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Assistant Professor of History

Employer
South Georgia State College
Location
SGSC -  Douglas Campus (Main)

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Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities, History & Classics
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Job Title: Assistant Professor of History
Location: SGSC - Douglas Campus (Main)
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 269938
About Us

Join our Team at South Georgia State College!

South Georgia State College is a residential state college of the University System of Georgia (USG).SGSC focuses on a core of strong teaching and personalized academic advising.It has a long and distinguished tradition of serving the people of Georgia.

Students pursue associate degrees in 20 programs of study, eight (8) bachelor¿s degrees programs which are transferrable to other institutions or prepare them for careers in a variety of fields and

South Georgia State College institution has given residents in South Georgia a chance to further their education since the early 1900s.

Location

Douglas Campus is located at 100 West College Park Drive| Douglas| GA | 31533

Waycross Campus is located at 2001 S. Georgia Pkwy| Waycross| GA |31503

Valdosta Entry Program is located at 1500 N. Patterson Street| Valdosta| GA |31698

Department Information

The Office of Business and Social Sciences

Job Summary

Responsible for teaching courses in the candidate's area of expertise, maintaining scholarly productivity, and participating in service at the department and college levels.

Responsibilities

Teaching -
Teach 15 semester credit hours per semester / 30 semester credit hours for the academic year (tenure track faculty).

Meet each class as scheduled at the designated time and place and for the designated length of time.

Assist with Academic Processes -
Assist advisees with academic planning, scheduling, graduation, registration, and other appropriate academic issues.

Banner Administration Duties -
Submit correct proof rosters and grades in Banner by the assigned deadlines. Record daily attendance according to institutional policy.

Adhere to Student Discipline Committee Process -
Submit assessment data to discipline committee chair in a timely manner.

Office Hours -
Maintain a minimum of ten office hours for student consultation per week, appropriate to the time and delivery method of the assigned courses (e.g.., evening, week-end, on-line, or off-campus) and post this information.

Syllabus -
At the beginning of each course, provide each student with a syllabus per the guidelines in the faculty handbook.

Develop New Courses and Materials -
Develop new courses and course materials as appropriate.

Committees -
Serve on committees, task forces, and other college-improvement activities.

Participate in Meetings -
Attend and participate in all college-wide and appropriate School meetings.

Student Activities & Club -
Support student activities and clubs.

Professional Development -
Participate in professional development activities on an on-going basis.

Teaching Discipline -
Stay current in the teaching discipline(s) and the pedagogy of that discipline.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
The completion of a Master's Degree with 18 graduate semester hours in History or related field.

Required Experience
Two years of teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
The Doctorate Degree in the History or related field.

Preferred Experience
Two years of teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
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

KNOWLEDGE
Mastery of the teaching discipline.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about the job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources at (912) 260-4377, or by email at hr@sgsc.edu.For technical support, please contact OneUSG Connect Support at (877) 251-2644, or by email at oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Conditions of Employment

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and demonstrating your eligibility for employment with South Georgia State College. Position may require credit check (if using PCard, working with cash, etc.).

Offers made are expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules, and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG).

The position requires completion of SGSC annual compliance training course such as State Business Transactions, Drug free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interests/Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Contracts 101.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

South Georgia State College is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

South Georgia State College provides equal opportunities to all South Georgia State College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability.

Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 260-4377.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 25% - 49% of the time

Other Information

Our Mission:

South Georgia State College, a state college of the University System of Georgia, is a multi-campus, student-centered institution offering high-quality associate and selected baccalaureate degree programs. The institution provides innovative teaching and learning experiences, a rich array of student activities and athletic programs, access to unique ecological sites and residential options to create a globally focused, and supportive learning environment

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Organization

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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