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Part Time Biological Sciences/Environmental Sciences Instructor (Douglas, Waycross, Valdosta)

South Georgia State College
SGSC -  Douglas Campus (Main)

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Job Title: Part Time Biological Sciences/Environmental Sciences Instructor (Douglas, Waycross, Valdosta)
Location: SGSC - Douglas Campus (Main)
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 216676
Job Summary

The primary duty of a part-time faculty member is teaching. Teaching up to 7 credit hours per semester in Biological Sciences/Environmental sciences.

    Meet each class as scheduled at the designated time and place and for the designated length of time.Maintain office hours for student consultation that are appropriate to the time and delivery method of the assigned courses.At the beginning of each course, provide each student with a syllabus per the guidelines in the faculty handbook.Stay current in the teaching discipline(s) and the pedagogy of that discipline.Submit correct proof rosters and grades in Banner by the assigned deadlines. Record daily attendance according to institutional policy.Submit assessment data to discipline committee chair in a timely manner.

    Mastery of the teaching discipline.Ability to engage students in higher order learning.Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms.Ability to align instruction with student learning outcomes.Adhere to institutional policies and procedures.

Part-Time instructor of Biological Sciences/Environmental sciences reports to the Dean of the School of Sciences.


    The work consists of varied administrative duties and coordination of primary functional areas. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position.

    Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college personnel, students, and members of the general public.Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters.

    The work is performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching. The employee occasionally lifts light to heavy objects.The Functional Capacity Requirement Form for this position outlines the physical job requirements (attached).


Required Qualifications
  • The completion of a master’s degree in with 18 graduate semester hours in Biological Sciences/Environmental sciences.
  • Two years of Biological Sciences/Environmental sciences teaching experience.
Preferred Qualifications Required Documents to Attach
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Transcripts
  • 3 Current Letters of Reference


Waycross College is a two-year college and one of the newest institutions in the University System of Georgia. It is located in rural southeast Georgia and serves a ten-county area adjacent to the Okefenokee Swamp. Five major buildings, including a new state of the art Student Services Center, are located on the 150 acre campus. Off-campus classes are offered in the city of Hinesville.

The College is widely recognized as a place for students who want to enter the job market with a solid foundation in liberal arts or transfer successfully to a baccalaureate program at a four-year institution. The College does an excellent job of preparing its students for both.

Waycross College is a non-residential college of 980 students. The student body is diverse, and the average age is 25. Students may choose to major in one of 30 associate degree programs in areas such as business, criminal justice, history, psychology, and teacher education. Flexible class scheduling and an academic support center assist students in making the most of educational opportunities. Waycross College students perform well on the Regents’ Test and have good success upon transferring to four-year institutions. The Adults Start College Grant helps returning non-traditional students achieve success in higher education.

Partnerships with the community are particularly evident at Waycross College. The College is an active supporter of the Okefenokee Arts and Entertainment Alliance.

There is no lack of outside activities for students. Concerts, special lectures, social events, cultural exhibits and intramural sports are just a few of the extracurricular activities offered at Waycross College. Students also may participate in leadership opportunities through Phi Theta Kappa, the Multicultural Student Alliance, the Drama Club and Outdoor Adventurers Club.

Waycross College was founded in 1970 by the University System of Georgia to serve the growing southeast Georgia region. Classes began in 1976.

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