• Social Science Instructor - Continuous Sourcing (Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Ethics, & Diversity)

    Posting Date: 3 years ago(12/18/2015 6:42 PM)
    Job ID:
    2015-1035
    Category:
    Adjunct Faculty
    # of Openings:
    1
    Status:
    Adjunct
    Location(s):
    Appleton Main Campus
    City
    Appleton
    State
    WI
    Hours Per Week:
    3-8
    Weeks Per Year:
    TBD
    Work Schedule:
    TBD
    Salary/Rate:
    Adjunct Rate
    Anticipated Start Date:
    N/A
    Internal Applicant Salary/Rate:
    N/A
    Posting Duration:
    Continuous Sourcing
    Shift Differential:
    N/A
  • Basic Functions & Responsibilities

    Fox Valley Technical College is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to teach Sociology, Psychology, American Government and Economics. Sociology courses emphasize culture, socialization and social stratification through the institutions of family, politics, economics, religion and education. Psychology courses focus on the foundations of human functioning through learning, motivation, emotion, personality, deviance and pathology. American Government introduces American political processes and institutions. Economics provides a foundation of economic concepts and institutions.  

    Essential Job Functions/Secondary Job Functions

    1. Facilitation of Learning. Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in associate degree, technical diploma, basic education, continuing education, and/or business and industry training programs. Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course, and program level. 
    2. Classroom Management. Fulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation. 
    3. Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player. 
    4. Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals. 
    5. (If applicable) Curriculum Development. Develop, revise, and continually update curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the college policy on level of required documentation.

    Qualifications, Training and Experience

    1. A Masters Degree in the recognized social science disciplines of Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, or Economics with a minimum of eighteen graduate credits in the discipline being taught or tested experience per Higher Learning Commission guidelines. 
    2. A minimum of one year of work experience outside of education is required.
    3. Previous teaching experience is desirable.  
    4. Upon hire, must maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation, if applicable.

    Essential Aptitudes, Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics

    1. Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.
    2. Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening and weekend assignments.
    3. Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
    4. Demonstrated ability for written and oral communication with students, staff, employers and other external entities.
    5. Proficiency in computer use and applications which support teaching and learning.
    6. Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college.
    7. Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
    8. Understanding and successful use of learning technology, both on-line and as a tool for distance education.
    9. A record of innovations which will facilitate student learning.
    10. Demonstrated development of course materials and assessments of student learning.
    11. An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses.
    12. Willingness to take risks and try new things.
    13. Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
    14. A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.

    Benefits (eligibility requirements may apply)

    Fitness Center at Appleton Main Campus, On-Site Child Care Facility at Appleton Main Campus

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Thank you for your interest in Adjunct Faculty opportunities with Fox Valley Technical College. Upon successful submission of your application, cover letter, and resume, you will be considered for future adjunct faculty opportunities. FVTC will keep your application in our files as a POTENTIAL candidate who could possibly fill a position when or if the need arises. ONLY if the need shall arise, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.

     

    IMPORTANT:  Only if the need shall arise, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.  Otherwise, you will not receive any further contact from FVTC.

    Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. The total hours for an adjunct instructor range from approximately 3 hours per week to no more than 8 hours per week. Hours vary and can include both day, evening, and weekend classes. Courses are taught in traditional classroom and alternative delivery formats.

    If you should have any questions regarding adjunct teaching opportunities for this position, please contact Tammy Kadah-Ammeter at kadahamm@fvtc.edu or (920)831-5472.

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