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Instructor/Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Limited Term)

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Limited Term)

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Limited Term)

Job ID: 271535

Location: GHC - Cartersville Instr. Site

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, and Dallas. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor's degree options both in the classroom and online.

We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees. This includes our most recent honor of being recognized as one of the semifinalists for the 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

Job Summary

The faculty member's primary responsibilities are preparing for and delivering excellent instruction, providing academic advising, and contributing to the college through ongoing service.


• Support and carry out the college's mission, values, and strategic priorities in compliance with the mandates and regulations of the University System of Georgia and all associated accrediting agencies

• Teach 30 credit hours or equivalent per year as assigned (day, evening or weekend) at one or more of the Georgia Highlands College locations and/or online. Dual Enrollment and studio classes may require additional locations

• Teach appropriate laboratory sections (if required) as assigned and assist with the preparation of materials and exams as needed

• Maintain timely and proper communication with students, faculty, and staff of the college via phone, email, and other electronic means

• Manage courses through systematic use of appropriate syllabi and accurate, professional records of students' class performance, attendance and grades

• Announce and keep regular office hours in accordance with college policy

• Adopt and implement common course objectives as prescribed by the division and the discipline

• Regularly review and update instructional materials based on new information, research, or discoveries in the discipline or in pedagogical approaches to teaching in the discipline

• Engage in the evaluation and revision of division/school curricula; ensure assessment activities are conducted in a timely manner

• Participate in regular training for advising of students; advise students in a manner consistent with college policy and NACADA best practices

• Participate in extended work of the college through acceptance and pursuit of assignments to committees of the college or faculty, student organizations, and division or school-specific work

• Attend division and school meetings, full faculty meetings, town hall meetings, required training, and graduation

• Demonstrate meaningful service to the community and to the profession

• Pursue continued professional development in teaching areas, technological applications for the classroom, and innovations and enhancements in teaching and learning

• Abide by the Common Expectations of the Faculty

• Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Master's degree with 18 hours in Mathematics or related field.

• Experience using classroom and laboratory technology.

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia.

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with relative experience and education.

Required Documents to Attach

• Cover Letter

• Resume

• Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts must be submitted prior to start of employment)

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Knowledge of Board of Regents policies

• Knowledge of University System of Georgia policies

• Knowledge of institutional policies and procedures

• Knowledge of course scheduling procedures

• Knowledge of college human resource policies

• Skill in the preparation of clear and accurate reports

• Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions

• Skill in oral and written communication

• Skill in technology skills appropriate to the job duties

• Ability to use D2L

• Ability to demonstrate competence and high-quality teaching of courses in required discipline

• Ability to create and maintain a collegial environment that promotes student learning

• Ability to communicate effectively

• Ability to work with a diverse population

Apply Before Date

Applications will be reviewed as submitted.

Contact Information

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Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Highlands College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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