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Instructor/Asst. Professor - Mathematics
Ilisagvik College

  • Sep. 13, 2017
  • Instructor/Asst. Professor - Mathematics
  • Academic Affairs
  • Ilisagvik College
    Barrow, AK
    United States
  • Open unitl filled
  • Jan. 3, 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Develops and teaches Mathematics courses at both the developmental and community college level (Devotes approximately 50% time to each.); Actively assists students to become successful learners and provides individual assistance; Works actively with students to help strengthen their knowledge and abilities; Individualizes approach to instruction to accommodate students’ learning styles and abilities; Engages in the preparation of materials and the delivery of courses in distance delivery modes; Participates in the development of curriculum to include interdisciplinary course development; maintains updated instructional materials, course outlines, and syllabi; Completes reports and presentations as requested or required; Actively participates in Foundational Studies departmental meetings and services Develops and revises course materials to assure students are meeting the programs’ stated outcomes; Engages constructively in annual assessment of program outcomes; Evaluates student performance and submits appropriate grades and reports; Monitors degree and certificate programs and works with other faculty to make changes as appropriate; Serves as student advisor; Maintains office hours and actively participates in College and community service activities, including serving on committees and task forces, participating in College activities, curriculum planning, professional development, and other faculty-related activities; Coordinates schedules for, provides training and support to mathematics adjunct instructors; Complies with College policies, procedures and administrative directives, as well as state, federal, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances; Performs other related duties as assigned.

REQUIRED (EDUCATION/SPECIAL SKILLS/TRAINING): Instructor Level: Master’s degree or equivalent in Mathematics or other relevant discipline; Assistant Professor Level: Master’s degree or equivalent in Mathematics or other relevant discipline AND two years of post-secondary teaching experience.

Both Levels: Strong oral, written, interpersonal, and presentation communication skills; Demonstrated ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment; Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel; Prior curriculum development experience; Ability to travel periodically, including occasional travel in small aircraft; Ability to pass a pre-employment background check; Demonstrated experience and knowledge of computer applications; Good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; Demonstrated ability to interact effectively in a multicultural environment, including working with various cultural organizations; Demonstrated stable employment history; Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality; and valid driver’s license.

PREFERRED (EDUCATION/SPECIAL SKILLS/TRAINING): Doctorate degree or equivalent; Demonstrated professional teaching experience in a post-secondary environment; Demonstrated professional teaching experience with distance delivery methods; Previous cross-cultural or multicultural work experience; Demonstrated rural Alaska work experience; Familiarity with college math placement exams; Valid driver’s license; Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: post-secondary educational work experience; North Slope Borough institutions and organizations; Iñupiat culture, language, values, and traditions; ability to interpret and represent NSB community values, customs, and beliefs for the College; and ability to interpret and represent College actions and Western institutions to the NSB community.

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  • Taihya Thomas
    Human Resources
    Ilisagvik College
    P. O. Box 749
    Barrow, AK 99723
  • 907-852-1870
  • 907-852-3936


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