Job Description Summary: Teach freshman and sophomore level economics related courses including Introduction to Microeconomics and Introduction to Macroeconomics. Must be available to teach daytime and evening classes. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach courses consisting of three to four hours of lecture per week.
Work comfortably with a diverse student population, including dual-enrolled high school students, traditional college students, and nontraditional college students.
Utilize a variety of student engagement strategies in the classroom to ensure active student participation.
Be accessible to students.
Grade assignments and respond to student inquiries timely.
Provide timely feedback to students' questions and concerns.
Able to use computer technology including presentation software and the course management platform (Moodle).
Work cooperatively with course-lead and other faculty.
Become familiar with rules, regulations, administrative practices, guidelines and policies of the College.
The duties listed in this job description are not all-inclusive, but a list of the major responsibilities. Additional duties not noted in the job description may be assigned by a supervisor.
Required Qualifications: A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in Economics
Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree or higher in Economics Previous community college teaching experience
Other Information: All applicants must demonstrate the ability to promote active and collaborative learning through a variety of teaching methods, as well as relate to students. Excellent organization and communication skills as well as the demonstrated use of instructional technology are required.
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