Position title
Faculty - Economics (164-Day)

Summary of Position

Red Rocks Community College seeks applications for a full-time faculty position to join our Economics Department. This is a full-time, 164-day academic year appointment that is focused around the 16.5-week Fall semester (August to December) and 16.5-week Spring semesters (January to May). This position begins in August 2024, but an earlier start is negotiable. The successful candidate will fulfill the teaching, professional development, and service obligations of full-time faculty in the Economics departments at the College in accordance with the philosophy, policies, and procedures of the Colorado Community College System and Red Rocks Community College. A faculty assignment is comprised of two parts, one being the predominant duties as a teacher, which may include program coordination/development and the other is professional development and service obligations.

Essential Responsibilities

Instruction: Teach day, evening, or weekend courses and/or teach in any modality including in-person classroom-based courses, hybrid, remote, hyflex, concurrent, or online, ensuring that all courses meet the approved course outcomes and outlines. Instruction duties and responsibilities center on teaching excellence, which can include:

  • Learning and applying culturally responsive education and inclusive learning environments into classroom instruction and curriculum.
  • Demonstrating equity and inclusion skills that are measurable, student-focused, and support equity in achieving learning outcomes.
  • Active student engagement that empowers learners to think critically and achieve academic, professional, and personal goals.
  • Robust instructional content that is thought-provoking, current, and relevant.
  • Meaningful assessment and timely feedback related to student progress in achieving learning outcomes.
  • Continuous improvement of teaching and learning through evidence-based practices, reflection, innovation, and collaboration; and other College priorities.

Service: Service includes fulfilling the mission and goals of the College outside of the classroom. These may include but are not limited to:

  • Departmental service, including curriculum coordination and development.
  • Advising and outreach.
  • Administrative assignments and committee work at a campus- level, college, or System-wide.
  • Sponsoring and participating in student activities or community service events related to the College and tied to personal professional goals and job responsibilities.

Professional development activities are a part of service. Activities include:

  • Continuous improvement in teaching.
  • Best practices in higher education as related to college initiatives.
  • Maintaining expertise in the field.
  • Personal enrichment in higher education structure or leadership.
  • Professional Development: A commitment to ongoing professional development, including staying current with developments in the field, and participating in training opportunities, is important for maintaining excellence in teaching and mentoring.

Additional activities may include serving as the College representative on a local board or commission, making community or professional presentations, serving as a liaison to local schools, or serving as an elected or appointed member of local boards as a representative of the College.

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Job Location
13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO, 80228
Job Type
Employment Type
$57,400.00-$67,118.00 Per year
Date posted
April 3, 2024
Valid through
April 12, 2024
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Position: Faculty - Economics (164-Day)

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