Posted in Education 30+ days ago.
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Location: Houston, Texas
Provide the expertise and knowledge that support the college curriculum and programs. The role of the Instructional Faculty encompasses teaching and learning, advising, professional development and institutional and community service.
The incumbent will teach a maximum load of fifteen (15) equated hours each semester (up to eighteen class contact hours each week) with demonstrated expertise and experience in classroom teaching. Must also participate as a full-time instructor in the activities of the department, division and college. Faculty may be required to teach at various locations in the District.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Demonstrate skill and/or knowledge in teaching discipline.
Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
Develop and use a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college, discipline, and departmental guidelines and submit one copy to the department chair.
Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner.
Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines.
Review, evaluate, and recommend student textbooks and learning materials.
Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
Use equipment and facilities responsibly and courteously. Where appropriate, assist the chair with the routine maintenance of instructional laboratories.
Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the classroom and willingness to explore new instructional methodologies.
Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
Provide access to students through conferencing, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods. Provide advice and assistance to students regarding instructional or program-specific issues.
Make presentations on a particular academic field or program - its subject matter, objectives, opportunities for further study (transfer opportunities), and opportunities for work (co-ops, part-time, work-study) and careers, special clubs and activities available, support services, scholarships, etc.
Work with Chair to take on appropriate advising activities as needed by the College and Department. (For examples, please refer to the HCC Faculty Workload Guidelines).
Establish annual objectives for professional growth in consultation with the department chair.
Keep pace with developments in the discipline.
Learn and apply technologies that support student learning. Participate in the evaluation process for self, department, and college.
Institutional and Community Service:
Maintain communication with Chair and Dean as appropriate. Support adjunct faculty. Demonstrate teamwork within an interdisciplinary college division.
Promote programming within the department, across the District and in the larger community.
Participate in scheduled institutional service activities including opening week events, conference days, and commencement exercises.
Participate in discipline committee or program meetings and activities.
Actively participate in department, college or system meetings and/ or committees.
Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of HCCS.
Participate in college-related activities such as student activities, selection of faculty, community education, recruitment of students, and/or special programs.
Participate in business and/or student activities and/or community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission of HCCS.
Participate in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
Participate in the HCCS planning process by assisting in the formulation of departmental objectives and goals and in establishing budget priorities.
Review, evaluate, and revise program curricula and practices to assure compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines and requirements of business/ industry, and higher education.
Assist in the articulation of courses and programs with secondary and post-secondary institutions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field with vendor certifications. (Photocopy of college transcript showing highest degree conferred must accompany the application form.) Official transcript is required at time of employment.
Associate degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field with outstanding related industry experience with industry vendor certifications may be used in lieu of a bachelor degree requirement.
Minimum of three (3) years IT industry experience required (which could include commercial software development).
Experience with technology used in Distance Education a plus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must provide resume and cover letter and a statement of teaching philosophy.
Must be able to teach day, evening, or weekend classes.
Must have working knowledge and skill in presentation software.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community and student population.
Must possess good organizational and planning skills.
Must possess sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
Must demonstrate ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment.
Must be self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. We appreciate your dedication to educating students! When you join our talented faculty team, you’ll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We’ll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.
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