Mathematics Instructor – Fall 2018 (Multiple Positions)

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Job description

The College of Southern Nevada appreciate your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your ON-LINE application, you may send them to Human Resources via email or fax to (702) 651-5778.

Job Description
Under the direction of the Department Chair, responsibilities of the successful applicant will include: teach a range of math courses from Developmental Mathematics to Calculus; carry out related curriculum/course development projects; advise students; serve on college committees; maintain membership in professional organizations and develop liaisons with colleagues in the field; and undertake other community service responsibilities related to a full-time faculty position. The incumbent is expected to represent the College in a positive manner and work as a team player with colleagues in the department. Other responsibilities include maintaining currency in teaching techniques, participation in departmental and college-wide committees, and campus service. Please note that the College of Southern Nevada is a multi-campus College with some course offerings occurring in the evening and weekends, full-time faculty may be required to teach on multiple campuses and/or nights and weekends during any given semester.

Teaching includes, but is not limited to, the following.

  • Teaching assignments will be courses ranging from Developmental Mathematics up to Advanced Calculus. This may also include courses in General Education Mathematics or Math for Elementary Education Teachers.
  • Assigned courses, days, times and/or locations may vary from semester to semester.
  • Assignments may be any combination of classroom and online modes.
  • Assignments may be located on any combination of CSN’s several campuses.
  • Assignments may be any combination of morning, afternoon and evening hours.
  • Assignments may be any combination of any days of the week including weekends.
  • Assignments may be any combination of courses for which instructor is qualified.

Leadership may include, but not be limited to, any of the following.

  • Leader and/or membership in department and college-wide committees.
  • Collaborate with other Mathematics faculty in developing courses and selecting textbooks.
  • Representing the Department or College at a number of on/off campus events.

Required Qualifications
Master’s degree from a regionally accredited College or University in Mathematics, Statistics, or related field with 18 or more graduate-level credits in Math or Statistics courses is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrated evidence of outstanding ability as a teacher in proportion with experience. This could include:
    • Previous teaching experience.
    • Have experience working with a diverse student body and workforce.
    • Technology integration in the classroom.
    • Online and alternative methods of instruction including hybrid, flipped classes, emporium style, lab classes, ect.
    • Experience redesigning or teaching new courses.
  • Ability to present to students a variety of learning styles and varied levels of preparation.
  • Have a passion for teaching.
  • Demonstrated evidence of Mathematical knowledge beyond the minimum qualifications through graduate coursework in Mathematics and related fields.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the role of Mathematics in the community college. This could include:
  • An understanding of the typical community college student,
  • An understanding of the mission of the community college.
  • An awareness of current issues and pedagogical practices that have an impact on community college mathematics education.
  • An understanding of the national trends in developmental education.
  • Demonstrated evidence of professional development and service in proportion with experience. This could include:
    • Service on committees
    • Presentations at conferences
  • Have made contributions to the mathematics community beyond classroom instruction with instructional materials (such as supplemental handouts, textbooks, technology applications, videos, etc.).
  • Working on programs that support student success
  • Have attended training opportunities, meeting, or conferences.

Starting Salary Range
Initial salary placement is based on educational level and total years of full-time equivalent teaching experience. A maximum of 10 years of experience will be considered for initial salary placement purposes.


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)
To be considered for this position, candidates must attach the following to your application:

  • Resume/cv
  • A cover letter detailing how they meet the required and preferred qualifications.
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • A ONE page summary explaining how and what the candidate would do to cover a one hour and twenty minute class period on solving linear equations. The candidate should be as detailed as possible.
  • A syllabus for a class appropriate for the community college level.

This position will be open until filled. Application review will begin 03/01/2018. For full consideration all application related material should be submitted by 02/28/2018.

About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a persons age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

How to apply

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date posted on the job announcements.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

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