Instructional Faculty - Public Safety Program Director
Top Message SCF seeks employees looking to be a part of a culture of service excellence in the following position of Instructional Faculty – Public Safety Program Director. The Public Safety Program Director is responsible for providing high quality leadership, administration, and supervision over the assigned academic degree programs under Public Safety. The Program Director must demonstrate effective problem-solving skills and a willingness to work within the administrative structure. The Program Director also serves as an Instructional Faculty member and is required to teach in addition to their administrative responsibilities. The number of instructional load hours depends on the degree programs managed. Instructional faculty are responsible for maintaining the highest academic standards in their discipline. They are expected to exercise professionalism and civility in all activities related to the role of academician, including those concerned with the various duties assigned, and any involvement with colleagues, peers, community and students.
Position Title Instructional Faculty - Public Safety Program Director
Job Description 1. Teaches all courses in areas of expertise as assigned. 2. Pursues innovative approaches to instructional delivery, including creative and effective uses of technology and online instruction. 3. Actively participates in the College's sustainability practices and initiatives. 4. Embraces a multicultural environment and supports the College's diversity initiatives. 5. Exhibits the willingness and ability to adapt to an environment of continuous growth and fast-paced change. 6. Maintains a professional appearance at all times. 7. Maintains attendance and punctuality. 8. Prepares, reviews, orders teaching materials, and updates course outlines and syllabi within College guidelines to meet class schedule requirements. 9. Meets all scheduled classes and uses scheduled classroom time appropriately. 10. Demonstrates a professional attitude, philosophy, compassion, and commitment that promotes student growth and learning. 11. Demonstrates commitment to the institutional mission, goals, and objectives. 12. Adheres to College Rules and Procedures, which reflect updated Federal, state, and local legislation/regulations and College policy that govern the educational process. 13. Maintains accurate student records for grading and attendance purposes, submitting grade reports within college deadlines. 14. Schedules and maintains office hours as assigned. 15. Attends departmental and other meetings as designated by the Department Chair or administrative official. 16. Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of divisional and departmental program goals. 17. Assists with preparation of public relation materials pertaining to the department. 18. Serves on college committees to which elected or appointed. 19. During periods of planned absences, coordinates with the Department Chair/Program Director for qualified substitute instructors and provides instructional materials, protocols, and directions to ensure consistent and sequential classroom instruction. 20. Performs various tasks as required by the Department Chair/Program Director for the fulfillment of departmental responsibilities. 21. Promotes and maintains a healthy and safe educational and work environment, free from harassment and discrimination. 22. Participates in professional development activities. (Demonstrate professional growth and development by updating knowledge of subject matter and using effective and innovative teaching techniques.) 23. Develops, maintains and promotes a positive, respectful and civil atmosphere among colleagues and members of the college-wide community to advance the mission of the college. 24. Performs all other duties as assigned by the proper authority.
Public Safety Director Responsibilities: 1. Works in partnership with all SCF campuses to provide supervision and guidance over the degree programs under Public Safety including the Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Safety and Emergency Management, the Associate of Science in Fire Science Technology, and any future degrees and certificates, to ensure the programs are delivered in an effective and consistent manner. 2. Provides supervision, guidance, and evaluation of full and part time faculty in their instructional capacity of teaching courses inside the degree programs of Public Safety. 3. Provides supervision and guidance over the development of the course schedule, selection of instructional materials, and staffing for the degree programs of Public Safety. 4. Teaches courses in the degree program of Public Safety based on content expertise. 5. Creates program goals and learning outcomes. Plans strategies to accomplish Public Safety program goals and learning outcomes consistent with the College goals and strategic plan. 6. Provides leadership and supervision in the design of the program curriculum to best meet the established Public Safety program learning outcomes. Conducts outcomes assessment, evaluating effectiveness of the individual courses and overall program. Creates and revises assessment instruments, collects and analyzes data, and makes recommendations for improvements. 7. Develops and implements appropriate academic program guidelines and processes for the degree programs under Public Safety. 8. Ensures delivery of a high-quality academic curriculum that is current with industry standards, state and professional curriculum frameworks, and accrediting agencies. 9. Monitors the business climate, especially changing trends that may impact student enrollment, instruction, curriculum design, and work-related learning opportunities. 10. Provides ongoing communication and periodic visits with businesses, technical colleges, and industry stakeholders to maintain support and discuss pertinent issues, including facilitating memorandums of understanding between SCF and school districts. 11. Assists in the placement and supervision of Public Safety student internships. Maintains regular communication with internship host. 12. Assists in representing the Public Safety programs to other colleges, schools, community agencies, businesses, and industry. Convenes and represents the college and the Public Safety degree programs on the Program Advisory Committee. 13. Assists in the preparation and makes recommendations for revision of the college catalog, brochures, and other public relations materials pertaining to the Public Safety programs. 14. Leads, coordinates, and supervises activities related to recruitment, retention, and progression of students in the Public Safety programs. 15. Provides academic advisement of prospective and enrolled Public Safety programs students. 16. Provides supervision, guidance and/or input over required Public Safety degree programs reports including, but not limited to: budget, assessment, student success, student course evaluations, faculty evaluations, and program evaluation reports. 17. Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications • Master's degree from an accredited university in a discipline under the umbrella of Public Safety and one to two years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in fire science and emergency management services. • Current certification or completion of any certification required to teach in the Public Safety program. • Completion of the SCF Online Learning certification in online instruction within the first six months of employment. • Completion of SCF Quality Matters online instruction course during the first year of employment or previous experience, training or certification in Quality Matters online instruction protocol. • Must demonstrate effective use of instructional technology and be familiar with current office hardware and software.
Special Instructions to Applicants • This individual must be able to teach during the day or evening at multiple campuses, and will be able to demonstrate sustained quality and continuous improvement in teaching, industry experience, and community involvement. • Experience working with various instructional, social media, business, and web technologies is highly desirable. • You will receive a confirmation number indicating when you have completed your application. If you have not received a confirmation number, you have not finished your application. Good luck in the recruiting process!
Public Records: All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida's Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college.
Veteran Preference: This position is not eligible for veteran preference. Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions.
Pre-Employment Screenings Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks.
Department Name Social & Behavioral Science Campus Bradenton Work Schedule 9 Month Work Hours From Varies Total Hours Per Week 35 Requested Start Date 8/15/2019 Job Type Faculty Benefits Eligible Yes Hiring Range $45,854-$48,795.50 FLSA Exempt Job Open Date 05/10/2019 Open Until Filled No
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