- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Monday, January 9, 2023
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- Master’s degree in Sociology or an earned Master’s degree in another field with 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline of Sociology.
- Degrees and hours must be from a regionally accredited college or university.
- Successful teaching experience in a community/technical college or similar post-secondary institution.
- Online teaching experience with the Moodle LMS.
The Department of Social Sciences seeks a Part-time Instructor of Sociology who can provide in-person and/or online instruction.
Under the supervision of the Department Chair and Academic Dean, part-time instructors are responsible for teaching course content as well as preparing and keeping appropriate records and syllabi for all assigned courses. Each part-time instructor will provide effective instruction in all classes by implementing active learning strategies and focusing on student learning outcomes. At all times, instructional personnel should be aware of the need to continue the personal and professional growth necessary to perform their duties.
The following listing of essential job duties indicates the general nature and level of work required in this job. This is not designed to be a comprehensive listing of all the activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required in this job. Individuals assigned to this job may be asked to perform other duties as required. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job.
- Collaborate with the Department Chair regarding course assignments each semester.
- Create and maintain course documents such as syllabi, student learning outcomes, tests, etc. The course syllabi must be submitted for review to the Department Chair each semester.
- Conduct class according to established meeting patterns and notify the Department Chair of any changes.
- Update Moodle courses in enhanced, hybrid, and online courses prior to start of semester.
- Communicate with students via Moodle as appropriate per course design (enhanced, hybrid, or online).
- Provide feedback to students regarding course progression.
- Record attendance and grades via WebAdvisor in accordance with semester deadlines.
- Inform Department Chair of any student issues (academic, attendance, behavior, cheating, and plagiarism) as soon as possible.
- Assess student learning outcomes and demonstrate the use of the results to make improvements to course/program.
- Maintain suitable class records that show student membership hours, academic progress, student grading systems, etc.
- Experiment with new, innovative teaching techniques.
- Obtain and maintain certification in online delivery systems and attend adjunct convocation and other professional development opportunities as required by the college.
- Demonstrate proficiency in technology required by academic program area and in administrative processes as required by the college.
- Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds.
- Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing.
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