Classification Title: Faculty
Posting Number: 0601419
Position Type: Full-Time
Department: Social & Behavioral Sciences

Instruction of and supervision in History and/or Government courses.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree with 18 or more graduate hours in History or Government or a related field from a regionally accredited institution; Computer literacy; Ability to teach students from a wide spectrum of ages and from diverse cultural and social backgrounds, including high school students enrolled in dual credit classes; Excellent work ethic; and Documented commitment to teaching excellence.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to teach both History AND Government courses; Two or more years of college-level teaching experience and experience with classroom technology.

Specific Position Duties:

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge in the teaching field;
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to teach various courses, times, locations, and delivery methods, as needed and as reasonably requested by the college;
  • Utilizes appropriately challenging coursework to help students realize their full potential as learners;
  • Provides students with written expectations, e.g., syllabi, policies, assignment instructions, graded evaluations, etc.;
  • Administers tests which are appropriate to course content, including a comprehensive final exam measuring overall grasp of course objectives;
  • By ways and means of instructing students, affirms the worth and dignity of all persons and the right of all persons to learn;
  • Maintains an appropriate learning and assessment climate in the classroom, whether traditional, web, or distance, which encourages the free exchange of ideas while defending academic honesty and objectivity;
  • Prepares adequately for class and arrives promptly at class meetings, labs, and any other scheduled instructional activities;
  • Delivers material in a clear and understandable manner;
  • Addresses student concerns, i.e., comments, questions, and input, both in class and via posted office hours, timely electronic communication, and other suitable means;
  • Teach assigned courses in the curriculum;
  • Teach Web, Web-enhanced, and ITV classes as requested, using a variety of instructional technologies including Tegrity;
  • Teach collegeNow (Dual Credit) classes to locations in the west Texas area;
  • Assist with recruitment, advising, and retention activities as well as participate in various departmental and campus-wide committees; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Unofficial Transcript 1

Optional Applicant Documents:
Unofficial Transcript 2
Unofficial Transcript 3