Instructional Faculty- Economics

Posted: 12/18/2022

Instructional Faculty- Economics

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This position is responsible for providing high quality instruction in the subject area of Economics in the classroom environment as well as a variety of online modalities. The successful applicant will likely have teaching assignments at the Venice and Lakewood Ranch campus locations. Opportunities for summer work are possible given the needs of the college. *Note: Depending on the qualifications and experience of the applicant, this position may be filled at either the Instructor or Assistant Professor level.

Job Description
1. Teaches all courses as assigned.
2. Pursues innovative approaches to instructional delivery, including creative and effective uses of technology and online instruction.
3. Actively participates in the College's sustainability practices and initiatives.
4. Embraces a multicultural environment and supports the College's diversity initiatives.
5. Exhibits the willingness and ability to adapt to an environment of continuous growth and fast-paced change.
6. Maintains a professional appearance at all times.
7. Maintains attendance and punctuality.
8. Prepares, reviews, orders teaching materials, and updates course outlines and syllabi within College guidelines to meet class schedule requirements.
9. Meets all scheduled classes, and uses scheduled classroom time appropriately.
10. Demonstrates a professional attitude, philosophy, compassion and commitment that promotes student growth and learning.
11. Demonstrates commitment to the institutional mission, goals, and objectives.
12. Adheres to College Rules and Procedures, which reflect updated Federal, state, and local legislation/regulations and College policy that govern the educational process.
13. Maintains accurate student records for grading and attendance purposes, submitting grade and progress reports within college deadlines. 14. Schedules and maintains office hours as assigned.
15. Attends departmental and other meetings as designated by the Department Chair or administrative official.
16. Assists with development, implementation, and evaluation of divisional and departmental program goals.
17. Assists with preparation of public relation materials pertaining to the department.
18. Serves on College committees to which elected or appointed.
19. During periods of planned absences, coordinates with the Department Chair for qualified substitute instructors and provides instructional materials, protocols, and directions to ensure consistent and sequential classroom instruction.
20. Performs various tasks as required by the Department Chair for the fulfillment of departmental responsibilities.
21. Promotes and maintains a healthy and safe educational and work environment, free from harassment and discrimination.
22. Participates in professional development activities. (Demonstrates professional growth and development by updating knowledge of subject matter and using effective and innovative teaching techniques.)
23. Develops, maintains and promotes a positive, respectful and civil atmosphere among colleagues and members of the college-wide community to advance the mission of the college.
24. Performs all other duties as assigned by the proper authority.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Economics or Business with 18 graduate hours in Economics.

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D in Economics Experience in both face-to-face and online instruction. Demonstrated teaching skills and subject knowledge preferably at the community college level. Five (5) plus years or equivalent teaching experience in the subject area. Experience in online instruction using Quality Matters. Active participation in professional activities and organizations. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse campus community. Experienced in curriculum development, review and assessment.

Special Instructions to Applicants
*Note: Depending on the qualifications and experience of the applicant, this position may be filled at Instructor or Assistant Professor level. All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college. This position is not eligible for veteran preference. Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions. Pre-Employment Screenings Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks.

Department Name: Business
Campus: Venice, Lakewood Ranch
Work Schedule: 9 Month
Total Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week
Requested Start Date: Fall 2023
Job Type: Faculty
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Hiring Range: Initial rank and salary will be determined upon hire according to the college‘s salary schedule
FLSA: Exempt
Job Open Date: 12/13/2022
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