Mathematics Instructor

Chemeketa Community College   Salem, OR   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 14, 2024
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Mathematics Instructor

SALARY $61,229.00 Annually

LOCATION. Salem Campus. Salem, OR

JOB TYPE. Faculty

JOB NUMBER. P35130-2

DIVISION. 523930 Academic Affairs

OPENING DATE. 03/13/2024

CLOSING DATE. 4/4/2024 11:59 PM Pacific


This is a full-time faculty position in Mathematics at Chemeketa Community College. Expertise and experience in Statistics and Data Science are highly desired. Responsibilities of this position include teaching developmental as well as college-level mathematics courses, service on departmental and college-wide committees, curriculum development, student advising, evaluation of instructional materials, use of technology and participation in college activities.

Chemeketa is a proud Hispanic-Serving Institution that aspires to be an inclusive environment where we honor and value the unique contributions of our diverse students, employees, and community. We seek to foster cultural competence and pursue equitable solutions that support all students in achieving their educational goals. If you are interested in joining the work of the college to pursue a supportive and inclusive culture, we encourage you to apply.

When applying for this position, you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy Statement
  • Unofficial Transcripts - An electronic copy of your academic transcript(s) from an accredited institution which clearly indicate the degree awarded, and any other applicable information, must be attached with your application if you would like it considered as part of your eligibility for the position. Any applicants who earned academic credentials from outside of the United States and wish to use those credits for consideration must also upload an evaluation of college credit earned at the non-U.S. institution.


Instructional Program Responsibilities

  • Participates in curriculum development; recommends course outline revisions
  • Recommends textbooks and other instructional materials and equipment; recommends library and reference materials
  • Contributes suggestions for annual department budget
  • Keeps up to date on technological changes and developments in subject area
  • Attends staff meetings and participates in designated committee work; represents the department at pertinent meetings as required
  • Promotes positive image of college and college programs
  • Develops and maintains contacts with community and professional organizations
  • Functions as a life-long learner


  • Instructs mathematics classes utilizing knowledge of the discipline and teaching practice that facilitates student learning
  • Meets all scheduled and special classes-day, possible evening and week-ends
  • Teaches classes as assigned, following approved course outlines
  • Prepares and develops materials for assigned classes
  • Posts and maintains office hours
  • Provides students with course syllabi
  • Maintains records of grades and attendance; reports individual academic grades when required
  • Maintains college facilities and equipment
  • Delivers instruction in a variety of modalities to meet program and student needs including face-to-face, remote, hybrid, and/or online

Teaching and Learning Values

  • Creates a learning climate of mutual respect and fairness
  • Encourages creative and critical thinking
  • Engages participants in an active learning process
  • Facilitates learning that applies to and enriches lives
  • Encourages student responsibility for learning
  • Promotes learning as a lifelong process

Institutional Expectations:

  • Embraces diversity and actively collaborates effectively with a variety of students, staff and the public from diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds
  • Participates in recruitment and retention of students at an individual and institutional level in promotion of student success
  • Embraces, understands and uses appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions
  • Provides high quality, effective service to internal and external customers through continuous improvement and adoption of lean office practices


Your application will be scored based on the minimum qualifications, core competencies, and preferred qualifications. If you are unsure whether you meet all of the qualifications listed below, we encourage you to apply and address through your application materials all of the relevant education, transferable skills, and related experience that makes you a great candidate for this position. Please ensure you include all information on your application which you wish to be considered.

Minimum Qualifications

A Master's Degree from an accredited institution in Mathematics or Statistics
A Master's Degree from an accredited institution in a related field with at least 30
graduate-level credits in mathematics or Statistics

Core Competencies

  • Demonstrable experience providing culturally responsive instruction
  • Bicultural/multicultural skills sufficient to select appropriate behaviors, values and attitudes within different cultures during interactions with others

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience and/or work experience in Statistics or Data Science
  • Experience in or ability to demonstrate effective mathematics instruction
  • Broad range of coursework topics in math at the graduate level
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in working with adult, non-traditional and underrepresented learners in both developmental and transfer courses
  • Experience with or a demonstrated understanding of various instructional methods
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in innovative teaching practices and student engagement
  • Experience integrating emerging technology into teaching and learning
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in projects and initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience in community, state or national professional communities
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)


To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at


  • This is a 100%, 10-month (172 Duty Day) faculty assignment of the F9 band and grade
  • All positions at Chemeketa are required to be available for work onsite as requested by the college.
  • Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include evenings and/or weekends
  • This position may require the use of your personal vehicle for transportation between campus locations
  • If requested, you must supply official transcripts within 30-days of hire
  • Employees must maintain Oregon, Washington or Idaho residency as a condition of employment.
  • Successful applicants for designated positions must successfully pass a background inquiry, which may include criminal, driving, credit and full background checks. Only information relevant to the position will be considered. An individual with negative information on their background inquiry will not necessarily be denied employment. 
  • Providing false information will result in rejection of an application, employment offer or dismissal


Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Even though weight lifted may be negligible, it may be rated light work if frequent walking and/or standing is required.


Applicants are eligible to use Veterans' Preference when applying with Chemeketa Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.

For information regarding Veterans' Preference qualifications, visit


  • One of the following:
  • MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) -OR-
  • Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension -OR-
  • Certification that discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate
  • In addition to one of the above documents, Disabled Veterans must alsosubmit one of the following:
  • A copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs -OR-
  • Certification that medical separation from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate.

You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at 

*Please Note: As part of the first round of screening, the committee will conduct an anonymous review of the application materials and will not be able to view any personally identifiable information. Please be sure that your application is complete and thoroughly depicts how you meet the minimum qualifications, core competencies and preferred qualifications.

Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Any applications which do not have the required documents attached will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Chemeketa makes employment decisions based solely on the candidate's demonstrated competencies as related to successful performance in the position.


Chemeketa Community College is considered a qualifying public employer for the purposes of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, full-time employees working at the College may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan. Questions regarding your loan eligibility should be directed to your loan servicer or to the US Department of Education.


Chemeketa Community College prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the following:

Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Marital Status, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, Age, Gender, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Pregnancy, Whistleblowing, Genetic Information, Domestic Abuse Victim, Expunged Juvenile Record, Injured Workers, Protected Hairstyle (CROWN Act), Political Affiliation or Belief, Tobacco Use During Work Hours, Victims of Domestic Violence (Sexual Assault, Stalking, and/or Harassment)

Or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law in any area, activity or operation of the College. The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under federal, state or local laws.

Under College policies, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and participation in the College’s programs, services, and activities will be extended to all persons, and the College will promote equal opportunity and treatment through application of its policies and other College efforts designed for that purpose. All persons having questions or concerns related to Equal Employment Opportunity or Affirmative Action should contact the Affirmative Action Officer at 503.399.2537, 4000 Lancaster Dr. NE, Salem OR 97305.

Persons having questions or concerns about Title IX, which includes gender based discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, interpersonal violence, and stalking, contact the Title IX coordinator at 503-584-7323, 4000 Lancaster Dr. NE, Salem, OR 97305, or Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), 810 3rd Avenue #750, Seattle, WA 98104, 206.607.1600. To request this publication in an alternative format, please call 503.399.5192.