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Northern Wyoming Community College District

Job Description

Position Details

Job Title
Instructor, History
Academics SC
Posting Category
Desired Start Date
Hourly Rate (if applicable)
Hiring Range
Full Salary Range
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Benefits Summary
  • Employer paid retirement plan (17.37% employer paid; 1.25% employee paid)
  • Group Health, Dental and Life Insurance, including Flex Benefits
  • Four days per year paid personal leave
  • Paid medical, emergency and bereavement leave
  • Employee and family tuition waivers
  • Free easy-access parking
  • Collaborative work environment
  • Onsite fitness center and walking track
  • Verizon, Microsoft, Dell and HP employee discounts
  • Professional development
Months Worked Annually
Typical Work Schedule
TBD per class schedule
Position Information
Posting Number
Job Posting Date
Initial Review Date
Open Until Filled
Job Summary
Sheridan College is seeking applications for a qualified person to provide high quality, college level instruction in History. This History generalist will be actively engaged in education to complement current degree programs with general education courses. A successful candidate will teach a U.S. History sequence, a Western Civilization sequence, introduction to Political Science. and may have the opportunity to develop specialty courses. This position includes offering courses in-person, hybrid, online or hyflex for Sheridan College and may include evening times and off-campus locations. Faculty members are expected to engage with students inside and outside the classroom, to participate in collegial activity with peers, to participate in on-going professional development, and to be involved with the governance process. This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position.
Reports To
Sarah Jo Sinclair
Master’s degree or higher in History or a related field; or a master’s degree with eighteen graduate semester credit hours in History or a related field is required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Outstanding content area knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of instructional methodologies for diverse learners
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
Abilities and Skills:
  • Ability to teach courses in high quality college level instruction within the disciplines of history and/or political science
  • Ability to use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist student learning.
  • Ability to work with a broad spectrum of student abilities.
  • Ability to support and expand community outreach and collaborations.
  • Ability to work in a team with shared responsibilities and agreed upon objectives.
  • Diligence in submitting required grades, attendance records and other college forms in a timely fashion.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
Standard faculty schedule: some teaching assignments may be scheduled for evenings and weekends.
About Northern Wyoming Community College District
Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.
Teaching traditional, hybrid and/or online classes at the college level (community college level experience preferred)
Program coordination
Curriculum development/ review processes
Student advising
Using current, student-centered teaching methods, and technology
Special Instructions to Applicants
All NWCCD job postings are contingent on funding. Transcripts will be required and may be attached to your online application documents under “Transcripts” and for additional space, under “Other Documents” or emailed to: Letters of recommendation are highly recommended and can be attached to your online application documents (up to three letters), or may be sent to Human Resources at
Job Duties

These are the job duties for required of the position.

Percentage of time
Develop and facilitate learning in courses that directly relate to History and Political Science
Percentage of time
Student advising and engagement activities; program coordination
Percentage of time
College service – including committee work, governance and contributing to the collegiate life of the institution
Percentage of time
Professional development
Percentage of time
Curriculum review and development; assessment of student learning at the course, program, and institutional levels.

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