Lamar Community College is currently seeking a full-time, 166 day faculty contract, position with broad teaching responsibilities in Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics and Geology. Position provides instruction, planning, committee work and student advising.
direction of the Dean of Academic Services, the instructor will teach a
15 credit hour load each semester, which depending upon
qualifications, may include teaching various courses in Chemistry,
Physics, Astronomy and Geology, assisting the Dean in program
and other division tasks; and participating in curriculum review and
program/course evaluation and assessment as well as professional
development activities. The instructor must maintain currency in subject
areas; use effective teaching/learning strategies; and work
cooperatively with other department members and the Dean of Academic
Services to develop and maintain quality instruction. Assignment may
include a combination of day, evening and weekend classes. Instructor is
expected to maintain regular office hours; assist and advise
students; participate in department activities; participate in marketing
and recruiting; serve on appropriate college committees, including
Faculty Senate committees and campus Academic Quality Improvement
Program committees; and participate in professional and community
activities. This person hired for this position will coordinate the
regional science fair for LCC. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Master's degree in Chemistry, Physics or a related
discipline from a regionally accredited institution. Previous
teaching experience with preference for college-level teaching and broad
teaching competency. Demonstrated experience working with
individuals from diverse cultural, ethnic, economic, educational,
gender, and/or disability backgrounds. Excellent communication and
interpersonal skills. Must be willing to work flexible hours.
Professional Competencies: Demonstrated teaching experience.
Knowledge of students served at community colleges and the
interrelationship of critical thinking, reading, and writing, as well as
skills to match learners, technologies, and instructional support.
Demonstrated ability to work well with others in developing academic
programs that focus on student learning and promote student persistence
and retention. Involvement with the greater community and develop
academic offerings of public interest. Assistance and guidance to
students having a great range of skills, motivation, and academic or
vocational goals. Ability to initiate, execute, and follow up on
projects, including the ability to set specific objectives and measure
achieved results. Effective approaches to teaching. Effective oral and
written communication. Knowledge of and ability to use technology
assisted delivery.Implementation of strategies to involve students in
the learning process and address the needs of diverse learning styles
through the use of a variety of teaching modalities, such as
cooperative/collaborative activities, problem-based learning, and
Compensation: $36,500 plus benefits that accrue to full-time faculty positions within the Colorado
Community College System.
Contact:Curtis Turner, Dean of Academic Services at 719.336.1519/ Curtis.Turner@lamarcc.edu
Process: Send full resume, cover letter
addressing qualifications, completed LCC Application for Exempt
Employment, copy of unofficial transcripts and three names, addresses,
numbers and email addresses of individuals who are acquainted with your
professional qualifications to:
Lamar Community College
ATTN: Human Resources
2401 South Main
Lamar, CO 81052
employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13
colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of
termination, must disclose this information with application.
Any candidate who requires accommodation is asked to contact LCC. If
you are covered by the Address Confidentiality Program, CRS
24-21-201 through 24-21-214, please notify LCC's Human Resources Office
when you apply for this position, so that you are provided an
appropriate time extension for notifications via U.S. mail. The
extension allowed under this program applies only to U.S. mail
that include a deadline of 10 days or less.
Screening Process:Screening of applicants begins on March 29, 2013. Position remains
open until filled. Starting date is August 15, 2013.
Finalists are subject to pre-employment background checks.
Online App. Form: