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The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the College of Western Idaho is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member to teach Sociology beginning Fall 2012.
The College of Western Idaho is a public, open-access, and comprehensive community college committed to providing affordable access to quality teaching and learning opportunities to the residents of its service area in western Idaho.
Faculty members teach assigned classes in accordance with established policies and guidelines; participate in advising, committee assignments, and other academic and institutional support activities; and perform supervisory responsibilities as assigned. This position includes classes taught in the evenings and when necessary, at the College’s off campus centers.
- Plans, develops, and presents organized learning opportunities for students in accordance with approved course outlines in topics relating to Sociology.
- Prepares curriculum materials, including course outlines for approval, syllabi and other instructional materials.
- Devises and utilizes outcomes assessment measures.
- Maintains accurate student records.
- Monitors student placement in courses and student progress.
- Teaches a minimum semester credit load of courses in accordance with the descriptions published in the CWI catalog which may include evening and off campus courses.
- Meets all scheduled classes promptly with any deviation being filed promptly and accurately through the appropriate channels.
- Participates in faculty development goals to improve professional effectiveness.
- Participates in instructional evaluation processes.
- Participates in student advising.
- Demonstrates sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students.
- Promotes and helps with learning assistance services.
- Cooperates with other areas of the College to provide an effective educational program.
- Develops and recommends new courses and programs of study.
- Attends and participates in all departmental, division, and faculty meetings.
- Participates in all graduation exercises.
- Participates in faculty evaluations.
- Mentors adjunct faculty.
- Provides course schedule for adjunct faculty.
- Convey by word and action the values expected by CWI.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree from accredited institution in Sociology or a related field.
- Experience teaching secondary level students in field of study.
- Ability to adapt to variety of teaching methodologies including lectures, group activities, individual instruction, distance learning, and teaching with technology.
- Ability to demonstrate commitment to professional growth and development .
- Ability to advise students.
- Proficiency in usage of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications.
- Three years’ experience teaching field of study at post secondary level.
- Online and computer-assisted teaching experience.
- Experience using instructional technology.
- Benefits information can be found here. Or go to http://www.cwidaho.cc and click on the Employment menu option.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CWI is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other applicable legally protected status. Qualified veterans who provide required documentation will receive preferential treatment in accordance with Idaho State Law. Veterans, minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
As required under the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), any person wishing to work for CWI, regardless of the nature of the job or the number of hours or months employed, will be required to show proof of identity and work eligibility.
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