Occupational Safety and Environmental Technology Instructor
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Working Title Occupational Safety and Environmental Technology Instructor
Position Status Full Time
Department School of Business and Industry
Occupational Safety and Environmental Technology faculty are responsible for
high quality learning experiences in each course and throughout the program in
alignment with industry standards. The nation's most prestigious recognition
of Community College Excellence, the Aspen Institute's Aspen Prize, awarded
Odessa College its Rising Star Award in 2017, which ranked Odessa College
among the top five in the nation for improving and advancing student
achievement out of 1100 eligible institutions.
Specific Position Duties
1. Maintains up-to-date knowledge in the teaching field; 2. Demonstrates
willingness and ability to teach various courses, times, locations, and
delivery methods, as needed and as reasonably requested by the college; 3.
Utilizes appropriately challenging coursework to help students realize their
full potential as learners; 4. Provides students with written expectations,
e.g., syllabi, policies, assignment instructions, graded evaluations, etc.; 5.
Administers tests which are appropriate to course content, including a
comprehensive final exam measuring overall grasp of course objectives; 6. By
ways and means of instructing students, affirms the worth and dignity of all
persons and the right of all persons to learn; 7. Maintains an appropriate
learning and assessment climate in the classroom, whether traditional, web, or
distance, which encourages the free exchange of ideas while defending academic
honesty and objectivity; 8. Prepares adequately for class and arrives promptly
at class meetings, labs, and any other scheduled instructional activities; 9.
Delivers material in a clear and understandable manner; 10. Addresses student
concerns, i.e., comments, questions, and input, both in class and via posted
office hours, timely electronic communication, and other suitable means; 11.
Effectively handles routine procedures necessary for the successful, day-to-
day operation of the department as delegated by the department chair; 12.
Submits required reports and schedules in a timely manner to the department
chair; 13. Maintains effective relationships with professional counterparts
throughout the college and the community; 14. Maintains individual student
advisement on degree plans and degree applications in order to comply with
completion requirements; 15. Assists with recruiting, marketing, and outreach
for department programs; and, 16. Actively participates in college functions
and events, and engages in community service; 17. Perform other duties as
Bachelor's degree in Safety and Health and five years safety experience or
Associate's degree in Occupational Safety and Health Technology and ten years
safety experience; Teaching experience at the college level (work experience
may be accepted in lieu of teaching experience); Computer literacy;
Experience in teaching in a computer-based environment; Ability to teach
students from a wide spectrum of ages and from diverse cultural and social
backgrounds; Excellent communication and presentation skills; Knowledge of and
experience with various delivery methods of distance education.
Work Hours Varied according to schedule
Posting Number F00041P
Job Open Date 02/27/2020
Special Instructions Summary
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