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Visiting Lecturer II - Early Childhood Education - req# 12106

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 2/28/2020
Job Reference #: 12106
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Visiting Lecturer II - Early Childhood Education

Posting Numberreq12106
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeVisiting
Hiring DepartmentGallup Branch
Academic LocationGallup Branch
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

PLEASE NOTE: This position is for the UNM Gallup Branch,located in Gallup, NM, approximately 138 miles west of Albuquerque, NM

UNM Gallup is one of four branchcommunity colleges of the University and serves approximately 2,000 students.Located near the Navajo, Zuni, and Hopi Reservations, this campus has one ofthe largest percentage Native American student body of any public universitycampus in the world. UNM Gallup is fully accredited by the Higher LearningCommission, offering Associate degrees and Career Technical certificateprograms, adult basic education (ABE and GED), workforce training, and personalenrichment courses. There are approximately 57 part-time and 54 full-timefaculty members.

The University of NewMexico Gallup Branch, Education, Health & Human Services Division invitesapplications for a Visiting Lecturer II position in Early Childhood Education to begin in Fall 2020semester. This is a temporary faculty appointment which may be renewed for oneor more additional periods up to a maximum of three years subject to the needsof the department. Applicants must be prepared to teach the equivalent offifteen (15) credit hours per semester in their area of education. Facultyduties include development and evaluation of curricula, experience or theability to develop and implement technology in instruction, includinginstruction of on-line courses, maintaining scheduled office hours, attendanceat faculty meetings, participation in campus committees and performance ofother duties consistent with the role of a community college faculty member.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in area of Education
  • Three years of experience teaching in early childhood or elementary education or related experience with young children

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD or EdD in early childhood or related field
  • Ability to develop and implement technology in instruction
  • Experience teaching adults at the college level
  • Experience teaching high school students in college dual-enrollment program
  • Ability to work with groups in a collaborative atmosphere
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

To apply, please attach the following required materials to your online application in UNMJobs at 1.) Curriculum Vitae 2.) Transcript(s) sufficient to assess minimum qualifications 3.) Cover Letter 4.) Three (3) professional references who can speak directly to your relevant knowledge, skills and experience 5.) Teaching Philosophy.SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Finalist selected for campus/video interview will be asked to give a 20 minute teaching demonstration on an early childhood topic of his or her choice.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.

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 ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 3/2/2020. This position will remain open until filled.

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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