Faculty – Speech and Mass Communication

Posted:
January 08, 2019

Description:

To instruct students in Speech/Communication disciplines in accordance with College policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

  • In accordance with institutional accreditation requirements, Master’s degree (Doctorate degree preferred) in Speech or Mass Communication or a Master’s degree in related disciplines with 18 graduate hours

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Demonstrates effective teaching techniques adaptable to a variety of learning styles.
  • Understands the comprehensive mission and philosophy of community colleges.
  • Demonstrates subject matter related to relevant topics and issues in the teaching discipline.
  • Displays effective planning, organizing, communication, interpersonal and teambuilding skills.
  • Effectively assists student learning.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with diverse student population, families, and children.
  • Maintains confidentiality of student information.
  • Demonstrates proficiency using computer applications, classroom or other current learning technologies for effective teaching at the community college level.
  • Teaches active cooperative and learning strategies.
  • Collects, records, and analyzes data for decision-making.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
  • Demonstrates ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment.

Experience:

  • Must be knowledgeable, capable of using current technology in the classroom, and able to teach effectively at a community college level.
  • Preferred experience in teaching community college level Speech / Communications.
  • Successful teaching experience.
Responsibilities:
  • Instructs students in the Speech Communication discipline. Provides learning activities that stimulates student involvement and encourages critical thinking.
  • Demonstrates creativity and innovation in the field, and service in the profession and/or the community.
  • Plans and organizes lesson plans, research and reference materials, syllabi, and other learning aids.
  • Meets deadlines and adheres to policies and procedures for paperwork, records, and documentation.
  • Maintains office hours to assist students.
  • Participates in graduation, general assembly, and other official College functions.
  • Teaches courses including compressed and accelerated learning formats.
  • Responsible for program development, curriculum development, advising/mentoring students and participating in student retention activities.
  • Serves on college-wide and departmental committees & participates in college activities
  • Participates in faculty development opportunities.
  • Primarily responsible for teaching a minimum of fifteen (15) credit/contact hours.
  • Maintains an established schedule, including evening, weekend, and/or summer assignments, including possible multiple campus locations that may vary by semester.
  • Recruits, advises and evaluates students.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Serves as faculty advisor for students.

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