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Indigenous Studies is a new program at CCC. This position is responsible for teaching courses and assessing learning outcomes within the assigned discipline(s) using effective pedagogy and working to grow the Indigenous Studies program. This position is also responsible for assessment, curriculum development, and providing assistance and academic advising to students outside of regularly scheduled class time.  Applicant must be able to work collegially in a team environment. Applicant must be able to work with diverse students and colleagues. This is a full-time, benefit eligible position.

First Application Review: February 29, 2024 – Open Until Filled

Salary & Benefits
Salary placement on the Faculty Salary Schedule is based on education, certifications, and experience.
Cafeteria Plan: In addition to the base compensation, benefits-eligible employees receive an extra $5,640 per year to put toward benefit costs or to be used as additional take-home pay
Sick Leave: 20 hours per semester
Health Insurance and Other Coverage: see

Official transcripts are required to be submitted prior to any formal interview. Unofficial transcripts are accepted during the application process only. Resume must include number of hours worked in each position to document the occupational experience.

 Coconino Community College Diversity Statement
Coconino Community College recognizes and respects diversity and the value it brings to our communities. We appreciate and welcome cultures, identities, beliefs, experiences and all that makes us unique.  CCC champions and takes action to build an inclusive work and learning environment. We are allies and advocates, navigating respectful dialogue about our shared humanity.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

With Students:
Teaches 30 load hours per year in a professional manner
Provides advising outside of class time
Maintains a minimum of five posted office hours per week
Adheres to course outlines and student learning objectives
Responds to student inquiries promptly

With Colleagues:
Adheres to a professional code of conduct and ethics
Collaborates with other college employees as necessary and appropriate
Assists with acquiring and organizing course supplies when necessary

Maintains and reports instructional records including grades and FTSE according to institutional calendar
Utilizes learning management system (Canvas) as established in college procedure
Utilizes College email and responds promptly

Provides schedule-building input and review as requested by Lead Faculty or Dean

Cooperates with supervisor on the department budget
Maintains fiscal responsibility

Assessment and Strategic Planning:
Promotes the mission, vision, guiding principles, and strategic plan of the College
Participates in the development, implementation, and assessment of programs, including the assessment of student learning outcomes as prescribed by department and division

Develops syllabi in accordance with College procedure and course outlines
Develops new or revises existing curricula as needed, which may include College supported Articulation Task Force (ATF) participation
Remains current in the assigned discipline
Maintains discipline/course specific certifications and licensure where appropriate

Institutional Leadership:
Assists in the evaluation or mentoring of part-time faculty as requested
Participates in the operation and/or shared governance of the college through college committee assignments and department/division meetings
Assists in the building of programs and event planning relevant to their discipline, and recruiting and retaining students in that program
Serves as a professional role model for students and faculty
Champions a collaborative and positive educational environment for all members of the College community

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of current and effective pedagogical techniques. Ability to teach assigned courses effectively. Knowledge of the subject areas in the assigned discipline(s). Available to teach during various hours of the day or evening, and work at alternate CCC sites. Ability to maintain professional ethics and confidentiality with students and staff. Ability to support and promote the mission, vision, guiding principles, and strategic plan of the College. Ability to work in a culturally diverse and team environment. Ability to integrate subject area with other related curricula. Capacity to be flexible.  Ability to teach using online learning management systems. Knowledge of common computer software. Knowledge of the applicable state and federal laws, such as Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Demonstrate fluency in written and oral communications.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Indigenous Studies, Native American Studies, or related field
Teaching experience

Three years of college-level teaching experience in Indigenous Studies, Native American Studies, or related field. Experience teaching at a community college. Fluent in one or more Indigenous languages. Experience teaching in person and online both synchronous and asynchronous. Experience working with a diverse student population. Experience assuming leadership roles.

Tagged as: community college, faculty, higher education, indigenous, instructor

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