Sociology Faculty Job at Morgan Community College, Fort Morgan, CO

  • Morgan Community College
  • Fort Morgan, CO

Job Description

Position #: 300680

Employment Specifics: F ull-Time Faculty (167 days), 1.0 FTE

Position Location: Fort Morgan, CO


The Sociology Faculty member will be a dynamic and engaging member of the MCC teaching faculty. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching, advising and outreach to the communities served by MCC. The instructional content assignment will focus on sociology and related fields such as history, geography, or political science. The 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 new faculty member will be creative and committed to teaching excellence with a passion for continuous improvement and assessment of student learning. The faculty member will promote the program and help to build enrollment with the help of marketing and recruitment personnel.

A variety of instructional delivery modalities (synchronous, online, remote) will be utilized via WebEx/Zoom and a Learning Management System. The faculty member will also work with part-time instructors throughout the College's service area to provide mentoring activities and help with the implementation of assessment strategies. The faculty member may be asked to teach one course in the summer semester for additional remuneration. Teaching assignments may be scheduled at various times including evening and weekend offerings. The faculty member shall perform all duties while promoting opportunities for inclusion, expressing the valuing of differences, and regularly demonstrating the college's commitment to the Guiding Principles.

For information about MCC, see the college web site:


  • Master's degree in Sociology from an accredited institution.
  • Teaching experience in Sociology or related disciplines.
  • Strong technological skills and experience in using the MS Office suite.
  • Must be willing and able to travel as required by position needs.
  • Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends as necessitated by course schedules.


  • Master's degree in Sociology with 18 graduate credits in History, Geography, or Political Science from an accredited institution.
  • Two (2) years of full-time or four (4) years of part-time teaching experience in higher education.
  • Experience with distance education.
  • Demonstrated success in working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Anticipated Start Date: August 2024

Salary and Benefits:

$55,100-$68,900 based on education, skills, and experience. Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance, LTD & benefit package including tuition reimbursement 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 June 15, 2024 . Position will remain open until filled. All applicants must use the following link to apply: . All required documents shall be uploaded using this link.

Complete application packets include:

  • Letter of Interest responding to the position description and required qualifications
  • Complete and current resume
  • MCC Employment Application:
  • 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 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 transferable courses and career & technical education culminating in a variety of certificate, associate, and baccalaureate degree programs through traditional, innovative, and non-traditional delivery methods in an 11,500 square mile regional area of 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; proximity to major metropolitan areas; 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: .

Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986:

Morgan Community College complies with the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of1986. 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:

Director of Human Resources

920 Barlow Road

Fort Morgan, CO 80701

(970) 542-3129

Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Gary Dukes Vice President of Student Services

920 Barlow Road

Fort Morgan, CO 80701

(970) 542-3111

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 Policy 19-60. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected class or category under applicable local, state or federal law in connection with 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: 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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