Instructor of Speech Communication - Genesee Community College
Genesee Community College
September 13, 2018
Batavia, New York
Location: Batavia, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Sep 12 2018 Job Description:
Teach Public Speaking and Interpersonal Relations at all Genesee Community College locations and offerings as needed. Collaborate in the development, review, assessment and maintenance of the Communication and Media Arts Program, General Studies and the Humanities and Social Science Programs. Assist in recruitment, retention, and graduation of students and in other college and divisional efforts. Participate actively in the academic life of the institution.
Teach the College's Public Speaking and Interpersonal Relations classes at the Batavia campus, campus centers, in concurrent enrollment programs (high school/college), and/or distance learning format, day, evening and/or weekends, as needed.
Regularly assess student learning, calculate and maintain grades in keeping with college and departmental guidelines, maintain and report attendance as required by the college.
Along with other faculty assist directors in the development, review, update, assessment and maintenance of quality of the General Studies, the Humanities and Social Science and the Business Administration Programs.
Assist in recruitment, retention, advisement and graduation of students in the Communication and Media Arts Program, the Humanities and Social Science and the General Studies Programs.
Actively participate in the selection and mentoring of adjunct faculty and reviewing syllabi for all locations.
Actively participate in course and general education assessment activities.
Other duties as assigned.
Faculty evaluations for promotion and retention may include assessment in such areas as:
Presenting learning outcomes clearly in syllabi
Demonstrating knowledge of course content
Using multiple and innovative classroom modalities to achieve student success
Using supportive instructional materials effectively
Speaking or presenting at conferences, meetings, seminars on- or off-Campus
Completing advanced college or university coursework
Teaching noncredit courses
Receiving honors, awards, licenses, or certificates
Participating in Faculty Intercampus Program Exchange or other faculty exchanges
Conducting in-classroom teaching research
Working in the field of expertise
Mentoring adjunct faculty
College service, including such activities as
Serving on college committees
Assisting in other college and departmental efforts
Assisting in recruitment, retention, and graduation of students
Assisting in the advisement of students
Sponsoring student organizations and activities
Serving on statewide committees
Community service, as defined in broadest terms and including activities regional, statewide, national or international in scope.
Master's degree in Communication or communication-related field with 12 graduate hours in Speech Communication required. Additional coursework or certification in English or English Composition preferred. Must be a prepared to teach Public Speaking and Interpersonal Relations classes.
Two years of teaching Public Speaking, Interpersonal Relations or related courses required. Some experience teaching English and/or English Composition courses preferred. Familiarity with computer-assisted/multimedia instruction and distance learning (such as video-linked, and online courses) is required.
Strong teaching skills with familiarity in a wide range of instructional strategies and modes of instruction, commitment to applied learning and student-centered classrooms are required; a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally required. Preparation to teach online preferred. Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity to diverse people in the broadest sense including race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Must demonstrate ability to work well with community college students, staff and faculty.
The ideal candidate will possess a passion for teaching and learning, a sense of humor, a positive attitude and a willingness to embrace technology. This person will strive to create and maintain personal connections with students and the college community. (S)he must be a friendly, enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic who contributes to Genesee's supportive community, dedicated to effective innovative strategies for student success.
Genesee Community College is a student-centered collegiate community that annually serves more than 6,000 students with 70 academic degrees and certificates, and seven campus locations in Western New York. Genesee Community College is a committed to providing the educational experiences which promote intellectual and social growth, workforce and economic development and global citizenship. Additional information about GCC is available at www.genesee.edu.