Employment Opportunity

EO No: 2017-030

Position: Instructional Coordinator

12 Month N/5/D-N/8/D $17,643-$19,880PA                                                                                         


Position is eligible for extended benefits”                                    

Opening Date: February 8, 2017
Closing Date: Until filled  

Yap & FMI Campuses
P.O. Box 286
Colonia, Yap FM  96943                                      


Instructional Coordination:  Coordinate instructional programs, courses, workshops, and trainings for FSM FMI & Yap Campus; Ensure quality instruction takes place at both campuses through regular assessments each semester and report regularly to the Dean of Academic Programs and Director of Career and Technical Education; Coordinate with all faculty members at both campuses to conduct assessments each semester; Consult the FMI Campus Director regarding requirements and standards for the specialized fisheries and maritime programs offered; Supervise all instructional faculty (regular and adjunct faculty members) and LRC personnel; Conduct annual performance evaluations for all regular faculty members, and each semester for adjunct faculty members; Serve on the Curriculum and Assessment Committee (CAC) as well as other committees as may be assigned; Promote purposeful dialogue among both campuses faculty members and other faculty throughout the system; Collaborate and coordinate with campus Student Services staff, students, instructional and advising issues; Coordinate areas such as classroom management, curriculum development, and library services, Coordinate faculty professional development including; Attend relevant training courses, workshop, conferences and seminar. Coordinate required certification / recertification trainings for FSM FMI faculty; Work with faculty members at both campuses to develop annual performance based budgets; Assist in the recruitment of qualified instructional faculty and staff; Promote the college programs and services through recruitment efforts, media, and networks with agencies, organizations, and communities; Prepare and submits monthly and quarterly report to the Campus Dean; Perform other relevant duties as assigned. Program Development:  Develop credit and non-credit academic certificate or degree programs; develop and revise course outlines in all subject areas; develop non-credit training or workshops designed for the private and public sector and other members of the community; act as liaison between the Campus and the community with regard to programs, courses, workshops, and trainings; This position is supervised on a day-to-day basis by the FSM-FMI / Yap Campus Dean and co-supervised by the Dean of Academic Programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Education Administration, Curriculum Development or related field from a US accredited institution and two years of full time experience in program/curriculum development and/or teaching experience at college level. Foreign credentials must be equated to meet US standards in the field of work using World Education Services athttp://www.wes.org. Knowledge and experience with student learning outcomes and assessment. Must be proficient in computers. Must demonstrate successful supervisory and administrative experience in similar field of work. Provide proof of good oral and written communication skills. Demonstrate successful experience in grant/proposal writing for privately and publicly funded programs; educational administration. Two years’ experience working with ESL students in an academic setting is essential.  Demonstrate cultural sensitivity.


Applications are available at the College of Micronesia–FSM Human Resources Office, state campus sites or the college’s website at www.comfsm.fm.


Interested candidates must submit the following documents:

  1. A letter of interest addressing how the candidate’s professional qualification and experience match the minimum essential requirements of the position (not to exceed 3 pages);
  2. COM-FSM application form (http://www.comfsm.fm/jobs/HRdocs/employment08.pdf ); 
  3. A current resume which includes personal email address and cellular phone number;
  4. Copies of college transcripts for all degrees earned;
  5. A minimum of three professional reference letters under six months old; and
  6. Police clearance.


Documents are to be submitted electronically to hro@comfsm.fm (preferably as PDF attachments) or mailed to:

                                                Human Resources Office
College of Micronesia-FSM
P. O. Box 159
Pohnpei FM  96941

 (U.S Postal Service domestic rates apply in the Federated States of Micronesia.)

Applications will be accepted until sufficient pool is established followed by screening by the committee. Official and hard copies of college transcripts are require to be mailed directly from schools to HRO when a candidate is being considered.

The College reserves the right to request or require from any applicant additional documentation or certification in addition to the minimum requirements stated in this advertisement in order to be considered for this position. All persons applying must meet or exceed any additional qualifications required in the COM-FSM Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual.

The College of Micronesia–FSM is an equal opportunity employer.
FSM Citizens are encouraged to apply