Department Chair/Instructor - Science, Health, and PE

Department Chair/Instructor - Science, Health, and PE

Employer

Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with education and experience

Benefits

State benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Closes: Thursday, August 17, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, August 14, 2017

Expected Work Hours

39 hours per week, M-F

Reports to

Dean - Arts & Sciences

Employment Type

Full-time

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree plus 18 graduate hours in Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, or related science, or Health and/or PE; at least 3 years teaching in postsecondary education; and demonstrated proficiency in curriculum design, student advising, and program administration, and evaluation.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, or related science, or Health and/or PE; 3-5 years teaching in a community college setting; supervisory experience; and demonstrated proficiency in curriculum design, student advising, and program administration and evaluation.

Position Description

JOB SUMMARY The department chair serves as a link between faculty and administration and to exercise authority over and responsibility for the development and administration of the science, health, and PE department.       ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Work with the appropriate administrator in instructional matters. Be responsible for the quality of the courses - face-to-face, hybrid, and online - taught in the department and continuously evaluate for their improvement. Meet with students concerning problems they may be having with faculty or courses in the department; meet with direct reports concerning problems they may be having with students; ensure that all difficulties with students are documented in Maxient. Assist in building and maintaining high "esprit de corps" in the department and among the entire faculty. Be responsible for inventory, care, and maintenance of equipment and supplies specifically assigned to the curriculum. Be responsible for developing and monitoring the annual equipment, materials, travel, and supply budget for the department within the amount of money allocated to the school and to each department. Continuously evaluate textbooks and supplemental materials used in department courses. Assist in the development of the semester curriculum schedule as requested by the Dean and VP of Instruction. Assist in retention efforts and program review process. Meet with prospective students as requested. Develop and/or maintain a course syllabus for each course offered by the department. Assist the Dean and Vice President of Instruction in recruitment, selection, orientation, and evaluation of full and part-time departmental faculty. Conduct audits and classroom observations each semester; provide ongoing supervision of all full and part-time direct reports, including, but not limited to, daily class coverage at all campus locations; leave requests and records; and review of census and grade rosters. Order all textbooks for courses offered by the department. Turn in textbook orders to the bookstore according to established deadlines. After consulting with the appropriate departmental instructor, either approve or disapprove student requests for proficiency examinations. Serve on College committees as assigned. Advise students in the appropriate area.

How to Apply

To Apply for This Position: To be considered for this position, each candidate must submit a completed Edgecombe Community College Application for Employment and copies of transcripts, licenses, and certificates to: Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886 A separate application is required for each job posting. Applications may be obtained from the receptionist on campus in either Rocky Mount or Tarboro, mailed on request, or printed from our web site at www.edgecombe.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled but will be reviewed as they are received.

Job Post Contact

Susan Barkalow