Instructor, Mathematics

Coast Community College District

Orange Coast College


Instructor, Mathematics

Job# 6-O-18

Salary: $49,354.00 - $110,177.00 Annually

Deadline: 02/08/17


Complete job description and application available online at:



Orange Coast College is currently seeking ­­ ­two full-time tenure track Mathematics Instructor(s) commencing with the 2017 fall semester.  The primary teaching assignment position one involves all areas of Mathematics; the second position will have an emphasis in Honors Calculus courses.  This assignment also includes curriculum and program development, participation in department, division, college committees, and participatory governance activities assuming leadership roles both within the department and in the institution as a whole; collaboration across disciplines and the leveraging of student support resources; and participation in ongoing professional development.


The assignment may be day, evening, weekend, online or off campus and is subject to change as needed.  The ideal candidate for this position embraces the overall mission of Orange Coast College and the Coast Community College District, with a clear, focused commitment to supporting teaching and academic excellence and student learning and success through the work of ­Mathematics.


Examples of Duties: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Provide instruction in ­Mathematics in accordance with established course outlines.

2. Provide leadership in the development and revision of ­Mathematics curriculum.

3. Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; participate in and develop programs to measure student performance.

4. Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.

5. Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.

6. Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy; follow the department course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and progress; submit student grades according to established deadlines; post and maintain scheduled office hours; participate in departmental meetings and college and/or district-wide activities and committees as assigned. 

7. Assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and online sections. 



Minimum Qualifications: 

1. Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (d):

a. Possess the California Community College Teaching Credential for this subject area.

b. Possess a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics.

c. Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in either of the above AND possess a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Statistics, Physics, or Mathematics Education.

d. Or, possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Equivalency Application (located at in addition to all other required materials.

2. Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. 

3. Ability to contribute to campus and district-wide professional responsibilities and activities.

4. Ability to complement existing staff, student and community demographics in terms of professional and personal skills.


Desirable Qualifications: 

Experience in and/or instructional preparation in mathematics.

Experience teaching in at least two of the following areas: Foundational/developmental  mathematics at the college level transfer level mathematics and calculus; math for K-12 teacher preparation;

Knowledge of/use of strategies and approaches for diverse learning styles

Knowledge of and/or participation in student success initiatives in post-secondary setting.

An ability to address the instructional methodology of diverse learning styles.

Evidence of an ability to effectively engage with and facilitate authentic learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.

Evidence of an ability to teach to a diverse and frequently underprepared student population (Veterans, EOPS, DSPS or other special program students)

Experience in innovative teaching methodologies, non-traditional teaching or technology assisted math teaching.

Desire and demonstrated ability to participate actively in department, division, and college committees and in the shared governance of Coast Community College District.

Ability to work with technology related to math teaching.

Evidence of an ability to self-reflect and respond to an evidenced-based assessment of student learning.

Evidence of an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.


Conditions of Employment

For a full-time, two-semester position, a maximum starting range of $49,354 to $84,144 is offered, based on the 2016-2017 salary schedule of $49,354 to $110,177. In addition, an annual stipend of $2,878 is offered for possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution. The District provides medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and eligible dependents and life insurance for the employee. 



Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910 )

The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individual's interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

*Application and required materials must be electronically submitted on-line at by the indicated closing date.  Incomplete applications and application materials submitted by mail will not be considered.


Additional Information


Reference AP 7120C – A complete application may include, but not be limited to, the following:


District Application Form

Responses to Supplemental Questions (as required) (please provide clear, thorough responses as they will be carefully evaluated to determine the most qualified candidate(s) to be invited for an interview; please do not paste your resume, put "see resume" or "N/A")

Cover letter addressing the applicant's qualifications, including desirable qualifications for the subject(s) to be taught Resume

Equivalency Request Form and supporting documentation (if applicable, as separate attachment)

Documents not requested in the job announcement will not be considered


Submit application on-line at

Coast Community College District – Human Resources

1370 Adams Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Individuals who need reasonable accommodations in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office for assistance or call 714.438.4714.