Haywood Community College, 185 Freedlander Dr, Clyde, NC 28721
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Friday, December 15, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Master’s degree in communication or related field with at least 18 graduate hours in communication. A willingness to teach public speaking, interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, college transfer success (first-year experience), or other courses per candidate’s qualifications. Demonstrated responsibility and effectiveness in providing high-quality instruction. Use of technology to enhance the student learning experience. Above average human relations and communication skills.
A Master’s degree in communication. A Master’s degree or 18 graduate hours in a second discipline. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Familiarity with Moodle or other learning management systems. Experience working with a diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, ability, and ethnic background of students.
Primarily instruction and public service and those forms of research which promote and enhance the College’s commitment to excellence in instruction and which supports the current needs of the students and faculty. Faculty members are responsible to the Dean or Program Manager. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of leader, teacher, adviser and facilitator of learning.
*This position is full-time working spring and fall academic semesters. The advertisement will remain open until the job is filled. For best consideration, please apply as soon as possible. Potential candidates must be available to teach face-to-face sections at various times during the week. Anticipated hire date is January 3, 2024. *
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
The instructor will be responsible for the following duties:
- Advising students;
- Maintaining office hours;
- Assisting with student advisement and registration;
- Serving on College committees;
- Developing curriculum;
- Maintaining professional competence;
- Participation in professional development activities.
- Maintain updated course syllabi and provide each student with a written statement of course requirements at the beginning of the semester including texts, course content and competencies and evaluation.
- Prepare course materials; use appropriate teaching techniques including delivering lectures, leading discussions and conducting laboratory demonstrations; and perform other activities, which are related to and meet the requirements of the courses.
- Provide a superior learning environment for students within a variety of teaching modalities including face-to-face, asynchronous online courses, and hybrid classrooms (some hours in-person, some online).
- Conduct evaluations of student performance and assign grades on the basis of such evaluations.
- Maintain records of student attendance and grades according to college and state policy and procedure.
- Maintain posted office hours as required by College policy and procedure and be available for student conferences and tutoring.
- Responsible for the development and revision of course content, textbook/equipment selection, instructional materials and teaching assignments/scheduling.
- Responsible for administering student surveys in classes as prescribed by College procedure and discussing results with Dean or Program Manager.
- Participate in the development and implementation of articulation programs and agreements and promote student participation in such programs.
- Provide students with academic and career advisement and assistance in transferability as appropriate.
- Maintain professional skills and subject expertise through continual study and research in discipline and through involvement in professional organizations.
- Donate academic expertise in the local, state or national community when appropriate to fulfill the community relations goals of the College.
- Serve on faculty, college and/or University and Community College System of North Carolina committees as appropriate.
- Support and encourage college-sponsored activities.
- Learn new guidelines and processes in performing duties and advising students
- Create a student-centered environment
- Work toward operational excellence; continuous improvement of processes
- Implement innovative strategies to meet the needs of students and improve processes
- Interact with co-workers and perform tasks with the highest level of integrity
- Work cooperatively with faculty, staff, students, and our learning community
- Promote and support HCC’s mission, vision, and values and promote and support coworkers in the most positive manner.
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
- May operate-college owned vehicles occasionally.
How to Apply
The following is necessary for consideration:
- Official Haywood Community College employment application online found at our jobs page: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/haywoodedu. Please call Beverly Balliot with any questions or if you are unable to complete the online application for any reason.
- The application must be complete for consideration - do not reference resume. A resume is suggested but does not take the place of any questions or details that you need to provide in order to be qualified for the position. Unofficial transcripts must be included for the application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites. Official transcripts of all secondary education must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of any offer of employment.
- References may not be a current HCC employee. Candidates must provide three professional references with email addresses. At least one reference must be a current or previous supervisor.
- College screening committee is responsible for application review, interviews, and recommends the candidate to HR. Upon completion of the hire process in HR, President approval is required in the hire of a candidate.
- HCC is a tobacco free campus
Haywood Community College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or status as a covered veteran in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Upon request, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities so that they may be able to perform the essential functions of their job unless doing so would result in an undue burden for the College.
Haywood Community College (HCC) is part of the North Carolina Community College System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Founded in 1965, it is an open-door institution with the mission to foster an environment that meets the educational needs of the communities it serves, promotes student success in higher education and in the workplace, and facilitates economic development. This includes programs for Haywood County high school students through Career and College Promise and Haywood Early College. The college campus, a designated arboretum, boasts one of the most beautiful college campuses in the state with an iconic mill pond, a productive greenhouse, dahlia gardens, an orchard garden and a rhododendron garden.