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Instructor, Business Management Programs

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Requisition ID: req4880

Job Title: Instructor, Business Management Programs

Department: Business Programs

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Faculty

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: CSEA(Faculty)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Two Semester

Compensation Range: 43,460.00 - 48,675.00 (SeeSalary Details Below)

Schedule: Monday - Friday; Evenings and Weekends as needed. Multiple locations

Application Requirements: You must attach a curriculum vitae, cover letter, andappropriate transcripts you’re your application.

Job Description: 

Position Summary
Full-time members of the faculty are professional educators who have theprimary responsibility of fulfilling the Colleges’ mission, vision, values,strategic plan, President’s & Board of Trustees’ charges and educational philosophy,and primary goal of providing a quality education for all students attendingthe College. Faculty members are classified according to the ranks ofInstructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. Facultymembers are subject to Board policies, including academic freedom, and are alsobound by its accompanying responsibilities. The relationship of the facultymember to the student is one of leader, teacher, adviser, mentor, andfacilitator of learning.

Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement,Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Quality Focus, Communication,Guiding Interactions, Positive Approach, and Planning & Organizing andLeadership


Instruction and StudentLearning

Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary responsibility forand exercises oversight of the curriculum in conjunction with the Department’spolicies, ensuring both the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction. Considersindividual differences of students in order to design and support a range ofappropriate learning activities. Participates in the identification of studentswith academic or other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource.Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of coursesand programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerningthe use of such technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records inaccordance with the Faculty Handbook and departmental policies.

Maintainsattendance records, determines and submits grades timely and in accordance withestablished policies and procedures of the College, and communicates progressfeedback as well as other relevant information to students throughout thesemester. Create and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporates departmental,college, cross-college, and instructor requirements. Participates in theselection of appropriate materials to support course curriculum in accordancewith the College’s guidelines. Conducts classes punctually and in accordancewith the prescribed meeting schedule. Employs and assists in the design anddevelopment of appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Works closely withstudents in the clinic to maximize the instructional value of the clinic.

Student Engagement andAdvisement
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active andcollaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and facultyinteraction, and support for learners. Maintains posted office hours inaccordance with departmental and policies of the College. Uses technology toassist in communication with students. Encourages a sense of community among studentsfor learning both inside and outside the classroom.

Advises potential or current students within the discipline about the program,career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion. Refersstudents to appropriate student and academic support services available at theCollege or in the community.

Continuous Improvement
Promotes continual improvement as part of the cycle of teaching and learningby: assisting, as appropriate, in the maintenance of instructional materialsand laboratory facilities; contributing, as appropriate, to the development,selection, and improvement of instructional materials, laboratories, and otherinstructional facilities; providing guidance in the development, maintenance,and design of course description, course outlines, and syllabi; recommendingmodifications to the curriculum; and participating in the design of newcurricula.

Completesall mandatory performance evaluation measures within specified time limits andparticipates in all required training by the College. Shares best practiceswith colleagues in formal or informal settings. Participates in instructional,departmental, or institutional research to improve educational effectiveness.Evaluates teaching and assessment practices to continue improving them.Provides feedback, as appropriate, regarding the general operations of thedepartment, division, and the College. Participates, as appropriate, in theinterviewing, selection, and orientation processes of department faculty andstaff. Provides advice and/or assistance to faculty within the department,division, or College. Attends faculty meetings as called by the President,Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean or Department Chairperson; andparticipates, as appropriate, on departmental and divisional committees.

Maintains a personal portfolio for tenure and promotion review and othercareer- related needs. Employs student, administrative and self-appraisals toestablish goals and objectives for professional development, and participatesin professional development activities. Contributes, as appropriate, to theplanning, evaluation, and/or presentation of college professional developmentprograms. Maintains required professional credentials, licensing, and continuingeducation hours as disciplinary standards dictate.

Diversity, Equity, andInclusion 
Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying areas ofopportunity and systemic concerns, while reporting complaints allegingdiscrimination.

Createsa welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learningenvironment, where all students, faculty members, and college employees feelvalued and able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of theirdifferences. Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teachingstrategies, and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculumdevelopment aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment.

Fostersand maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff,students, and members of the community.

Other Duties andResponsibilities 
Provides consultative assistance to and advises, as appropriate, studentorganizations and groups. Contributes to the community and/or the profession asa representative of the College.

Participates in local, statewide, or national levels in the advancement of thediscipline and/or the two-year college mission. Works a varying schedule, including nights & weekends to meet departmentalneeds.

Physical Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform theessential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be madeto enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functionsdescribed in this position description. Since every duty associated with thisposition may not be described herein, employees may be required to performduties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may bereasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties justas though they were actually written out in this position description.

Working Conditions
Typical classroom; laboratory; healthcare clinical sites such as hospitals andclinics; long term care facilities; mental health facilities; community areassuch as homeless shelters; online at computer, and other learning environmentsfor nursing students. Exposure to close social contacts, communicable diseases,medications, solutions, blood and other body fluids, injury, physical andpsychological demands, and stressful situations.

Knowledge, Skills andAbilities

Knowledge of: 
Digitalcourse development and delivery; on-line instruction techniques and methods;computers; software, including cloud applications, to include Microsoft Officeapplications (Work, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Blackboard; internet researchinstructional best practices; global issues and a genuine curiosity forsocietal and world affairs, specifically in higher education.

Skill in:
 Strongverbal and written communications; maintaining good public relations; customerservice; creative problem-solving; excellent judgement; conflict resolution;general typing; application of  job software programs; course design anddevelopment; digital course development and delivery; social media;providing quality instruction, including active and collaborative teachingtechniques and support to a diverse student body; learning technologiesand use of multi-media technology to enhance student learning;instructional planning and presentation; incorporating criticalthinking, effective communication, and other general education outcomes incourse content.

Ability to: Collaboratewith the College’s community partners, including K-12 organizations, highereducation institutions, as well as business and industry; demonstratecollegiality and collaboration across all college divisions; manage curriculumdevelopment projects; perform student learning outcome assessments; demonstrateteaching strategies that focus on student-centered learning; demonstrate acommitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies that aidstudent success and retention and reflect current educational trends; adapt tomulti-campus organizational work environments, as well as changes indiscipline; maintain confidential and sensitive information, including FERPA;perform complex tasks and prioritize multiple projects; develop, plan andimplement goals; work independently.

Minimum Qualifications
A Master'sDegree in Business Management is required. Must have a minimum of five (5)years of practical business experience in a related field. Prior college-levelteaching experience and experience with Blackboard or other Learning Managementsystems are preferred.

StateMotor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to worksite(s). 

Application Requirements
Must attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, and appropriate transcripts withapplication.

Salary Details:
9 Month Instructor Salary $43,460--$48,675

Optional Summer Semester (Full load): $13,413--$15,023

Optional Overload (maximum amounts shown):

           --Autumn Semester(12 contact hours): $10,368

           --Spring Semester(12 contact hours): $10,368

           --Summer Semester(9 contact hours): $7,776 


About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.


Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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