Position Title:
Sociology Instructor

Department: Social Science, Education & Psychology

Supervisor Title:
Postion Supervised:
None
Qualifications:
Applicants must hold a Masterís degree in Sociology or Masterís degree and 18 graduate hours in Sociology. Preference may be given to applicants with experience teaching on the college level; the ability to develop lessons plans and course syllabi; demonstrated computer skills; the ability to utilize various teaching methodologies and instructional technology; and good interpersonal skills.

Description:
Teaches courses in accordance with the schedule of classes and follow the approved course descriptions and syllabi established by the department faculty and administered by the Academic Dean.
Duties: Teaches assigned courses in accordance with the course syllabus and college policy

Updates and revises course content and teaching methodology in order to maintain currency and relevance

Maintains familiarity with current texts, materials, teaching aids and techniques, computer technology relative to courses within the discipline and recommend their adoption when appropriate

Cooperates with department chairperson or Academic Dean in the development of the curriculum, in the preparation of course syllabi and the selection of textbooks

Seeks ways to improve instruction

Provides advice and/or assistance to associate faculty in regard to course content and instructional materials

Posts and observes office hours for purpose of academic advising and student consultation.

Maintains accurate student attendance rosters

Advises and assists students during ongoing registration process

Maintains general knowledge of degree requirements, programs, and course transfer information

Attends scheduled discipline, division and college-wide meetings


Participates in assisting the college to maintain standards for accreditation

Participates in full regalia in official graduation ceremonies

Works with the Director of Library Services in the selection of print and non-print materials in the overall collection development of the Library Learning Resource Center

Maintains state-of-the-art knowledge and competence in the appropriate academic disciplines

Contributes to and participates in staff development programs

Participates in college community activities and services

Submits required reports to the department chairperson or Academic Dean in a timely manner

Serves on department and campus committees and accepts committee assignments

Participates in campus activities and programs

Performs other duties as may be assigned by the department chair or the Academic Dean

Application Deadline: June 30, 2014
Term:
9 months
Coahoma Community College is an equal opportunity institution in accordance with civil rights and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities and employment opportunities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Wanda G. Holmes, Director of Human Resources/Coordinator for 504/ADA, Title IX Compliance Officer, Office #A100, Vivian M. Presley Administration Building, 3240 Friars Point Road, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614, Phone: (662)621-4853, Email: wholmes@coahomacc.edu.


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Send a complete application packet (Employment Application, current resume, official transcripts, and three letters of reference) to: 

Coahoma Community College
Human Resource Office
3240 Friars Point Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614

Incomplete application packets will not be considered. (NO FAXES PLEASE)