Full-time Instructor, Psychology (9-Month) PA# 631

Full-time Instructor, Psychology (9-Month) PA# 631

Employer

Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: 336-723-0371

Job Location

Main Campus

Salary/Grade

The salary range for this position is $4,687 to $5,007/month, based on experience and academic credentials

Benefits

Full-time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, October 2, 2017
Closes: Monday, October 16, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, January 2, 2017

Expected Work Hours

Regular

Employment Type

Full-time 9 Month Contract

Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform such essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. NOTE: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a United States Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACSCOC.
Education and/or Experience:
Required
• Master’s degree in psychology or Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in psychology.
• Successful teaching experience.
• Willingness to become acquainted with distance learning technologies.
• Willingness to travel as necessary to carry out instructional assignments.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred
• Successful teaching experience at the community college level.
• Ability to teach internet, on-line and interactive courses.
• Understand and be committed to the unique nature and role of the College.

Position Description

The Instructor, Psychology conducts college courses for undergraduate students. This position will assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the department chairperson and approved by the dean; facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful; adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensures that content covers SACS-approved competencies; order supplies and materials for labs supervised and prepare lab activities and assignments as needed; fulfill duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable; assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc.; compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable; evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Treat others respectfully, speak to others courteously, and behave in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial and professionally appropriate.
• Model an understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy and mission.
Teaching and Learning:
• Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the department chairperson and approved by the dean.
• Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful.
• Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensures that content covers SACS-approved competencies.
• Order supplies and materials for labs supervised and prepare lab activities and assignments as needed.
• Fulfill the duties of clinical or lab instructor in supervision of students as applicable.
• Assume responsibility for maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports, roll books, etc.
• Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments where applicable.
• Evaluate student performance using methods appropriate to the course.
Curriculum Development:
• Maintain, review and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary.
• Make recommendations to department chairperson for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities.
• Participate in departmental activities relative to revising and updating the program(s) in the area of expertise.
• Assist with the development of new programs in the area of expertise.
Advising:
• Provide assistance to advisees.
• Participate in department, division and college-wide advising activities.
• Learn and maintain proficiency with program requirements of assigned advisees.
• Use the computer and the college’s student information system to assist advisees.
• Follow up on all assigned advisees.
• Attend training sessions relative to advising.
Professional Development:
• Develop a professional development plan that is approved by the department chair and then the dean and participate in those activities that achieve approved professional development activities.
• Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position.
• Maintain membership and participation in professional organizations.
• Read professional literature.
• Keep abreast of current technology.
• Attend workshops, conferences, and professional meetings.
• Participate in on-campus professional development activities.
Institutional Service:
• Adhere to all institutional policies and procedures.
• Attend all required department, division, and college-wide meetings.
• Serve on committees as required.
• Participate in college-wide activities.
Community Relations:
• Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable.
• Be alert to public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department.
• Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee meetings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• The employee will regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear.
• The employee may frequently stand, walk, and sit.
• The employee may occasionally reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in proximity to other employees.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Post Contact

Forsyth Technical Community College
Main Campus - Allman Building
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
Phone: 336-734-7302
Fax: 336-761-2309
Email:  forsythtechhr@forsythtech.edu