Haywood Community College, 185 Freedlander Dr, Clyde, NC 28721
- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Thursday, November 30, 2023
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
Master’s degree in chemistry or related field with at least 18 graduate hours in chemistry.
A Master’s degree in chemistry. 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. Potential candidates must be available to teach face-to-face sections at various times during the week. Preference will also be given to candidates who may be available for in-person instruction in future semesters.
The instructor will teach face-to-face General Chemistry (CHM 151) classes. Ideal candidates will be available to teach face-to-face sections on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the spring of 2024 semester. Duties are primarily instructional with efforts that promote and enhance the college's commitment to excellence in instruction and which support the current needs of the students and other faculty; Instructors are responsible to a dean and/or program manager. The relationship of the instructor to the student is one of leader, teacher, and facilitator of learning.
The instructor will be responsible for the following duties:
- Generates updated course syllabi at the beginning of the semester that provide students with a list of course requirements, necessary texts/supplies, a summary of course content and subject competencies to be covered, and evaluation methods to be utilized.
- Prepares course materials.
- Uses appropriate teaching techniques including delivering lectures, leading discussions, and conducting demonstrations/exercises.
- Conducts evaluations of student performance and assigns grades based on those evaluations.
- Maintains and submits records of student attendance and grades on time, and in accordance with College procedure.
- Responsible for administering student surveys in classes as prescribed by College procedure and for discussing the results of surveys with his/her supervisor.
- Supports and encourages college-sponsored activities.
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as required to meet course objectives.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Maintain professional skills and subject expertise through continual study and research in discipline and through involvement in professional organizations.
- 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.
How to Apply
The following is necessary for consideration:
- Official Haywood Community College employment application online found at our jobs page: https://www.governmentjobs.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
HCC is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sex, age, disability, genetic information and veteran status.
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.