Harris- Stowe State University’s Academic Resource Center (ARC) is seeking qualified candidates to teach developmental mathematics. Individuals selected for the position must demonstrate the ability to cultivate a healthy instructor-student relationship, and engage the students in active learning. The instructor will perform administrative aspects of instruction in a timely manner.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: • Engaging and student focused classroom instruction • Ability to differentiate instruction based on the instructional needs • Effective use of assessment data to guide instruction • Effective communication skills with students, faculty, and staff • Hold office hours in the Academic Resource Center (ARC) • Experience working with online course management systems and online homework management systems • Attend required Adjunct Faculty Institute and all scheduled department meetings • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of the Academic Resource Center • Ability to teach day or evening classes
Education: Must possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in education or related field. Degree or certification in mathematics preferred but not required. Preference given to individuals with teaching experience at a community college or university in developmental mathematics.
Preferred Skills and Abilities: • Must have the ability to respond effectively to the needs of a diverse and demanding student population; • Must be a self-starter who works well in a fast-paced, dynamic, team-oriented and culturally diverse environment; • Must be perceptive and patient, with strong people skills and a willingness to assist others; • Demonstrated ability to build rapport in developing meaningful relationships with students • Ability to demonstrate ownership, accountability, and teamwork; • Ability to focus on results and to commit to excellence; • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Physical Elements: • Extended standing is required due to proctoring exams • May be susceptible to eyestrain, back discomfort, and hand/wrist problems due to long periods working on a computer; • Occasional stress may occur from volume and deadlines; • Demands normal manual dexterity and visual and auditory acuity; • Must be mobile throughout the campus; • May be some walking, standing, bending or carrying light items.
About Harris-Stowe State University
Harris Stowe State University is a coeducational municipal university centrally located in St. Louis. MO. There are three divisions. The college division provides a program of instruction leading to the degree of B.A. in education. The junior college division offers two-year courses in general, professional, and pre-professional training for residents of St. Louis. The University hosts collaborative graduate degree programs with Maryville University, the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Webster University. The University continues to expand, adding new campuses and buildings as part of its 21st-century initiative to offer opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking a variety of degrees.