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Instructor, Biology (Multiple Openings)

Company: Guilford Technical Community College
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

#RPMTeaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.Under general supervision, this individual will develop, prepare and teach General Biology courses designed for transfer and support of career technical programs. Faculty will also be responsible for advising students and collaborating with 4 year educational partners to ensure transferability of courses.Duties/Functions TeachingPrepare & teach departmental courses to include:General Biology coursesdeveloping learner centered lesson plansemploying teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning stylesincorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environmentscreating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student populationpreparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriateupdating and revising curriculum to maintain currencydeveloping new courses as needed to support the instructional missionparticipating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriatedeveloping, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate.Professional DevelopmentMaintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditationparticipating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategiesAdministrationProvide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipmentproviding for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditionsmaintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulationsStudent SupportProvide an environment conducive to student success to include:conducting recruiting activitiesproviding academic advisingpromoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success assisting students with the registration and graduation processreferring students to campus and community resources when appropriatemaintain student recordsCollege ServiceSupport college-wide endeavors to include:collaboration with faculty and staff from other divisions/departments to promote communication, coordinate schedules and support student successserving on department, division and college committeesparticipating in GTCC institutional initiativescollaborating with educational partners, business/industry and/or external agencies as appropriate to promote the instructional mission of GTCCsupporting collegiality and teaching excellence by actively participating in the professional development of new and veteran faculty (e.g., mentoring and peer observation)participating in extracurricular student activities/clubsattending college professional development sessions, college/division/department meetings, graduation and convocation, as requiredDemonstrate and model the Colleges employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.perform all duties as assigned by supervisorDifficult Challenges Contacts Education Required *Masters degree in Biology or related field with 18 graduate credits in areas required to instruct the general biology sequence (i.e., cell, molecular, ecology, evolution courses) from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.Education Preferred *Doctoral degree in Biology or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution*Graduate credit that qualifies the candidate to teach Environmental BiologyExperience Required *Three years post-secondary teaching experience in undergraduate, i.e., 200-level General Biology coursesExperience Preferred *Greater than three years post-secondary teaching experience in undergraduate, i.e., 200-level General Biology courses *Post-secondary teaching experience in Environmental Biology courses*Community college teaching experience*Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes*Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systemsKSA Required The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its open door policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned.The Instructor must be able to:1. Multi-task2. Respect Diversity3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment 5. Communicate effectively6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.KSA Preferred Department/Job Specific Requirements The following (compliance) training is required and must be completed within the first 30 days of hire with annual refresher training thereafter: (additional training may be added as needed)1. Reporting Requirements2. Anti-Discrimination/Harassment & Title IX3. Safety/Shooter on Campus4. Personal Information Protection Training (PIP)5. Ethics and Social Responsibility6. eLearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching)7. eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods (before the first day of the first semester teaching)Physical Demands 1. May include teaching day and evening and/or weekend hours.2. Physical Requirements.a. Maintain student records.b. Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.Other:1. Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.Posting Type Faculty recblid 2qypjjjo7l1bjlkbc6bvbwcwwymv79

Keywords: Guilford Technical Community College, High Point , Instructor, Biology (Multiple Openings), Education / Teaching , Jamestown, North Carolina

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