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Full-Time Instructor -Accounting (ACCT) / Business (BUSI) Brenham

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications lacking a cover letter, resume and transcripts will be considered incomplete and may not be reviewed. Requested documents should be attached as PDF files to this application. Official transcripts will be required. Unofficial transcripts may be attached to this application for review, but, if employed, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts must be sent by the degree-granting institution directly to Blinn College (Dean, Mathematics, Business, Engineering & Technology (MBET), PO Box 6030, Bryan, TX 77805). Transcripts may be sent electronically, also. All foreign transcripts must be accompanied by a credential evaluation from a certified agency. A short teaching demonstration will be required if applicant is selected for interview. Names and means of contact (email address or telephone number) of three references must be included in resume or CV.

Posting Details

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Position Information

Requisition Number 2017060F
Position Title Full-Time Instructor -Accounting (ACCT) / Business (BUSI) Brenham
Salary Range Per faculty salary schedule
DBM Rating n/a
Job Type Full Time
Job Category Faculty
Anticipated Start Date 08/21/2017
Campus Brenham
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours As defined by the institution, could include evenings or weekends.

Position Summary Information

Objective

To perform the day-to-day operations of the instructional programs in Accounting and Business on the Brenham Campus.

Essential Duties

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

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in relevant coursework from a regionally accredited college or university.

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

Preferred Experience and Training

College accounting / business teaching experience.

On-line teaching experience.

Physical Requirements
Required Degree, License or Certifications

Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in relevant coursework from a regionally accredited college or university.

Special Notes To Applicants

Applications lacking a cover letter, resume and transcripts will be considered incomplete and may not be reviewed. Requested documents should be attached as PDF files to this application.

Official transcripts will be required. Unofficial transcripts may be attached to this application for review, but, if employed, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts must be sent by the degree-granting institution directly to Blinn College (Dean, Mathematics, Business, Engineering & Technology (MBET), PO Box 6030, Bryan, TX 77805). Transcripts may be sent electronically, also.

All foreign transcripts must be accompanied by a credential evaluation from a certified agency.

A short teaching demonstration will be required if applicant is selected for interview.

Names and means of contact (email address or telephone number) of three references must be included in resume or CV.

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 Master’s degree or higher with at least 18 graduate hours in accounting?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have college or secondary teaching experience?
    • Yes. College experience, 1-3 years.
    • Yes. College experience, more than three years.
    • Yes. Secondary experience, 1-3 years.
    • Yes. Secondary experience, more than 3 years
    • I have no teaching experience.
  3. * Please discuss your teaching experience (if any) including Community Colleges, Universities and/or High Schools and how that prepares you for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your teaching philosophy and how you implement it in the classroom.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your experience teaching distance learning courses and/or developing distance learning courses? Please include both online and blended(hybrid) modalities.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Describe your knowledge of and experience with technology that can be used in the classroom effectively.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Discuss your non-teaching experiences and skills that would be particularly valuable in an accounting classroom.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * 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)

  9. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Will you now or in the future require Blinn College to commence (“sponsor”) an immigration case in order to employ you (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)? This is sometimes called “sponsorship” for an employment-based visa status.
    • No
    • Yes
  11. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  12. * Please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/pdf/GV.657.pdf)
    • Yes
    • No
  15. * 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
  16. * 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. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript
  3. Resume
  4. Other Document 1
  5. Other Document 2
  6. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1
  7. Unofficial Other Transcripts 2