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.
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
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,
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
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