Chemistry Instructor

Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College

Job Description


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  • 403(b)
  • 457(b)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
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Position Details

Position Information


Classification Title
Chemistry Instructor

Working Title
Chemistry Instructor

Hire Types

Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs


2101 14th Street Cloquet, MN 55720


Full/Part Time
Part Time


Employment Condition

Work Shift
Day Shift

Work Schedule/Hours/Days

Posting Details
This position will teach primarily on campus with the possibility of some online courses. This position will follow the academic year. Minimum qualifications must be met by the date of hire. The below salary range is for initial placement only. If currently teaching within Minnesota State, current salary will remain the same.

Salary Minimum

Salary Maximum

Salary Type

Bargaining Unit/Plan
210, MSCF

Job Description
A Successful Candidate Will:
  • Teach a variety of college courses related to Chemistry.
  • Prepare lab materials necessary to conduct labs including set up and take down, ordering chemicals, and safely storing and disposing of chemicals as necessary.
  • Work with various grants to align curriculum with grant outcomes, recruit/mentor students, and possible new curriculum/program development.
  • Serve as a mentor for high school faculty teaching college courses as part of the College in the Schools Program.
  • Participate in institutional planning and student success initiatives.
  • Be able to teach using a variety of delivery methodologies ranging from in-person to online to hybrid/blended courses and including the use of learning management systems.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively in a multidimensional campus community, with a special focus on American Indian students as well as students with a broad range of skill levels.
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to supporting diverse students through instruction, active participation in campus activities, and other college and state system-level initiatives.

Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree with a major in chemistry or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credits (27 graduate quarter credits) in chemistry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Post-secondary or professional research experience.
  • Experience with following lab safety protocols including ordering, storing, and disposal of chemicals.
  • Experience recruiting and mentoring students interested in STEM fields.
  • Experience with working with grants and meeting grant outcomes and protocols.
  • Prior teaching experience in a tribal and/or two-year postsecondary institution.
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum development and assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a student population encompassing a broad range of skill levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, including committee work.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Online and hybrid/blended teaching experience, including the use of learning management systems and videoconferencing technology in the classroom.
Other Requirements
In accordance with the Minnesota State’s Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

The mission of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is to provide higher education opportunities for its communities in a welcoming, culturally diverse environment.
To achieve this mission we will:
  • Promote scholarship and academic excellence through transfer and career education, and provide access to higher education by offering developmental education.
  • Respectfully promote the language, culture, and history of the Anishinaabeg.
  • Provide programs which will celebrate the cultural diversity of our community and promote global understanding.
  • Promote a sense of personal respect and wellness.
  • Provide technological opportunities and experiences, preparing students for the future.
  • Provide programs and baccalaureate degrees that fulfill our commitment to American Indian communities, our land grant status, and the union of cultures.
Vision Statement
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College offers a postsecondary education to honor the past, for those living in the present and dreaming the future, through a spirit of respect, cooperation, and unity.
Core Values
During 2013 and 2014, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College identified five core values to be used as guiding principles on campus. Our core values are:
Respect: Manaaji’idiwin
Integrity: Gwayakwaadiziwin
Stewardship: Ganawenjigewin
Innovation: Maamamiikaajinendamowin
Compassion: Zhawenjigewin

Benefits Info
At Minnesota State we promote the ability for our employees to move within the Minnesota State system of Colleges and Universities, located throughout the State of MN. To learn more, please visit: Work at Minnesota State!
At Minnesota State, we have a GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! Our generous benefits include 11 paid Holidays, Vacation Time, Sick Time, six weeks of Paid Parental Leave, low cost medical and dental insurance with low deductibles, a Pension Plan, 457(b) and 403(b) retirement plans and other retirement investment options, pre-tax medical and dental expense (with roll-over option) and dependent care accounts, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, as well as professional development and a tuition waiver program for employees and their dependents, etc. We promote the health and well-being of our employees and take work/life balance seriously.
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Open Until Filled

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Special Instructions Summary
To be considered for the position, you must apply online at PeopleAdmin and attach the following: A cover letter outlining how you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, and CV or resume, and a copy of your transcript(s). Paper resumes will not be accepted. Questions about the position may be directed to Kelly McCalla, Vice President of Academic Affairs, at (218) 879-0878 or email

Posting Contact
LeAnn Ulvi -

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is a member of Minnesota State and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator committed to the principles of diversity. We actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

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