Instructor Psychology (Behavioral And Social Sciences)

Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 2 months ago

CPCC is currently accepting applications for the position of

Instructor Psychology (Behavioral and Social Sciences)

Job ID: req4061

Position Closing Date: Open until filled

GENERAL FUNCTION AND JOB DUTIES

The Instructor Psychology is a multi-campus position. The primary responsibilities are collaborating with colleagues, serving on department and/or college-wide groups and committees, maintain mastery of subject, illustration of teaching and learning excellence, evaluation of Student Learning, support of College Policies and Procedures, participation in College, Division, and Program Activities and contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs throughout their employment with the college. The start date for this position is January 4, 2021.

Department Overview:

Central Piedmont's Mathematics and Sciences academic area offers high-quality, rigorous, and relevant behavioral science, mathematics, natural science and social science courses for general education, core, and elective credit. Each of the courses in these areas also meet the needs and interests of students working towards transfer to four-year institutions.

We deliver courses in a creative learning environment to create lifelong learners who will, in turn, strengthen the economic, social, and cultural life of our diverse community. Instructional faculty serve as guides in the teaching and learning process by preparing students to think critically, to express thoughts and ideas effectively, to analyze and interpret data, and to solve problems - skills that are essential for a variety of careers.

Central Piedmont Community College is a comprehensive institution which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment with the College:

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

I. Mastery of Subject Matter

a. Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.

b. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field or discipline.

c. Connect their subject matter with related fields.

d. Stay current in their subject matter through professional development, involvement in professional organizations, and attending professional meetings, conferences, or workshops.

e. Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate.

II. Teaching Performance

a. Teach a course load appropriate to their field or discipline.

b. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize documented student learning.

c. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

d. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs.

e. Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, telecourses, interactive technology, when appropriate.

f. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.

g. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.

h. Incorporate core competencies into curriculum.

i. Develop, update, and post course syllabi in a timely manner.

III. Evaluation of Student Learning

a. Establish meaningful learning student learning outcomes for courses/programs.

b. Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward student learning outcomes.

c. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning. d. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grade rosters to division administrator each semester according to established deadlines.

e. Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances.

IV. Support of College Policies and Procedures

a. Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment.

b. Teach credit or non-credit courses within field or discipline as needed.

c. Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation.

d. Serve as faculty advisor within the current college advisement system.

e. Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies.

f. Maintain confidentiality of student information.

g. Substitute for other instructors within field or discipline in case of an absence.

h. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.

i. Record and provide attendance data in accordance with College Policies and Procedures.

V. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities

a. Serves on college, divisional, and program committees as assigned.

b. Participate in meeting and events required by the college, division, and program administrators.

c. Respond in a timely fashion to information requests from college, division, and program administrators.

d. Support both part-time and full-time colleagues.

e. Contribute to program and division curriculum development processes.

f. Participate in graduation ceremonies

g. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as a part of a team.

VI. Contribution to Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

a. Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans.

b. Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels.

c. Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals on the college and its constituents.

d. Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, missions, and plans of the college, division, and programs.

e. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty and staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Master's degree in Psychology or related field

or

Master's degree plus 18 graduate semester hours in Psychology or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in a community college or university setting

NOTE: Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes are to remain current by

the employee, unless noted otherwise.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • A completed CPCC application must be completed on-line.

  • During the on-line application process, applicants will be prompted to upload or build a cover letter and resume.

  • College transcripts (if required for the position) must be attached on-line in the "additional documents" section of the application process. Applicants that do not have an electronic copy of their transcripts, or find the electronic copy is rejected on-line due to the file size, may fax their transcripts to (704) 330-6066 for attachment to the on-line application.

  • All applications must be received in the Human Resources office by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date posted to be guaranteed for consideration. Applications of qualified candidates received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the hiring manager.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary for this position is $47,092 . Pay grade for this position is Master's Degree. Initial placement for new employees is customarily at entry level through 25% percentile.

Contract type is Faculty/Librarian. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include off-shift hours, evening and weekend assignments may be required of any position. All positions are subject to budget approval. CPCC offers an excellent benefits package to full-time employees including Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Education Benefits, Disability and more.

ABOUT CPCC

Central Piedmont Community College is Mecklenburg County's resource for academic excellence and cultural enrichment. Located minutes from uptown Charlotte, Central Piedmont is in close proximity to the Queen City's growing greenway project, professional sports arenas, and a number of premiere restaurant and shopping outlets that attract visitors from Mecklenburg County and beyond. Today, more than 56,000 students call Central Piedmont home, making it one of the largest community colleges in the Carolinas.

Notice of Nondiscrimination

As a recipient of federal funds, Central Piedmont Community College is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq. ("Title IX"), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities. Central Piedmont Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities, including in the context of admission or employment.



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