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Instructor (Business)

Barton Community College

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Faculty members are responsible for the design of program and/or course content including activities to assess student learning. They are further responsible for the facilitation of teaching and learning to college standards of excellence and student engagement; participation and involvement in college committees, planning and activities; recruitment and retention strategies and demonstration of professionalism and adherence to institutional policies and procedures. Faculty members may teach all face-to-face courses, a varied schedule of online and face-to-face courses, or a full load of online coursework. Position Responsibilities: 15.00% - Subject Matter Mastery

Demonstrate awareness of current developments in one's subject area
Participate in professional development events and activities
Maintain professional relationships with others teaching in the same program or discipline; discuss curriculum, teaching approaches, student learning, etc.
Participate in the activities of professional organizations, accreditation agencies or other related associations
Presents at professional conferences, publish books or other scholarly articles and/or engage in original or applied research 5.00% - Performs other duties as needed or assigned.
15.00% - Knowledge of Learning- Preparation for Teaching
Design content and assessment activities to measure student learning
Utilize multiple instructional techniques to address course competencies and varied student learning styles
Structure and sequence course content to reflect application of information in career and life environments
Maintain an awareness of course pre-requisites and advanced coursework to minimize overlap and achieve maximum course integration
Suggest/develop curriculum changes to integrate courses more effectively within a program 13.00% - Planning & Organizing Coursework
Develop course syllabus in alliance with the master course syllabus and instructor specific information; make syllabus available at first class session.
Plan for a course textbook, Open Education Resources and/or supplement materials
Prepare course evaluation tools
Establish course grading criteria and a system for recording student progress
Ensure students are aware of course and instructors expectations
Conduct class sessions in an organized manner; start and end class on time
Respond to requests from the College as it pertains to course and grade information in a timely manner; submitting rosters and grade reports by posted deadlines
Seek opportunities for new program and/or course offerings
13.00% - Teaching and Facilitation of Learning
Willingness to answer students questions and share additional content in class in response to student inquiry
Respond to students in a respectful manner
Demonstrates enthusiasm about course content and the learning process and incorporates different approaches and modifies the presentation of information as appropriate
Available and willing to assist students as needed
Promotes critical thinking and incorporates class activities that are innovative and engaging
Develop new and updated course materials as needed, based on currency of the subject area
Integrates learning aids as appropriate to enhance the delivery of information and utilizes external resources for learning, i.e. field trips, guest speakers, etc.
Incorporate positive reinforcements to reward learning and attempts at learning and demonstrates tolerance for error when students are learning new material
Manages learning environment and maintains composure at times of disruptions (technology difficulties, student behavior issues and other unexpected circumstances).
Demonstrates equity and inclusion in facilitation of learning 13.00% - Assessment of Student Learning
Provide opportunities for formative and summative feedback regularly during the course of instruction; check for student understanding of content on an ongoing basis

Conduct a preliminary assessment to determine student learning levels
Utilize a variety of methods (e.g., examinations, graded homework, informal progress reviews) by which students and instructor measure a student progress
Implement assessment activities to most appropriately enhance and measure learning
Design courses and assessment activities mindful of integrity outcomes
Clearly delineates students' responsibilities for learning as well as the instructor's responsibility for teaching and evaluating 13.00% - Participation and Involvement
Participates in college, division and faculty meetings
Participate in committees, councils and/or specialty workgroups as a volunteer or as assigned
Participates in strategic planning
Exhibits leadership through involvement in projects and processes related and unrelated to functional responsibilities
Participates in college and community events and activities
Supports College student recruitment and retention efforts
Collaborates and supports adjunct and full-time colleagues in development and execution of responsibilities.
Advise students as applicable to instructional area and need 13.00% - Professionalism and Essential Work Skills
Exhibits a positive attitude
Adapts to new situations/expectations and changes to routines.

Communicates and exchanges information with others in a professional, effective, timely, clear, concise, logical, and organized manner
Complies with established college policies and procedures Expectations: Faculty members cooperate with their colleagues on and off campus, other campus departments, supervisors, and administration in carrying out the mission of the college. Faculty members demonstrate commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice, as well as personal and professional integrity. Faculty members maintain a professional work environment and appearance. Faculty members are able to use software typical for an office/classroom and open to learning new technology/educational tools. Faculty members travel as necessary. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Experience - Teaching experience AND/OR work experience in program area preferred. Education - Academic qualifications vary according to instructional discipline using the Faculty Qualifying Credentials spreadsheet.
A. For academic/transfer courses and programs, an appropriate graduate degree in the subject area is required;
B. For vocational instructional programs, an undergraduate degree and/or appropriate certification(s) representing industry standards for employment in occupational/career is required. Other Skills - A. Must possess excellent knowledge in appropriate teaching field(s) as well as exceptional communication/people skills.

B. Must be able to demonstrate excellent teaching skills that incorporate and attain measurable student learning outcomes.
C. Must be able to interact professionally and effectively with faculty, administration, staff, students, and community. Physical Requirements: Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office or classroom.

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, driving an automobile, etc. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.
Salary will be determined in accordance with appropriate qualifications, including highest earned degree in the discipline, related work experience in the field, professional licensure and/or certifications. Job Advertisement: Seeking applications for two, full-time, 9 month Business Instructors. One instructor will focus on instruction in Accounting and Business and the second instructor will focus on instruction in Business Management and Leadership.
Masters Degree in the field of Business or a Masters in a related field with 18 graduate credit hours in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Marketing, Leadership, Economics. Applicants with industry experience preferred. Primary responsibilities include classroom and online instruction, recruitment and student advising. Review of completed application packets begins immediately. Contact Mary Foley at (620) 792-9278 for more information. To apply go to: jobs.bartonccc.edu Persons with hearing or speech impairment, please use the Kansas Relay Service at 1-800-766-3777 or dial 711. Position is open until filled. EEO/AA.

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