís Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Mathematics. Graduate coursework hours must be aligned with course learning outcomes that instructor will be teaching.
  • Two years teaching experience at high school or college preferred ††


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Provide service to a diverse population.†
  • Communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students
  • Contribute to instructional vitality and growth.
  • Knowledge of student outcomes assessment and institutional effectiveness.
  • Be cooperative and a team player.
  • Have a student center philosophy.

Additional Information

Supervision Exercised:

College Work-Study Employees

Supervision Received:

Mathematics Department Chair, Dean of Arts & Sciences, and/or the Provost/Vice-President of Academic Affairs, and the President.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.

The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items weighing up to 50 pounds.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

Work is performed in a standard office environment.

Work-inside a well-lighted and air-conditioned area most of the time.

The noise level in the work environments is usually quiet to moderate.

Safety:

Required to work safely and follow safety rules.

Report unsafe working conditions and behavior.

Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions:

Immediate supervisor may assign other duties.

May be required to work outside regular working hours, as needed.

May be required to work at a different college work site or campus as needed.

EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Foreign Degrees

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service. http://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Out-of-State_Certification/Foreign_Credential_Evaluation_Services/ http://www.naces.org/members.htmDisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. LC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of the job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by LC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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