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Annually Contracted Faculty - Anatomy

Annually Contracted Faculty - Anatomy

locationColumbus, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/29/2024
Faculty / Staff
Full Time

Job Description:

The Annually Contracted Faculty member creates, manages, and participates in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives. The Annually Contracted Faculty member participates collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the department and the college and of the collective and individual interests of its staff and student body. The contracted faculty member supports and seeks always to fulfill the guiding concepts for the College embodied in the philosophy, mission, values, and vision adopted by the board of education. This position description is in association with the Annually Contracted Faculty contract. This position is intended to be in Anatomy instruction.

Instruction & Student Learning

  • Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction.
  • Designs curriculum embracing diversity, in all forms, to foster talent in students while modeling inclusive teaching strategies, with an understanding of the socio- cultural issues of traditionally underrepresented groups. Considers individual differences of students in order to design and support a range of appropriate learning activities.
  • Participates in the identification of students with academic or other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with the Faculty Handbook and departmental policies.
  • Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Creates and maintains accurate syllabi that incorporates departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements.
  • Participates in the selection of appropriate materials to support course curriculum in accordance with the College’s guidelines. Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule.
  • Employs and assists in the design and development of appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Be a facilitator of learning in a virtual environment.

Student Engagement & Advisement

  • Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners.
  • Maintains posted office hours in accordance with departmental and policies of the College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Advises potential or current students within the discipline about the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and academic support services available at the College or in the community.

Continuous Improvement 

  • Promotes continual improvement as part of the cycle of teaching and learning by: assisting, as appropriate, in the maintenance of instructional materials and laboratory facilities; contributing, as appropriate, to the development, selection, and improvement of instructional materials, laboratories, and other instructional facilities; providing guidance in the development, maintenance, and design of course description, course outlines, and syllabi; recommending modifications to the curriculum and participating in the design of new curricula.
  • Completes all mandatory performance evaluation measures within specified time limits and participates in all required training by the College. Shares best practices with colleagues in formal or informal settings. Participates in instructional, departmental, or institutional research to improve educational effectiveness.
  • Evaluates teaching and assessment practices to continue improving them. Provides feedback, as appropriate, regarding the general operations of the department, division, and the College. Attends faculty meetings as called by the President, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean or Department Chairperson.

Professional Development

  • Employs student, administrative and self-appraisals to establish goals and objectives for professional development and participates in professional development activities.
  • Contributes, as appropriate, to the planning, evaluation, and/or presentation of college professional development programs. Maintains required professional credentials, licensing, and continuing education hours as disciplinary standards dictate.

Culture of Respect

  • Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns, while reporting complaints alleging discrimination.
  • Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment, where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences.
  • Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment. Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree from an accredited academic institution in the discipline of Anatomy, Physiology, or the biomedical sciences.
  • Medical professional degree (MD, DVM, DO, or another pertinent post-baccalaureate degree) will also be considered.
  • Experience in the procedures of a teaching/learning laboratory setting.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Typical office, classroom, and teaching laboratory environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical to business offices and teaching laboratories. Must be available to teach on-site at the Main Campus and travel to Regional Campuses, as scheduled.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Credential requirements adopted by the college are in accordance with the Ohio Board of Regents and the college's accrediting bodies
  • State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

Contract Pays $63.00 per contact hour

CSCC has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

Union (If Applicable):

Columbus State Education Association

Scheduled Hours:

40