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Instructor, Human Services Technology (Adjunct)
Requisition #: 2015  -  1284
Posting Date: 9/16/2015
Appointment Period:
Contracts for regular positions are renewable each June 30th after successful completion of probationary period.(Unless otherwise specified)
Summary:

Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field.  He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college. 

The Human Services Technology adjunct instructor will use the established curriculum to prepare students for entry-level positions in institutions and agencies in the human services field; and structure course work that promotes clinical skill development students in specializations specific human service areas. The adjunct instructor will also provide a learning environment that is conducive to clinical skill development through practical applications of role places and other classroom activities. Additionally, the adjunct instructor will promote the development of relevant knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to work successfully in human services. 

Essential Duties/Functions:

Teaching

Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:

* developing learner centered lesson plans

* employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles

* incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments

* creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population

* preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate

* updating and revising curriculum to maintain currency

* developing new courses as needed to support the instructional mission

* participating in the development and review of course and program/general education outcomes as appropriate

* developing, conducting and documenting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate

Professional Development

Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:

* participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation

* participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies

Administration

Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:

* maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment

* providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions

* maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)

* complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations

Student Support

Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:

* promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success 

* referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate

College Service

Support college-wide endeavors to include:

* collaboration with faculty and staff from other divisions/departments to promote communication, coordinate schedules and support student success

* participating in GTCC institutional initiatives

* collaborating with educational partners, business/industry and/or external agencies as appropriate to promote the instructional mission of GTCC

* supporting collegiality and teaching excellence by actively participating in the professional development of new and veteran faculty (e.g., mentoring and peer observation)

* attending college professional development sessions, college/division/department meetings, graduation and convocation, as required  

Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.

QUALIFICATIONS
Educational & Certification Requirements:

Minimum requirements:

A. Education – The faculty member will have the educational background needed to meet accreditation/approval, certification, and departmental requirements.

1. Educational level:  Masters Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or a related Human Services field

2. Certifications:  Registered with a North Carolina human services related credentialing body is required.

3. At least 3 years of clinical experience in human services related field. 

Preferred requirements:

- Certifications: Licensed in field as appropriate; LCAS or LCAS
-A status with the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board is preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Professional Experience:

The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy.  He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned.  The Instructor must be able to:

1. Multi-task

2. Respect Diversity

3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.

4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment 

5. Communicate effectively

6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions. 

Departmental/Job Specific Requirements:

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):

1. Reporting Requirements

2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)

6. eLearning Level One (before the first day of the first semester teaching)

7. eLearning Levels Two and Three for instructors who teach online or hybrid delivery methods  (before the first day of the first semester teaching) 

Specific Departmental Requirements:

1. Ability to articulate and demonstrate clinical skills for therapeutic treatment models 

2. Ability to provide coaching and training in clinical skill development

3. Ability to create learning activities that illuminate appropriate clinical skills found in workplace settings 

Working Conditions:

1. May include teaching day and evening and on multiple campuses

2. Stand extended periods of time (up to 4 hours)

Other:

1. Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required. 

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

* Maintain student records.

* Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.


**All GTCC job descriptions reflect duties and responsibilities of the particular job and are subject to change with limited notice.

Application Deadline:

  Open until an adequate pool of applicants is received
How to Apply:
A GTCC application must be submitted in order to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an application form. When applying for a position that requires a degree, copies of unofficial transcripts must be attached to a completed application.

*If your education credentials are from a country outside of the United States & if you are extended an offer of employment you will be required to submit a translation/evaluation of your transcript.

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ALL EMPLOYEES PAID BY DIRECT DEPOSIT ONLY!
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, GTCC is strongly committed to diversity & welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, particularly minorities and faculty under-represented in higher education. EOE

Applicants must be immediately eligible to work legally in the United Sates at the time of application. Guilford Technical Community College does not sponsor any VISAs.
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