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Mathematics Instructor, (Temporary, Part-time Pool)

City College of San Francisco

Job Description

Mathematics Instructor, (Temporary, Part-time Pool)

Full Job Description

Posting Type
Wide Distribution


Ocean Campus

Ocean Campus

Job Category
Faculty (Credit Program)

Salary (Applicant View)

Rate is set in accordance with the City College of San Francisco Faculty Salary Schedule for hourly assignments. Currently the rate upon entry is from $85.23 to $93.01 per hour depending upon placement.

Temporary, Part-Time Pool
EC §87482

Appointment Type
Faculty - Part-Time Pool

Position Description
City College of San Francisco is looking for innovative mathematics teachers who are dedicated to making a difference in the educational experience of a diverse group of students representing a wide range of skill levels and learning styles.

City College is one of the largest community colleges in the United States. We serve students with a wide variety of educational goals including vocational certificates, associate degrees, and lower division requirements that lead to transfer to universities.

The Mathematics Department at City College aims for the success of every student through quality instruction with high academic standards.

Job Duties
1. Teach community college credit mathematics courses such as algebra, statistics, trigonometry, calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra.

2. Perform duties associated with instructing students and assessing their progress in relation to identified student learning outcomes.

3. Contribute to departmental functions including, but not limited to, committee work, staff meetings, and curriculum development.

4. May serve on college-wide participatory governance committees.

5. Teach day, evening, and/or weekend classes at one or more campus locations, as required.

6. Perform other duties as assigned by the department chair.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to work with community college students with disabilities, various sexual orientations, and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds (Required).

2. Earned Master’s Degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics from an accredited institution; OR THE EQUIVALENT ;

Earned Bachelor’s in either of the above from an accredited institution AND a Master’s Degree in Statistics, Physics, or Mathematics Education from an accredited institution; OR THE EQUIVALENT .

Higher degrees are accepted.

[The degree major(s) posted on an applicant’s transcript(s) must be exactly as listed above under the degree requirements. Otherwise applicant must claim education equivalency for the formal educational requirement. Applicants who are currently enrolled in Ph.D. programs that do not award a master’s degree also need to claim education equivalency. The “Faculty Equivalency Application Form” is available on the left side margin. This form will be considered as part of the application materials and must be submitted on or before the filing deadline as indicated on this job posting.]

[If you have previously gone through the education equivalency for this same subject area from City College of San Francisco OR you have obtained the clarification of your “major” from the department chair/dean of the institution you attended in order to meet the minimum qualification for this job posting, you must submit a copy of the information. When attaching this document, please use the “Equivalency Application Form” link.]

Desirable Qualifications
1. A Master’s Degree in Mathematics that includes graduate level coursework in standard areas such as algebra, analysis, and geometry/topology. Additional coursework in such subjects as statistics and/or physical science.

2. Successful experience in teaching mathematics.

3. Successful experience in the development and review of curriculum as well as the assessment of student learning.

4. Demonstrated ability to teach effectively the full range of lower division college mathematics, including precalculus, statistics, calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra.

5. Successful experience working with a Learning Management System ( LMS ), such as Canvas.

6. Successful experience with remote teaching, including familiarity with current technologies such as Zoom.

7. Demonstrated ability to teach effectively students with widely varying mathematics backgrounds, skill level, and learning styles.

8. Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse community college environment.

9. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.

10. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in a professional setting.

11. Familiarity with and commitment to the mission and functions of a community college.

Application Procedure
To apply for this posting, start by completing an online Faculty Position
Application Form at http://jobs.ccsf.edu. To be considered a candidate for this posting, the following materials must be submitted and received by the Human Resources Department on or before 11:59 p.m. of the posting filing deadline. Substitution of required document(s) is not permitted.

Applicant: Please do not send any application materials to the Department Chair. Human Resources Department is not responsible for any documents addressed and/or sent to the Department Chair.

