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Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • Position Number: 2023861
  • Location: Ashland, WI
  • Position Type: Mathematics


General Studies - Mathematics Instructor (full-time) WITC Ashland Campus


General Information:
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is seeking a learning-focused, creative and dynamic General Studies - Mathematics Instructor at the WITC Ashland Campus.

Position Overview
An instructor's primary purpose is to design instruction and assessment in an engaging environment to foster learner success. An instructor continually improves the overall quality in the delivery of learning to support the achievement of College outcomes and priorities utilizing evidence to support decision-making. Instructors teach in a variety of learning environments including face-to-face, online, web-conferencing, and hybrid classrooms.

WITC Instructors teach in a discipline area in which they have specific training and competence. Instructors are expected to foster learner success, assess learner achievement, and continually improve learning opportunities. Instructors teach in a variety of learning environments including face-to-face, online, web-conferencing, and hybrid classrooms. Instructors are expected to continually improve the overall quality and delivery of learning, including the support of program and collegewide initiatives.
Key Responsibilities
  • Model core abilities that reflect WITC's mission, vision, values and Learning College tenets by:
    • Assessing own learning and progressing toward established personal and professional goals.
    • Demonstrating creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
    • Communicating effectively in personal and group settings.
    • Contributing to a diverse, respectful, and inclusive working and learning environment.
    • Effecting change and demonstrating flexibility and positive leadership.
    • Acquiring and applying technology to working and learning.
  • Develop and continually revise curriculum that includes Employability Essentials and technical content to meet industry and/or regulatory standards.
  • Plan for instruction, including syllabi development, learning plans, and assessment strategies.
  • Deliver, assess, and adapt effective instruction that meets the diverse needs of students.
  • Apply a variety of instructional strategies, create learning plans, facilitate learning, and revise teaching practice.
  • Promote a culture of continuing student success, implement strategies to promote learner persistence and meet the needs of multi-generational learners, demonstrate learner-centered communication, and utilize available student support services.
  • Create performance-based assessment plans, employ a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies, communicate assessment results in a timely fashion to promote student learning, and use assessment results to improve instruction.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors to support teaching and learning and utilize varied strategies for managing the learning environment.
  • Identify exit learning outcomes and external standards, develop competencies that describe intended learning outcomes, create performance-based plans and assessment tasks for each course, develop learning objectives and plans, prepare syllabi, and utilize a quality review process to validate curriculum.
  • Utilize a variety of data analysis tools, analyze data from teaching and learning experiences, and use data to inform decision making about the teaching and learning process.
  • Assess effectiveness in embracing diversity, examine the impact of college, community, and student demographics on teaching and learning, and create an inclusive, effective learning environment that addresses barriers and provides reasonable accommodations.
  • May be assigned to mentor high school teachers who offere WITC-articulated courses.
  • Model the Employability Essentials expected of WITC students, which are to communicate clearly, think critically, and demonstrate professionalism.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Instructional assignments typically contain classroom contact hours, advising responsibilities, professional development days, and other activities as assigned. All assignments can be completed within the parameters of the Collegewide calendar and typical faculty work-week. The faculty work week consists of 35 hours/week totaling 1330 hours per year including summer, fall, and spring terms. Please see the Employee Handbook for more information.

All instructors teaching for credit courses are expected to complete the Faculty Professional Development Plan (FQAS). All instructors are expected to complete the seven required FQAS courses. Full-time instructors must complete the courses in three years.
After completing the seven FQAS courses, instructors are fully qualified under the FQAS system and are required to meet ongoing professional development activities in the categories of instructor excellence, student success, and currency in the faculty member's professional field. Full-time faculty are required to complete 40 hours/year of professional development activities. Each instructor is responsible for his or her own professional development and develops a professional development plan with his or her dean annually. Instructors are responsible for entering professional development activities in Maestro.
Instructors are expected to set their own professional goals annually. Full-time instructors must develop at least three goals: one individual goal, one goal related to his or her position or program, and one goal related to service to the college or community. These goals are discussed with the instructor's supervisor and progress towards those goals is evaluated at the end of the school year.
Instructors work in alignment with the college's mission, vision, core values, and tenets.

Instructors are expected to provide service to the college community exemplified by teamwork, committee involvement, and participation in shared leadership activities.
Instructors are expected to role model the Employability Essentials expected of WITC students:
  • Communicate effectively
  • Think critically
  • Be socially responsible
  • Be professional
    Instructors must be able to work non-standard hours including evening and weekend hours. Instructors must be willing to teach in a variety of learning environments including face-to-face, online, web-conferencing, and hybrid environments.
    Instructors must be able to travel and teach on WITC campuses besides their home campus if assigned to do so. Driver's license and acceptable insurance coverage are required for bi-weekly expense reimbursement.
    Physical Requirements
    Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing required only occasionally.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Master's degree in Mathematics or master's degree and 18 graduate credits in mathematics, engineering and physics, or a combination of credits in these disciplines.
    • One year (2,000 hours) occupational experience outside the field of education.
    • Ability to obtain driver's license and insurance coverage in accordance with College policy.
    • Ability to learn and use new technology to enhance teaching and learning.
    • Ability to work non-standard hours including evening and weekend hours.
    • Willing to teach in a variety of learning environments including face-to-face, online, web-conferencing, and hybrid classrooms.
    • Ability to obtain driver's license and insurance coverage in accordance with College policy.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Previous teaching experience
    • Curriculum development experience
    • Previous experience with distance education software
    Salary
    FY20 Faculty Wage Range Table
    Master's $61,528
    Doctorate $63,467
    Benefits
    More detailed information online at https://www.witc.edu/about-witc/employment/benefits


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