Assistant Professor/Instructor of History/Government

Location
Quincy, Massachusetts
Posted
Jun 01, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Founded in 1958, Quincy College is a two-year, municipally affiliated college serving approximately 4,000 students at campuses located in Quincy and Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Quincy College Mission Statement

Quincy College is an open-access institution that encourages academic achievement and excellence, diversity, economic opportunity, community involvement, and lifelong learning. The College facilitates valuable learning relationships that inspire students to realize their educational and professional futures.

We are committed to the following values: student learning and achievement; excellence in teaching; mutual respect, responsibility, and collaboration; individual and institutional integrity; and diversity of people and perspectives.

The College recognizes that our success is measured by the long-term satisfaction and achievement of our students, and the positive partnerships we develop. Our most valuable resources to achieving our mission are our faculty, administration and support staff. Each individual employee's performance contributes to our ability to successfully achieve and excel in all aspects of our mission and values.

 


Job Description:

 

All faculty are first members of the Quincy College faculty.  As such, it is to be understood that the faculty member assumes an obligation to comply with the philosophy and mission of Quincy College. 

Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Academics the faculty member will serve as the Quincy College academic expert within the fields of History and Government, and carry out other job related duties as assigned.  Duties which may be assigned to a faculty member are set forth in the Quincy Education Association Agreement.  Other responsibilities include student advising, curriculum development, assignment to College committees and other responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.  Essential duties include assuming a leadership role in delineating and articulating  content in assigned courses; collaborating with other appropriate faculty in the planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating of  courses; collaborating with other appropriate faculty to facilitate and integrate correlated approach to course offerings; participating with others in the annual review of revision of course outlines, bibliographies, study guides, media, and other related course materials; demonstrating motivation, self-direction, and perseverance toward achieving the philosophy and mission of the Liberal Arts and Sciences Program; engaging in the academic life of the college by serving on college committees.

Essential Functions:

  • Assume a leadership role in delineating and articulating content in assigned courses.
  • Teach courses in History and Government, and as otherwise directed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs and/or the Associate Dean for Academics.
  • Collaborate with other appropriate faculty in the planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating of History courses.
  • Collaborate with other appropriate faculty to facilitate and integrate correlated approach to course offerings.
  • Participate with others in the annual review or revision of course outlines, bibliographies, study guides, media, and other related course materials.
  • Demonstrate motivation, self-direction, and perseverance towards achieving philosophy and mission of the Liberal Arts and Sciences Program.
  • Engage in the academic life of the college by serving on college committees.
  • Participate in mandatory training/coursework. Including but not limited to:           
  • Title IX and Sexual Misconduct
  • Non-Discrimination & Sexual Harassment
  • Security Policy and Notification of Security Reporting
  • FERPA
  • Municipal Ethics Law
  • Assumes other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

Travel:  Occasional local travel may be required.

 


Requirements:

 

Educational Experience:  Master's degree in History with a concentration in Government from an accredited college or university required.   

Experience Requirements:   

  • Minimum of three (3) years college teaching experience, preferably in a community college setting;
  • Understanding of and commitment to the community college mission;
  • Experience instructing students from a diverse background;
  • Experience using technology in the classroom and/or for distance learning, and traditional/nontraditional methods of instruction;
  • Experience using multiple measures to assess student learning.

 


Additional Information:

 

EEO Statement:  
Quincy College is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Quincy College is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.  

 


Application Instructions:

 

Please submit the following documents online at www.quincycollege.edu:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter