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Instructor, Economics


Instructor, Economics

Instructor, Economics

Milwaukee Area Technical College
Milwaukee, WI 53203

Job details

Job Type

- Part-time

Milwaukee Area Technical College requires all new employees to have completed COVID-19 vaccinations and to provide proof of vaccination status or have submitted a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request within 45 days from the date of offer.

Candidates are required to submit copies of transcripts for all degrees obtained to be considered (unofficial transcripts are acceptable). Please make sure to carefully review requirements and submit a complete application describing your experience and providing all required documents to best assess your qualifications.

Develops and teaches concepts and strategies for a variety of courses. May require teaching courses at MATC campuses, business, community, other sites, and online during the day, evening, and/or weekend. Related duties include participation in department and advisory meetings, department and college functions, course and curriculum development in both traditional and non-traditional formats, online courses, staff development, conduct open labs (if/when necessary), student advising, student outcome assessment and quality review assessment and implementation, student organization involvement, recruitment and retention of students, and other duties as assigned**. Required to keep current with the latest trends and technologies in discipline.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Duties with a circle (·) before the number are essential functions as defined by Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


  • Prepare for and deliver instruction and perform teaching-related activities.

  • Manage the classroom/laboratory.

  • Develop curriculum and monitor and revise as appropriate to maintain course effectiveness; assist in program/department evaluation. **

  • Manage equipment, supplies and materials.

  • Assess student performance.

    Advise students on academic issues. **

  • Collaborate with advisory committee in program/department area. **

  • Attend departmental and institutional meetings. **

  • Promote the education/training program/department, participate in efforts to recruit and retain students, and participate in efforts to promote educational opportunities at MATC.

  • Support student organizations and activities. **

  • Develop relationships with business and industry. **

  • Complete program/department evaluation and follow-up.

  • Maintain certification, continue professional development and stay current in field.

    Other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Educational requirements:
    Must one of the following:

    • A Master's degree in Economics
    • A Master's degree including 18 graduate credits in economics course work that is:
      • From the Economics Department OR
      • From a closely related field defined as finance, banking, urban studies, economic history, political economy, industrial relations, business administration, economic geography, human resources management, and industrial sociology.
    Occupational experience:
    • A minimum of one (1) year teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
    • Knowledge or experience with engaged and service learning strongly preferred.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively through both oral and written means.
    • Must have knowledge of assessment of student academic achievement techniques.
    • Must meet State of Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) instruction https://systemattic.wtcsystem.edu/certification/default.htm
    • Must meet Higher Learning Commission (HLC) standards (if applicable).
    • Must be able to relate successfully with students and staff of diverse cultural, social and educational backgrounds.
    • Teaching – Must embrace and demonstrate the MATC Core Abilities and Standards of Teaching Excellence in development and delivery of instruction.

    MATC Core Abilities
    • Communicate effectively
    • Collaborate with others
    • Respect diversity
    • Demonstrate responsibility
    • Think critically and creatively
    • Utilize technology
    • Apply math and science
    • Demonstrate environmental responsibility
    • Embrace change
    Standards of Teaching Excellence
    • Understanding Students and Fostering Student Success
    • Classroom Management
    • Planning/Organization
    • Content Mastery and Currency
    • Teaching Methodology
    • Assessment of Student Learning
    • Professional Contributions
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds with or without accommodation
    • Ability to sit or stand for class duration with or without accommodation
    ESSENTIAL TECHNOLOGY:
    • Email - Experience with an Email system (GroupWise, Outlook, Gmail…)
    • Telephone - Experience with a voice mail system
    • Computer - Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
    SUPPORTIVE TECHNOLOGY:
    Experience with or willingness to learn the following supportive technologies:
    • Online Information Management Systems - Experience with INFOnline or other online information management systems used for student advising, student programs, grading, class schedules and rosters
    • Blackboard - Experience with Blackboard or other web-based course - management systems
    • Technology-based Instruction - Experience with technology-based instructional delivery systems including SMART symposium, interactive touch screen monitors, LCD projectors, DVD players and/or other classroom technology
    • Emerging Technologies - Experience with emerging technologies (eg. social networking applications)
    • (Optional) Distance Learning Instruction - Experience with on-line, two-way video, ITV, and other methods of distance learning instruction
    MATC is an AA/EEO employer and committed to workplace diversity.
    Excellence through cultural diversity, we strongly encourage people of all racial/ethnic backgrounds to apply.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    None


    Employee Benefits at a Glance - PART-TIME FACULTY/EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT

    HEALTH INSURANCE: MATC offers a choice between two medical insurance plans. See below for plan types:

    1- UMR High Level PPO
    2- UMR Low Level PPO

    Note: All medical plans include Prescription Drug benefits at no additional costs to employees.

    DENTAL INSURANCE: MATC offers a traditional group dental plan through Delta Dental.

    Annual maximum per covered person is $2,500; plan covers preventive, routine, restoration, and orthodontics for dependents up to age 19.

    GROUP TERM LIFE INSURANCE: MATC offers group life insurance benefits through Symetra Provident Insurance with active assignment and is fully paid for by the College. The amount of insurance is $15,000. The benefit is doubled in the event of accidental death.

    RETIREMENT BENEFITS: If you are employed for greater than 12 months and meet the minimum hours requirement for participation in the WRS pension system, you will be notified of your eligibility. The College currently pays the full cost of the employer contribution (6.75%), and the employee pays the full part of the employee contribution of 6.75% of salary. There is a five year vesting period requirement in order to qualify for any employer contributions made on the employee's behalf.

    FLEXIBLE SPENDING PLANS: MATC offers eligible employees the opportunity to participate in both Health Care and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts administered through UMR.

    SICK LEAVE BENEFITS: Sick leave is earned based on one times the weekly workload per semester. The maximum hours accumulation is 640 hours.

    VACATION BENEFITS: Vacation is earned based on the length of service and hours worked each pay period. (Not available for Instructors)

    PAID HOLIDAYS: MATC offers paid holidays based on position.

    MATC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution and complies with all requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act.


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