Full-time Limited Term Instructor of Mathematics - One Semester

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description
Job Description Summary

Faculty position in a multi-site college in the University System of Georgia. Teaching load is the equivalent of 15 semester hours during Spring semester 2019. Reporting to the division dean, the faculty member’s primary responsibility is preparing for and delivering instruction. This position is full-time, benefits-eligible, one semester only non-tenure track position.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.

Key Qualifications

Master’s degree with 18 hours of graduate-level mathematics courses; flexibility to teach courses as assigned (day, evening, weekend, at any of the Georgia Highlands College locations); ability to teach a variety of mathematics courses, including learning support mathematics, college algebra, trigonometry, statistics, discrete mathematics, and calculus; Experience or interest in teaching online, hybrid or alternative format courses is desirable.

Key Responsibilities

• Teach the equivalent of 15 semester hours during Spring semester 2019
• Manage courses through systematic use of syllabi and accurate records of students’ class performance, attendance, and grades
• Keeps regular office hours, dedicating 10 hours (or more) per week to assisting students
•Adopt and implement common course objectives
• Assist in curriculum development and review/selection of instructional materials
• Attend divisional and full faculty meetings, as well as training sessions
• Engage in assessment of student learning outcomes and program assessment
• Performs related duties

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse functions of delivering instruction in higher education
• Skill in communication of instruction
• Organizational skills and ability to maintaining accurate records
• Ability sufficient to thoroughly understand and employ the appropriate use of instructional technologyAppropriate graduate level math courses
• Ability to teach complex mathematical concepts using varied approaches in order to reach all levels of student preparedness
• Willing to research and try new pedagogical ideas
• Comfortable with classroom technology including projectors, smart boards, calculators, learning management systems, and online homework systems
• Able to communicate with students via email in a timely manner and meet all internal college reporting deadlines
• Knowledgeable about best practices for increased student success and retention

Special Instructions To Applicants

• Applicants, please attach unofficial transcripts with your application.
• Official transcripts will be required upon offer of employment.
• Provide references with your application

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