Instructor in Mathematics

SUMMARY

Conducts college courses for undergraduate students by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned and/or included in the Faculty Handbook.

Teaches mathematics within prescribed curriculum.

Prepares and delivers lectures to students.

Compiles bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments. 

Stimulates class discussions.

Compiles, administers, and grades examinations.

Performs related duties such as advising students on academic and vocational curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations.

Serves on faculty committees.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Faculty members who teach in mathematics must hold a master’s degree and have a minimum of 18 graduate hours of mathematics.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Ability to work in a highly technical environment.  Computer competency is critical.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Skill and desire to work with students of low math performing abilities to working with students in advanced topics.  Flexibility in teaching schedule is critical.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  

WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 


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