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Title:

Instructor of Bands

Responsibilities:

  Under the general supervision of the Executive Vice President for College Affairs and Learning, teach instrumental music classes and applied lessons.  Direct the instrumental performance ensembles.  Actively recruit and advise students by providing a positive and encouraging environment for collegiate level learning.  Work collaboratively within the music department, fine arts division and the college, including service on various committees.
  • RECRUIT and advise students for collegiate level program, including visits to area high schools.
  • Recommend students for available scholarships.
  • Develop course syllabi and coordinate curriculum to facilitate transfer to Kansas Regent’s universities.
  • Direct instrumental ensembles, including but not limited to Wind Ensemble, Dodge City Symphony, Jazz Band, and various chamber groups.
  • Direct Pep Band at all home football and basketball games.
  • Teach music classes as assigned, including but not limited to Music Theory and Aural Skills and Sight Singing to music majors, and Understanding Music to non-music majors.
  • Teach applied instrumental music (private instrumental lessons) for individual DCCC students.
  • Organize and direct instrumental performance groups offered during athletic events, special college events, and community events, both on and off campus.
  • Propose, arrange, and facilitate DCCC sponsored instrumental music events within the community, area high schools, and on the DCCC campus.
  • Plan and organize program materials, personnel lists, etc., for Public Relations for each concert and/or performance. 
  • Participate in student jury examinations each semester.
  • Manage the instrumental music budget and participate in fundraising activities.
  • Prepare for classes; order music supplies; recommend purchase and supervise maintenance of instrument inventory; assist with instrumental music library.  Review, select, and order textbooks for course usage.
  • Maintain appropriate school and student records.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled and posted office hours.
  • Serve on college committees.
  • Serve as a resource person for students and for the community as needed.

Required qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Music or Music Education required; Doctorate preferred.
  • Teaching experience at the secondary, community college, or college level.
  • A valid Kansas driver’s license.

Preferred qualifications

  • Proven ability to develop and teach band and orchestral ensembles.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with department and division faculty, division coordinators, and supervising deans in the promotion and delivery of high quality collegiate education.
  • Ability to maintain teaching schedules, organize time, and execute duties in the delivery and support of high quality instruction.
  • Proven ability to work with diverse populations including traditional and non-traditional students.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Review schedule:

Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

For more information, contact:

Office of Human Resources
Dodge City Community College
2501 N. 14th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
Phone: 620/227-9201
Fax: 620/227-9345
email: hr@dc3.edu

Teaching


Title:

Agriculture/Animal Science/Agronomy Instructor

Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Vice President of Innovation & Workforce Development, this position is responsible for teaching agriculture, live animal and crop labs. Preparation, teaching and conducting courses as assigned; develop syllabi, facilitate student learning in classroom and lab setting, tutor and evaluate students.  Also responsible for recruiting students to the program throughout the year.  Faculty is expected to demonstrate and maintain competence throughout their employment at the college. 

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 18 hours in one or more areas of agriculture.
  • Proven ability to work with diverse populations including traditional and non-traditional students.
  •  “On-the-job” work experience in various agricultural enterprises.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in agriculture
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work with multi-media centers in classroom

Review Schedule:

Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

Salary is set per the Negotiated Agreement (170 day contract) with full fringe benefits package including KPERS retirement, health insurance, sick/personal leave, and 403(b) retirement plan.

For more information, contact:

Office of Human Resources
Dodge City Community College
2501 N. 14th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
Phone: 620/227-9201
Fax: 620/227-9345
email: hr@dc3.edu

Teaching


Title:

ESL Instructor - Part Time

Responsibilities:

Under the general direction of the Director of the Adult Learning Center the position will provide instruction, develop course syllabi, maintain required files for adults whose first language is not English. Part Time Position 12-15 hours a week. Evenings 5-7 PM.
  • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College  ~  To provide challenging and   diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and  learner-centered environment.
  • Provide instruction in Adult Basic Education and English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) using Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) competencies for adults whose first language is not English
  • Develop lesson plans and course syllabi that follow the PAM Model used in adult education
  • Assist in the enrollment of program participants during orientation times scheduled throughout the school year including pre-test administration and scoring
  • Maintain accurate participant files and data for federal and state reporting purposes including program participant goals, citizenship, employment goals, technology gains, post-secondary education goals, and educational gains
  • Counsel participants on a regular basis to maintain student goal sheets
  • Work with transition specialist and campus personnel to move participants from the Adult Learning Center to the main Dodge City Community College campus as students
  • Report student hours in a timely manner to the data entry specialist
  • Attend periodic staff meetings and appropriate staff development activities
  • Obtain and maintain Kansas Adult Education Association credentialing through professional development (KAEA credentialing available upon employment)
  • Participate in student follow surveys and post-testing
  • Other duties as assigned

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Teaching experience in education, adult education, special education, developmental education or a related field
  • Willingness and availability to be CASAS (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System) certified – training opportunities are provided by KBOR and available upon employment
  • Available to teach evenings
  • Willingness to work with low-level learners
  • Ability to work patiently with adult students and those who do not speak English fluently
  • KAEA credentialing (available upon employment)
  • Must maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license
  • Proven ability to work with diverse populations including traditional and non-traditional students

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bilingual abilities in Spanish and English helpful

Review Schedule:

Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

For more information, contact:

Office of Human Resources
Dodge City Community College
2501 N. 14th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
Phone: 620/227-9201
Fax: 620/227-9345
email: hr@dc3.edu

Teaching


Title:

Instructor/Director of Teacher Education

Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Executive V.P. for College Affairs and Learning. Director of Teacher Education/Education Instructor will direct the teacher education program and teach an instructional load which will include day/night/weekend classes off/on campus, and possibly interactive television.  Engage in a variety of learning support and instructional/institutional practices, advising, and mentoring students to achieve best learning practices and outcomes for all students,
  • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College~“To provide challenging and diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and learner-centered environment”.
  • Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques and delivery methods, and remaining current on discipline specific and pedagogical issues.
  • Commit to familiarizing, implementing and utilizing current forms of technology both in instruction and when communicating with staff and students.
  • Faculty employment in accordance with current Negotiated Agreement.
  • Teach an instructional load which may consist of day and night classes, distance learning, mediated classes, and on and off campus classes. Course load is anticipated to include: Introduction to Education, Introduction to Education Practicum, Methods of Classroom Management, and Elementary School Music.
  • Direct the teacher education program including recruitment of students, development of partnerships with local school districts, and promote program articulation agreements with four-year institutions.
  • Recruit and advise students interested in teacher education and facilitate their transfer process.
  • Develop curriculum to meet Kansas licensure requirements.
  • Direct Future Teachers Academy.
  • Identify and coordinate adjunct faculty, clearly articulate program expectations, develop course syllabi, and create classroom materials.
  • Coordinate teacher education curriculum to ensure the seamless delivery of the program, assessment of student outcomes, and high academic standards.
  • Organize and oversee educational practicums in elementary and secondary education.
  • Create mechanisms to prepare DCCC students for entrance requirements at four-year universities including preparation for mandated assessments.
  • Create courses and workshops to meet the professional development needs of USD teachers.
  • Develop and monitor departmental budgets.
  • Participate in departmental and institutional committees.
  • Teach courses in related disciplines as qualified.
  • Work and interact effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administration and other diverse groups.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  • Masters of Science in Education or related field with teaching experience in public schools.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with individuals, groups and institutions.
  • Must maintain a valid Kansas drivers license.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of current Kansas Teacher Training guidelines and policies for teacher certification.
  • Instructional experience in teacher education.
  • Computer skills and ability to use technology in the classroom.
  • Community college teaching experience.
  • Background in Music Education.

Review Schedule:

Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

Salary is set per the Negotiated Agreement (170 day contract) with full fringe benefits package including KPERS retirement, health insurance, sick/personal leave, and 403(b) retirement plan.

For more information, contact:

Office of Human Resources
Dodge City Community College
2501 N. 14th Avenue
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
Phone: 620/227-9201
Fax: 620/227-9345
email: hr@dc3.edu