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Social Science Faculty (10-month)
Full Job Description
Wor-Wic Community College is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member to teach psychology and sociology courses, advise students, review curricula, and serve as course coordinator.
- Is responsible for the creation and management of an environment conducive to the student's learning of credit course material
- Teaches 30 credit hours per academic year or the equivalent for 10-month employees or 36 credit hours per fiscal year or the equivalent for 12-month employees (Student and Instructional Concerns)
- Is responsible for the preparation and use of course syllabi and the recommendation of appropriate textbooks
- Meets all scheduled learning experiences, including the final examination
- Maintains student records
- Posts and maintains scheduled office hours as required by the vice president for academic affairs, with provisions for meeting students by appointment
- Submits copies of course syllabi, copies of tests and a copy of scheduled office hours to the department head each semester
- Submits attendance rosters, midterm grades, final grades within the established time frame each semester
- Provides information on student absences and lack of performance through the academic alert system as necessary
- Contributes to the implementation of the annual course assessment process which may include developing/editing course objectives, means of assessment and benchmarks, collecting data, analyzing and reporting results, and creating and reporting progress on action plans for improvement
- Consults, assists and supports the academic advising center
- Assists the department head with the requisition of materials, supplies, textbooks and equipment necessary for effective classroom instruction
- Assists with registration procedures
- Attends departmental meetings and serves on appropriate departmental committees when assigned or elected
- Participates in program and curriculum development and coordination
- Contributes to the program review
- Works with professionals in his or her field of study and with the department's program advisory committee
- Contributes to the annual and five-year comprehensive program review report for various phases of the assessment process
- Attends faculty professional development activities as scheduled
- Keeps current in his or her area of teaching expertise and in instructional methods by attending appropriate professional meetings, conferences or workshops, as well as through continued occupational experiences and literature research
- Attends all institutional meetings called by the dean, the vice president for academic affairs or the president and serves on institutional committees when assigned or elected
- Participates in the peer evaluation of design skills
- Attends graduation ceremonies
- Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.
- Master's degree in social science or a relevant field
- A minimum of 12 graduate-level credits in sociology
- Preference will be given to candidates who possess:
- An additional 12 graduate-level credits in psychology
- Online instruction experience
- Three years of college teaching experience
The right candidate will represent our commitment to excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion; collaborate and cooperate with others to accomplish the goals of the college; and support new and creative ideas to enhance institutional effectiveness.
It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Please do not use "See Resume" or similar language in the job application, even if a resume is required. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The college reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine and/or eliminate positions at any time.
Applications received by March 19 will be given first consideration; the position will remain open until filled.
Part-time administrators and support staff members can obtain medical coverage for themselves and their dependents at their own expense.
Part-time administrators and support staff members can obtain dental coverage for themselves and their dependents at their own expense.
Retiree Medical and Dental Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-term Disability Insurance
Long-term Disability Insurance
Full-time administrators, full-time faculty and part-time administrators can enroll in the State Retirement and Pension System (SRPS) of Maryland, or the Maryland Optional Retirement Program (MORP) subject to approval by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Seven percent of the employee's salary is deducted as a retirement contribution from each paycheck of all employees enrolled in the SRPS.
Supplemental Retirement Accounts
Part-time administrators and support staff members are eligible for tuition waivers for themselves for credit or community and continuing education courses offered by the college, up to a maximum of one credit or one community and continuing education course each session, semester or term. The employee must attend on his or her own time.
Reimbursement for Undergraduate & Graduate Studies
Full-time administrators earn annual leave at a rate of 20 days per year. Part-time administrators earn annual leave at a rate of 7.7 percent of the total hours worked per pay period.
Full-time faculty members who sign 12-month employment agreements earn annual leave at a rate of 20 days per year, but this leave cannot be taken when they are scheduled to teach classes. Full-time faculty members who sign 10-month employment agreements do not receive annual leave.
Full-time support staff members earn annual leave at a rate of 10 days per year during their first through fourth years of employment, 15 days per year during the fifth through ninth years and 20 days per year in the 10th and subsequent years. Part-time support staff members earn annual leave at a rate of 3.8 percent of the total hours worked per pay period during their first through fourth years of employment, 5.75 percent of total hours worked per pay period during the fifth through ninth years, and 7.7 percent of the total hours worked per pay period in 10th and subsequent years.
Full-time administrators and support staff members earn sick leave at a rate of 15 days per year.
Faculty members who sign 10-month employment agreements earn sick leave at a rate of 12.5 days per year. Full-time faculty members who sign 12-month employment agreements earn sick leave at a rate of 15 days per year.
Part-time administrators and support staff members earn sick leave at a rate of 5.7 percent of the total hours worked per pay period.
Newly-hired employees who have been members of the Maryland State Retirement System at their last place of employment can transfer their accumulated sick leave to Wor-Wic if the time lapse between their previous employment and the college is less than four months and if a letter certifying the number of accumulated sick leave days is forwarded from the personnel office of the previous employer to the college within 60 days after the employee's starting date of employment. Sick leave transferred from other agencies has no cash value at the termination of employment at Wor-Wic.
Part-time administrators and support staff members receive a proration of four personal days, prorated according to the employee's first day of employment, based on the employee's budgeted weekly hours.
Employee Assistance Program
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