Job Description

SIPI Adjunct Faculty - Advanced Technical Education

Posting Numberreq10155
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentProvost Office Staff (688A)
Academic LocationContinuing Education
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
Benefits EligibleAdjunct faculty may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits in some cases. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The University ofNew Mexico is seeking candidates for Temporary Part-Time Adjunct Faculty toteach General Education courses at the SouthwesternIndian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) during the fall 2019 and spring2020 trimesters. Located on Albuquerque’s Westside at 9169 Coors Blvd NW,SIPI is a National Indian Community College and Land Grant institution servingAmerican Indian and Alaskan Native students. The Southwestern IndianPolytechnic Institute prepares culturally diverse students as life-longlearners through partnerships with tribes, employers, and other organizations.SIPI establishes a strong educational foundation for student success.

The Mission of the SIPI Department of Advanced Technical Education (ATE) is to provide students with a comprehensive and up-to-date technical and scientific education in their program areas. This education is based on a rigorous general education component that allows our graduates to transfer to four-year baccalaureate programs and/or enter the workforce. The ATE Program supports students through their crucial first two years of college, providing them with both the necessary academics and the student success skills they will need to complete a four year degree. The department also supports efforts to enrich and increase academic partnerships with colleges and the community.

We are currently recruiting for Adjunct Faculty to teach courses in Vision Care Technology, Culinary Arts and Nutrition, Pre-Engineering, Electronics Technology, Geospatial Information Technology, Natural Resources Management, Environmental Science and Network Management. More detailed course information can be found in the SIPICatalog.

These positions involve:

  • Developing and conducting classroom activities, including lectures, audio-visual materials, group discussions, laboratory assignments, and other educational practices for the classroom.
  • Developing lesson plans and other guides required to meet the goal of training and leading students in their field of academic study.
  • Developing and implementing evaluation plans to demonstrate learning outcomes.
  • Assessment of student outcomes for courses and programs.
  • Maintaining statistical records/data of student proficiency and attendance and other records consistent with course objectives and college policies.
  • Adjunct Faculty are required to hold one office hour per course per week and may participate in departmental meetings.
  • A background security investigation and fingerprint check by the Bureau of Indian Education is required.

For Best Consideration

Pleaseapply by the following dates:
For fall 2019 Trimester apply by Aug 20, 2019
For spring 2020 Trimester apply by October 15, 2019


Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications to teach or develop courses in the field or sub-field for which you are applying are determine by Higher Learning Commission's accreditation requirements for faculty; must possess at minimum a:

  • Master's degree in the discipline or sub-field or
    • A Bachelor’s degree in culinary arts, visioncare technology, and geospatial information technology will meet the minimum degree criteria for these topics only
  • Two years' teaching experience at an undergraduate/post-secondary level in the subject to be taught

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel applications; ability to navigate online data management systems, including entering grades and attendance.
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

Application InstructionsTo apply please attach:Resume or CV and Cover LetterIf you are the successful candidate, you will be asked to provide Official Transcripts.Note that your Cover Letter must indicate which discipline(s) you are interested in teaching and how your education and experience satisfies the qualifications described above.These positions are located at the Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationThis posting will remain active until 8/20/2019. Anyone who applies for a position under this posting will automatically be considered for openings in subsequent semesters unless they indicate in their cover letter that they are not interested in teaching in specific semesters.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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