1. A detailed letter expressing interest in the position, indicating specifically how the minimum qualifications and as many as possible of the desirable qualifications will be fulfilled. Minimum and desirable qualifications are listed in this posting. The letter should also address the applicant’s background and skills in the areas stated in the Examples of Duties. OPTIONAL : Candidates may attach documents that provide supporting evidence of fulfillment of minimum and desirable qualifications, such as letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, teaching commendations, etc.

2. A current resume summarizing educational background, teaching experience, and related work experience.

3. A City College of San Francisco Electronic Faculty Position Application completed in full and applied to this specific posting online. The statement “See Resume” is not acceptable.

4. A list of three current professional references who can speak to the candidate’s ability to teach mathematics, preferably in the community college setting. (References must include the current contact information and state the relationship to the candidate [e.g., department chair, supervisor, colleague, etc.])

5. Copies of transcripts verifying the degrees and majors as listed on applicant’s CCSF Application Form; official transcripts and actual verification of work experience will be required at a later date. [ NOTE : Degrees and majors must be posted on transcripts to be considered in the application process. Foreign degree(s) must be evaluated before an application can be processed. Foreign Degree Evaluation sources information is located on the left side margin.]

6. Diversity Statement: Separate from your letter of interest, submit a concise response using only one page to discuss how your course content and teaching methods meet the needs of culturally and academically diverse learners. List classes or professional development activities you have participated in that directly relate to working with diverse student populations. (Note: Substitution of “diversity statement” with a “teaching philosophy” document will be automatically disqualified.)

7. Submit two explanations, written for students and using no more than one page for each: (please attach to “other document 1” and “other document 2”)
A. Describe an example to introduce and motivate Hypothesis Testing in an Introductory Probability and Statistics class.
B. Explain to a first-year calculus student the difference between a definite and an indefinite integral.

Applicants bear the sole responsibility for ensuring that all application materials are complete when submitted and are received by the Human Resources Department by 11:59 p.m. on the posting filing deadline. Postmarks will not be honored. Emails are not acceptable. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. All application materials become the property of the City College of San Francisco, and will not be returned. Application files for this posting will not be considered for other postings.

For additional assistance, please call Human Resources Department at (415) 452-7660.

ADA Statement
Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring process should contact the Title 5/ EEO / ADA Compliance Officer, Mildred Otis at (415) 452-5103 to make the necessary arrangements. Please be aware that verification of a covered disability under the ADA may be required.

Selection Procedure/Conditions of Employment
Applicants who meet all minimum qualifications and have all required application documents in the CCSF Human Resources Department on or before the filing deadline will be included in the initial review processes to be conducted by the Search Committee. A reasonable number of applicants who are judged by the Committee as best matching the requirements of the position will be invited for a personal interview with the Search Committee.

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements for a CCSF Release to Work Authorization Certificate prior to appointment which include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprinting processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.

As approved by the governing Board of the San Francisco Community College District, beginning October 1, 2021, City College of San Francisco requires that new and current employees, students, and business partners participate in the Covid Safety Campaign. All parties entering CCSF facilities must demonstrate proof of covid vaccination in compliance with current CDC and SFDPH guidelines. New hires must submit documentation for verification to the Human Resources Department.

City College of San Francisco reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify or to rescind this job posting at any time without prior notice.

EEO Statement
It is the policy of the City College of San Francisco to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, age, gender, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, disability or AIDS / HIV status, medical conditions, gender identity, or status as a Vietnam-Era veteran. These categories specifically include status as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning person in any District program or activity. For further information, contact the Title 5/ EEO / ADA Compliance Officer, Mildred Otis at (415) 452-5103.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled

Katia Fuchs,
Mathematics Department Chair

Contact Phone/Extension

Contact Email

Special Instructions to Applicant
City College of San Francisco will accept applications with all required supporting documentation at any time until October 7, 2022. Screening and interviews can be conducted at any point in time as the department desires; a part-time hiring pool or pools will be developed and be in effect for a one-year period from which temporary appointments will be made on an as-needed basis.

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