Instructor Truck Driving PT (CE) - Adjunct Pool

Location
Houston, TX
Posted
Jun 02, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


SUMMARY

Provide the expertise and knowledge that support the college curriculum and programs. Establish courses following accepted higher education standards, teach students using a variety of effective methodologies and provide engagement and support activities that encourage student learning. The role of the Instructional Faculty encompasses teaching and learning, academic advising, professional development and institutional and community service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other relevant duties may be required.

Teaching:

Demonstrate skill and/or knowledge in teaching discipline.

Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.

Develop and use a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college, discipline, and departmental guidelines and submit one copy to the department chair.

Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.

Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner.

Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines.

Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.

Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom and

willingness to explore new instructional methodologies.

Academic Advising:

Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.

Provide access to students through electronic communication, and other appropriate methods. Provide advice and assistance to students regarding instructional or program-specific issues.

Professional Development:

Establish annual objectives for professional growth.

Keep pace with developments in the discipline.

Learn and apply technologies that support student learning.

Participate in the evaluation process for self, department, and college.

Institutional and Community Service:

Participate in scheduled institutional service activities including opening week events, conference days, and commencement exercises.

Participate in discipline committee or program meetings and activities

Actively participate in department, college or system meetings and/ or committees.

Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of HCCS.

Participate in college-related activities such as student activities, selection of faculty, community education, recruitment of students, and/or special programs.

Participate in business and/or student activities and/or community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission of HCCS.

Participate in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.

Participate in the HCCS planning process by assisting in the formulation of departmental objectives and goals and in establishing budget priorities.

Review, evaluate, and revise program curricula and practices to assure compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines and requirements of business/ industry, and higher education.

Assist in the articulation of courses and programs with secondary and post-secondary institutions.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities list above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

EDUCATION

High School or GED required

Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required

EXPERIENCE

36 months work experience in the field required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Possess the ability to work in a diverse work environment

Willing and able to teach day, evening or weekend classes at a number of sites around the city

Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software are required

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population

Possess good organizational and planning skills

Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment

Self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.



This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

EDUCATION

High School or GED required

Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required

EXPERIENCE

36 months work experience in the field required

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