Inver Hills Community College invites applicants for a temporary part-time (66%) instructor to teach in and develop the College's new interdisciplinary Social Justice Certificate and AA with Emphasis. The candidate would teach Introduction to Social Justice and Social Justice in Action, with release time to build the Social Justice program.
The successful candidate should have a master's degree (PHD preferred) in a field related to social justice, community based learning experience, a strong student focus, and comfort with both classroom and online instruction, as delivery mode will be based on current CDC, MDH, and Minnesota State limitations/restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic.
The college is committed to reflecting a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among its administrators, faculty, and staff.
Master's degree in a field related to social justice or a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits (27 graduate quarter credits) in topics related to social justice.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Founded in 1970, Inver Hills is a comprehensive community college offering 40 program options and degrees including the Associate in Arts (A.A.), a liberal arts education degree that leads to transfer to four-year colleges; the Associate in Fine Art (A.F.A.) degree in studio arts; and the career-related Associate in Science (A.S.) and Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees in leading occupational areas such as nursing, paralegal, computer networking, law enforcement, human services, business, emergency medical services, teacher education, and more.
Located 10 minutes from downtown St. Paul, scenic Inver Hills Community College serves over 9000 credit students annually. Many Inver Hills students are first generation. The student of color population has increased from 28 to 33% in the last four years. 30 percent of students are low income and eligible for Pell grants. Inver Hills strives to reflect a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds among administrators, faculty and staff. Inver Hills is committed to quality improvement, Learning Communities, campus-wide assessment, innovative instruction, integrating technology in instruction, collaboration with Pre-K-12 for college readiness and access, and civic engagement.
The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Medical and dental insurance (https://mn.gov/mmb/segip/)
Employer paid life insurance
Pre-tax flexible spending accounts
Retirement plan (Teacher's Retirement Association or Individual Retirement Account Plan)
Personal and sick leave
Desired Start Date: 08/23/2021
Internal Number: 1621
About Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College endeavors to serve students within nearby communities, as well as those coming from countries around the world. The majority of students work toward degrees and diplomas in a variety of programs to prepare them for employment. However, the college is also proud of its general education department, whose courses are part of the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum. As members of a student-centered organization, all employees, faculty members and administrators are focused on ways to continuously improve student learning within the college's mission. Along the way, DCTC has become a leader in delivering sustainable technologies, service-learning opportunities, and community engagement into the curricula of most programs.