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Johnston Community College

PO Box 2350
Smithfield , NC
http://www.johnstoncc.edu/
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College Transfer Sociology Instructor

Johnston Community College
Smithfield, NC Full-time
Posted on June 11, 2018

DESCRIPTION:

Provide instruction in assigned class(es) in coordination with your Director of Programs
and established course model syllabus/syllabi. Create a learning and teaching
environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the college.
Other duties may be assigned.

KNOWLEDGE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Provide instruction in assigned class(es) in
coordination with your Dean and/or Director of Programs 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 student learning outcomes 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, if required
  • Fulfill all contract provisions
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism as a representative of the college

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

MINIMUM & PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each specific 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 specific functions.

  • Ability to demonstrate competence in areas expected to teach
  • Ability to plan, organize and deploy quality college level instruction
  • Ability to communicate effectively with adult learners and to maintain good
    relationships with staff and students.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, individual initiative, independent actions within a
    professional environment.

Education Minimum: Master's degree required in Sociology or Master's degree with 18
graduate hours in Biology related course work.

Education Preferred: Master's degree required in Sociology or Master's degree with 18
graduate hours in Biology related course work.

Experience Minimum: One year of 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. Experience working with the
diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of
students.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Language Skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills are required.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to perform basic math computations including adding, subtracting,
    multiplying and averaging all units of measure.
  • Ability to compute fractions, percentages and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to use effective critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully an individual should be proficient in a Windows
environment and have knowledge of email systems, PowerPoint, Blackboard and online
lab environments.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • None required

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.


Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions
of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.