Northern New Mexico College (NNMC) is a public two-year and four-year degree granting institution founded in 1909 by the New Mexico Constitution. NNMC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. NNMC operates from two campuses in Espanola and El Rito and serves an average of 1,000 students per semester. Applications are invited for a nine-month, non-tenure-track faculty position with a contract starting August 2017.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching cosmetology and barbering courses, maintaining State of New Mexico documents for licensure of students as well as practicing licensure for the cosmetology and barbering unit at Northern New Mexico College. Some of the other areas of responsibility include advising, scheduling classes, working on curriculum, assessment, recruitment and retention. The incumbent will be expected to participate in scholarly activities such as attending committee meetings and other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: a) license for a cosmetologist, b) license for a barber, and c) license to teach cosmetology and barbering (instructor’s license).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: a) Associates degree in cosmetology b) Associates degree in barbering c) certificate in cosmetology, d) certificate in barbering.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: The position requires lifting up to 20 pounds while frequently lifting up to 10 pounds. Instruction requires standing for long periods of time (up to 5 hours at a time). Exposure to chemicals and chemical smells occurs frequently.
SALARY: Based on credentials and experience.
While the position will remain open until filled, interested applicants are encouraged to submit a complete application by July 20, 2017.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: A complete application must include 1) a cover letter addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) unofficial transcripts, if applicable, 4) a statement addressing the candidate’s teaching philosophy and detailing experience with and expectations regarding the use of technology in teaching. 5) three letters of recommendation (two of which focus on the candidate’s teaching ability and/or potential, 6) names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three (3) professional references, and 7) copies of current licensure.
Required application materials should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews and official transcripts conferring preferred degree should be requested upon acceptance of the interview.
Northern New Mexico College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.