Santa Rosa Junior College — MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTOR, PETALUMA CAMPUS


MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTOR, PETALUMA CAMPUS

SALARY: $68,796.00 – $96,837.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 06/01/20
CLOSING DATE: 08/21/20 11:59 PM
FILING DEADLINE: Friday, August 21, 2020

It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required materials are submitted by the filing deadline to be given consideration.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Salary Range: $68,796-$96,837 (2019/20 Faculty Salary Schedule); teaching experience, other related professional experience, and academic degrees determine salary placement on a schedule that is competitive with other California Community Colleges.

Fringe benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Housing Assistance: Reduced fees for mortgage loans and real estate services may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated instructional skills to join an outstanding team of faculty and instructional administrators to provide high quality programs and services to our district, our community, and most importantly, our students. This is a full-time, tenure-track, regular contract position in the Mathematics Department at Santa Rosa Junior College on the Petaluma Campus, beginning Spring Semester, January 2021. The appointment is contingent upon funding and Board approval.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:
The Mathematics Department of Santa Rosa Junior College is highly committed to student equity and success. Successful candidates will demonstrate the skills and ability to create a learning environment that provides structure and support for our diverse student population within an environment of academic integrity. The Mathematics Department faculty are a dynamic, diverse, and collegial group of individuals who have great enthusiasm for the teaching and learning of mathematics. All of the 23 full-time and many part-time instructors are involved in community activities that support mathematics education and are also active members of various mathematics organizations. Department resources include administrative office assistance, a mathematics computer laboratory, and a college tutorial center.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The emphasis of this position is the teaching of mathematics courses ranging from elementary algebra through linear algebra, differential equations, and statistics to a diverse student population with diverse learning styles. Teaching responsibilities include approximately 15 hours per week of instruction, plus office hours for student counseling and contact. In addition to teaching responsibilities, this position requires involvement in departmental and campus-wide committees.

SRJC offers courses at two campuses, located in Santa Rosa and Petaluma, as well as multiple satellite locations within the district, including online. While this position will be assigned to the Petaluma campus, please note the district reserves the right of assignment to any location, and that assignment could involve any combination of day or evening classes with weekly office hours being mandatory. Instructors assume responsibility for maintaining currency in the field, for updating existing courses and developing new curricula, participating in department activities and other college service such as committee work, and participating in community outreach on behalf of the college. For faculty job duties, please go to the Article 17: Job Descriptions of the AFA Contract at http://www.afa-srjc.org/Contract/Articles/art17.pdf.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
REQUIRED:

Master's Degree in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics; OR Bachelor's in either of the above and Master's Degree in Statistics, Physics, or Mathematics Education; OR the equivalent; OR possession of a fully satisfied (Life) California Community College Instructor's Credential in Mathematics;

AND

Transcripts must include a minimum of three distinct semester- (or four distinct quarter-) length graduate level courses (with a math department prefix) from the following list:

  • Real Analysis, or equivalent
  • Linear Algebra, or equivalent
  • Abstract Algebra, or equivalent
  • Probability Theory, or equivalent
  • Complex Analysis, or equivalent
  • Numerical Analysis, or equivalent
  • Topology, or equivalent
  • Number Theory, or equivalent
  • Logic/Set Theory, or equivalent
  • Differential Equations, or equivalent

    Different courses in a sequence of courses, e.g. Real Analysis I, Real Analysis II, etc., count as distinct courses.

    AND requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

    If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, exactly as listed above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at the time of application.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Mathematics
  • Experience and success in teaching the full range of community college mathematics courses from elementary algebra through differential equations, linear algebra, and statistics
  • Ability to convey a sense of enthusiasm and excitement about mathematics and teaching
  • Commitment to professional growth and involvement
  • Demonstrated success in applying innovative instructional techniques

    The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
    APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
    In order to be given consideration for this recruitment, applicants must submit the following documents by the filing deadline:

    1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note that contact information is required for a minimum of three references.
    2. If you do not meet the minimum qualifications exactly as stated, you must complete and attach the Equivalency Application to your Employment Application. If applicable, Equivalency Application is available at Faculty/Adjunct Faculty Equivalency Application (Download PDF reader) Information on SRJC Faculty Equivalency Procedures can be found at Board Policy 4.3.2bP.
    3. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the “Position Description” section of this announcement.
    4. Current Resume.
    5. Provide a 500-word response to the diversity prompt below:
    Please provide two or three examples of your ideas and/or experiences in creating, modifying, and/or performing one or more of the following to meet the needs of a diverse student population:

  • Curricula;
  • Learning activities;
  • Teaching/counseling practices;
  • Educational Resources;
  • Training, background, coursework and/or professional development;
  • Program Development
    6. Transcripts of all college level course work, including confirmation of degrees. Unofficial copies (both sides) are acceptable if the unofficial document includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was provided by an educational institution. Official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
    7. If applicable, copy of California Community College Credential (both sides).
    8. A course syllabus that includes class grading policies, procedures, and other vital information for a college-level mathematics course. (Please attach this document under the supplemental attachment section of the application.)
    9. A one-hour differential calculus exam covering only the topics of derivative applications. (Please attach this document under the supplemental attachment section of the application.)

    PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.

    Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-3 weeks later, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position/pool will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee. The Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the Administration, the Classified Staff, the Associated Students, and the Board of Trustees.

    If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.

    CAMPUS DESCRIPTIONS (click here)

    STRATEGIC PLANNING (click here)

    MORE ABOUT SRJC HUMAN RESOURCES
    PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive
    MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
    PHONE: (707) 527-4954
    FAX: (707) 527-4967
    EMAIL: bhodenfield@santarosa.edu

    The office is located in the Button Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
    In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
    Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
    Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).

    Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)
    Sonoma County Junior College District's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can read or obtain a full copy of this report by going to http://police.santarosa.edu. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by coming to the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.

    The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non-discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities–including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics–and application for District employment.

    The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santarosajc/jobs/2782046/mathematics-instructor-petaluma-campus

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