Austin Community College District

2589 21159Position ID: ACC-FM2 [#21159]
Position Title: Faculty, Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Austin, Texas 78752, United States [map] sort by distance
Application Deadline: finished (2022/10/17, finished 2023/01/26, listed until 2023/04/17)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area. As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

Reflects the diversity of our community

Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching

Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities

Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations

Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others

Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body as an open-access and low-cost institution. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to our students' diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:

Faculty, Mathematics Job Description Summary:

Responsible to prepare and deliver coursework in engaging, innovative, and discipline-appropriate ways. Job Description:

The Mathematics Department offers both developmental level and college credit courses across ACC's campuses and online. Additionally, we offer dual enrollment college credit courses for area high school students seeking to earn both high school and college credit. In particular, the department offers a wide range of co-required developmental level/college credit math courses taught by faculty pairs, requiring ongoing collaboration and communication. The department is dedicated to the use of curriculum that is responsive to the students it serves, offering non-STEM alternatives to the traditional algebra/calculus track, using data to assess the impact of corequisite models, and regularly updating the approach to teaching all levels of mathematics.

Principal Responsibilities and Duties

Prepare and teach courses in the field of Mathematics to a diverse and multicultural student population based on the department's approved course learning outcomes, utilizing a variety of instructional strategies appropriate to the needs of community college students and the standards of the discipline.

Participate actively in departmental responsibilities and departmental governance, including curriculum review and revision, program review, assessment of student learning outcomes at the course and program level, and other departmental activities.

Evaluate student progress and provide clear, timely feedback reflecting program learning outcomes and departmental expectations.

Serve as a mentor to students in the Mathematics program.

Provide teaching and mentoring services to students in a manner which does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation, or other protected categories.

Remain current in the field through a variety of professional development activities.

Support division and department goals through active and collegial engagement in decision-making and unit-level planning.

Serve on collegewide and departmental committees, councils, work groups, and task forces.

Perform other related tasks as assigned by the department chair, dean, and/or associate vice chancellor, vice chancellor, executive vice chancellor.

Technology

Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications, online resources, and other technologies for the classroom. Demonstrated proficiency using an online learning management system such as Blackboard to develop and build course content and perform administrative duties (posting office hours, syllabi, etc.)

Principal Professional Standards

Appropriate use of the college's learning management system.

Meet deadlines for attendance certification and submission of final course grades.

Participate in graduation, general assembly, and other official college functions.

Maintain regular office hours to assist students and improve student retention and success.

Attend and participate in collegewide, campus, department, or other activities and meetings.

Recognize and reflect standards of civility and collegiality in all interactions.

Comply with published college policies and procedures and meet professional standards for teaching in a community college.

Required Education

In accordance with Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements: Master's degree in Mathematics OR Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Mathematics. SACSCOC requirements may differ depending on the courses taught within the discipline. For specific requirements by course and program, please see the current year Faculty Qualifications Table located at http://www.austincc.edu/faculty/credentials/.

Qualities of a Successful Candidate

Ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgment.

A commitment to establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with students, colleagues, and staff representing diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Dynamic, non-traditional instructional delivery methods to teach students of widely varying levels of proficiency and from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Appropriate and up-to-date knowledge of the discipline and subject matter.

Experience using technology as an instructional aide where appropriate to enhance learning.

Documented experience with active and applied teaching and learning methodologies.

A strong commitment to teaching in a community college setting, including teaching practices that reflect an understanding of the multicultural classroom and the benefits of cultural awareness and sensitivity in the classroom and the workplace.

Commitment to a diverse workforce.

Commitment to the comprehensive mission of Austin Community College and to the principles and practices associated with Servant-Leadership.

Ability to communicate effectively with students with a wide range of skills and backgrounds.

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with varied and diverse groups from the community as well as students, staff, faculty, and administration.

Strength in communication media, both verbal and written, as well as listening.

Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to maintain an established schedule, including evenings and weekends, including possible multiple campus locations that may vary by semester.

Commitment to maintaining confidentiality of student information.

Understanding of what it means to teach in a community college environment that serves often underprepared and underrepresented students.

Understanding of systems of inequality and recognition of the role of community college faculty in promoting equity, equality, and inclusion.

Other: See Commitment to Equity and Inclusion.

Application Requirements

Document Requirements

1. Upload the following documents to your application:

Unofficial/copy of transcripts

Updated Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) or Résumé

Cover letter - explaining interest in the position

2. Request official electronic transcripts to be sent directly from the institution to hrtranscripts@austincc.edu. If official electronic transcripts are not an option, a hard copy can be mailed to the following address:

ACC Highland Business Center Attention: E.M. Breedlove, Employment Manager

5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin, TX 78752

Photocopies of transcripts or transcripts stamped "issued to student" are not accepted. Working Conditions

Work is routinely performed in a classroom or laboratory setting.

Subject to standing, walking, sitting, and reaching for extended periods of time.

Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Salary Range $64,551 - $88,382 (10.5 Month Contract Base Salary)

Position to be filled for the start of the Fall 2023 semester.

Multiple positions available.

Number of Openings:

1 Job Posting Close Date:

December 9, 2022 Clery Act As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

Disclaimer The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.


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Contact: 512-223-7000
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TX 78701
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