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Employment Opportunites - Full-Time STEM Developmental Math Faculty/Staff

Full-Time STEM Developmental Math Faculty/Staff

Date Opened: 2018-09-05
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $36,000

Position Overview

This position is a 12-month full-time position that instructs and establishes developmental mathematics programs for the College. Serves as the Developmental Mathematics Coordinator for the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Department.


Essential Job Functions

  • Develops and coordinates testing, program calendars, policies and procedures, and trainings.
  • Teaches developmental math courses including, but not limited to, MATH 075 General Mathematics and MATH 095 Algebra with Applications.
  • Prepares and presents course descriptions, lesson plans and classroom lectures and implements techniques to facilitate student-active learning.
  • Prepares, administers, and participates in program and curriculum development and outcome assessments.
  • Prepares and grades tests and quizzes and develops handouts and other learning aids.
  • Maintains currency in developmental mathematics education and instructional technologies through professional development activities.
  • Participates in Developmental Education committees and Institutional activities as directed.
  • Collaborates with other instructors to ensure the developmental mathematics course sequence meets individual program needs.
  • Develops the schedule of course offerings for the developmental mathematics classes offered each academic term based on current enrollment projections.
  • Collects and analyzes student data to assess the effectiveness of developmental mathematics courses and utilizes data for program improvement.
  • Works with Student Success Center staff ensuring that mathematics placement exams and procedures are as effective as possible.
  • Assists in coordinating STEM-related activities in the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of adult-learning theory, curriculum development and classroom- and field-presentation techniques
  • Knowledge of advising methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of information resources related to designated field(s) of STEM
  • Knowledge of basic supervisory principles and practices
  • Skill in performing work related to designated field(s) of STEM
  • Skill in supervising students in work experience settings
  • Skill in the use of standard office equipment, including personal computers and standard-office software
  • Knowledge of educational advising methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of academic programs
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures for admissions, recruitment, testing, advisement, tutoring, placement and registration
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Strong organizational skills

Work Enviornment and Physical Factors

  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. The worker sits most of the time.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading and visual inspection.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Education, Experience and Licenses

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM with an emphasis in Mathematics is required.
  • At least two years’ experience in education is required

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Luna Community College management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Application Process

Submit LCC application form, letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment) to:

Luna Community College
Sandra Rivera, Human Resources Administrator
366 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Phone: (505) 454-2574
Fax: (505) 454-2520

Luna Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A pre-employment drug test may be required.

LCC Application for Employment