History Instructor or Assistant Professor
Dona Ana, NM
Posted: September 14, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Teach 30-32 credit hours over fall and spring semesters. Teaching assignment will include day, evenings, weekends, and/or multiple campus locations. Develop, revise and update curriculum in collaboration with the department faculty and chair. May develop and teach online courses. Instruct, support, advise and provide timely feedback to students in accordance with DACC policy and procedures. Participate in and serve on department, division, and college committees, program advisory councils, task forces and working groups. Maintain professional and academic competence and participate in professional development activities. Maintain office hours as mandated by division and college policy. Function as advisor to students, both individually and as assigned to student clubs and groups. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Classification Standard Duties:
Required Education, Experience, Certification/License, Equivalency
Master’s degree in History or closely related field. Degree(s) must be in hand by date of hire.
At least one (1) year experience teaching History at the post-secondary level.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Holds an additional eighteen 18 graduate credits in Political Science or Government. Knowledge of innovative, creative teaching and learning methodologies for post-secondary students. Experience with distance learning course development and delivery, comfort with evolving instructional technologies and a wide range of media. Experience in developing curriculum, measuring student learning outcomes, evaluating course efficacy, and assessing and improving student learning in all modalities. Endorsement of the teaching philosophy of DACC which supports a goal of success for all students through active learning experiences and strong faculty involvement. Demonstrated experience teaching and relating to students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills working with students, colleagues, staff, supervisors, and the community. Bilingual competence in Spanish and English will be considered an asset.
Special Requirements of the Position
Department Contact: Kel Jaeger, 575-527-7552, [email protected]
Contingent Upon Funding: Not Applicable
Bargaining Unit Eligibility:
Standard Work Schedule: Standard (M-F, 8-5)
If Not a Standard Work Schedule:
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Environment: Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Physical Effort: No or very limited physical effort required.
Lifting Requirements: Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.
Risk: No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
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