Diné College
  • Shiprock, NM, USA
  • $34,000.00 - $60,000.00
  • Salary
  • Contract

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A full-time College faculty is responsible for instruction, assessment, advising, committee work, and service to the College.  Other duties may include grant management, research, or specific academic endeavors. A College faculty is critical in creating, maintaining, assessing, and reflecting upon a learning environment where academic discipline interweaves with the College Mission to support student learning and the Din Education Philosophy.
 
The successful applicant, must have the background and experience to teach introductory math classes for majors and non-majors, and upper division math courses in the areas of their expertise. The applicant should have an ability and interest to develop or participate in a student-focused undergraduate research program.

Must have and maintain a valid state issued driver's license and successfully pass a background check. Other licensing may be required depending on position and/or area of assignment. Use of college vehicle, which requires updated Defensive Driving certificate. 
 
Din College gives preference to eligible applicant in accordance with the Navajo Preference in Employment Act (NPEA) and the Navajo Nation Veteran's Preference. Navajo and Veterans Preference will not be given unless applicable documents are submitted with your application (example: DD-214 and Certificate of Indian Blood.)
 
The Essential duties of this position may change at any time and requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. 

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Position will begin Fall of 2020
 
  • Instruction and curriculum. Times, days, and site(s) for teaching of courses vary and mode of delivery may include distance education. As a multi site college, faculty may be required to teach at satellite centers.
  • Assessment of courses and programs.
  • Academic advising and mentoring.
  • Service on committees.
  • Service to the College through student organization advising, service learning, and disappearing task force, etc.
  • Other assignments such as grant management, research, or specific academic endeavors.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
  • Oral fluency in Navajo is highly desirable, but not mandatory.
  • Effective communication - effective written, spoken and nonverbal communication skills.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • A faculty is expected to have a high degree of proficiency in computer software used to support the administration of higher education. Software use include but is not limited to, general office functions such as MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet services. In addition, a faculty is expected to utilize academic-specific programs for course delivery (Face-to-face, synchronous, and asynchronous), and course maintenance (such as grade submissions, posting of syllabus, etc.).

Experience:
Four years of experience to include:

  • A minimum of two years' satisfactory or above college teaching experience.
  • A minimum of two years' experience in an institution of higher education.

Education:

  • Master's or Ph.D. in Math or similar field of study; Ph.D. preferred.
  • For teaching of 100-200 level courses: Minimum of a master degree in the respective discipline with minimum coursework of 18 credit hours of graduate credit in the discipline to be taught.
  • For teaching of 300-400 level courses: Minimum of a master degree, doctorate degree preferred in the respective discipline with a minimum of 18 credit hours of graduate credit in the discipline to be taught with demonstration of extensive or specialized discipline knowledge. (PPPM 400.12, rev. 02.09)
  • Minimum standards for Special Din Scholars Credentials include rigorous testing, validation, verification, special certification, specialized clinical experience or expertise through wide critical and public recognition. (PPPM 400.12) 

 

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