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Part-Time Instructor Philosophy -(PHIL)

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Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2016008F
Position Title Part-Time Instructor Philosophy -(PHIL)
Salary Range Per part time faculty salary schedule
DBM Rating n/a
Job Type Part Time
Job Category Faculty
Anticipated Start Date 08/22/2017
Campus Bryan
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours As assigned

Position Summary Information

Objective

To perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional programs. The person who is selected for this position might teach the following courses: PHIL 1301, Introduction to Philosophy; PHIL 2303, Introduction to Logic; PHIL 2306, Introduction to Ethics. Part-time faculty members at Blinn College are unranked and have the common title of Instructor.

Essential Duties

• Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
• Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
• Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
• Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
• Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
• Advises students in academic matters.
• Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
• Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
• Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
• Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
• Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
• Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
• Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
• Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally.
• Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
• Responsible for other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other instructors, staff, administration and students.

Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching field(s).

Preferred Experience and Training

College teaching experience desirable.

Physical Requirements
Required Degree, License or Certifications

Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in teaching discipline.

Special Notes To Applicants
Credentials

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA (LOCAL)-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory. http://www.blinn.edu/academic_affairs/Faculty_Credentialing_Guidelines.pdf

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a masters degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe your most relevant teaching experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Why are you seeking a teaching position at a two-year college?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please explain your experience with using technology in the classroom.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * The criteria for accreditation adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) require that all faculty have "at least 18 graduate hours in their teaching field(s) and hold a Masters degree or higher. Please list the graduate course title and course number that make up your 18 graduate hours in your teaching field. (Education courses do not satisfy this requirement.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * What is your experience with assessment?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify below)
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  8. * Please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Are you a veteran?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  3. Unofficial Other Transcripts 2
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2