Faculty, Funeral Services Education

Job description

Job Title Faculty, Funeral Services Education
Job ID 997181
Location North Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
FAC - Faculty
$46,633 - $61,446 (Based on education and experience)
Biology, Health, Wellness & Funeral Service
Reports To
Department Chairperson
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

The faculty member will teach lectures and laboratories for students enrolled in the Funeral Service Education Program at the College. Teaching assignments may include morning, afternoon, and evening and weekend assignments. This is a full-time Faculty (FAC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides instruction for the CCC and AS in Funeral Services courses
  • Evaluates, recruits, advises, and mentors Funeral Services students
  • Participates in departmental and College affairs and serves on committees
  • Participates in curriculum development and revision
  • Assesses the curriculum against program, state and national standards
  • Supervises field experiences and/or internships
  • Prepares and submits student information to Department Chairperson
  • Serves as a resource for faculty members and other program areas
  • Serves as advisor to funeral service student organization
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate in Science degree in Funeral Services Education from an ABFSE (American Board of Funeral Service Education) regionally accredited institution
  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • One year experience in embalming
  • Active State of Florida Combination Funeral Director / Embalmer license or full funeral director and embalmer license in another state with the ability to be licensed as such within six months (preferred) to one year of appointment required
  • Must be knowledgeable about ABFSE accreditation standards and applicable State and Federal Laws
  • Must be knowledgeable with OSHA and Bio-Hazardous Waste Regulations
  • Familiarity with and use of collaborative learning techniques and student-centered methods of instruction
  • Ability to function well in a technological environment and willing to use technological tools in instruction
  • Possess excellent communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with students with a wide range of skills
  • Demonstrated effective use of active learning techniques
  • Previous curriculum development and recruitment experience a plus
  • Must possess current knowledge of curriculum and methodology issues in Funeral Services
  • Ability to work well with students, faculty, staff and the community
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Start date for this Faculty position is anticipated on August 23, 2018
  • Doctoral stipend awarded in addition to base salary, as applicable


  • Preference will be given to applicants with College level teaching experience





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Posted: 3/9/2018
Application Due: 5/8/2018
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