- Front Range Community College
- Location: Westminster, Colorado
- Category: Faculty-Liberal Arts-Economics
- Posting Date: 02/16/2021
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
We are the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 28,000 credit students annually. We were one of 30 colleges in the initial American Association of Community Colleges Pathways Project, recently selected as a “Most Promising Place to Work” in Diverse Magazine, and profiled as one of six top community colleges for transfer student success in a recent Aspen Institute publication. We have developed a strong strategic plan focused on improving student graduation and transfer rates and have made significant investments in advising and other student support programs.
At FRCC, we transform lives through excellence in teaching and learning. Pillars of our approach include: Inclusive learning environments; Active student engagement; Robust instructional content; Meaningful assessment; and Continuous improvement.
We have a strong commitment to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We are actively seeking to hire a workforce that reflects our student community.
We are guided by the philosophy “One College, Many Communities.” Campuses share many common values, goals, and practices, but are also given the opportunity and flexibility to develop unique cultures and programs that serve individual communities. In addition, we have a clear vision outlined in its strategic plan. For more information, visit the following: www.frontrange.edu and VISION 2020.
Who You Are
As a full-time faculty member in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department you provide instruction in all levels of Economics. You work individually, as well as in collaboration with colleagues, to develop innovative curriculum which meets the needs of our diverse population of students. Student retention and success is your top priority. You will utilize technology and effective teaching strategies to develop students’ critical thinking skills.
As a faculty member, you will be able to influence the department through instructional leadership roles. This includes hiring and mentoring part-time instructors, developing curriculum, scheduling classes, working with industry and community groups, and assessing student learning. You will serve as representative of the department by participating in committees, task forces, and events at the campus, college, and/or state levels. You may be asked to teach at different times, locations and modalities to meet the needs of the College.
Please note: this is an on-campus position. You need to be a Colorado resident on your first day of employment. It is mostly located on the Westminster Campus, but you may also be asked to teach online, in a high school, or at our Brighton Center.
SALARY: $52,676 - $59,962 annually. Please see our 2020-2021 Salary Matrix for more specific information.
BENEFITS: 2020 – 2021 APT & Faculty Benefits
SELECTION PROCESS: Position will remain open until filled with a priority deadline of February 21, 2020.
Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate. Completed application package includes: A resume; A letter of interest; A copy of official transcripts; A one-page statement of your teaching philosophy; and A list of courses and the semesters you have taught.
REQUIRED EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE
- Master’s degree in Economics from a regionally accredited college/university
- Comparable Master's degree including 18 graduate-level credit hours in Economics
PREFERRED EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE
- Master's degree or PhD in Economics
- Two (2) years of full-time equivalent college teaching experience
- Experience with evidence-based teaching methods which engage students through active learning
- Experience contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive classroom and work environment
- Experience developing innovative curriculum and assessments
- Demonstrated experience utilizing technology teaching online and in the classroom
- Leadership experience and/or potential for leadership
- Candidates should possess a track record of cooperation, collegiality, and the ability to work as part of an educational community.