Natural Science Faculty/Biological and Environmental Technology (BET) Coordinator

Employer
Eastern WV Community & Technical College
Location
Moorefield, West Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 19, 2021
Ref
2209676041
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Position: 12 Month, Non-Tenure Faculty, Benefit-eligible

Location: Moorefield, WV

Overall Faculty Responsibilities: While primary responsibilities include teaching and assessing learning; institutional service; advising; and professional development, the College seeks to break the frame that traditionally surrounds faculty assignments, especially since academic needs vary in small community and technical colleges. As such, Full-Time Faculty are expected to perform the following responsibilities:

  • Utilize various technologies (i.e., Blackboard, VDL) in the classroom for distance delivery of instruction
  • Serve on committees and advise students
  • Work effectively with others as part of an education team
  • Write and update curricula including course outlines and syllabi
  • Teach 30 credit hours per academic year unless otherwise noted (may include evening, weekend or off-campus classes)
  • Maintain at least 8-10 office hours per week
  • Integrate learning outcome assessment techniques in their instructional planning, curriculum design, and teaching activities
  • Submit course-level assessment reports and program reviews when needed
  • Apply technology to the teaching and learning process
  • Deliver instruction in a variety of formats
  • Thrive in cross-functional roles
  • Collaborate in flexible, imaginative problem solving
  • Make data-driven decisions
  • Integrate interdisciplinary and global perspectives into their methodology
  • Complete and organize professional development activities
  • Create experiential learning opportunities and assessment techniques
  • Mentor new full-time and adjunct faculty
  • Design, format, and deliver curriculum for synchronous and asynchronous learning
  • Train and consult for Workforce initiatives
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with others
  • Utilize student management systems (i.e., Banner)
  • Effectively use Microsoft Office products including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Recruit students throughout the six county district and improve break-even analysis metrics in instructor's specific discipline
  • Identify training needs and recommend appropriate professional development activities
  • Participate in co-curricular activities and attend graduation


Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Overall development, coordination, implementation and scheduling in the area of natural science with coordination of the Biological and Environmental Technology (BET) program
  • Maintain and revise Master Course Records, syllabi and materials as necessary for natural science and BET courses
  • Collect data, analyze and report on student performance in natural science and BET classes
  • Teach 18-24 credit hours per academic year (fall, spring, and summer)
  • Maintain competency and currency in the subject as well as in teaching methods and assessment practices
  • Recruit, mentor, evaluate and schedule adjunct natural science/BET faculty and teaching assistants for science/BET courses
  • Coordinate and implement appropriate instructional technology software/hardware for course delivery
  • Establish and oversee the BET advisory committee
  • Prepare preliminary class schedules and recommend to the Division Chair for General Studies appropriate adjunct faculty qualified to teach natural science and BET courses
  • Oversee natural science classrooms and labs
  • Coordinate student internships and capstone projects
  • Order equipment and supplies needed for implementation of natural science and BET courses


Qualifications:
  • A Master's degree in science or a Master's degree in any field plus an additional 18 graduate credit hours in science
  • Experience teaching at college level and implementing curricula for natural science courses; prior experience in instructional technology software/hardware implementation
  • Some travel required throughout the College's service district. Responsibilities require availability and willingness to work flexible schedule hours, including day, evenings and weekends if required to meet program needs of students
  • Willingness and ability to work with varied levels of abilities and a diverse population
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to analyze data and recommend modification to courses and programs for continuous improvement


Salary will be commensurate with education and experience plus full and highly competitive benefits package. Retirement plan options include TIAA-CREF.

Closing Date: Resume review begins immediately. Priority consideration will be given to application materials received on or before May18th.

Please submit a letter of interest that addresses your abilities to meet the qualifications and carry out the responsibilities of this position, a current resume, three (3) professional references (names, addresses, e-mail, and phone numbers), unofficial transcripts and a completed Eastern application found at https://www.easternwv.edu/documents/about-eastern/employment-application to:

Human Resource Office

Eastern WV Community & Technical College

316 Eastern Drive

Moorefield, WV 26836

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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