The Mathematics Department at Bellevue College is seeking applications for an ongoing pool of applicants interested in teaching part-time for pre-college level and college level Math courses. Note that these are temporary faculty positions, typically assigned as needed on a quarterly basis, with no expectation of continued employment beyond the current appointment.Compensation for a new part-time faculty member teaching one 5-credit Math class is $4,286.92 ABOUT THE COLLEGE
Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Science Division at Bellevue College is organized into seven programs: Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Molecular Biosciences, Engineering, Computer Science, and Earth & Space Science. The Mathematics Department consists of nineteen full-time faculty and a number of quarterly-contracted faculty. Over three hundred sections of mathematics are offered annually ranging from pre-algebra through linear algebra, differential equations, and discrete math. These courses support professional technical programs, transfer degree programs, and four-year degree programs at Bellevue College (including Computer Science and Data Analytics). Members of the department participate in professional activities at both the regional and national levels. The program strives to build a supportive and encouraging community for both faculty and students and is committed to putting student success at the center of every decision. As part of this effort we are committed to building a multi-cultural program that parallels the diversity of our community. For more information, see the BC Math Department website at https://www.bellevuecollege.edu/math/ POSITION DUTIES
Typically, part-time faculty in Mathematics teach on campus, as dictated by program need, course schedule, and enrollment demand. Most classes meet daily, though there are some that meet twice per week. In addition, part-time faculty are expected to be available to students periodically outside of class; to engage students actively in their own learning; to maintain high standards regarding course content; provide students with timely feedback on their course work and examinations; and to adhere to program assessment practices and policies. Part-time faculty may be expected to participate in student success efforts and assessment tasks.QUALIFICATIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES
- BA/BS in Mathematics, Secondary Mathematics Education, or in a related field with significant Math coursework
- Documented successful teaching experience in Math
- Ability to relate to students and staff of varied ethnicity, ages, backgrounds, and abilities, and a commitment to a culturally diverse environment
- Ability to communicate effectively with students and colleagues
- Ability and willingness to adapt to changing teaching schedules and situations
- Masters in Math or in a related field with significant graduate Math coursework
- Documented successful community college teaching experience in Math
- Knowledge of current curriculum, teaching, and assessment practices
- Ability and willingness to employ continuous improvement in curriculum, teaching, and assessment
- Willingness to participate in college initiatives/governance
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Prior to a new hire, a background check 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.
How to Apply:
If interested, please send current Resume/CV and Cover Letter describing how you meet the qualifications stated above to Andria Villines, Math Program Chair, at email@example.com, or mail to:
Bellevue College – Science Division, L200
3000 Landerholm Cir SE
Bellevue, WA 98007-6484
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