Economics Instructor - 9 Months

Economics Instructor - 9 Months

Employer

Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Winterville, NC

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with Experience

Benefits

FT Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Closes: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Expected Work Hours

TBD

Reports to

Department Chair, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, & Economics

Employment Type

FT Position, 9 Month Contract

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree Economics or MBA with 18 graduate hours in Economics, and one to two years of teaching experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. 

Physical Requirements:   Must be physically able to operate a variety of types of office and other equipment  including computer, copier, calculator, audio-visual equipment, etc.  Must be physically able to exert up to ten pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work;  position requires walking, standing, stooping, reaching, crouching, fingering, etc. for extended periods of time.  Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately twenty pounds.
 
Data Conception:   Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
 
Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.  Includes the giving of instructions to students.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.
 
Language Ability:   Requires the ability to read a variety of documents, reports, and various books such as various manuals, PCC handbook and catalog, various texts, PCC FACT book, etc.  Requires the ability to prepare various documents and reports such as lesson plans, grade/evaluation reports, attendance report, end-of quarter reports, long-range plans, etc., using the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar.  Requires the ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisor, subordinates, other PCC personnel, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to be conversant in the theory, principles, and methods of effective and persuasive speaking, voice and diction, phonetics, and discussion and debate.
 
Intelligence:   Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form.  Must be able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Requires the ability to apply rational systems such as education (teaching), business administration, etc., in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
 
Verbal Aptitude:   Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions.  Must be able to instruct others via effective verbal communication.
 
Numerical Aptitude:   Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers; determine percentages; utilize decimals; and determine time and weight.
 
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
 
Motor Coordination:   Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing automated office and audio-visual equipment.
 
Manual Dexterity:   Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc.  Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
 
Color Discrimination:   Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
 
Interpersonal Temperament:   Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.   Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
 
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

Under limited supervision, instructs students in various entrepreneurship, marketing and economics classes and performs related administrative and recordkeeping duties.  Interacts with and assists students in various areas.   Reports to the Department Chair, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Economics.

Teaches assigned courses and reports to the Department Chair, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Economics.  Performs related administrative and recordkeeping duties such as evaluating textbooks; preparing learning objectives, preparing lesson plans, course syllabi, handouts, tests, etc.; gathering resources for class; ordering and arranging audio-visual materials for class; conducting class; conducting critiques of students' work; grading assignments; maintaining files; etc.  Prepares and/or completes various reports and forms related to classes including 20% reports, semester reports, grade reports, rolls, etc.  
 
Performs various student-related duties including advising students, assisting students with class registration, counseling with students, assisting students with career and study skills, writing letters of recommendation, etc.  Completes various student forms such as withdrawals, registration, drop/add, and credit by examination. 
 
Remains active in professional organizations and activities.  Keeps abreast of newest research and technological advances relative to the teaching of economics courses by reading professional journals and attending seminars, conferences, meetings, etc.
 
Maintains good working relationships and communicates information within the Department and with all departments/divisions on campus. 
 
Receives, reviews, processes, files and/or submits a variety of documents and reports such as attendance report, grade sheets, evaluation forms, professional development forms, various other forms, memos, and general letters of correspondence.
 
Operates, utilizes, and maintains various types of equipment and supplies including computers, calculator, copier, general office supplies, general teaching supplies, audio-visual equipment, etc.
 
Serves on various College committees and organizations and attends meetings as required.  Assists part-time instructors and substitutes for absent instructors as needed.  Assists with preparing departmental objectives.
 
Responds to phone calls, providing information and answering inquiries as appropriate.
 
May perform related extra-curricular activities such as co-advising student marketing organizations.
 
Performs other duties as required.

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