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This position will prepare and present specific course content with summary assessment of students’ academic performance; develop, administer and grade exams; hold office hours in the amount of thirty (30) minutes per course on campus at times convenient for students; maintain class records and report grades; participate in class evaluations and an end of semester evaluation session; and complete all required/mandated employee training/professional development.
- Bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education and evidence of appropriate familiarity with the subject matter taught as evidenced by academic transcript and/or occupational experience.
- An instructor in other than an academically credentialed area must have: 1) a high school diploma or its equivalent with a license, diploma, certificate or other degree from a recognized institution or organization in the area taught; and 2) a minimum of four (4) years of documented evidence of occupational experience in the area taught. Documented evidence of occupational experience in the area taught may be in the form of letters from former employer(s) verifying work experience in the area taught or a notarized statement attesting to work experience in the area taught. A resume submitted by the applicant does not fulfill these requirements unless it is notarized.
- Unofficial Transcripts (Official transcripts required if hired)
- If no bachelor’s degree, then copy of high school diploma or equivalent
- Copy of any licenses and/or certifications relative to the subject area
- All applicants for full-time or part-time faculty teaching positions must demonstrate written and oral proficiency in the English language. Written proficiency will be demonstrated by writing a paragraph on a topic related to the teaching position (at the time of interview, if selected). Oral proficiency will be demonstrated by an interview with the Director of College Academics and/or the hiring committee.
- Must be proficient in operating a computer and experienced in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- At least one year of experience teaching in a higher education setting.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develop course syllabi according to the Master and Course Syllabi Format Policy and distribute to all students on the first day of class.
- Attend class daily and on time. Begin lessons promptly and teach for the full duration of the course. Maintain performance standards, academic rigor, and integrity within courses taught.
- Pursue goals, objectives, and activities that promote and support the mission of the college. Represent the college in manner, appearance, and behavior that promotes a positive image of the college. Adhere to all policies, procedures, and processes of Goodwill Technical College and Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana, Inc.
- Make appropriate arrangements for necessary absences according to college policy.
- Prepare ahead of time to provide lectures, lead discussions, perform demonstrations, and/or use technology which facilitates learning. Present course content in a professional manner and in a way that supports various learning styles in order to maximize student learning of the objectives being taught.
- Create an engaging, motivating and healthy classroom environment that is conducive to learning and in which all students are treated equitably and with respect.
- Collaborate with departmental colleagues in the selection of learning resources, software, and textbooks and in the development of master and course syllabi.
- Participate in the assessment of student and program learning outcomes.
- Participate in the end of semester evaluation session.
- Participate in the assessment of non-traditional credit through developing, administering or grading credit examinations.
- Maintain and record accurate student attendance and progress. Prepare monthly academic progress reports when required by a student’s funding source. Submit Midterm Academic Reports, midterm grades, and final grades on time. Adhere to Instructor Exit form for end of semester requirements.
- Adhere to all FERPA and ADA laws, guidelines and policies.
- Obey and enforce college policies that prohibit eating and drinking in the classroom and the misuse of college property.
- Adhere to all timelines established by the college. Check emails daily and respond within 24 hours (Monday – Friday). Respond to records inquiries and other communications about students in a timely manner.
- Hold thirty (30) minutes of office hours per course on campus.
- Maximize the use of learning and technological resources. Incorporate the opportunity for students to develop and expand written and oral communication skills in each course.
- Participate in training and professional development mandated by the college.
- Communicate effectively with students, colleagues, and supervisors and use appropriate channels of communication with all members of the Goodwill Technical College and Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana, Inc. community.
- Adhere to the work week requirements established in the adjunct faculty workload requirements.
- Meet minimum Canvas use and posting requirements.