Morgan Community College
  • Fort Morgan, CO, USA
  • Based on education, skills and experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Benefits include health, life, dental insurance, LTD & benefit package in accordance with Colorado Community College and Occupational Education System policies. No relocation assistance is provided.


Position Location:  Fort Morgan, CO

Employment Specifics:  Full Time Faculty (167 days) 1.0 FTE

Position Description:  

The faculty member will be responsible for teaching, recruiting, advising and outreach to the communities served by MCC. Instructional content assignment will focus on Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication and related communications fields. Faculty member is responsible for using teaching methods and media designed to reach students of varying educational and experiential backgrounds to allow each student the opportunity to master the objectives of the course. The faculty member will also work with part-time faculty throughout the College's service area to provide mentoring activities and help with the implementation of assessment strategies. Teaching assignments may be comprised of alternative delivery settings which include synchronous, on-line, evening and weekend offerings. Teaching assignments may include travel to regional area high schools to offer college courses to concurrent enrollment students.  A commitment to experiential education to inspire student engagement and success is expected. The Communications Faculty exemplifies the college's guiding principles of integrity, respect, open and honest communication, and collaboration, and serves as a vital member of the college's faculty team. 

For information about MCC, see the college web site: www.morgancc.edu 

Required Qualifications:  

  • Master's degree in Communications from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of two (2) years full-time or four (4) years of part-time teaching experience in Communications or related disciplines.
  • Strong technological skills and experience in using MS Office suite.
  • Must be willing and able to travel as required by position needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Communications with 18 graduate credits in English from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Full-time or part-time teaching experience in higher education.
  • Demonstrated success in working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience with distance education.

Anticipated Start Date:  August 17, 2020                                           

Salary: Based on education, skills and experience.  Benefits include health, life, dental insurance, LTD & benefit package in accordance with Colorado Community College and Occupational Education System policies.  No relocation assistance is provided. 

Application Procedures:  

Review of applications is ongoing. For maximum consideration, application packet must be received by 02/28/2020 All applicants must use the following link to apply:  https://morgancc.applicantpro.com/.  All required documents shall be uploaded using this link.   Complete application packets include:

  • Cover Letter responding to the position description and required qualifications
  • Complete and current resume
  • MCC Employment Application: https://morgancc.applicantpro.com/
  • Academic Transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable during the application process)
  • Names and contact information of three recent job-related references who can address your expertise and background for this position

Incomplete application packets may not be considered.

Selection Procedure:  

Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications as related to the duties and responsibilities of the position.  Final candidates will be invited to travel to the College, at their own expense, to interview with the Screening Committee and college officials.

About Morgan Community College (MCC):

MCC is one of 13 colleges comprising the Colorado Community College System (CCCS). The college has consistently been named a Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education in the past decade. 

MCC is located on I-76, 80 miles northeast of Denver and approximately 100 miles east of Rocky Mountain National Park. MCC provides high quality lower division transferable courses and occupational education culminating in a variety of certificate, associate, and baccalaureate degree programs through traditional, innovative, and non-traditional delivery methods to an 11,500 square mile service area in eastern Colorado.

The College serves this vast, rural, agricultural area from its main campus in Fort Morgan and through four regional locations in Bennett, Limon, Burlington and Wray.  These locations are 75 to 150 miles from the campus in Fort Morgan.

The College is seeking dynamic, creative individuals who are committed to the community college philosophy, student success, and public service. MCC seeks individuals looking for a rural or small community lifestyle, with excellent conditions for families; close proximity to a major metropolitan area; year-round recreation and natural beauty; and a dynamic, forward-looking workplace.

Guiding Principles:

MCC utilizes four guiding principles that are intended to guide its work, both internally and externally.  The guiding principles include (1) integrity, (2) respect, (3) open and honest communication, and (4) collaboration.  These guiding principles are a daily part of MCC's work, and candidates should be prepared to work by and contribute to the organization through these four guiding principles. 

Our Diverse Community:

MCC exists in and serves one of the most diverse communities in Colorado.  How the college serves the diverse community is an important reflection of MCC.  As an institution, MCC is dedicated to continually improve its respect of and service to the diverse community and is of the utmost importance to promoting educational opportunities for underrepresented students.  Applicants, if hired, should be prepared to participate in a workplace that promotes the equitable advancement of educational, social, financial, and other realms of our diverse communities and constituents. 

Background Check: 

Finalist must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check as a condition of hire. It is Morgan Community College's procedure to conduct pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable to the position, driving history, credit check, and FBI Fingerprinting. Employment offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report. 

Drug-Free Workplace: 

As a condition of employment, each employee shall agree to abide by MCC's Drug-Free Workplace Policy Statement. It is the policy of Morgan Community College that employees shall not engage in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance in the workplace by an employee is prohibited. Any employee who violates this policy will be subject to appropriate disciplinary actions, which may include termination. The policy in its entirety may be found on the MCC website: www.morgancc.edu

Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986: 

Morgan Community College complies with the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Individuals hired will be required to provide documents to show identity and authorization to work. The law applies to all persons hired.

Direct Deposit: 

State of Colorado fiscal rules require all new hires to be placed on the Direct Deposit Payroll Program.

Former Employees: 

Former employees of Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on the employment application. 

Affirmative Action: 

For information regarding civil rights compliance or grievance procedures contact:

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Officer; Title IX Coordinator: Julie Beydler Director of Human Resources 920 Barlow Road Fort Morgan, CO 80701 (970) 542-3129

Julie.Beydler@morgancc.edu

Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Susan Clough Vice President for Administration and Finance 920 Barlow Road Fort Morgan, CO 80701 (970) 542-3127

Susan.Clough@morgancc.edu

Individuals 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.

Qualified protected class Individuals are encouraged to apply.

Discrimination and Harassment: 

Morgan 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 or 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. Morgan 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 educational programs.

Crime Statistics / Clery Act: 

Morgan Community College publishes its Annual Campus Security Report in its entirety on the MCC website: www.morgancc.edu. The categories reported are: 1) Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter, 2) Forcible sex offenses including forcible rape, 3) Non-forcible sex offenses, 4) Robbery, 5) Aggravated assault, 6) Burglary, 7) Motor vehicle theft, 8) Arson, 9) Negligent manslaughter, 10) simple assault (pertaining to Hate Offenses), 11) Liquor law violations, 12) Drug law violations, and 13) Illegal weapons possessions. Upon request, an individual may receive a paper copy by addressing the request in writing to: Vice President of Student Services, Morgan Community College, 920 Barlow Road, Fort Morgan, CO 80701. 

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