Overview

Mott Community College (Mott), in mid-Michigan, is widely known for its innovation and excellence, and has been recognized by the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program as one of the country’s Top 150 community colleges. This success is fostered by Mott’s mission to provide high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities in a multicultural community.

Mott is seeking candidates for a FT Philosophy Instructor to begin in the Fall of 2017. The faculty member will facilitate student learning and initiate and participate in efforts to consistently improve the level of student success. As a learning facilitator, the faculty member will consistently assess learning outcomes and their own teaching effectiveness.

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching courses in Philosophy adhering to the stated course objectives, content, and delivery.

For a more detailed job description and application instructions, please visit www.mott.jobs.

Mott Community College is located within the beautiful and thriving College/Cultural district which is home to a group of nationally-recognized cultural institutions in the fields of arts, sciences and humanities. While the Flint/Genesee County area remains at the center of the auto industry, it has developed into a college town with more than five higher learning institutions consisting of 34,000 students and numerous “top 10” degree programs. Ideally situated approximately 50 miles north of Detroit and at the crossroads of Interstate 75 north-south and Interstate 69 east-west, Mott is close to boating, hunting, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, golfing and many other kinds of outdoor recreational activities available within the Great Lakes state.

The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, national origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC-2030G), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024 . Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1024), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762.0373 . Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information; 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center (PCC-1130), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0191.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
1. Master’s degree in Philosophy, or master’s degree in related area with a minimum of 18 graduate hours of Philosophy coursework.
2. Post-secondary teaching experience in Philosophy.
3. Understanding of and commitment to community college teaching, mission and philosophy.
4. Innovative, flexible and positive teaching style and understanding the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.
5. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
6. Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts such as fractions percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
7. Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
8. Technology Skills: Ability to integrate computer applications into teaching.
9. Other Skills and Abilities: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program; ability to plan and implement lessons based on division and college objectives and the needs and abilities of students to whom assigned. Ability to establish and maintain collegial relationships with students, peers, staff, and administrators; skill in oral and written communication.

  • A foreign degree must be certified, at the candidate’s expense, by a professional evaluation service.