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Biology Instructor (full-time)

Roanoke-Chowan Community College

Job Description

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree and a minimum of 18 graduate hours in biology. Teaching experience. Onsite position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree or doctorate in biology. Teaching experience in higher education.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support the Mission of the College and the departmental mission and goals. Provide excellence in teaching and learning through a variety of instructional methods and use of relevant technology. Maintain knowledge of new developments in one’s respective discipline. Analyze program data to determine gaps in student performance, enrollment, retention, etc. Use data to make informed decisions. Keep the administration informed about matters affecting the welfare of students, faculty, and the institution. Attend local, state, and national meetings geared toward andragogy, the academic discipline, enrollment and retention, student support resources, etc. Keep the program’s curriculum competitive and up-to-date. Actively recruit at least 5 CE or CU students per semester (fall/spring). Participate in college-wide committees and functions. Recommend the purchase of library books and instructional materials. Teach assigned classes according to approved course syllabi and minimum competencies. Schedule, post, and keep office hours as required by college policy. Assist with advising and registering students. Assist, as needed, in developing a schedule for all course work each enrollment period. Advise students in their program area and maintain an up-to-date advisee record for all active advisees. Submit all required student grade reports to the registrar’s office by the specified deadline. Maintain accurate attendance records for all classes. Work with students in extracurricular activities including clubs and special events. Attend all faculty meetings, commencements, and other special meetings called by academic administration and the College President. Perform other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES:
Excellent teaching and communication skills. Outcomes-oriented. A strong work ethic. Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team. Adaptable and flexible. Attention to detail and accuracy. Customer service orientation and interpersonal skills. Enthusiasm for working with internal and external constituents. Excellent time management skills and ability to plan and prioritize work. Projects professional image. Punctual. Speaks clearly, sensitively, and persuasively when interacting with stakeholders. Supports the aims, objectives, goals, and mission of the college.

SALARY:
Salary commensurate with education and work experience. Benefits include paid state holidays, paid annual and sick leave, and the State of North Carolina Benefits Program.

SPECIAL NOTES:
Candidates must successfully complete a criminal background investigation. Only those who are interviewed will be notified of the status of the position.

Roanoke-Chowan Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Title IX/Equity and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator, AVP of Student Services, 109 Community College Road, Room 111F, Ahoskie, NC 27910, 252-862-1267. (Employee complaints), Director of Human Resources, Human Resources, 109 Community College Road, Room 105, Ahoskie, NC 27910, 252-862-1302. Any complaints filed against the Title IX/Equity Coordinator or ADA/Section 504 Coordinator shall be handled by the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services, 109 Community College Road, Room 104, Ahoskie, NC 27910, 252-862-1287.

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