:Early Childhood and Special Education, Literacy Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Department
:School of Arts and Professional Studies Job Category
:Regular Open Date
- Participate actively in community activities and encourage faculty and staff to participate.
- Be detail oriented.
- Be able to relate to the concerns of a diverse student population.
- Be self-motivated and self-directed while requiring a minimum of on-site supervision.
- Possess effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Mediate between students and faculty to resolve disputes at the lowest possible level while adhering to college and Board of Regents policies.
- Encourage faculty and staff esprit de corps while setting a positive example.
- Teach specified courses
- Prepare course materials
- Provide support and guidance to students
- Foster professional relationships with public school partners
- Maintain records pertinent to accreditation
- Supervise students in completing field placements
- Commitment to a collaborative curriculum development model (PDC)
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:
The Early Childhood and Special Education, Literacy faculty member is required to have a strong dedication to the vision and mission of South Georgia State College and to maintain a positive view for success that attracts students, faculty, and community to the college and its programs
The Early Childhood and Special Education, Literacy faculty member reports to the Dean of the School of Arts and Professional Studies.
- Guidelines include college policies and procedures, department policies and Board of Regents policy and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK:
- The work consists of varied faculty duties and coordination of primary functional areas. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position
- Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance of all department operations
- Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel and members of the general public
- Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
- The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching
- The employee occasionally lifts light objects
- The work is typically performed in an office setting
- The Functional Capacity Requirement Form for this position outlines the physical job requirements (attached)
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBLITY:
- The work consists of varied faculty duties and coordination of primary functional areas
- Strict regulations and responsibilities related to department systems and applications contribute to the complexity of the position
- Masters or higher in a field appropriate to Literacy Education, Early Childhood or a closely related field. Applicants with additional expertise are preferred in Special Education or ESOL Education. A minimum of three years of teaching experience in K-12 schools is required.