- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Monday, June 17, 2019
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Educational Requirements: Master’s Degree in Biology or a related Science field or a Master’s Degree with 18 graduate hours in Biology from a regionally accredited institution. Must have graduate hours for Anatomy and Physiology or documented professional development and qualifying experience in Anatomy and Physiology.
Physical Requirements: Meet the physical demands (with or without reasonable accommodations) of a natural science educator: ability to stand, walk and engage in the classroom and/or lab environment for up to three (3) hours with minimal rest opportunity; visual and hearing acuity to accurately measure, assess, and document student performance; gross and fine motor abilities to perform required job functions of a natural science educator.
Responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimal learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses that support a comprehensive science curriculum, demonstrating and modeling employability and professionalism skills, maintaining collaborative, respectful working relationships, providing effective instruction consistent with established objectives, effective advisement of students, accurate and timely record keeping and reporting, on-going curriculum and course assessment and improvement, supporting college and program administrative requirements, and maintaining competency and current knowledge in physics. Instruction may include both traditional and online environments.
- Demonstrate a thorough understanding, commitment and adherence to the mission, philosophy, policies and guidelines of the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), Nash Community College.
- Provide effective learning experiences for students using a variety of teaching methods, contribute to the development and implementation of student-centered education, utilize available educational resources for the improvement of instruction and creation of teaching material, and demonstrate the ability to work with students based on the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) in an effort to increase student retention, success, and completion.
- Working with Nash Online to provide best practices in the online environment and contribute to the improvement to the online courses holistically campus wide.
- Assist in the development and revision of course outlines, syllabi, curriculum plans, learning objectives, program assessment and evaluation, and other instructional documentation required to meet program objectives, provide students at the beginning of each course an ADA compliant syllabus which identifies measurable learning objectives and expected student outcomes following a designated and approved template from NCC, and coordinate with the Department Chair the submission of course syllabi to the designated College representative prior to the course being taught.
- Have instructional plans prepared for each class session in accordance with stated objectives of the course and implement on-going curriculum/course assessment and improvement.
- Enforce College policy and procedures and comply with all other institutional and professional rules and regulations related to classroom and laboratory instruction and general employment.
- Schedule regular student conference hours, be available out of class to students requiring additional assistance, and serve as curriculum student advisor as assigned and as otherwise requested or needed by College representatives and individual students.
- Support institutional and program endeavors by participating in registration and recruitment activities, program Advisory Committee meetings, student organizations and community outreach activities, community partnership initiatives, College committee assignments and meetings, graduation/recognition ceremonies and other special appointments, including events outside typical working hours for the position.
- Maintain office, classroom, and student records, assess on a regular basis the performance of students, and process reports, forms, attendance and other required documentation accurately and timely in collaboration with the Department Chair in support of College and program strategic planning and assessment initiatives.
- Assist the Department Chair and College administration in the safeguarding of inventory and identification, preview and acquisition of educational resources needed to support the delivery of a comprehensive curriculum.
- Participate in on-going training related to current discipline, technology, and instructional quality through on and off campus professional development opportunities supporting College, program and individually developed professional development plans.
- Maintain proper communication and supportive relations with students, colleagues and community partners and provide assistance to carry out respective functions.
- Assume other necessary responsibilities and perform additional tasks as assigned by the Department Chair or College administration in meeting the mission of the institution.