Harris-Stowe State University is a historically Black institution (HBCU) located in the heart of vibrant mid-town St. Louis, Missouri. Harris-Stowe’s beautiful campus is minutes from the renown Gateway Arch, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Art and History Museums, Forest Park and other cultural and educational institutions. Harris-Stowe’s diverse faculty and staff provide a wide range of academic programs to one of the most culturally diverse student bodies in the St. Louis region.
General State of Duties: • Provides primary responsibility of teaching 12 credit hours of courses in the area of expertise.
Supervision Received: • General Supervision
Supervised Exercised: • Provides clinical supervision to students in the program
Required Qualifications and Education: • Earned Doctorate from an accredited University • Licensure or license-eligible in the state of Missouri • HLC Qualified with 18 graduate hours in the area of expertise • Experience in K-12 school settings. • A commitment to excellence in the field of education in a diverse environment in higher education. • Good knowledge of principles and theory of teaching field. • Good knowledge of practices and procedures of teaching. • Strong interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communication skills as well as experience with technology. • Demonstrated ability to perform detailed work as well as the ability to work as a team member within the college. • Ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining positive and effective working relations with students and University community~ Professionalism is essential.
Experience: • Experience in teaching at the college level in the area of expertise.
License: • Dependent upon teaching field
FLSA: • Exempt
Occupational Group: • Faculty
Example of Duties: * • Maintains course syllabi and provides each student with a written statement of course requirements at the beginning of each semester. • Prepares lectures and leads discussions in various delivery methods (face to face, hybrid and online), models researched best practices in instructional strategies, promotes higher order thinking and hands-on learning and performs other activities which are related to and meet the course objectives. • Conducts appropriate evaluations of student’s performances and assigns grades on the basis of such evaluations. • Maintains records of student’s grades and attendance according to University requirements. • Serves as a College of Education Advisor providing academic and career advisement and conducts office hours/ conference time with students each week according to University requirements. • Tutors’ and prepares students for successful passage of the MEGA ( Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments: MoGEA and MoCA) • Participates in the development and revision of course content, textbook/ equipment selection, instructional materials, and teaching assignment/ scheduling. • Maintains professional skills and subject expertise through study and involvement in professional organizations. • Serves on department, college and University committees as needed to assist in policy development, promotion or tenure review, and other matters to benefit the University. • Actively recruits and retains students within the College of Education. • Contributes to the field of education through scholarly research, presentations and collaborations. • Other duties as assigned.
About Harris-Stowe State University
Harris-Stowe State University is a historically Black institution (HBCU) located in the heart of vibrant mid-town St. Louis, Missouri. Harris-Stowe's beautiful campus is minutes from the renown Gateway Arch, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Art and History Museums, Forest Park and other cultural and educational institutions. Harris-Stowe's diverse faculty and staff provide a wide range of academic programs to one of the most culturally diverse student bodies in the St. Louis region.
Harris-Stowe State University's primary mission, as set forth in Senate Bill 153, is to address the higher education needs of the metropolitan St. Louis region. Toward the fulfillment of this mandate, the University offers a solid General Education curriculum, which serves as the foundation for the University's various baccalaureate programs in three broad professional areas, including baccalaureate degree programs in business, education, and arts and sciences.
In addition, the University is thoroughly committed to meeting to the greatest extent possible the needs of a student population that is diverse in age, culture, ethnicity and experiential backgrounds. In short, Harris-Stow...e State University is strongly committed to providing a high-quality higher education experience that is both affordable and accessible to the diverse populations within and beyond the metropolitan St. Louis region.
The University seeks to accomplish this overarching goal through an extensive academic support program, a college-preparatory academy for urban youth, supervision of student progress and through many community outreach and collaborative partnerships with businesses, government and educational institutions.
Underlying this commitment to a high-quality education is the University's emphasis on professional growth and personal development that is essential for an educated person entering a professional field.
In pursuit of its mission, Harris-Stowe State University offers a variety of programs and services that include, but are not limited to:
-Recruiting a diverse population of interested and qualified students, faculty and staff.
-Supporting student development through academic support services, extracurricular activities, student government,
cultural and community involvement, professional organizations and honor societies.
-Enhancing the quality and effectiveness of the student's learning environment through a variety of innovative and creative
instructional techniques and delivery systems involving modern technology and through day, evening and Saturday
courses, which accommodate the students' varying educational and scheduling needs.
-Offering a broad and solid general education curriculum that serves as the foundation for professional studies and
lifelong learning while accommodating transfer students.
-Offering educational experiences that emphasize excellence in all areas and promote the development of effective
communication skills, interpersonal growth, critical thinking, workplace readiness and an understanding of and
appreciation for diversity.
-Participating in educational and collaborative partnerships and outreach programs with business, government and other
educational institutions, including K-12 and higher education.
-Providing a diverse range of cultural and educational services to the urban community, including in-service educational
opportunities for professional growth and development of teachers, educators and other professionals. Conducting
ongoing institutional assessment and modifying institutional operations, accordingly.
University Facts and Economic Impact:
-In the last four years, Harris-Stowe's graduation rates have increased by 35.6% percent.
-Freshman classes are at capacity and students now come from 50 states and 17 countries
-Enrollment has grown significantly to an all-time high of 1724 - 34% increase and the highest percentage increase of both
public and private four-year higher education institutions in Missouri.
-The UNCF performed an independent, extensive study of HBCUs and their impact on state and local economies. All
factors combined, HSSU's impact on the St. Louis metropolitan area is more than $65 million per year.