Instructor (Psychology - 9 month tenure track)

Chattanooga State Community College   Chattanooga, TN   Full-time     Education
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Posted on April 1, 2021
Instructor (Psychology - 9 month tenure track) Chattanooga State is an educationally purposeful community where faculty, staff, and students share academic goals and strive for high standards that lead to the attainment of degrees and certificates, meaningful careers, and a committed citizenry of lifelong learners. We value those who: · consistently act in the best interest of students and the College (who have their priorities right); · get things accomplished (who execute); · are transparent (who are direct, truthful, and non-manipulative); · are positive in outlook (who see the glass as half-full); and · build constructive workplace relationships (who are team players). We have an opening for Instructor (Psychology - 9 month tenure track) at our Chattanooga State campus! The role will be responsible for the following: Instruction: Teach assigned courses. Courses may be scheduled during the day or evening, and on main or at satellite campuses; evaluate students, monitor progress, assign final grades; provide out-of-class academic assistance to students; maintain attendance and grade records; counsel students regarding academic preparation and career goals; work to retain students; maintain required classroom and office hours. Course and Curriculum Development: Select texts, supplemental documents, equipment, supplies, and other learning resources; develop supplemental instructional materials; use current technology in preparation, creation, and delivery of instruction; create and revise courses and/or curricula as needed; maintain updated course syllabi Professional Growth: Remain current within field of assigned instruction and related occupational areas and technologies; acquire, maintain, and apply knowledge of current instructional methodologies and materials; attend scheduled college, divisional, professional development and in-service activities; support related professional organizations by attending meetings and serving as officers; participate in annual faculty evaluation process Service to Students: Respect rights of students and access to educational opportunities; participate in registration process by advising and assisting students in preparing and entering schedules; assist in recruitment, selection, orientation and evaluation of potential students; assist in formal and informal placement activities for employment and/or transfer to four-year institutions; support student activities Service to the College and Community: Assist in recruitment and selection of college personnel as assigned; participate in accreditation, assessment, and performance funding processes; support and participate in college/division/department committees, organizations and/or task forces to make recommendations in the College’s decision-making processes; provide input in preparation of semester schedules, faculty assignments, facility assignments, and budgets; develop and maintain cooperative relationships with colleagues strengthen relationships between the college and the community through community outreach activities Academic Advising: Participate in the development of student academic/educational plans; evaluate graduation applications of advisees; communicate as needed with advisees; assist with college-wide advising as needed Perform other job-related duties as assigned. Position Requirements: A Master’s degree in Psychology or Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in Psychology. Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Psychology preferred. Prefer previous community college teaching experience; experience working with diverse student populations; demonstrated excellence in teaching; demonstrated ability and interest in teaching Introduction to Psychology and in at least one of the following areas: Abnormal Psychology or Developmental Psychology; familiarity with educational technology and the use of course management systems to teach and develop both on-ground and online courses. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to teach Psychology courses and familiarity with educational technology and the use of course management systems to teach and develop both on-ground and online courses. *** All applicant submissions must include a cover letter, CV/Resume, and Unofficial Transcript attachments *** Open Until Filled: Yes Requisition Number: req5352