Humanities Faculty at TNBR Careers in Blountville, Tennessee

Posted in Other 13 days ago.





Job Description:


Title: Humanities Faculty



Employee Classification: 9 Month Faculty



Institution: Northeast State Community College



Department: Humanities



Salary:


$45,148 - $56,435 annual salary dependent on experience for candidates with a master's degree


$51,198 - $63,997 annual salary dependent on experience for candidates with a PhD


Please use the Total Compensation Calculator found on the Northeast State Careers Page for a breakdown of the value of the benefits offered to employees of the college.



Job Summary


Reporting to the Dean of Humanities, the Humanities Instructor is responsible for teaching a full range of college-level Humanities courses, including teaching at off-campus sites, high schools (dual enrollment/Middle College), or online as assigned. They will teach and develop traditional, online, and hybrid courses, as needed; be responsible for ordering equipment; help recruit and advise for majors within the Humanities department; and perform all duties associated with community college faculty. A large part of the teaching load for this position may be dual enrollment or Middle College courses.



Job Duties


* Complete all required reports such as attendance and grade submissions.


* Complete annual performance review and maintain related records.


* Teach assigned courses via on ground, online, hybrid or web-enhanced modalities.


* Teach evening, weekend, off-campus, dual enrollment, and distance-based courses as assigned


* Develop curriculum, evaluate, and review departmental courses.


* Promote communication with transfer institutions, professional associations, and other external constituents to support student success.


* Evaluate and monitor progress to achieve individual and unit goals and objectives.


* Maintain effective interaction with all stakeholders. Routine Instructional Objectives


* Teach an average of 15 equated hours per semester during day or evening; on/off campus.


* Devote a minimum of 37.5 hours per week to the institution, maintain appropriate office hours as determined by the college officials, and bring to the attention of the appropriate dean any commitments that might affect effectiveness.


* Generate a minimum of 300 student credit hours per semester.


* Assist the dean in the development of departmental schedule of classes.


* Recommend adoption of course textbooks in collaboration with other professional staff members in the department.


* Assist with the implementation of departmental exams and standardized tests when such use is deemed feasible and beneficial.


* Participate in faculty development activities to improve professional effectiveness.


* Participate in evaluation of instruction via peer, student, and self-evaluations.


* Provide copies to the dean of syllabi and final examinations of courses taught.


* Supervise laboratory and other instructional activities in a conscientious and professional manner.


* Meet all classes promptly as scheduled with any deviation filled promptly and accurately through the appropriate channels.


* Assume responsibility for giving examinations and all other types of evaluations necessary to determine student performance and understanding.


* Collaborate with Library personnel in the selection, development, and distribution of resource materials used by the faculty member's department.


* Respond in a timely fashion to deadlines.


* Cooperate with other areas of the college to provide an effective educational program. Routine Curriculum Objectives


* Develop and recommend to the dean new courses and programs of study when the need arises.


* Recommend modification or discontinuance of courses or programs of study, if appropriate.


* Assist the Advising Resource Center by advising students regarding issues related to the department/division. Routine Administrative Support


* Assist in the preparation of budget request each fiscal year.


* Originate and recommend requisitions to purchase of supplies and equipment and other uses of appropriate budgetary funds for the instructional program.


* Originate requests for professional travel in support of personal faculty development.


* Assume responsibility for all equipment assigned to the faculty member or others under his/her supervision.


* Recommend to the dean needs for custodial care and maintenance of physical facilities in support of instructional work or study.


* Assist in the preparation of proposals for special, federal, state, and private projects and grants.


* Attend all divisional faculty meetings and participate in the discussion of academic issues during these meetings.


* Complete requested assignments.


* Attend all officially called assemblies or faculty meetings.


* Provide academic advisement for students.


* Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with faculty, staff, and student population.


* Assist in marketing/recruiting activities.


* Participate and speed up faculty evaluation following established procedures.


* Serve on committees as appointed.


* Perform all other duties as may be assigned.


* Other objectives of a problem solving, innovative, professional growth, or community service nature are generally identified and agreed upon by a faculty member and appropriate dean in support of institution or divisional goals.



Minimum Qualifications


* By the time of appointment, candidate must have a master's degree in English or History or a master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in English or History from an accredited institution
* Two years of full-time postsecondary teaching experience or part-time postsecondary experience as instructor of record for a minimum of 20 course sections
* Experience with curriculum and/or course development
* Teaching experience with technology including online instructional tools and mobile devices



Preferred Qualifications


* Master's degree in English or History with an additional 18 graduate hours in another Humanities discipline such as music, art, theatre, philosophy, or a foreign language.
* Conversational ability or fluency in a second language



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


* Technology Skills: MS Office Suite; videoconferencing software; digital records management systems; general operating systems and data information systems
* Ability to work with student populations who represent a wide range of academic abilities



For assistance regarding the job ad, application process, or application status, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 423-354-5183 or

HRstaffing@northeaststate.edu

.



Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Northeast State, you must create an online application. A resume and unofficial transcripts are required; a cover letter is optional. You will also be required to provide the contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note that attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience.


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