Assistant Professor or Instructor of Economics
Position Title Assistant Professor or Instructor of Economics Position Number Job Description Summary
Full-time economics faculty at East Georgia State College-Augusta, teaching 15 semester credit hours in the area of economics and/or online classes, day and/or evening. In addition to teaching, faculty are responsible for scholarly and professional development, service to the institution and community, academic advisement, and instructional assessment.
Major Duties Knowledge Required by the Position
Candidates should be committed to the two-year college mission, with a primary interest in the teaching/learning process as related to the academic discipline of economics and the two-year college student. Commitment to excellent student advising is essential. Competence in electronic communications, as well as distance learning.
Guidelines include the University System of Georgia Policy Manual, the college faculty handbook, the college catalog, and the college student handbook. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.
Complexity/Scope of Work
The purpose of this position is to provide instruction to students. Success in this position contributes to the provision of quality instruction for students.
Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel, faculty, staff, and members of the general public.
Contacts are typically to provide services, to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, or to motivate or influence persons.
The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light objects. The work is typically performed in a classroom.
Supervisory and Management Responsibility
Masters degree with a minimum of eighteen graduate semester credit hours in economics required.
Ph.D. in appropriate discipline preferred.
Requested Updates/Changes to Position Description Posting Detail Information
Individuals who need reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 478-289-2035. Deaf and Hard of Hearing callers may access our campus phone numbers by utilizing your state relay service (such as the Georgia Relay Service) or by utilizing Video Remote Services. East Georgia State College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Tobacco-free Institution, Federal law requires ID and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Georgia is an Open Records state. East Georgia State College (EGSC) is an associate and baccalaureate degree granting, residential, liberal arts state college of the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to both academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the University System of Georgia, providing its students access to academically transferable programs of study, collaborative programs in occupation-related fields, and targeted baccalaureate level degrees. East Georgia State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of East Georgia State College.
Complete College Georgia
East Georgia State College strives to create and maintain a learning environment maximizing the opportunity for each student to succeed. Each individual student’s academic success is important. Accordingly, every employee of the college has a responsibility to carry out his/her position duties in a manner which enhances the learning environment and communicates that message to students each working day.
This position description describes the specific duties and responsibilities of this position. In addition, each EGSC staff member has the responsibility to contribute as needed to other projects and initiatives to assure that EGSC carries out its mission and attains its vision. This may, from time to time, require active participation on committees or performance of other duties not specifically described in this position description.