An incumbent is responsible for developing and improving
curricula, instructing assigned courses consistent with syllabi,
evaluating student learning, and fostering student success. Nature
An incumbent in this class typically reports to the Dean of
Instruction through an Instructional Director, Department
Chairperson or Program Coordinator. An incumbent is expected to
plan, organize, and instruct in a manner to promote and direct
successful student learning in keeping with the College's values
An incumbent may perform any combination of the below listed
accountabilities as determined by the supervisor:
Plans, organizes, and instructs courses as assigned by the
Department Chairperson/supervisor, utilizing effective and engaging
instructional strategies, the learning management system (LMS),
appropriate communication, classroom management, leadership skills,
and instructional/educational technology to promote student
success. Normal teaching contact hours per week are 18, unless
otherwise modified by the Department Chairperson/Dean.
Demonstrates best practices in instruction and classroom
management that respond to students' diverse academic needs.
Uses instructional technology including multimedia to meet
students' learning needs and achieve the objectives of the academic
Assists or leads in planning and/or developing new curriculum
and courses, as assigned by the Department Chairperson/Dean.
Evaluates and revises existing curriculum and courses as part of
the annual course evaluation process and/or as assigned.
Contributes to program review.
Participates in the planning and implementation of Student
Learning Outcomes Assessment (SLOA).
Serves as an advisor for students, utilizing effective
advisement strategies, the Student Educational Plan and other
advisement tools to promote student retention and progression.
Assists students toward the successful completion of course(s)
which the instructor is teaching by providing outreach, guidance,
feedback, supplemental instruction, tutoring, and other approved
forms of academic support.
Makes oneself accessible and available to assist students.
Provides a minimum of six (6) posted office hours per week to
Maintains adequate and timely student records (e.g. grades are
posted in the LMS in a timely fashion). Evaluates and reports
students' progress and attendance in a timely manner.
Works as a team member with other faculty and staff to
facilitate College and academic program operations and achieve
goals and objectives. Provides guidance to new and adjunct faculty
Assists in attaining and maintaining program accreditation.
Completes the New Faculty Development Program (NFDP) during the
one-year probationary period to ensure understanding of the
College's mission and preparation to instruct students with various
learning styles and academic needs. Completes the Instructional
Design Technology Certificate or can demonstrate mastery of its
Continues professional development/growth and a commitment to
continuous improvement as an instructor. Remains current within
his/her academic field/discipline.
Participates in departmental/campus/College meetings and serves
on campus or collegewide committees. Participates in advisory
committee meetings and other college and student-related
activities. Advises student clubs and organizations as
Participates in developing and implementing college policies,
objectives, and/or functions in accordance with the philosophy of
the College. Areas include, but are not limited to: departmental
program planning, marketing, budget development, and public
Assists in providing support for operations/events/processes to
enhance recruitment, enrollment/registration, advisement, transfer,
and graduate employment, as assigned.
Participates in day, evening, and weekend program staffing, as
- Performs other related duties as required.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of effective and engaging instructional techniques and
Knowledge of relevant subject matter in the incumbent's
Knowledge of computers and electronic instructional
Knowledge and understanding of competency-based learning.
Ability to develop and use teaching strategies that will promote
successful learning by addressing different learning styles and
Ability to use assessment to enhance learning.
Ability to understand, evaluate, and appropriately use of
Ability to form an inclusive environment that respects diverse
talents and ways of learning.
Ability to understand and maintain a commitment to Equal
Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the
needs of diverse student populations.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in
Ability to relate to and communicate effectively with a diverse
population in a multicultural environment.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Master's degree in
Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field is
Four (4) years of relevant experience.