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Instructor II / Assistant Professor - History

Employer
St. Louis Community College
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History, Humanities, American Studies, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, History, Other Humanities
Employment Type
Full Time
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Title: Instructor II / Assistant Professor - History

Employee Classification: Faculty F/T

Department Humanities

Position Summary:

The Social Science-Humanities Department at STLCC-Forest Park is seeking a full time History Faculty member to begin August 2022. Preference will be given to candidates with community college experience teaching African-American History, American History survey courses, and African History. The new History faculty member will be expected to teach, mentor students, fulfill some administrative duties within the Social Science-Humanities Department, and serve on campus committees. The successful candidate will demonstrate the use of technology in the classroom to improve student learning outcomes and a commitment to classroom assessment. The successful candidate will also demonstrate the use of varied teaching techniques that help students develop critical thinking and research skills and understand the relevance of history to their lives.

Primary Duties Performed:

Instructors are responsible for instruction, grading, record-keeping, and compliance with legal and institutional obligations. Instructors should expect to meet all deadlines and to regularly use standard software, including the Microsoft Office suite, as appropriate. Instructors must conduct all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views.

In addition to providing excellent instruction, all faculty members are expected to adhere to the following specific requirements:
•Maintaining the appropriate number of office hours at times of day convenient for students;
•Providing meaningful, timely responses and feedback to students’ work and questions;
•Meeting all department and college deadlines;
•Maintaining accurate records of student attendance and reporting attendance as required;
•Keeping careful grade records throughout each term;
•Reporting both midterm and final grades on Banner Web;
•Attending scheduled faculty meetings and training sessions;
•Successfully completing policy-related tutorials;
•Checking messages and college voice mail accounts on a timely basis;
•Responding to messages and requests from students and administration within the 24 hours immediately following receipt; and
•Complying with all provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

Required Qualifications:

Requires a Master’s degree in History or African American Studies, with at least 18 approved graduate hours in American History.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Prefer Ph.D. in History or African American Studies, with a focus in African American History.
• Prefer Community College Teaching Experience.
• Prefer experience teaching a diverse student body.
• Prefer online teaching experience.

Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

St. Louis Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experience, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

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