Faculty, Early Childhood Education

Faculty, Early Childhood Education

Employer

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

PHYSICAL ADDRESSES:

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360

(Located between Thomasville and Lexington off of Hwy 29/70)

Salary/Grade

$40,551-$51,909 (9-month academic year) based on candidate's experience, education, and state budget

Benefits

State of NC Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Closes: Sunday, March 18, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, August 6, 2018

Expected Work Hours

As required to meet the needs of the facility.

Reports to

Associate Dean, Arts, Science, and Education

Employment Type

Full-time 9-month Faculty

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree with at least 18 Graduate Hours in Education (Birth – 3rd grade Education).
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty and staff in promoting the program and recruiting future students
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with external partners
  • Teaching experience
  • Commitment to teaching and the learning success of students
  • Skill in the use of computers, MS Office, and commitment to use of technology in instruction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to the use of data in decision making
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Birth through Kindergarten licensure
  • Recent teaching experience in a community college setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to the use of innovative and creative teaching strategies
  • Experience with Moodle or other course management systems

Position Description

Davidson County Community College (DCCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The DCCC community is dedicated to providing students a high quality education designed to prepare them to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. To this end, DCCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. DCCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.
 
DCCC's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. Come join this dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

A full-time faculty position at Davidson County Community College is a nine-month contract. This position will begin in early August, 2018.  Faculty employed by the College are responsible for the following:
 
I.  Actively embracing the College mission, vision, and values by:
                1.  Promoting the College mission, values, and vision.
                2.  Becoming involved in the culture of the College.  That can be expressed in many ways.  Here are just a few examples: through attendance at planning and development sessions, becoming involved with student clubs or organizations, mentoring or advising students and/or newer or adjunct faculty, attendance at student- activity events (such as sports, International Night, etc.).
                3.  Demonstrating initiative, flexibility, and an openness to change.
                4.  Embracing innovation, and being open to risk-taking.
                5.  Maintaining professionalism in the DCCC community through an attitude of respect and collegiality.
                6.  Performing assigned tasks that support the mission and initiatives of the College.
                7.  Adhering to all College policies and processes. 
 
II.  Fostering student success through:

    1.  Teaching the course content to align with the course and program level outcomes using the assessment measures defined by the School. 

                2.  Fostering the classroom environment in a way that maintains respect for diversity among students, including learning styles, and honors the focus on student learning and equity. 
                3.  Ensuring that teaching strategies include active student engagement, timely and consistent feedback, and accurate up-to-date record keeping (attendance, grades in Moodle, Starfish, midterm, and final grade reporting, etc.).
                4.  Actively participating in completion initiatives. 
 
III.  Promoting effective teaching and learning through:
                1.  Teaching assigned courses at any and/or all of DCCC's service locations using the delivery method needed (on-line, hybrid, face-to-face, video-conferencing, etc.).  Teaching times include morning/day, evening, or weekend hours. 
                2.  Maintaining currency in both one's teaching discipline through reading, workshops, conferences, professional development, membership in relevant professional organizations, etc., and in the issues of higher education.
                3.   Developing course syllabi and providing appropriate documents for students. 
                4.  Exploring, assessing, and implementing appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning outcomes and promote student retention and progression. 
                5.  Understanding and using data-informed decision-making.
 
IV.  Demonstrating commitment to a relevant and rigorous curriculum by:
                1.  Participating in the evaluation of courses and programs.
                2.  Participating in discussions relevant to choosing textbooks and other instructional materials. 
                3.  Identifying and providing supporting resources through innovative use of the classroom and collaboration with support services on campus.
                4.  Obtaining and accurately reporting data needed to assess the College's efficacy in teaching and learning.
                5.  Engaging collaboratively with colleagues in assessing relevant course and program data, determining how courses and programs can be improved, implementing and evaluating resulting changes. 
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Master's Degree with at least 18 Graduate Hours in Education (Birth – 3rd grade Education).
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty and staff in promoting the program and recruiting future students
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with external partners
  • Teaching experience
  • Commitment to teaching and the learning success of students
  • Skill in the use of computers, MS Office, and commitment to use of technology in instruction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to the use of data in decision making
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
    • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
    • Collaborating and facilitating
    • Creating and innovating
    • Anticipating and responding to change
    • Providing vision and leadership
    • Assessment of student learning
    • Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models

Preferred:

  • Birth through Kindergarten licensure
  • Recent teaching experience in a community college setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to the use of innovative and creative teaching strategies
  • Experience with Moodle or other course management systems

ADA SUMMARY:

ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment in the collection, evaluation, and analysis of data, and student assessment, curriculum development, and program review.  Other requirements include ease of mobility in supervising students in classroom/lab settings, carrying supplies and other instructional materials, ability to move, climb, or crawl under equipment, use of keyboard, effective use of all forms of communication, and the ability to perform general teaching and office duties and travel to other campus locations.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.davidsonccc.edu

PO Box 1287
Lexington, NC 27293
336-224-4540

hr@davidsonccc.edu

Position #2018-00013
FACULTY, EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

How to Apply

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ON DCCC WEBSITE:     For complete job description and the electronic application, please go to the employment page of our website, http://www.davidsonccc.edu\Employment, click on Search Jobs Icon, then select position title TO SUBMIT THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION.  Note:  We do not accept resumes without the completed application.

Application Requirements:

1) Complete online application

2) Cover Letter, stating your qualifications related to (a) position responsibilities and qualifications and (b) College purpose, vision, and organizational competencies (a resume is NOT a cover letter)

3) Unofficial transcripts from a regionally accredited institution (uploaded with application, sent electronically, faxed or mailed.)   International transcripts must be evaluated by WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES (WES).   Official transcripts are required within 30 days of employment.

Job Post Contact

Eleanor Brewer,  Administrative Support Staff, Human Resources

Davidson County Community College

336-249-8186 ext. 6360

Fax:  336-249-1933

hr@davidsonccc.edu