Biology Instructor (Full-Time)

Biology Instructor (Full-Time)

Employer

Surry Community College
630 South Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017
Phone: 336-386-8121

Job Location

All locations

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with education and experience

Benefits

Full

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Closes: Thursday, December 31, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, January 4, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Varies

Reports to

Jeff Jones, Division Chair - Sciences

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher

Completed Quality Matter Teaching Online Certificate or equivalent certification

Position Description

Curriculum instructors will instruct within their area of expertise using college level measures to determine student success. Curriculum instructors will apply the tenets of critical thinking to subject matter and will demonstrate flexibility in teaching across educational mediums (online, information highway, etc.) as needed. Curriculum instructors will participate in academic advising, college service, and professional development activities.

May require the faculty member to teach at off-campus locations.

I. TEACHING
a. Conducting in a professional manner all class hours as assigned by the course schedule and academic calendar.
b. Creating correct, professional syllabi that meet Faculty Syllabus Checklist requirements.
c. Creating, administering, and accurately assessing substantive assignments and activities that require critical thinking.
d. Meeting classes on time and for the full duration of the published class time.
e. Posting office hours each semester, providing copies for the division chair and dean, and meeting all posted office hours.
f. Attending all mandatory divisional and college-wide meetings and graduation ceremonies.
g. Notifying the division chair as soon as possible in the event of illness.
h. Maintaining alternative educational activities which students may use in the event of faculty illness.
i. Supporting and following college policies and procedures.
j. Assuming reasonable responsibility for security, maintenance, and inventory of assigned equipment and supplies.
k. Preparing and submitting accurate and precise attendance rosters, student grades, book orders, leave reports, and other assigned documents when due.
l. Assisting in the selection of textbooks and maintaining updated text information.
m. Substituting for other faculty members as assigned by the division chair or dean.
n. Participating actively in institutional effectiveness planning by identifying expected student outcomes, assessment means, and improvement strategies based on assessment results.
o. Properly submitting assignments and the resulting student artifacts when selected for college-wide General Education Assessment.
p. Preparing supplemental teaching activities, such as developing supplemental Moodle course sites, referring weak students for tutoring, consulting with students, and facilitating help or review sessions outside of class time.
II. ACADEMIC ADVISING
a. Providing accurate academic advising to students whenever needed.
b. Participating in advisor in-service training.
III. COLLEGE SERVICE: Participating in activities that promote the welfare of the college, such as serving on committees, preparing accreditation reports, mentoring new and adjunct faculty, advising SGA-approved student organizations, recruiting for and marketing instructional programs, participating in faculty governance, revising curricula, or otherwise using the faculty member’s academic expertise and skills in the service of the college.
IV. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
a. Participating in mandatory on-campus professional development activities.
b. Participating in professional development activities in the faculty member’s formally recognized area of expertise, such as attending or presenting at professional conferences, participating in summer institutes or short courses, auditing or taking graduate-level courses, and maintaining membership in professional organizations.

See complete job description at https://jobs.surry.edu/postings/11161.

Job Post Contact

Melonie Weathers