Math Instructor, One Year Temp (Multiple Openings)

Truckee Meadows Community College

Job Description

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Job Description
Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), located in Reno, Nevada is seeking applicants for a full time, non-tenure track, one year temporary Math Instructor.
The TMCC Mathematics Department is a dynamic and growing department serving over 3000 students with courses ranging from college mathematics through differential equations, including statistics and teacher preparation courses. The department uses a variety of course formats, including in-class, web-based, web-live, hybrid, and courses that include a co-requisite support course. Class size is small, up to 33 students. Pedagogies are diverse and interactive. Calculators, computers, and other technology are available. Courses are offered at several education centers in the Reno-Sparks area. Workload assignments are scheduled throughout the calendar year, and faculty will be expected to teach a flexible schedule that could include day, evening, and weekend classes.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. M.S. or M.A. from a regionally accredited institution in Mathematics, or an M.S. or M.A. in Computer Science, Statistics, or Physics with 18 graduate credit hours in Mathematics.
2. One year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Ability to teach all mathematics courses through Differential Equations.
2. Community college teaching experience.
3. Understanding of the mission and role of the community college in the context of a diverse, multi-cultural environment.
4. Experience with using graphing calculators, computers, mathematics and educational software and smart classroom technologies.
5. A Ph.D. in Mathematics or closely-related field with 30 or more graduate math credits.
Academic Faculty Responsibilities:
Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and a respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds.
1. Teach 30 (15/15) credit or contact hours during the academic year, August through May, in various modalities as assigned, including in-person, hybrid, online, live-virtual (hy-flex), and at high-school sites (Jump-Start dual credit), per the needs of the program.
2. Demonstrate awareness of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues. Maintain sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, as well as disabilities, of students, faculty, and staff.
3. Support student learning outcomes assessment processes by teaching toward approved student learning outcomes and assessing student performance.
4. Assist with curriculum and program review, revision, and assessment. Aid in the development of new course materials and innovative instructional techniques that improve student learning.
5. Work closely with department peers and administrators to become an effective teacher and contributing member of the academic unit.
6. Attend and actively participate in College events, department and division meetings, college or Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) committees, and community service activities.
7. Engage in ongoing professional development to stay current in field knowledge and pedagogies that expand breadth and depth of understanding in the discipline.
8. Complete training outlined in TMCC's Faculty Standards of Online Instruction, when and as needed.
9. Hold 5 office-hours per week.
10. Participate in student advising, recruitment, and retention efforts.
11. Travel occasionally to community and workforce sites, conferences, events, and so on, per the needs of the program.
12. Communicate and interact in a professional and collegial manner with faculty, students, staff, and administration, in the best interests of the college and the people it serves.
13. Comply with departmental administrative responsibilities and published college and NSHE policies and procedures.
14. Uphold the Mission, Vision, and Values of TMCC and perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with them.
15. Adhere to the published codes of NSHE as detailed in the Board of Regents Handbook.
16. Adhere to the Code of Ethical Standards of the State of Nevada (Nevada Revised Statutes 281A.400-281A.480).
17. Other duties as assigned.
Additional Department Responsibilities:
1. Contribute to the department’s culture of teaching and learning excellence.
2. Create course syllabi, lesson plans, instructional materials, exams, homework assignments and other relevant course documents, as needed, in accordance with department standards.
Salary and Benefits Information:
Salary: This is a temporary position, as such the incumbent will be placed at the minimum salary dependent on degree level.
Master's - $46,691
Master's +30 - $52,294
Ph.D. - $56,030
Perks of Working at TMCC
  • Health insurance options including dental and vision -
    Health Insurance
  • 15.5% retirement match, a beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 11 paid holidays
  • Life insurance, long-term disability, generous annual and sick leave -
    NSHE Benefits
  • Sports and Fitness Center with annual or monthly membership options for employee and spouse/domestic partner.
  • ComPsych
    supports employees through life's difficult moments.
  • Professional Grant-in-Aid
    : TMCC is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.
  • Free parking on all TMCC campus locations.
  • No State income tax
  • All full-time faculty and staff are provided with a variety of
    discounts and employee purchase programs.


Full-Time Equivalent


Required Attachment(s)
In order to be given full consideration all of the following must be attached to your application:
1) Cover Letter that addresses your qualifications and includes a statement of your teaching philosophy
2) Current CV/Resume
3) Copy of Unofficial Transcript
4) Contact Information for Three Supervisory References – Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.
Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. Search committees will use this information to determine that applicants meet minimum qualifications as listed in the job announcement.
This posting will close at 12:00 am on the date listed above. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 pm the day prior.
All documents, including unofficial transcripts for academic positions, must be received prior to the closing date listed on the job announcement.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check upon hire.
As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.
Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

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