Overview

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Teach 15 semester credit hours per semester / 30 semester credit hours for the academic year (tenure track faculty); or as a Lecturer, 18 semester credit hours per semester/36 semester credit hours for the academic year.
  • Meet each class as scheduled at the designated time and place and for the designated length of time.
  • Maintain a minimum of ten office hours for student consultation per week, appropriate to the time and delivery method of the assigned courses (e.g.., evening, week-end, on-line, or off-campus) and post this information.
  • At the beginning of each course, provide each student with a syllabus per the guidelines in the faculty handbook.
  • Develop new courses and course materials as appropriate.
  • Faculty serve on committees, task forces, and other college-improvement activities; however, Lecturers are not assigned to USG or SGSC standing committees.
  • Attend and participate in all college-wide and appropriate School meetings.
  • Support student activities and clubs.
  • Participate in professional development activities on an on-going basis.
  • Stay current in the teaching discipline(s) and the pedagogy of that discipline.
  • Assist advisees with academic planning, scheduling, graduation, registration, and other appropriate academic issues.
  • Submit correct proof rosters and grades in Banner by the assigned deadlines. Record daily attendance according to institutional policy.
  • Submit assessment data to discipline committee chair in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

  • Mastery of the teaching discipline.
  • Ability to engage students in higher order learning.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and oral forms.
  • Ability to align instruction with student learning outcomes.
  • Adhere to institutional policies and procedures

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:

  • Each faculty member reports to the appropriate Department Chair and School Dean.

GUIDELINES:

  • Guidelines include college policies and procedures, department policies and Board of Regents policy and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection and interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK:

  • The work consists of varied administrative duties and coordination of primary functional areas. Strict regulations contribute to the complexity of the position
  • Success in this position contributes to the efficiency, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance of all department operations

CONTACTS:

  • Contacts are typically with students, co-workers, other college personnel and members of the general public
  • Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; to resolve problems; to motivate or influence persons; or to justify, defend or negotiate matters

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table, or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending or crouching
  • The employee occasionally lifts light objects
  • The work is typically performed in an office setting

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:

  • The work consists of varied administrative and supervisory duties and coordination of primary functional areas
  • Strict regulations and responsibilities related to department systems and applications contribute to the complexity of the position

Required Qualifications:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The completion of a Master’s Degree plus 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline. The Doctorate is preferred

Desired Qualifications:PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The Doctorate Degree in the field
  • Three years teaching experience

JOB SUMMARY:

The primary duty of a faculty member is teaching. In addition, a faculty member is expected to demonstrate success in some or all of these areas: service to the College, academic achievement, professional growth and development, and academic advisement. Teaching assignments may be assigned to any SGSC campus, off-campus, day, evenings, weekends, and/or on-line.