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History – FT Instructor (9-Month / Tenure Track Faculty)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please attach a statement on your teaching philosophy along with your resume. Position to be filled in January 2018. Official college transcripts must be provided within thirty (30) days of an employment offer.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title History – FT Instructor (9-Month / Tenure Track Faculty)
Posting Number 00467
Classification Title Full Time Faculty
Position Status Full Time
Pay Grade/Step Appropriate step placement consistent with degree level and experience
Position Type Faculty

Position Summary Information

Position Summary

ACC faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that promotes outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. The instructor will teach a variety of courses within the History Department including freshman and sophomore level courses.

At Alvin Community College, our faculty are expected to …
• Instruct and supervise a diverse population of students in the classroom at various times and locations
• Possess a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence
• Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and oral
• Prepare and utilize a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution
• Maintain current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources
• Assist in the recruitment and retention of students
• Advise students in academic matters or refers students to appropriate resources
• Assess students’ performance through a range of measurement activities and keeps them informed of their progress in a timely manner
• Engage students through posted office hours and electronic communication
• Utilize technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others
• Assist in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives
• Build positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community
• Submit timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions and departments
• Provide recommendations to the Instructional Dean, Department Chair, and appropriate college committees regarding curriculum, instruction and division operations
• Exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities
• Adhere to Alvin Community College’s policies and procedures
• Attend institutional meetings as required
• Perform all other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in History or American Civilization (with cross-listed courses in History) OR related Master’s degree with 18 graduate hours in History
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, as well as intermediate computer skills
• Must be familiar with interactive teaching methods and instruction via the Internet

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior teaching experience at the college or university level
• Working knowledge of Blackboard course management system
• Experience in teaching distance learning courses using Blackboard
• Dual Credit or High School teaching experience

Work Hours

May include day and evening teaching assignments, as well as, dual credit courses offered at local high school campuses and/or Texas Department of Corrections units.

Posting Detail Information

Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Please attach a statement on your teaching philosophy along with your resume.

Position to be filled in January 2018.

Official college transcripts must be provided within thirty (30) days of an employment offer.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Other
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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