Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provide instruction in assigned class(es) in coordination with your Department Chair and/or Associate Vice President and established course model syllabus/syllabi. Provide a high quality learning and teaching environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the college.
Teach assigned classes.
Create an effective learning environment.
Meet classes as assigned.
Present instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course.
Maintain accurate attendance and scholastic records of students.
Use teaching methods designed for a variety of learning styles.
Use course text, outlines, syllabi and other curriculum materials in accordance with college and departmental guidelines.
Assist with maintaining a classroom environment emphasizing safety, good housekeeping, and equipment security.
Participate in communications with the college and department and meet deadlines as required.
Submit required reports.
Participate in the college's assessment process.
Fulfill all contract provisions.
Maintain a high level of professionalism as a representative of the college.
Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to demonstrate competence in areas expected to teach.
Ability to plan, organize and instruct quality educational programs.
Ability to communicate effectively with adult learners and to maintain good relationships with staff and students.
Ability to exercise individual initiative, independent actions, and sound judgment.
Education Minimum: Master's degree in Political Science or related discipline or Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in Political Science.
Experience Minimum: One year teaching experience.
Experience Preferred: Two to three years of teaching experience in a post-secondary environment, preferably at a community college. Specific experience with online instruction and educational technology is preferred.
Internal Number: 2778120
About Johnston Community College
Johnston Community College is committed to understanding the educational needs of the area's citizens, businesses, industries and service sectors. The college provides life-long educational opportunities consistent with our students' interests and abilities, prepares graduates capable of acquiring knowledge and succeeding in the regional and global community, and services as a positive, economic, social, and cultural catalyst in our diverse communities.