Faculty - Economics

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Send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references from previous supervisors, to [email protected]

Please indicate the job code AA-FACEC in the subject line of your email.

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Job Details Title:Faculty - EconomicsAnnounce date:09/24/2020Apply by date:10/08/2020Application status:Position FilledPosition type: Full-time Salary:$49,500 - $57,800 per year dependent upon Education

Summary:

Faculty members are appointed and assigned rank according to established policies and collective bargaining agreements. Specific items such as wages, fringe benefits, and job responsibilities are determined by the College's collective bargaining agreement with the recognized faculty bargaining unit and institutional practices.

As professionals in a community college setting, faculty are involved in a variety of instructional and non-instructional activities, which contribute to goals and objectives of a comprehensive two-year institution. The following description of faculty duties and qualifications clarifies the expectations of this institution and is not considered complete or exclusive.

The faculty position in Business-Economics requires the individual to be qualified to teach courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Business Law. Additionally, this individual should also be qualified to teach business and management courses. This individual will be responsible for leading assessment activities and conducting program reviews.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Prepare and teach courses as assigned by the Division Assistant/Associate Dean.
  2. On the first day of each course, review and post, via the Learning Management System (LMS), a syllabus that provides, at minimum, the following information:

a. Expected outcomes and performance objectives.

b. Grading policy.

c. Attendance policy - make-up work/tests.

d. Schedule of assignments.

e. Login information for students to access the College’s LMS.

  • Provide the Division Assistant/Associate Dean with copies of materials listed in Item 2 above.
  • Maintain office hours in accordance with the Faculty Bargaining Agreement.
  • Participate in student advising and registration.
  • Assist students in formulating educational and career plans.
  • Assist students with academic or course problems.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty and staff.
  • Maintain accurate and complete course records and comply with all specified reporting dates.
  • Serve on college committees and participate in college governance.
  • To promote retention, contact students who do not attend class or attend class sporadically.
  • Participate each semester in the evaluation and documentation of the instructional process and work to continually improve student learning outcomes.
  • Complete program reviews in accordance with the division schedule.
  • Employ a variety of teaching techniques and strategies to address the diverse learning needs of students.
  • Attend instructional division, Academic Affairs area and institution-wide meetings.
  • Assist in developing budget for division, if applicable.
  • Engage in professional development, advisory boards and other external agencies to stay current in the field and ensure updated curriculum.
  • Notify the Sr. Vice President of Academic Affairs/Provost of special projects, activities, etc. that may be used in publicizing the class, division, or College.
  • Support the College’s recruitment and retention efforts by upholding the institutional image on and off campus.
  • Stimulate interest in student activities by encouraging student participation.
  • Participate in graduation exercises as required.
  • Ensure all course assignments and course evaluations are linked to the LMS gradebook.
  • In order to teach online or hybrid classes, faculty must attend training as offered.
  • Work collaboratively with Assistant/Associate Dean and Division faculty on initiatives to improve student success rates in division courses.
  • Develop and update curriculum.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience:

    Required:

    Qualified applicants will:

    • Hold a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or related degree from a regionally accredited institution.

    • Experience teaching Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Business Law.

    • Experience in teaching and developing online courses.

    • Minimum of three years’ experience working in the business field.

    Preferred:

    Preferred applicants will have:

    • Community college teaching experience.
    • Experience utilizing social media and technology in class instruction.
    • Experience creating Open Educational Resource (OER) courses.
    • Experience with aligning student learning outcomes from the program to the course level.
    • A thorough understanding of and complete commitment to the community college mission of access to success for all student learners.
    • Experience, ability, and enthusiasm to support business students as they progress toward their educational goals.
    • Ability and willingness to modify personal teaching style based on feedback and current research in effective teaching strategies and instructional materials.
    • Ability to lead and willingness to support program improvement through collaborative assessment of student learning and curriculum development.
    • Experience leveraging technology to support student learning.
    • Understanding of and sensitivity to diverse populations.
    Communication Skills

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals, course syllabi and related teaching documents. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from students, other faculty, administration, board of trustees and the general public.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Computer Skills

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software. In addition they should be able to learn and utilize a variety of education software packages.

    Other Skills and Abilities

    Excellent classroom management and planning skills.

    Demonstrated teaching and student coaching skills.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

     

     

     

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    Posted: 9/25/2020
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