- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
The position entails teaching numerous courses, such as General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Applied Psychology, and Developmental Psychology. Courses will be taught both in a traditional classroom as well as in an online environment, both during the day and in the evening as enrollment dictates.
Faculty members have as their core responsibility, the teaching of students in the discipline(s) in which they are hired to teach.
Master’s degree in psychology or a master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in psychology from a regionally accredited institution.
Minimum requirements: Experience teaching high school or college students.
- Community college teaching experience.
- Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.
- Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems.
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent teaching, communication, and organizational skills, as well as the ability to meet deadlines and work effectively in both in-class and online environments.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties and responsibilities of curriculum faculty members are as follows:
- Teach assigned classes according to approved course syllabi and minimum competencies.
- Arrive on time for classes or notify their lead faculty or division director as early as possible of an inability to meet a class.
- Schedule, post, and keep office hours as required by College policy.
- Maintain class record books, keys, lesson assignments, and other necessary materials or equipment available for substitute instructors.
- Assist with advising and registering students.
- Assist, as needed, lead faculty of their specific program in developing a schedule for all course work each enrollment period.
- Advise students in their program area and maintain an up-to-date advisee record for ALL active advisees.
- Submit all required student grade reports to the registrar’s office by the specified deadline.
- Maintain accurate attendance records for all classes.
- Keep the administration informed about matters affecting the welfare of students, faculty, and the institution.
- Attend local, state, and national meetings geared toward program’s growth and enhancement.
- Work with the lead faculty who oversees their program to keep the program’s curriculum competitive and up-to-date.
- Actively recruit students to the program.
- Participate in College-wide committees and functions.
- Recommend the purchase of library books and instructional materials.
- Provide, in cooperation with the lead faculty for program area, positive feedback on student success within the program to the administration and foster positive alumnae relationships between graduates and the College.
- Work with students in extracurricular activities including clubs and special events.
- Attend all faculty meetings, commencements, and other special meetings called by the division director, dean of instruction, and/or the College president.
- Perform other duties assigned by their supervisor, dean of instruction, and/or the College president.