State Fair Community College is an accessible, learning-centered institution, enriching its students and community by providing skills, knowledge and perspectives essential for a changing world.
State Fair Community College has an opening on the Sedalia campus for a full-time mathematics instructor. This individual will be responsible for teaching a wide array of math courses. The courses may include developmental math, co-requisite math, math pathways, and calculus courses. This position is open to all individuals who meet the degree qualifications outlined below. The committee will give special consideration to individuals who have experience teaching a variety of college-level math courses. Most importantly, we are looking for someone who demonstrates both enthusiasm for the subject and a passion for teaching.
Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
The instructor will be responsible for the instruction and evaluation of student performance while maintaining the standards and integrity of both the mathematics curricula and the institution. The instructor must be committed to retaining students and helping them achieve their academic goals through a sense of a student centeredness. The instructor will uphold the philosophy that students learn from frequent and timely feedback in a positive environment. The ability to effectively communicate course content to today’s college students through a variety of multi-media and other instructional strategies is highly desired. Furthermore, the instructor must be willing to continually improve instruction through professional development. The instructor must show a willingness to assume instructional-related responsibilities and leadership roles beyond the classroom such as mentoring adjuncts, serving as lead instructor, and serving on committees designed for problem solving and decision making on the division and institutional levels.
The instructor is expected to teach courses in a variety of delivery methods including eight-week, twelve-week and sixteen-week formats in on-ground, hybrid and online settings. On occasion, the individual may be asked to teach an evening class or dual credit class. Knowledge and experience with learning management systems is essential and maintaining a classroom presence utilizing this technology is expected for all sections, whether online or on ground. In addition to the credit-hour expectations, SFCC faculty maintain a minimum of ten office hours per week and are available during the college's operating hours, Monday through Friday.
The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Minimum qualifications & Requirements
Candidate must have completed a Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in mathematics. At least three years of teaching experience and a demonstrated record of teaching excellence is required. Preference is given to those with previous community college teaching experience. Desired applicants should demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, a passion for education, an understanding of the community college population, a commitment to the mission and a vision of SFCC, and a concern for rigorous academic standards, retention and outcomes assessment, and the mastery of active learning techniques in the classroom.
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AA Statement: SFCC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of State Fair Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law in regard to admissions, awarding financial aid, access to courses and programs, and all student services as well as the recruitment, admission and retention of students.
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