Under the supervision of the Vice President of Academics, the HPER Instructor will engage in a variety of learning support and instructional/institutional practices, recruit, advise and mentor students by providing a positive and encouraging environment for learning; and work collaboratively within the HPER department to include service on various college committees. The instructional load may consist of day/night classes, distance learning, mediated classes, and on and off campus classes. Instructor must be able to design and implement new courses to curriculum as needed. Essential Functions/Responsibilities
- To understand and commit to the Mission of the College ~ DCCC will provide opportunities for high quality learning and will enhance community and personal development in a student centered environment.
- Faculty employment in accordance with the current Negotiated Agreement.
- Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods, and remaining current on discipline specific and pedagogical issues.
- Commit to familiarizing, implementing and utilizing current forms of technology both in instruction and when communicating with staff and students.
- Support the college initiative to enhance the student learning experience by providing a student-centered, learner-centered instructional experience through the use of contemporary teaching and learning strategies, fostering creativity, and encouraging critical thinking.
- Meet all scheduled classes/labs/clinics for the entire allotted time and provide learning opportunities in accordance with the philosophy, mission, vision, and core values of the College.
- Review, evaluate, revise, develop, and implement program curriculum within the department to assure compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines, requirements of business/industry, and/or higher education regulatory agencies.
- Inform students of course requirements through a course syllabus within college discipline and departmental guidelines; including specific objectives, identifiable outcomes, methods of instruction, and grading.
- Submit current syllabi for archival by the 10th day of each semester to the instructional VP or Dean as directed, for every course being taught.
- Teach an instructional load which may consist of day/night classes, ITV/distance learning, mediated classes, and, on and off campus classes.
- Serve as academic advisor to assigned students, providing advice and assistance regarding instructional, degree, or program specific issues and authorizing assigned student enrollments, drops, and/or withdrawals.
- Provide access to students though posted office, hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods.
- Attend and participate in department and division meetings, institutional committees, or activities required to maintain program and/or college accreditation standards.
- Assist in the articulation of courses with secondary and post-secondary institutions.
- Maintain and submit student scholastic records by established deadlines in accordance with college policies/procedures and federal, state, or accrediting agency regulations.
- Participate in assessment of student learning by implementing and adhering to the College Student Assessment Plan.
- Recruit students and assist in student retention strategies.
- Assist, as requested, with the development of the term class schedule and the college catalog.
- Recommending instructional materials, textbooks for all classes on or off campus taught by full-time and part-time instructors, appropriate instructional equipment, and Learning Resource Center (LRC) supportive reference materials.
- Maintaining required credentials, licenses, certification as appropriate, proficiency, and current knowledge in the subject area.
- Maintain a program advisory committee, as appropriate.
- Perform other duties as assigned.