Professor, Early Childhood Education (AS Program)- Lakeland (2023141)

Polk State College (Winter Haven)
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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About the Opportunity:

At Polk State College, our amazing faculty and staff create an inspiring workplace. This professional, full time, tenure track faculty position plays a key role in our college and student success. In addition to excellent academic programs, we offer a collaborative, creative and culturally diverse work environment. If you want to be supported in your professional growth and to be recognized for your contributions, then come work for Polk State!


About the Position:

Reporting to the campus Academic Dean, the primary role of this full time instructional position is to provide college level instruction and instruction-related activities designed to encourage, support and enable students' success. Working for Polk State College, you join a talented and dedicated academic community as they prepare tomorrow's leaders.

Essential Functions/Duties:

  • Teach courses in accordance with published course descriptions, schedules, procedures, and course outlines furnished to students.
  • Assist in developing departmental goals and plans of action to achieve them.
  • Provide input and work with other faculty and staff to review, produce and/or select course-related materials.
  • Conduct on-going evaluation of student progress and maintain records of student course/class performance.
  • Prepare and submit grade reports and other reports on student performance as may be scheduled or required.
  • Organize class learning experiences, relating them to the overall objectives of the course.
  • Work with the campus dean and other faculty and staff as appropriate to assess and modify as needed course and program goals, objectives, methods, and content.
  • Participate in the shared decision-making processes.
  • Serve on at least one of the College's standing committees, or on an officially established work group or ad hoc committee each year in the spirit of professional responsibility.
  • Serve as a resource in identification and recruitment of faculty and staff, both adjunct and full-time.
  • Supervise student learning and other activities as assigned and appropriate in classroom, laboratory, studio, clinical site and/or other areas such activities may occur.
  • Exercise due care that College equipment/materials entrusted to his/her care is not abused by students and is used safely and in such fashion as to constitute no threat to life, health or property.
  • Participate in class schedule development working with other faculty members, and with others as appropriate.
  • Serve as mentor for new or adjunct instructor when appointed.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of annual and other strategic plans and documents.
  • Serve as resource for advisory committees.
  • Serve as resource for project/grant development implementation and evaluation.
  • Participate in the assessment of personal, professional, and institutional effectiveness as prescribed in DBOT Rule and College Procedure.
  • The compensation (pay level) for this position is based upon the degree level attained and years of experience in the specific discipline (Step 10 is the maximum step for an incoming faculty member). Please review the Polk State College Salary Schedule here to ensure our pay ranges are within your compensation expectations.

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