Full-time Psychology/Social Science Instructor

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Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Dean of University Transfer Liberal Arts and in collaboration with other faculty, this person will teach in the University Transfer Liberal Arts associate degrees, occupational associate degrees, and technical diploma programs. This faculty position will be responsible for instruction in the area of psychology/social science. The successful applicant will be expected to provide instruction in a variety of social science classes, including but not limited to Psychology of Human Relations, Introduction to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Marriage & Family.

Responsibilities will be at the Rhinelander Campus and designated outreach locations with variable hours that may include day, evening, and/or possible weekend teaching assignments. This position will require teaching fully online courses as a portion of the normal teaching assignment. Additionally, faculty use multiple delivery methods including online, hybrid, and computer conferencing. Faculty maintain availability to students, develop and maintain curriculum and programs, and actively participate in the diverse communities served by the College.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Develop, maintain, and deliver competency-based instruction in accordance with the mission, vision, and philosophy of Nicolet College in the discipline of psychology.
  • Develop and improve the University Transfer program and general education offerings by working collaboratively with other faculty and administrators through program reviews, curriculum and course development, assessment of student learning, advisory committees, and student recruitment and retention activities.
  • Deliver instruction as assigned on the main campus or at other outreach locations to a variety of class sizes during the day or evening, on weekends, and through distance learning.
  • Participate in performance appraisal and pursue professional development that is discipline-specific, enhances teaching and learning practice, and expands expertise in other academic fields of interest to the faculty member and the College.
  • Use technology, including multiple delivery methods, to enhance teaching and learning, as well as other aspects of work.
  • Participate in department, program, and college level activities, projects, and committees.
  • Assist students by providing advice regarding their academic career path and career opportunities.
  • Maintain professional affiliations and certifications.
  • Represent the College to communities and external organizations including district high schools and employers, the University of Wisconsin System and other 4 year colleges, the Wisconsin Technical College System, Native American tribal communities, advisory committees, and professional groups related to the field.
  • Promote seamless transfer of courses and liberal arts degrees to baccalaureate degree granting institutions.
  • Maintain accurate attendance, student success, and scholastic records of students and submit required reports according to published deadlines.
  • Assist in the planning, development and implementation of new or modified programs/courses.
  • Participate in activities related to awarding credit for prior learning and work to develop relationships leading to dual credit articulations for high school students.
  • Meet and maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements. View details at: https://www.nicoletcollege.edu/about/employment/faculty-quality-assurance-system-requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree or higher in Psychology.
  • Ability to teach Psychology of Human Relations, Introduction to Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology courses.
  • Successful experience and/or professional development in fully online course delivery.
  • Professional and effective written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree or 18 graduate credits in a second general education discipline or significant progress in earning such credits.
  • Ability to teach Marriage & Family courses.
  • Successful experience with flexible delivery methods including online, video conferencing, hybrid, and competency-based.
  • Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary setting.
  • Ability to inspire, motivate, and effectively teach students of varied ages, learning styles, academic levels, and diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability and motivation to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to foster and maintain positive working relationships across the College and in the district.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must demonstrate strong attention to detail, and must be able to problem solve and perform complex tasks without error.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to normal classroom and office conditions and usual office equipment.
  • The employee will be constantly required to talk, hear, and type/write.
  • The employee will be frequently required to sit, touch/handle/grasp (using hands and fingers), and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally move up to 10 pounds of general office items.
  • Specific hearing abilities required by this job include hear normal speaking-level sounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, far, and field of vision.
  • This position requires regular and punctual employee presence.

The full salary range is $60,966 to $89,714 per year. The typical starting range is $60,966 to $68,153, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Application Procedure:
Apply online at nicoletcollege.edu/employment. Attach a cover letter that addresses how your background and experience are consistent with the position requirements, current resume, and unofficial transcripts of coursework/certificates. Applications received by 4 p.m. CST on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Nicolet Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities.




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Posted: 6/19/2019
Application Due: 7/27/2019
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