Professor, Psychology- 4 mo - Valencia College in Orlando Florida

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Valencia College

Orlando, Florida

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Primarily responsible for teaching in discipline or discipline areas in which he/she has specific training and/or competence. Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student learning in keeping with Valencia's learning¬≠centered values and in a manner that meets the essential competencies of a Valencia educator. Engages students outside of class in support of the curriculum and co-curriculum and participates in the activities of the discipline, division, campus, and college.  

Primary Work Location

West Campus  


1.Appropriate level of education [required] See Credentials Procedures Manual at:
2.Teaching experience at the community college level (in some cases, related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes may be used to support an application in lieu of degree and course work requirements).
3.Professional commitment to education.
4.A demonstrated commitment to diversity.
5.Ability to perform all of the Essential Functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
6.Ability to work evening and/or weekend hours and travel between campus locations as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1.Knowledge and understanding of learning-centered values.
2.Ability to design learning opportunities that promote student life skills development while enhancing discipline learning. Demonstrated understanding of developmental advising (Valencia's LifeMap) and competency-based learning (LifeMap).
3.Ability to develop and implement diverse teaching and learning strategies that accommodate the learning styles of students and that promote both acquisition and applications of knowledge and understanding (Learning Centered Teaching Strategies).
4.Ability to use consistent, timely formative and summative assessment measures to enhance learning (Assessment).
5.Ability to design learning opportunities that acknowledge, draw upon and are enriched by student diversity in the learning environment (Inclusion and Diversity).
6.Ability to design and implement curriculum that aligns elements of student learning toward growth in the Student Core Competencies and progression through course sequences (Outcomes-Based Practice).
7.Commitment to stay current and continually improve knowledge and understanding of the discipline (Professional Commitment).
8.Ability to continuously examine the effectiveness of teaching, counseling, librarianship and assessment methodologies in terms of student learning by engaging in the scholarship of teaching and learning (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning).
9.Knowledge of, ability to develop, and commitment to use emerging technologies and alternative delivery methods appropriately, including online delivery, hybrid course options, content software, web-enhancements, etc.
10.Skill in the use of personal computers and general office software.
11.Ability to effectively communicate interpersonally (in group and one-on-one settings), orally, and in writing.

Education & Experience

Terminal degree preferred. College level teaching experience preferred.
18 graduate semester hours in psychology + master's degree or a master's degree with a major in psychology required.NOTE: Course work in the areas of Educational Counseling, Guidance Counseling, Education or Educational Psychology is not acceptable for CLP, DEP, PSY and SOP assignments.

*Degree and/or course work in Industrial/Organizational Psychology acceptable for Psychology in Business and Industry (INP 1301) teaching assignments only. Degree and/or course work in Educational Psychology acceptable for Educational Psychology (EDP 2002) teaching assignments only.

Essential Job Functions

1.Prepares and delivers instruction to students in assigned modalities (including classroom, hybrid, online, etc.). Prepares instructional materials. Provides feedback on students' progress, including evaluation of student mastery of course and program outcomes.
2.Provides ample periods of time for engaging students in matters related to academic success through posted student engagement hours and in other activities that support student learning.
3.Prepares and submits required documentation including course syllabi, student attendance, final course grades, and other information as requested or required by the college.
4.Participates in department/division staff meetings.
5.Maintains and disseminates current information pertaining to services available to students throughout the college.
6.Is familiar with and maintains behavior and actions consistent with college policies.
7.Maintains professional development/growth according to personal needs, in fulfillment of annual performance plans, and as required for certification.
8.Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Instructions to Applicants

*This is a temporary 4 month position*

For consideration, the following is required: a completed Valencia College on-line employment application, learning-centered statement, unofficial transcripts, cover letter and resume.

If you are a current Valencia College employee with a learning centered statement, transcripts and resume on file, this information is still required to be submitted with the application in order to finish the process. Please limit the size of your document to less than 2 MB in PDF format.

It is the applicant's responsibility to have any foreign transcripts evaluated prior to submission through an authorized evaluation service such as World Education Services.
During the online application process, you will be required to provide a response to specific questions to complete the application process.
All letters of reference must be attached at the time of application.

Proposed salary

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Keyword Phrases

  • Behavioral & Social Sciences
  • Professor, Psychology- 4 mo
  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Learning-Centered
  • Multi-cultural
  • Psychology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description
Best if Apply By 11/25/2014