Environmental Science Technology Faculty (Grant – funded)
Anticipated Closing Date: 7/1/2018
- Teach and develop classes for Environmental Science Technology (EST) Degree program (65%)
- Complete college-required responsibilities (15%) (i.e. Advising, Faculty Service, Professional Development, etc.)
- Coordinate the EST program (20%)
Required Documents Needed at Time of Application: Resume and copy of unofficial transcripts for Master’s degree
Position #: 400260
Type of Appointment: Temporary Full-Time Grant - Funded
Department: Natural & Behavioral Sciences
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Teach courses in the Environmental Science Technology (EST) program according to college policy
2. Apply theories and principles of learning to instruction
3. Adapt instruction to the entry level knowledge and skills of students
4. Recommend course and program changes to the Academic Department Dean when appropriate
5. Develop syllabi which meet college requirements and student needs. Provide students with copies of a syllabus on the first day of classes
6. Use alternative instructional strategies where appropriate
7. Inform students of special instructional resources located in the Educational Resources Center and/or the Learning and Testing Center
8. Orient students to objectives and procedures before beginning instruction
9. Establish and communicate clearly defined grading procedures and standards
10. Use evaluations to revise and update content, objectives, and instructional strategies
11. Give examinations and other types of evaluations necessary to determine student level of performance and understanding
12. Keep students aware of their progress in the course
13. Perform record-keeping responsibilities related to teaching and advising
14. Respond in a timely fashion to all reasonable deadlines
1. Be available to students by maintaining office hours which are reasonably convenient
2. Post and adhere to required office hours
3. Be knowledgeable of the College policies, procedures, and assistance available to students
4. Assist advisees with the scheduling of classes
5. Monitor the academic progress of advisees
6. Hold conferences with students as needed
C. Faculty Service
1. Serve on committees and task forces as appointed by the President
2. Use professional knowledge and skills to contribute to local and professional community activities whenever appropriate
3. Attend faculty meetings as scheduled
4. Contribute to the advancement of college goals through appropriate individual goals
D. Professional Development (according to college requirements)
E. Environmental Science Technology (EST) Program Coordination
1. Oversee the EST A.A.S. degree program.
2. Oversee the development and review of the EST program curriculum.
3. Develop the course schedule and sequencing, and advising guides for the degree program.
4. Lead assessment efforts of the degree program and report annual data and results.
5. Develop and maintain network with community and other collegiate leaders.
6. Maintain accreditation materials and assist their supervisor with annual reports.
7. Lead advisory board meetings.
Note: the College reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time.
All full-time and part-time faculty must have completed at least 18 graduate semester hours in their teaching field and hold a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university.
The Environmental Science Technology faculty must hold a Master’s degree or higher with 18 graduate credit hours in environmental science, environmental engineering, environmental geology, or other closely related fields.
Candidates that have coursework or work experience with water quality analysis, water/wastewater treatment, or treatment facility operations are preferred.
Pellissippi State Community College recognizes that the ability to communicate effectively is an essential skill for all academic personnel to perform competently. To ensure that all faculty are proficient in oral and written English, the following guidelines are to be used during the selection process to evaluate candidates:
a. Ability to speak and write English clearly;
b. Ability to understand written and spoken English; and
c. Ability to communicate effectively in an academic environment (for example, previous successful employment in an academic institution).
(Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience)
Location of Position: Hardin Valley Campus, with travel to other campuses.
A summary of our benefits can be found on online: at http://www.pstcc.edu/hr/benefits.
Special Instructions to Applicants: To be considered for a position at Pellissippi State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Hardin Valley Campus Educational Resources Center, if needed.
Pellissippi State Community College is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA employer
Location/Region: Knoxville, TN