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Lecturer, CC (Science and Mathematics Division)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Science and Mathematics Division
Kaua'i Community College
Date Posted:
July 11, 2017
Closing Date:
Salary Information:
Minimum $1,486 per credit hour. Rate may be subject to change.

Other Conditions:
  • Part-time, for placement on lecturer candidate pool, contingent on availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Day, evening, or Saturday offerings, on- and off-campus.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under general supervision, to conduct courses in subject field as stated below in the Minimum Qualifications.
  2. Maintain office hours of at least one hour per week for each course taught.
  3. Prepare course outlines and reports related to teaching and student progress.
  4. Work under supervision of department chairperson in integrating teaching efforts with other instructors in the discipline area.
  5. Student and peer evaluations and self-assessment of teaching effectiveness are required.
  6. May include instructional assignments involving distance learning.
  7. Commitment to community college principles and philosophy is essential.
  8. The college strongly emphasizes the “open door” concept and serves a diverse student and community population.
  9. Detailed description of the subject field for the following areas: • ECONOMICS: to teach microeconomics. • MARINE SCIENCE: to teach marine and biological science courses and the laboratories • MATHEMATICS: to teach both developmental mathematics and a variety of college-level mathematics courses.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. All degrees must be earned from an accredited institution. If qualified applicants are not available, those not meeting minimum qualifications may be considered on an exception basis.
  2. ANTHROPOLOGY: Master’s degree in Anthropology.
  3. ASIAN STUDIES: Master’s degree in Asian Studies.
  4. BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE (Biology): Master’s degree in Biology.
  5. CHEMISTRY: Master’s degree in Chemistry.
  6. DEVELOPMENTAL/REMEDIAL MATHEMATICS: (a) Master's degree in Mathematics OR (b) Master’s in Education and Bachelor’s in Mathematics OR (c) M.Ed and mathematics education OR (d) Master's in STEM-related field (engineering, physical science, biological science, or other STEM-related fields that require a minimum of four to six math or disciplinary math courses as part of the baccalaureate or master’s degree) OR (e) Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and five years teaching math experience including high school teaching experience.
  7. ECONOMICS: Master’s degree in Economics.
  8. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS): Master’s degree in one of the following fields and one year of formal education training and/or experiential background with Arc View GIS software (a) Business OR (b) Computer Science OR (c) Geography OR (d) Natural Science.
  9. INFORMATION AND COMPUTER SCIENCE (ICS): (a) Master’s degree in Information and Computer Science OR (b) Bachelor’s degree in Information and Computer Science and three years related work experience.
  10. MARINE SCIENCE: Master’s degree in marine biology.
  11. MATHEMATICS (Transfer level): (a) Master’s degree in Mathematics, OR (b) Master’s degree in STEM-related field (Engineering, Natural Sciences, ICS) with 18 credits of advanced coursework in math, of which nine credits at graduate level, OR (c) Master’s degree in Mathematics Education with 18 credits of advanced coursework in math, of which nine credits at graduate level.
  12. PHYSICAL SCIENCES: Master’s degree in any physical science discipline.
  13. PHYSICS: Master’s degree in Physics.
  14. PSYCHOLOGY: Master’s degree in Psychology.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Successful community college teaching experience.
  2. Successful multi-cultural teaching experience.
  3. Demonstrated success serving as a mentor, advisor, or team leader.
  4. Have supportive attitude toward student learning and be able to create a nurturing classroom environment for students of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  5. Ability to use writing assignments and integrate teaching of appropriate thinking skills into course content as an integral part of students’ classroom learning activities.
  6. Additional DQs for Marine Science:
  7. Educational or experiential background above minimum qualifications, specifically more extensive course work in, or experience with, marine biology or biological oceanography.
  8. Demonstrated ability to equip, maintain, and productively utilize a wet lab.
  9. Research or field experience (individual or team) focused on marine species.
  10. Experience in teaching marine biology or biological oceanography to college science majors.
  11. Experience in teaching oceanography, biology, or marine biology to college non-science majors, especially at a community college.
  12. Experience and willingness to build a successful academic program in marine science that meets students’ needs and college objectives.
  13. Experience in science-related projects and grants, including projects involving science in the community.

To Apply:
Submit 1) UHCC Form 27 ( standard format ) ( large format ) 2) transcript(s) showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position (Copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, original official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Original official transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution. Online transcripts or academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted. Diplomas and copies will not be accepted.), 3) a brief one-page statement outlining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications, 4) one or more signed, original letters of recommendation attesting to job performance and personal character, and 5) résumé to the address below. The TITLE of the position MUST indicate the specific academic subject area you are applying for, and a separate application is required for each area if applying for more than one. Original signature required on the UH Form 27. All requested documents will not be returned and become the property of the College. Emailed or other electronically submitted documents will not be accepted or considered. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete and will not be considered. All minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment. Continuous recruitment until needs are met. Kaua‘i Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. For inquiries or complaints regarding our nondiscrimination policies, please contact: Human Resources Manager, EEO/AA Coordinator 808-245-8323; Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (Section 504 Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator) 808 245-8260, Kaua‘i Community College, One Stop Center, 3-1901 Kaumuali‘i Highway, Lihu‘e, HI 96766
  1. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  2. Kaua'i Community College
  3. 3-1901 Kaumuali'i Highway
  4. Lihu'e, HI 96766-9500
  1. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; 808-245-8229

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