Job Title: Instructor - Human Anatomy
Department: Academic Affairs
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Faculty
Employment Status: Board Approved
Bargaining Unit: CSEA(Faculty)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Two Semester
Compensation Range: 41,460.00 - 46,435.00
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs andmake higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better timeto join a two-year college, and there’s no better place to do it than at ColumbusState. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset haveestablished Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regionaleconomy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation’seducation and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000 students across twocampuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State isthe nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD)college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The RightSignals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees atall levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture thatrewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensivebenefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated toensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects thatof our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a communitythat embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, andlifestyles that define Central Ohio.
Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s fastest-growing cities, offering awealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities,and more. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling,both professionally and personally.
To perform this job successfully,an individual must be able to perform the essential job functionssatisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individualswith disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in thisposition description. Since every duty associated with this position may not bedescribed herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specificallyspelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered tobe incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they wereactually written out in this position description.
Full-time members of the facultyare professional educators who have the primary responsibility of fulfillingthe Colleges’ mission, vision, values, strategic plan, President’s & Boardof Trustees’ charges and educational philosophy, and primary goal of providinga quality education for all students attending the College. Faculty members areclassified according to the ranks of Instructor, Assistant Professor, AssociateProfessor, and Professor. Faculty members are subject to Board policies,including academic freedom, and are also bound by its accompanyingresponsibilities. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is oneof leader, teacher, adviser, mentor, and facilitator of learning. This positionis intended to be in anatomy instruction.
Core Competencies Required
Professionalism, Managing Work,Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Leadership
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Instruction and StudentLearning
Teaches assigned courses asscheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercises oversight of thecurriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both therigor of programs and the quality of instruction. Designs curriculum embracingdiversity, in all forms, to foster talent in students while modeling inclusiveteaching strategies, with an understanding of the socio-cultural issues oftraditionally underrepresented groups. Considers individual differences ofstudents in order to design and support a range of appropriate learningactivities. Participates in the identification of students with academic orother needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technologyin a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and programsand communicates clearly to students the expectations concerning the use ofsuch technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with theFaculty Handbook and departmental policies.
Maintains attendance records,determines and submits grades timely, and in accordance with establishedpolicies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback aswell as other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Createand maintain accurate syllabi that incorporate departmental, college,cross-college, and instructor requirements. Participates in the selection ofappropriate materials to support course curriculum in accordance with theCollege’s guidelines. Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with theprescribed meeting schedule. Employs and assists in the design and developmentof appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance inachieving course goals and objectives. Be a facilitator of learning in avirtual environment. Works closely with students in the laboratory to maximizethe instructional value of the laboratory. Conducts cadaver prosection, andassists, as appropriate, in the maintenance of instructional materials andlaboratory facilities.
Student Engagement andAdvisement
Creates a positive classroomatmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort,academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners.Maintains posted office hours in accordance with departmental and policies ofthe College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students.Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both inside andoutside the classroom.
Advises potential or currentstudents within the discipline about the program, career, or transfer optionsavailable to assist with degree completion. Refers students to appropriatestudent and academic support services available at the College or in thecommunity.
Promotes continual improvement aspart of the cycle of teaching and learning by: assisting, as appropriate, inthe maintenance of instructional materials and laboratory facilities;contributing, as appropriate, to the development, selection, and improvement ofinstructional materials, laboratories, and other instructional facilities;providing guidance in the development, maintenance, and design of coursedescription, course outlines, and syllabi; recommending modifications to thecurriculum and participating in the design of new curricula.
Completes all mandatoryperformance evaluation measures within specified time limits and participatesin all required training by the College. Shares best practices with colleaguesin formal or informal settings. Participates in instructional, departmental, orinstitutional research to improve educational effectiveness. Evaluates teachingand assessment practices to continue improving them. Provides feedback, asappropriate, regarding the general operations of the department, division andthe College. Participates, as appropriate, in the interviewing, selection, andorientation processes of department faculty and staff. Provides advice and/orassistance to faculty within the department, division, or College. Attendsfaculty meetings as called by the President, Senior Vice President of AcademicAffairs, Dean or Department Chairperson; and participates, as appropriate, ondepartmental and divisional committees.
Maintains a personal portfolio fortenure and promotion review and other career-related needs. Employs student,administrative and self-appraisals to establish goals and objectives forprofessional development and, participates in professional developmentactivities. Contributes, as appropriate, to the planning, evaluation, and/orpresentation of college professional development programs. Maintains requiredprofessional credentials, licensing, and continuing education hours asdisciplinary standards dictate.
Diversity, Equity &Inclusion
Helps to ensure the College meetsits responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns,while reporting complaints alleging discrimination.
Creates a welcoming, inclusive,equitable, and productive work and learning environment, where all students,faculty members, and college employees feel valued and able to contribute totheir full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible andinclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes,advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse andequitable learning environment.
Fosters and maintains a safeenvironment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and membersof the community.
Other Duties andResponsibilities
Provides consultative assistanceto and advises, as appropriate, student organizations and groups. Contributesto the community and/or the profession as a representative of the College. Participatesin local, statewide, or national levels in the advancement of the disciplineand/or the two-year college mission. Works a varying schedule, including nights& weekends to meet departmental needs.
Reasonable accommodations may bemade to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential jobfunctions described in this position description. While performing duties ofthis job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering datainto computer. The employee frequently sits for periods of time, stands, andwalks. Employee converses verbally or manually with others in person as well asby telephone. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision whenfocusing on a computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts up to 10 pounds.
Typicaloffice and classroom environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical tobusiness offices.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: digital course development and delivery; on-line instruction techniques and methods computers, software, including cloud applications, to include Microsoft Office applications (Work, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); instructional best practices; global issues and a genuine curiosity for societal and world affairs, specifically in higher education.Skill in: strong verbal and written communications; maintaining good public relations; customer service; creative problem-solving; excellent judgement; conflict resolution; general typing; application of job software programs; course design and development; digital course development and delivery; social media; providing quality instruction, including active and collaborative teaching techniques, and support to a diverse student body; learning technologies and use of multi-media technology to enhance student learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporating critical thinking, effective communication, and other general education outcomes in course content.Ability to: collaborate with the College’s community partners, including K-12 organizations, higher education institutions, as well as business and industry; demonstrate collegiality and collaboration across all college divisions; manage curriculum development projects perform student learning outcomes assessments; demonstrate teaching strategies that focus on student-centered learning; demonstrate a commitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies that aid student success and retention and reflect current educational trends; adapt to multi-campus organizational work environments, as well as changes in discipline; maintain confidential and sensitive information, including FERPA; perform complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects; develop, plan and implement goals; work independently.
Master’s Degree in Human Anatomy, or a medical degree (M.D. or D.O.) from an accredited college or university.
At least two (2) years clinical cadaver anatomy teaching experience. Ability to perform cadaveric prosections without supervision. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).