Instructor - Sociology

Tarrant County College District

United States

July 22, 2022

Description

Instructor - Sociology

In order to be considered please provide a thorough and complete application.

  • Clearly document your experience as it relates to the "Essential Duties and Responsibilities" section of the posting in the “Employment” section of the application. We evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Clearly outline dates of employment and select whether it is part time or full time employment (full time is 40 or more hours per week).
  • Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

    The teaching load for this position may include dual credit courses. Dual credit instructors provide college level courses to high school students in the Tarrant County area.

    Posting Details

    Please view posting details below. To apply to this posting, please click the link above.

    Position Information

    Job Title Instructor - Sociology

    Posting Number F004595 Position Status Full Time Assignment Length 9 month Grant Funded No Category Faculty Class Code 23 Pay Rate Commensurate with education and experience Location Southeast Department SE Behavioral & Social Science Job Summary

    Reporting to the campus department instructional leader, instructors provide assistance to students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate college resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process providing a direct impact to student success.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Performance Requirements • Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules and modalities as assigned by designated supervisor (may include online or Weekend College) • Accommodates diverse student needs and external stakeholders' expectations of the College • Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad diversities represented in the student population, colleagues, and service area • Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned • Prepares and delivers instruction to students following the College Master Syllabus using the approved learning management system • Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks • Communicates regularly with students and college officials, including responding to e-mails, calls, and requests for meetings • Independently pursues activities to enhance subject matter expertise, skills in various modes of instruction, and knowledge of learning • Prepares assignments and assessments to assure achievement of learning outcomes • Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success • Maintains student attendance records weekly and certifies student enrollments by the established deadline • Evaluates student performance and learning in accordance with discipline and department standards • Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students, posts grades in the learning management system weekly, and submits final grades by the established deadline • Assigns grades consistent with course requirements • Assists in College's commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures • Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses

    Service Excellence • Supports the College's 3 Goals and 8 Principles • Complete all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC) • Support the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College • Attends the workplace regularly and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite • Adheres to College policies and procedures • Adheres to applicable safety procedures

    Performs other related tasks as required

    The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the diverse types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

    Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

    • Master's degree or higher in sociology field OR a Master's degree or higher with eighteen (18) graduate hours in sociology

    Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university

    Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

    • Work experience in the discipline / teaching area • Experience teaching a class or facilitating training • Teaching experience utilizing active learning techniques, service learning and innovative technology • Experience teaching in Dual Credit and Early College High School programs

    Knowledge, Skills and Ability

    • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse

    • Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume

    • Ability to use computer applications and enterprise systems, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software

    • Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations

    • Ability to work independently and take initiative

    • Knowledge of the teaching discipline subject matter

    • Knowledge of how students learn

    • Ability to adapt to student learning needs

    • Utilization of student-centered integrative learning strategies

    • Promotion of positive expectations of students

    • Incorporation of technology to enhance student learning

    • Incorporation of pedagogical innovation

    • Assessment of student learning

    • Assessment of self-learning

    • Assessment, evaluation, and revision of curriculum

    • Development of relevant content for classes

    • Development of effective classroom management processes and strategies

    • Experience mentoring and advising students

    • Engagement in peer collaboration and peer mentoring

    • Engagement in service to the institution, profession, and community

    • Participation in professional development in the teaching discipline to remain current in the teaching discipline and in pedagogy

    • Continued educational attainment

    Accommodations

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

    Special Instructions Summary

    The teaching load for this position may include dual credit courses. Dual credit instructors provide college level courses to high school students in the Tarrant County area.

    Posted 05/06/2022

    Posting Contact Summary

    Should you have questions specific to this position please contact the following individual

    Contact Josue Munoz

    josue.munoz@tccd.edu

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

  • Certification / License
  • Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Please select the highest level of education you have completed.
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • 60 or more College Credit Hours
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
  • None of the above
  • Do you have 18 graduate hours in Sociology?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please list any certification or licensure you have that is directly related to this position.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How many years of teaching experience do you have?
  • None
  • Less than 1 year of experience
  • 1 year of experience
  • 2 years of experience
  • 3 years of experience
  • 4 years of experience
  • 5 or more years of experience
  • How many years of experience do you have teaching dual credit courses?
  • None
  • Less than 1 year of experience
  • 1 year of experience
  • 2 years of experience
  • 3 years of experience
  • 4 years of experience
  • 5 or more years of experience
  • How would you rate your level of experience using word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)?
  • Advanced
  • Intermediate
  • Beginner
  • None
  • How would you rate your experience with web-based software?
  • Advanced
  • Intermediate
  • Beginner
  • None
  • Describe your experience as it relates to this position.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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