Part Time Faculty - Mathematics
Highline College 2400 S. 240th Street Des Moines, WA
PART TIME FACULTY
2021-2022 PTF - Mathematics
2/16/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Highline College delivers innovative education and training opportunities to
foster personal and professional success in our multicultural world and global
Program Overview: The Mathematics department is one of the five
departments in the Pure and Applied Science Division at Highline College.
Serving most Highline students, we offer courses from Pre-Algebra to Linear
Algebra, Differential Equations, and Statistics. Our courses support
professional technical programs, transfer degree programs, and four-year
degrees that Highline currently offers. Math faculty participate in
professional development at both local and national levels, and are
continuously involved in curriculum improvement for student success. The
Highline College Mathematics Department works as a team to empower our diverse
student community to achieve their educational goals through innovative
instruction, curriculum, placement, and support. For more information, see the
Highline Math Department website at https: // math.highline.edu/. Position Overview: Faculty in this position will teach courses
from the following pool: beginning and intermediate algebra, statistics, math
for elementary teachers, college algebra and quantitative reasoning. Our
courses require using online course management technology, and use of graphing
calculators. Course assignments will vary each quarter depending on
enrollment. Our schedule includes day/evening/weekend, on-line, hybrid, and
Salary will depend upon the number of classes taught.
Please be advised beginning October 18, 2021 of the Washington State employee
requirement to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 as a condition of employment.
Additional details located in the Supplemental Information section.
Thank you for your interest in Highline College.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF PART-TIME FACULTY:
Provide instruction to students and maintain high standards regarding
Promote effective learning and engage students actively in their own
Ensure that course content is consistent with department guidelines;
Be available to meet with staff or students without an appointment for
approximately two hours per week;
Provide students with timely feedback on their coursework and
Maintain communication with the department coordinator and the assigned
faculty mentor to discuss curriculum and student progress
Accommodate students with disabilities including providing accessible
Direct students to appropriate campus resources as needed;
Pursue appropriate professional development activities in order to stay
current in the field;
Maintain a standard of honest and ethical behavior regarding professional
Comply with applicable state and federal laws, and programmatic/OSPI
BA/BS in Mathematics, Secondary Mathematics Education, or in a related
field with significant Math coursework;
Masters in Science, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Education or
Teaching experience in mathematics;
Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English with
students and colleagues of varied ethnicities, ages, backgrounds, and
abilities, with a commitment to a culturally diverse environment;
Masters in Math or in a related field with significant graduate Math
Community College teaching experience in Mathematics;
Experience in curriculum development, current teaching, and assessment
Experience with innovative strategies that increases: student learning,
engagement, and completion of degree-required math classes in a timely
Demonstrated interest in working with student cohorts in programs such as
TRiO, MESA, UMOJA, PUENTE, AANAPISI, etc. at the pre-college and college
Proficient in a language(s) in addition to English.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they
are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations
related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment.
Disclosure is required under Washington state law.
Highline College does require COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, staff
and faculty –– with waivers for specific exemptions –– for those who
physically attend courses, operations, or other in-person activities. This
decision was made in accordance with higher education proclamation 20-12.4. A
candidate will not be asked to report their vaccination status unless they are
hired by the College. If a candidate chosen for hiring is not fully vaccinated
from COVID-19 and plans to submit a medical or religious exemption to this
employment condition, the hiring process will be suspended until a decision
has been made regarding any exemption application which is submitted. A
candidate will not be allowed to do any work for Highline College or be
onboarded as a new employee during the time period when the exemption is being
considered. The request for an exemption does not guarantee approval.
ABOUT HIGHLINE COLLEGE
Founded in 1961, Highline College is situated in a diverse community just 15
minutes south of Seattle. The college annually serves more than 16,500
students –– a student population of over 70% students of color, representing
35 nations and more than 100 languages. The college embraces equity, inclusion
and social justice, with core goals of student attainment, diversity,
community Engagement and sustainability. The student body at Highline College
is made up of Transfer students, Running Start students, Professional-
Technical students, International students, Comprehensive Transition Program
for students with intellectual disabilities, Adult Basic Education and English
Language Learners. In addition, we offer six bachelor of applied science,
MISSION AND VISION
As an essential part of our mission and vision, diversity, equity and
inclusion are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life.
Should you have any difficulties uploading your documents or navigating the
application process, please contact NEOGOV Technical Support at
1-855-524-5627, Monday - Friday 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Pacific Time.
Your online application must include the following three attachments to be
A detailed resume that addresses the MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS of the position.
A letter of application (two-page maximum, recommended) that addresses your ability to meet the SKILLS AND ABILITIES for appointment and, to the extent applicable, the DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS of the position.
A one-page response to the Supplemental Question.
An attachment to the application containing an unofficial transcript.
Please note that official transcripts will be required upon employment.
HIGHLINE COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Highline College is an equal opportunity employer. The College is committed to
enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student
population. We strive to create a working environment that includes and
respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and gender identity
diversity. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or
veteran status, disability, or any other legal protected status.
The College complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants
needing accommodations in the application process in an alternative format may
contact the Human Resources office at (206) 592-3812. Persons who are deaf
or hard of hearing may dial 711 to place a call through Washington Relay, the
state's free telecommunication access service.
Highline College complies with Title IX regulations. For details on our
policies, see our website https: // humanresources.highline.edu/faculty-and-
ORCA Cards-Commute Trip Reduction Program
Through the Commute Trip Reduction Program Highline College employees are
eligible for a 50% reimbursement of their monthly ORCA card expenses.
The ORCA card is a plastic smart card containing a microprocessor. ORCA cards
come equipped with an "e-purse" function that allows a rider to preload fare
value onto the card, or customers can purchase a pass product - such as the
monthly PugetPass - and load it onto their ORCA card.
Highline College is committed to providing our employees with transportation
in accordance with State Commute Trip Reduction laws.
Steps to claim reimbursement
Purchase your ORCA monthly PugetPass either online or through one of the
retail outlets (Download PDF reader) using your ORCA card
Complete a Commute Trip Reduction RFP and submit to Francesca Fender at MS
99-281 with your original receipt
Expect to receive your reimbursement within one to two weeks
Only one reimbursement may be submitted per month
Maximum reimbursement per month will be $58.50 (equivalent of a 2 zone
Applicants need to submit a one page Diversity Response to the following
statement: How does your previous education or professional experience
contribute to your effectiveness in promoting a climate of multicultural
understanding and appreciation at Highline College? Please save your Diversity
Response as a Word document and upload it as your Diversity Response
attachment at the end of the application process. Please check Yes that this
will be submitted with your application.
Highline College (WA)
MS 99-200 P.O. Box 98000
Des Moines, Washington, 98198-9800
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