North Short Community College Adjunct Faculty, Mathematics Literacy (Gateway to College program), Spring 2019 in Danvers, Massachusetts

Adjunct Faculty, Mathematics Literacy (Gateway to College program), Spring 2019


Department:Division of Career and Technical Education and Business

Locations:Danvers, MA

Posted:Dec 6, 2018

Closes:Jan 6, 2019 - 11:59 PM EST

Type:PT No Benefits


About North Shore Community College:

NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Job Description:

The Mathematics Department, Division of STEM and Education, invites applications for the following anticipated adjunct faculty vacancy for the Spring 2019 semester:

MAT 110 - Mathematics Literacy (Gateway to College)

Location: Danvers Campus

Schedule: Day schedule, 12:30pm-2:45pm on Mondays and Wednesdays

This course is designed to develop mathematics literacy skills that are required in non-STEM pathways. Topics include solving relevant real world problems using equations, graphs, proportions, algebraic concepts, finance, and linear functions. Use of technology is integrated throughout the course. Successful completion of this course with a grade of C or better satisfies math prerequisites for MAT 14X courses. Fulfills liberal arts and open elective. Does not fulfill college level math elective (MAT 140 or higher).

Please refer to the Find Courses link on theCollege websitefor additional course descriptions.

About the the Gateway to College program:

The Gateway to College program at North Shore Community College serves young people at risk of not completing high school or who have stopped attending school. The program gives students the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while transitioning to a college campus and earning college credit. Students succeed in an educational setting with the support of the program's caring team of instructors and student support specialists who each possess experience and commitment to underserved youth. In their first year, students take classes in a learning community as the foundation for their matriculation into college-level coursework. The Gateway program is changing lives and supporting young people to reinvent themselves and their futures. More information is available

The Gateway to College program at North Shore Community College is part of a nationwide network of college partners implementing Gateway to College. More information about Gateway to College is available at:


  • A Master's degree in mathematics or in a related field with significant graduate coursework in mathematics is required.

  • Teaching experience in higher education and/or at the community college level is preferred.

  • Experience teaching online/hybrid and/or embedding the use of technology into the curriculum is preferred.

  • A commitment to and experience working with a diverse population of high school and college students is also required.

  • Commitment to teaching students who may be underprepared or who come from at risk environments and struggle with academic success.

  • Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.

Gateway to College seeks quality instructors, who strive for excellence and are dedicated to student centered teaching and learning. GtC instructors demonstrate a commitment to the mission and philosophy of North Shore Community College and to the Essential Elements of Gateway to College: innovative teaching and learning, holistic student support, intentional collaboration, and continuous improvement.

Additional Information:

Adjunct salaries are dependent upon the number of credit hours. Effective January 15, 2019, the salary will be $1,104 per credit for first time faculty. This is a non-benefited, MCCC position.

North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates should submit a CV/resume along with a cover letter addressing how your experience illustrates a commitment to working with a diverse student body of learners as well as your availability to teach day classes.

Candidates selected for interviews will be required to bring an unofficial academic transcript to the interview.

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