Full-time Faculty - HISTORY

Employer
Jarvis Christian College/Hawkins Texas
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
May 13, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in History; Ph.D., preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated scholarly and research activity and willing to engage students in those activities.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of students with diverse learning styles.
  • Ability to adjust to diverse teaching modalities.
  • Innovative, high energy, able to engage students creatively in and outside the classroom setting

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  • Identifies, selects, and modifies instructional resources to meet the needs of the students with varying backgrounds, learning styles, and special needs.
  • Maintains effective and efficient record keeping procedures.
  • Collaborates with peers to enhance the instructional environment.
  • Meets professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, holding classes the full period, calculating grades correctly prior to turning them in to the Registrar's Office, attending occasional on-campus functions after 5:00 p.m. and on weekends as requested.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of records and information.
  • Develops departmental programs for majors, minors, professional areas and teaching certificates.
  • Prepares program brochures and related exhibits for departmental public relations.
  • Writes course outlines, submit course outlines to the Division Chair and teach course content. Meets scheduled classes promptly and engender appropriate classroom decorum and positive classroom discipline.
  • Provides coverage of classes during absence of colleagues.
  • Exhibits subject matter competence and pedagogical skill; prepare for classroom experiences that build upon the backgrounds of the students.
  • Maintains records and prepare and transmit regularly scheduled reports and non-recurring reports promptly to the appropriate recipient.
  • Keeps required office hours and be available on campus to confer with and advise students.
  • Duties include ordering books, advising students with major or minor areas in the department and updating degree plans as requested.
  • Maintains personal development through writing (proposals, etc) experiences, further studies, research, professional meetings and conferences of learned societies.
  • Implements departmental programs.
  • Belongs to professional organizations and actively participate in the work and meeting of these organizations.
  • Shares research and professional accomplishments with the total College and the larger academic and professional community.
  • Participates in area, departmental, divisional and all College faculty meetings.
  • Assists the College in its recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Becomes acquainted with the history of the College, its goals and objectives.
  • Serves as a role model both in and out of the classroom.
  • Performs other professional duties as assigned.

 QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  •  Demonstrates
    • Trustworthiness
    • Confidence
    • Enthusiasm
    • Initiative
    • Flexibility
    • Sound work ethics
  • Proven Skills
    • Listening skills
    • Team player