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Psychology Faculty

Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Psychology Faculty

Job ID: 317831
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Hiring Salary Range

$49,705-$98,243/annually DOE



Work Schedule

30 hours per week; some evenings and weekends may be required

Work Calendar

9 Months

Maricopa Summary

Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us

  • Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
  • Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
  • One of the largest community college systems in the country
  • 2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
  • Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
  • 2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers

    Campus Statement

    Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is proud to be the only two-year public higher education institution located on Native American land. As one of the 10 Maricopa Community Colleges, SCC currently serves more than 9,000 full and part-time students each semester from its surrounding communities, including the cities of Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, Phoenix, and the Salt River Pima - Maricopa Indian Community.

    We are seeking to attract academically and culturally diverse staff and faculty who possess a strong commitment to teaching, learning, and student success. We encourage all in our college community to contribute to and shape the direction of SCC's social justice, inclusivity, and equity strategies.

    At SCC we are proud of our reputation as an innovative college that is focused on student success. Come join us in our desire to improve the quality of life in our communities by providing challenging, supportive, and engaging learning experiences.


    We are committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community Benefits & Perks Options
    • Paid observed federal holidays
    • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
    • Paid sick, and personal time (if applicable)
    • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
    • Teladoc: Reach a doctor 24/7
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
    • Employee assistance program (EAP)
    • Professional Growth funding (if applicable)
    • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
    • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
    • Employee recognition opportunities among other perks.

    • Job Summary

      Scottsdale Community College (SCC) is seeking a full-time Psychology Faculty within the Behavioral Sciences Department to start August 2023. The department is seeking a residential faculty member with expertise in two or more of the following areas: Statistics, Cultural Psychology, and Introduction to Psychology. We encourage faculty to share our commitment to serving a diverse student body. We expect all members of the department to contribute to the success of our program by being actively engaged in departmental, division, and collegewide work. Opportunities to teach other undergraduate Psychology courses such as Social Psychology and Development Psychology may be available.

      To best serve the students, department, and college, this position requires a physical presence on campus, with the possibility of partial remote work depending on business needs.

      Please read the "How to Apply" section to avoid incomplete application materials.

      Essential Functions

      - Teaches a diverse population of students by incorporating multiple methods of instruction and assessment in a classroom and/or lab setting, online or hybrid, accelerated, and other alternative schedules and formats.

      - Develops written syllabi/course materials, evaluates student knowledge of subject matter taught and maintains course grades, prepares and grades exams and other assignments.

      - Maintains office hours to assist and advise students; develops and enhances knowledge of subject matter taught and individual teaching skills required to maintain current with new trends and developments in the field of Psychology through attendance at conferences, courses, seminars and/or workshops or through personal study and journal review.

      - Participates in developing new courses within the department and district; participates in Department, Campus and Districtwide committees and activities; participates in departmental activities; performs related duties commensurate to the level of the position.

      - Participates in course and college-wide learning outcome assessments.

      - Demonstrates the ability to work well and represent the role of faculty with a diverse population of administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the public.

      Minimum Qualifications

      The Academic Teaching Fields require the following from an accredited college or university:

      1. A master's degree in the teaching field of Psychology, or a master's in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field of Psychology

      2. EDU 250 - Teaching and Learning in the Community College -- or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire

      Desired Qualifications
      A. A doctorate or M.S./M.A. in PsychologyB. Teaching experience or evidence of sufficient preparation to teach Psychology StatisticsC. Teaching experience or evidence of sufficient preparation to teach one or more of the following courses at the undergraduate level: Introduction to Psychology, Cultural Psychology, or Social Psychology.D. Experience using assessment strategies at the institutional and classroom levels to enhance student learning and to improve instruction.E. Experience using innovative teaching techniques in the classroom and evidence of how it positively impacted student success.F. Experience facilitating the success of individuals of diverse abilities and backgrounds, particularly those from under-represented populations.

      Special Working Conditions
      • Travel to campus during the interview/selection process will be at the candidate's own expense.
      • Will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD locations.
      • May be required to work evenings and weekends.
      • May require prolonged periods of sitting and viewing a computer screen.
      • May be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs.
      • This position requires a physical presence on campus with possible partial remote work depending on business needs to best serve the students, department and college.
        • This position is scheduled to start August 2023.

          How to Apply

          Applicants are required to submit unofficial transcripts, resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a cover letter showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be met at the time of the application. If your master's degree is not in the teaching field, then please list the 18 graduate semester hours completed in the teaching field in your application materials.

          MCCCD accepts unofficial transcripts for U.S. schools at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are submitted as an attachment to the application. Transcripts from non U.S. institutions must be translated and evaluated and provided with application material.

          Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.

          Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

          Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.
          • Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
          • Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
          • Part-Time employment (must include number of hours worked or load)
          • Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position held and name of employer for each position.
          • Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

            Posting Close Date

            Apply on or before January 15, 2023 to be considered.

            EEO Information

            Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

            Title IX

            Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

            The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link .

            Clery Act

            The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link

            To apply, visit


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