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Professor of Education/Transitional Studies
New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, New Mexico
Date Posted 04/07/2021
Faculty-Education-Teacher Childhood
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

The Professor of Education/Transitional Studies shall be responsible to the Dean of Arts, Sciences and Learning Support. Duties and responsibilities shall be, but not limited to, the following: 1) Teach a combination of Education and/or Transitional (Developmental Reading/Writing) courses each fall and spring semester (day, evening, and online) as enrollment requires; 2) Achieve and maintain a high level of competency as a teacher of students, demonstrating growth in the knowledge of his/her particular subject matter field(s) and in the ability to direct the learning processes; 3) Participate in college service through standing committees; 4) Serve as an advisor to assigned students; 5) Hold posted and approved office hours per week; 6) Participate in in-service meetings/workshops, orientation, and commencement as scheduled; 7) Maintain accurate student records; 8) Participate in a process of continual personal and professional improvement; 9) Actively participate in the general recruitment and retention of students for the institution; 10) Participate in course, departmental, and institutional assessment as required; 11) Assume other professional responsibilities associated with the position of Professor of Education/Transitional Studies; 12) Actively participate in the institutional goals and objectives designed to support the mission of the college; 13) Follow all policies and procedures of NMJC as published by the Faculty Handbook, college catalog, and current contract; and, 14) Nothing contained herein shall limit the President in assigning the employee to various college activities for which he/she would be qualified in order to meet the needs of New Mexico Junior College.


A Master's in Education (Early Childhood or Elementary only) is required. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. A minimum of three years of teaching experience in an Early Childhood or Elementary classroom is preferred, as well as successful community college teaching experience. Applicant must be committed to excellence in instruction and willing to work as a team with other, full-time divisional instructors and staff. NOTE: Computer proficiency is required.

Additional Qualifications

This is a full-time nine-month position with an annually renewable contract. Salary is based on the NMJC faculty salary schedule and is commensurate with education and experience for a nine-month position. In addition to salary, benefits for this position include a private office, laptop, iPad, instructional technology, and travel for professional development. Overloads and teaching in the summer term is optional for additional compensation when available. Standard NMJC benefits apply.

Additional Information

To apply, submit NMJC application form online and attach the following: a letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts for all degrees listed on resume (official transcripts required prior to employment), and three references.

Interviews will be conducted by a selection committee and will commence upon completed application from qualified candidates. Position starts Fall semester 2021. All application materials must be received by the deadline in order for you to be considered for this position.

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