Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Mon Dec 22 12:41:25 MST 2014



*SALARY:* 		2014/15 minimum is $42,199 commensurate with credentials and 
experience plus excellent fringe benefits. For education beyond the 
master’s, the starting range may be higher

*QUALIFICATIONS:* 		Required: Master’s degree in Geosciences or related 
field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Geosciences. Candidate must 
communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, relate well to 
learners of different ages and multi-cultural backgrounds and 
demonstrate commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive 
community college. Completion of EDU 250 – The Community College within 
two years of initial employment, or transcript indicating successful 
completion of similar course at another college. Preferred: A doctorate 
in Geosciences. Note: Position available Fall 2015.

*TYPICAL DUTIES:* 		Teach 15 equated load hours/semester (to included 
material and preparation time; equates typically to 3 courses/semester); 
develop and grade exams and instruments to evaluate student learning and 
progress; submission of student grades/progress as required by the 
programs/policies of the Instruction area.

Maintain a min of 5 office hours/week/semester load and direct 
interaction with students in a formal learning environment for a 15 
equated load hour schedule.

Remain current in his/her discipline, updating course content when 
appropriate. Maintain standard syllabus/outline for each course, in 
accordance with program/procedures. Update course syllabus/outline annually.

Working with Division Chairs and Departmental faculty, develop and 
implement processes and tools for assessment of teaching and student 
learning outcomes incorporating appropriate methodologies and technology.

In collaboration with colleagues and the Director of Assessment, Program 
Review, Curriculum and Articulation and under the guidance of the 
Dean/Division Chair, develop a system for evaluation of teaching and 
learning including course competency expectations and student outcome 

Working with the Division Chair, incorporate results of assessments to 
modify instruction and materials in general education.

Collaborating with Division Chair and division Faculty, Dean of 
Instruction, and Director of Assessment, Program Review, Curriculum and 
Articulation, identify student-leaning outcomes; develop assessment 
processes and tools; incorporate results to enhance/modify instruction 
and material, degree program, course cluster, and/or certificate program 
as appropriate.

Working and coordinating with Student Services and the Division Chair 
actively participate in student recruitment, retention, and advisement 
activities and programs.

Participation in institutional functions such as, but not limited to, 
college committees, task forces, club sponsorships, facilitation of 
advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment, and mentoring of new 
and associate faculty. Participation may be directed by the Division 
Chair or Dean of Instruction.

Maintain 10 positive interaction hours/week. Attend graduation ceremonies.

Serve as a resource for faculty members.

Participate in professional developmental activities outside the 
College, such as but not limited to, community events, boards, clubs, 
and conferences. Coordinate such participation with the Division Chair, 
Dean of Instruction, or Director of the Center for Teaching 
Effectiveness, as appropriate.

Serve on local and state advisory committees as directed by the Division 

Teach interdisciplinary courses in the field of Geosciences, which could 
include oceanography, meteorology, climate science, geology, and 
geographic information systems. Some classroom instruction might take 
place via the Student Success Center.

Conduct and participate in several field trip courses, including a 
Spring trip to the Grand Canyon.

Participate in state and national geoscience organizations and other 
professional development activities.

Establish and cultivate relationships with the district’s educational 

Participate in adjunct faculty recruitment.

Serve as a resource for adjunct faculty.

Budget for equipment, materials, and supplies to support courses of 
primary responsibility.

Other duties as assigned.

*CLOSING DATE:* 		First review of applications begins January 29, 2015 
at 5:00 pm. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

*APPLICATIONS:* 		Address applications or inquiries to:
Human Resources Department
Arizona Western College
P.O. Box 929
Yuma, AZ 85366-0929
Phone: (928) 344-7504 / FAX: (928) 317-6001
TDD (928) 317-6006
human.resources at azwestern.edu <mailto:human.resources at azwestern.edu>

PROCEDURE:* 		Below are the required materials that must all be received 
in Human Resources. Please note that incomplete, illegible, or late 
application materials will not be reviewed.
1. Completed application (available online)
2. Cover Letter
3. Resume or curriculum vita
4. Unofficial College/University transcripts
5. Letters of recommendation (should be available upon request)

Arizona Western College requires Criminal Background checks on all 
candidates who accept job offers. The report includes misdemeanor and 
criminal charges, and court convictions. Employees are able to view the 
report if desired and may obtain a copy from the contracted agency.

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