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DATE:   Apr 11, 2013




SALARY:   2013 minimum is $42,199 commensurate with credentials and experience plus excellent fringe benefits. For education beyond the master's, the starting range may be higher.


QUALIFICATIONS:   Required: Masterís Degree in appropriate discipline or related field with 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching discipline. Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college. Demonstrated sensitivity to needs of students, faculty and staff from diverse and multi-cultural backgrounds. Completion of EDU-250 Ė The Community College within two years of initial employment, or transcript indicating successful completion of similar course at another college. Preferred: Masterís Degree in Psychology or Sociology. Teaching experience at the community college level.


TYPICAL DUTIES:   Teach 15 equated load hours/semester (to included material and preparation time); develop and grade exams and instruments to evaluate student learning and progress; submission of student grades/progress as required by the programs/policies of the Learning Services.

Maintain a min of 5 office hours/week/semester load and direct interaction with students in a formal learning environment for a 15 equated load hours schedule.

Remain current in his/her discipline, updating course content when appropriate. Maintain standard syllabus/outline for each course, in accordance with program/procedures. Update course syllabus/outline annually.

Working with Associate Deans and departmental faculty, develop and implement processes and tools for assessment of teaching and student learning outcomes incorporating appropriate methodologies and technology.

In collaboration with colleagues and the Director of Program and Assessment review and Associate Dean of the Institute for Teaching, Learning and Academic Leadership (ITLAL) and under the guidance of the Dean/Associate Dean, develop a system for evaluation of teaching and learning including course competency expectations and student outcome measures.
Working with the Associate Dean, incorporate results of assessments to modify instruction and materials in general education.

Collaborating with Associate Deans and department Faculty, Coordinator of Curriculum and Articulation, and Coordinator of Curriculum and Diversity, identify student-learning outcomes; develop assessment processes and tools; incorporate results to enhance/modify instruction and material, degree program, course cluster, and/or certificate program as appropriate.

Working and coordinating with Student Services and the Dean/Associate Dean, ITLAL, actively participate in student recruitment, retention, and advisement activities and programs.

Participation in institutional functions such as, but not limited to, college committees , task forces, club sponsorships, facilitation of advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment, and mentoring of new and associate faculty. Participation may be directed by Associate Deans, Deans, or the Vice President for Learning Services.

Maintain 10 positive interaction hours/week. Attend graduation ceremonies.

Working with the Associate Dean, ITLAL, and the Faculty Liaison of the Center for Teaching Effectiveness (CTE), serve as a resource for faculty members.

Participate in professional developmental activities outside the College, such as but not limited to, community events, boards, clubs, and conferences. Coordinate such participation with the Associate Deans, Deans, Vice President for Learning Services, Faculty Liaison, CTE, and/or the Director IETL as appropriate.

Serve on local and state advisory committees as directed by the Dean of Career and Technical Education, or Vice President for Learning Services.


CLOSING DATE:   First review of applications April 25, 2013 at 5:00 pm. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


APPLICATIONS:   Address applications or inquiries to:
Human Resources Department
Arizona Western College
P.O. Box 929
Yuma, AZ 85366-0929
Phone: (928) 344-7504 / FAX: (928) 317-6001
TDD (928) 317-6006


  Below are the required materials that must all be received in Human Resources. Please note that incomplete, illegible, or late application materials will not be reviewed.
1.Completed application (available online)
2.Resume or curriculum vita
3.Unofficial College/University transcripts
4.Letters of recommendation (should be available upon request)

Arizona Western College requires Criminal Background checks on all candidates who accept job offers in positions working with students or college assets. The report includes misdemeanor and criminal charges, and court convictions. Employees are able to view the report if desired and may obtain a copy from the contracted agency
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Arizona Western College's full-time staff includes 121 faculty, 360 adjunct faculty, 146 professional/administrative, and 147 classified employees. Our staff is compensated on a salary schedule based on required qualifications. We have a generous benefit program which includes a 4-day work week; Life, Health, and Dental Insurance; Income Protection; an excellent retirement plan including State Retirement and Federal Social Security. Student enrollment at Arizona Western College is over 13,000 approximating a FTSE about 5,800. We serve a diverse population with a service area that covers about 10,014 square miles, including centers in Yuma, Parker, Quartzsite, San Luis, Somerton and Wellton as well as the main campus.


Arizona Western College is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions.

Arizona Western College es un empleador con igualdad de oportunidades y extiende esta igualdad de oportunidades a todos los solicitantes para todas las vacantes.

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