Adjunct – History / Government Evening or Online

Posted:
November 01, 2016

Description:

The Business & Social Science Division of Texarkana College is seeking a Government or History Evening or Online Instructor

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

  • In accordance with SACS accreditation requirements, Master’s degree in Government/ Political Science/History or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in Government/Political Science/History. Juris Doctorate, Public Administration, Public Policy, and Public Affairs are not eligible. Dual teaching fields (18 Graduate hours for each) are strongly preferred.

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

    • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
    • Willing and able to teach day or evening classes at a number of sites around the city.
    • Excellent knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software required, including Microsoft Office programs.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population.
    • Possess good organizational and planning skills.
    • Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
    • Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment.
    • Self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others.
    • An innovative, problem-solving thinker.
    • Demonstrated potential for leadership.
    • Able to work with various types of audio visual equipment and software.
  • Working knowledge of maintaining student records and dealing with sensitive information. 

 

Experience:

  • Preference will be given to individuals with teaching experience, especially college-level teaching experience.
Responsibilities:
  • Teaching a full load (15 hours) in Government courses.
  • Overload teaching is encouraged.
  • Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations
  • Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication. Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
  • Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
  • Advises students in academic matters.
  • Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
  • Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
  • Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
  • Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
  • Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
  • Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
  • Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
  • Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
  • This position is expected to support the mission of Texarkana College by maintaining high educational standards, advising students, facilitating student learning outcomes, and performing other college-related duties and responsibilities as outlined in the Texarkana College Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Teaching assignments may include summer courses, but will include afternoon and/or evening classes.
  • Participation in college and departmental committees, college activities and public relations functions.
  • Developing and maintaining functional interpersonal relationships with students and colleagues.
  • Documentation and recordkeeping.
  • Responsible for other related duties as assigned.
Salary:
Commensurate within the Texarkana College pay scale for position.

To Apply:
To apply via mail or in person, a signed Texarkana College application, resume, including three professional references, and verification of post secondary educational credentials must be received for formal consideration. Submit application materials to:

Texarkana College
Human Resources
2500 N. Robison Rd.
Texarkana, TX 75599

If emailing, send your application materials to: human.resources@texarkanacollege.edu. TC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Human Resources Director, 2500 N. Robison Rd., Texarkana, TX, 75599, (903) 823-3017, human.resources@texarkanacollege.edu