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Instructor of History & Humanities

Colorado Northwestern Community College

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DEPARTMENT: Instruction / Arts & Sciences

REPORTS TO: Associate Dean of Instruction and Dean of Instruction, Rangely Campus


FLSA: Exempt ___X__ FACULTY__X (9 month)_


TRAVEL: Travel to our Craig Campus and other service locations may be required.

SALARY: $38,000.00 - $51,000.00 (Salary is commensurate with education and experience)

Excellent benefit package including retirement and health insurance is available.

SICK LEAVE: 10 hours per month PERSONAL LEAVE: 16 hours per academic year


Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) fosters educational excellence and student
success, prepares students for local and global citizenship, anticipates and responds to the needs of
surrounding communities, and contributes to evolving regional economic development. CNCC is a
small, rural community college located in Northwest Colorado with campuses located in Rangely, CO
and Craig, CO. CNCC offers an exceptional experience to employees with outdoor activities, wildlife,
and small rural communities.

The College has various unique programs including Aviation Technology (Flight), Aviation
Maintenance Technology, National Park Service Academy and the Paleontology Plan of Study. We also
offer great opportunities for our students in Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Services and
Automotive Technology. The college provides AA, AS, AAS, and certificate programs so students have
excellent choices in their degree plans.


Instruct 30 credits annually within at least one of the following disciplines: History, Arts and
Humanities, or Communications. Full-time faculty members are instructors and play a key role within
the classroom by inspiring academic excellence in students with a broad range of interests and
experiences. Faculty create a rewarding learning experience for students by engaging them, challenging
them, and supporting them. Faculty provide the resources for a quality learning experience for students
by ensuring coherence in the discipline, rigor in the content, and relevance and currency to the practice.
Full-time faculty contribute to a range of activities that support student learning outcomes, program
quality, and discipline integrity, all of which focus on student learning and retention. Faculty work with
other departments including instructional technology, student services, library, marketing, and others.
Unless otherwise specified, faculty are placed on a nine-month contract for the academic year.


  • Plans, designs, and provides 15 credits per semester (30 credits per annum), or equivalent as
scheduled by the Associate Dean and Dean of Instruction (Rangely campus) which reflect an
understanding of the programs philosophy, objectives, and curriculum.



  • Evaluates student achievement of curricular objectives and outcomes related to History, Arts and
Humanities, and Communication disciplines.
  • Promotes equitable and inclusive classrooms that lead to student success and retention.
  • Creates a safe space for interaction and students participation in class and discuss different
opinions on a given topic.
  • Provide instruction in a variety of instructional modalities (in-person, online, and hybrid) to both
campuses and concurrent partners.
  • Holds regular and weekly office hours to provide individual instruction to students.
  • Creates and maintains a weekly schedule of classes, office hours, and other meetings in
Microsoft Outlook to aid in scheduling of meetings with college administration and staff.
  • Assists in curriculum design, implementation, and assessment of learning outcomes each
  • Participates in regular professional development activities as offered by the Department of
Arts and Sciences, and the college.
  • Participates in advising and guidance of the students.
  • Assists in the development, evaluation, and revision of student admission, progression, retention,
and graduation policies within the policies of the institution.
  • Contributes to program, departments, campus and college activities and initiatives including

taking part in program and department faculty meetings and serving on committees and
participating in college functions.

  • Participates in graduation, honors, pinning, and graduation ceremonies.
  • Participates in recruiting and interview activities.
  • Develops and maintains education agreements.
  • Assists with program review.
  • Assists with developing course schedules each term with the Associate Dean and Dean of
Instruction (Rangely campus)
  • Assists with scheduling and conducting advisory and other required conference meetings.
  • Adheres to CNCC, CCCS, State, and Federal policies relating to the job.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This job requires any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and/or
experience as indicated below:

1. Education and Training:
Minimum or Required:

  • Masters degree (MA or MFA) within one required discipline, and 18 or more graduate
hours applicable to at least one other required discipline
  • One to three years of college-level teaching experience in a variety of instructional
modalities (in-person, online, and hybrid).
  • One to three years of post-secondary teaching experience in a variety of instructional
modalities (in-person, online, and hybrid).


  • More than three years of college-level teaching experience in a variety of instructional
modalities (in-person, online, and hybrid).



  • More than three years of post-secondary teaching experience in a variety of
instructional modalities (in-person, online, and hybrid) Doctorate within one required
discipline, and 18 or more graduate hours applicable to at least one other required

2. Equipment Skills:

  • Various equipment to do with field of study
  • Microsoft Office Suite (specifically Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook)
  • IP Telephone/voice mail
  • Copier/Fax Machine
3. Other Qualifications:
  • Experience using Desire-2-Learn (Brightspace) learning management system, or other
  • Familiarity with Navigate or other student intervention applications
  • Familiarity with Promethean or other interactive displays
  • Proficiency with WebEx, Zoom, or other web conference applications


All interested and qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and three letters of
recommendation, along with a completed Colorado Northwestern Community College application for
exempt employment to the Department of Human Resources.

Colorado Northwestern Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Colorado Northwestern Community College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment
including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and
Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120.

The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic
origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information,
gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and
activities. Colorado Northwestern Community College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack
of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education
programs. The College has designated Jennifer Rea, Associate Director of Campus Life, as its Title
IX/EO Coordinator and David Hardman, Vice President of Student Services, as its Interim ADA/Section
504/Title II with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance
procedures. If you have any questions regarding Title IX/EO please contact Jennifer Rea, at (970) 675-
3229 or jennifer.rea@cncc.edu and for questions regarding ADA/Section 504/Title II please contact
David Hardman at 970-675-3215 or david.hardman@cncc.edu. Reasonable accommodations are
available. To request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Angela Miller, Human Resource
Manager, at 970.675.3235 or angela.miller@cncc.edu.

You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal
Office Building, 1244 North Speer Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone (303) 844-3417.


Title IX/EO Coordinator
Name: Jennifer Rea
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, CO 81648
Phone: 970.675.3229

Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Name: Angela Miller
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive Rangely, CO 81648
Phone: 970.675.3235

Deputy EO Coordinator
Name: Angela Miller
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive Rangely, CO 81648
Phone: 970.675.3235

Interim ADA/Section 504/Title II Coordinator
Name: David Hardman
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely CO 81648
Phone: 970.675.3215

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