Job Details

Seattle Colleges
  • Position Number: 1932090
  • Location: Seattle, WA
  • Position Type: Mathematics

Full Time Tenure Track Faculty - Mathematics

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Job Type:

Full Time Tenure Track Faculty - Mathematics
Seattle Colleges

SALARY: $65,560.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 06/09/20
CLOSING DATE: 07/09/20 11:59 PM
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Seattle Central College

Are you passionate about teaching mathematics? Can you create and maintain a welcoming and supportive environment for students with diverse multicultural, socioeconomic, and academic backgrounds? Are you eager to work with other faculty to find innovative ways to address student achievement challenges and to improve student success? If these questions resonate with you, then Seattle Central College invites you to consider joining our faculty. We value collaboration and share a devotion to helping students achieve their academic and career goals.

Seattle Central College has an opening for a full-time, tenure-track Mathematics instructor in the STEM-Business division. We welcome applicants with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds in an urban campus climate that advances all aspects of equity. This includes but is not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, ability, age, gender, and sexual orientation. See LINK for an overview of our campus community. We welcome candidates who promote multicultural understanding and practice, and who demonstrate a strong commitment to student learning and educational goal attainment. Primary teaching responsibilities include pre-college and college level math, applied math, and statistics courses, depending on division needs and instructor's background. The math department supports the use of a variety of instructional modalities, such as hybrid and online, and extensive use of technology.

This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning Fall quarter 2020 (or Winter 2021), in the STEM-Business division of Seattle Central College.

Application Procedures:
The following four items must be submitted to be considered for the position:
  • A completed Seattle Colleges online application, and contact information for three current references that includes name, organization, email address, and telephone number.
  • A cover letter specifically describing how the applicant meets each of the five numbered items listed in the Required Education, Experience and Abilities section of this job posting and how the items relate to the Essential Functions. Please include this document as an attachment (PDF recommended) in the "Attachments" tab in the online application.
  • A current resume or CV detailing education, teaching experience, and relevant professional experience. Please include this document as an attachment (PDF recommended) in the "Attachments" tab in the online application.
  • Provide a response to the following supplemental question (one page maximum/750 word count), "How have your own personal experiences prepared you to instruct a racially and culturally diverse student population that spans a broad range of languages, identities, socio-economic levels, and educational experiences?" Please include this document as an attachment (PDF recommended) in the "Attachments" tab in the online application.

    Notice to Applicants:
    Please note that Seattle Colleges has moved to remote operations, pending public health guidance. Per CDC and WA Public Health directions, at this time we will be practicing social distancing and holding interviews virtually, using video conference or teleconference options. As such, if you are selected for interview, please be prepared to hold your interview virtually.

    Candidates are required to teach pre-college and college level math, applied math, and statistics courses in an array of modalities such as in-class, hybrid, and online. Class times vary and may include days, evenings, and weekends according to program needs.

    Seattle Colleges are committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and staff who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation.

    Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

    This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement with representation by AFT-Seattle and is subject to union shop provisions.


    1. Instruct a racially and culturally diverse student population that spans a broad range of languages, identities, socio-economic levels, and educational experiences.
    2. Use various methods and modalities of instruction to promote successful learning and educational goal attainment.
    3. Teach a variety of courses: pre-college and college level math, applied math, and statistics.

    1. Mentor students and serve as a peer resource for faculty and staff.
    2. Serve on department, division, college, or district-wide committees and be actively involved in institutional initiatives.

    1. Work with colleagues to advance the Mathematics program within the college.
    2. Collaborate with other faculty to implement the program schedule.

    Innovative Professional Development:
    1. Conduct ongoing curriculum development, assessment, and revision that promotes effective learning and maintains rigor.
    2. Engage in professional development activities.
    3. Stay current in trends in mathematics education and technology.

    The following is an excerpt from the collective bargaining agreement with representation by AFT-Seattle:
    Meet all professional obligations and all other provisions of the collective bargaining agreement and college and division policies including, but not restricted to: teaching assigned classes at the times and places scheduled; notifying and making provision for instruction with unit administrator in case of anticipated absence; maintaining office hours; submitting student grades and course syllabi within established timelines; abiding by published examination schedules; updating course content, student assignments and activities consistent with master course outline; stay current in areas of assignment and in teaching techniques; respond to work related communications when requested; and provide learning management system access to technical support staff and unit administrator as needed. See the LINK for the full Collective Bargaining Agreement.

    Required Education, Experience & Abilities

    1. Education: Graduate degree in Mathematics OR in a closely related discipline that includes upper division and/or graduate level mathematics coursework.
    2. Teaching: Ability to effectively provide high-quality innovative instruction in pre-college and college level math, applied math, and/or statistics in highly diverse settings
    3. Communication: Ability to communicate with students, faculty, and staff in a way that supports Seattle Central College's goal of Student Success. See the LINK for an overview of the college's strategic plan.
    4. Collaboration: A history of working cooperatively with colleagues, teams, and other stakeholders to create a positive, caring and welcoming environment that supports educational growth and community building.
    5. Curriculum: Ability to create or modify curriculum that supports highly diverse student populations and utilizes a variety of active learning strategies, modalities, instructional technologies, and teaching methods.


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    Seattle, WA 98122-9905

    Position #2020-00044


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