Faculty - Economics
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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:
- Prepare and teach courses as assigned by the Division Assistant/Associate Dean.
- 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.
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:
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 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.
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.