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You must provide all information requested on the application form (resumes will not be considered as a substitute for the application). Initial screening by Human Resources for minimum requirements is based on your APPLICATION ONLY (supporting documents will not be reviewed during initial screening). Incomplete applications will not be considered by hiring committees. You will have an opportunity to upload supporting documents for committee consideration during this online application process.

Position Information
Posting Number: 06001302
Position Title: PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR OF BIOLOGY (Anatomy and Function or Anatomy and Physiology) (POOL)
Posting Date: 04/27/2018
Closing Date: 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled (notes):
Length of Position: Contracts are on a term-by-term basis
Anticipated Start Date:

To be determined by the Department

Position Type: Part-Time Instructor
FTE: <.50
Salary Level: Part Time Instructor
Starting Minimum Pay: $559 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)
Starting Maximum Pay: $559 per load unit (1 LU ~= 1 class credit)
Hours per Week: depending on class schedule
Work Schedule: depending on class schedule
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri typically
Job Summary/Purpose:

To provide instruction in Introductory Biology and Biology lab courses in support of a range of certificate and transfer programs. Teach, direct student discussion, select laboratory-learning experience appropriate for meeting objectives and evaluate student performance in the classroom and laboratory. To work with other faculty to design and deliver such courses. Regular teaching assignments may include courses on and off campus and/or during evening hours.

• This is a part-time (< .50 FTE) non-benefited position, hired on a term-by-term basis. Hours of work may include evening or weekend teaching assignments.
• Part-Time Faculty compensation begins at Step 1 / $559 per load unit (LU). Load Unit is equivalent to class credit; and shall include both teaching and other assignments.
• Part-Time Faculty positions are not represented by the Faculty Forum Collective Bargaining Agreement.
• Initial assignment will be at the Bend Campus. May include travel throughout the College district.
• Official transcripts are required upon hire. Applicants anticipating Degree completion must supply a letter from his/her university stating the degree title and that the degree will be granted by that date.
• Upon hire, must pass criminal background check and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Essential Functions:

1. To provide instruction in Anatomy and Physiology or Anatomy and Function. This includes lecturing, directing, and supervising student laboratory practices and providing field experience where applicable. It also includes providing individual conference time to guide and evaluate student progress. Teaching and laboratory assignments may include courses taught during the day and/or evening, classes taught on or off campus. May include laboratory prep work and ordering of materials.

2. Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to each location, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Thorough knowledge of the field of Biology (Anatomy and Function or Anatomy and Physiology) in the broadest possible sense.

2. Ability to use a variety of teaching techniques and instructional methods as are appropriate to a wide range of learning styles.

3. Ability to design, develop, and maintain instructional programs and curricula in the field of Biology.

4. Ability to work successfully with other faculty and COCC staff and administrative persons at all levels.

5. Visually able, corrected, to observe, direct, and supervise students in laboratory and field settings and experiences. Includes the ability to traverse steep and uneven terrain as part of the direction and supervision of field work in Biology.

6. Familiarity with, and ability to operate and oversee, the operation of audio-visual equipment. This includes overhead projectors, film and sound systems, video and television, and interactive video and audio equipment including computer controlled mixed media presentation systems.

7. Ability to use desktop computers effectively to produce and manage documents and data.

8. Ability to orally communicate effectively with others using the English language, with or without the use of an interpreter and with or without auxiliary aids or services.

9. Ability to review, understand, and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or the professional literature.

10. Willingness to travel and/or teach at various hours and locations as required.

11. Ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to a diverse workplace through ideas or experience.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The ability to work in classroom and office environments using computers, white boards, projectors, and other basic office equipment. All individuals are required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Persons in this position may be exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials. All employees who have been identified as having the potential for this exposure will be offered the hepatitis B vaccination at no cost. The employee has the right to waive these inoculations.

Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination Statement

The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other classes protected under Federal and State statues in any education program, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required:
1. 1. Education: Master’s degree in Biology or closely related field.
2. Demonstrated teaching experience within the area of instruction
3. Willingness and ability to travel to teach at any college location in Central Oregon

Special Qualifications:

Preferred:
1. Coursework/teaching experience in teaching lower division Biology coursework.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Part-time instructor pools are posted for the academic year to obtain applications from those interested in teaching part-time as a non-benefited instructor, on a term-by-term basis. Positions may not necessarily be available at the time you apply. Your online application will remain active for consideration throughout the length of the posting unless you are notified otherwise.

COCC is not able to support work Visa’s for this position. Candidates must be able to work in the United States at time of employment.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes
Is a Credit History Check Required? No
Open Until Filled No

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