A Career Success Instructor is responsible for teaching a Professional Development course in accordance with Concorde curriculum requirements and meeting Concorde Standards for student attendance and student passing rate.
1. Prepare for teaching.
Prepare for class starts by organizing student material and texts to be distributed.
Follow approved lesson/unit plans provided by Concorde.
Organize and present subject matter in a meaningful way to students.
Prepare all lecture materials following provided lesson/unit plans.
Keep informed of current standards related to instructional area.
2. Teach assigned course(s).
Follow approved curriculum/course outline.
Present material in an engaging and positive fashion.
Maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning.
Maintain classrooms in a neat and orderly fashion.
Remain in classrooms for all assigned instructional times.
Adhere to scheduled student breaks.
Maintain a cheerful, enthusiastic, positive attitude.
3. Support student success.
Advise students at mid-term and term end with documentation.
Evaluate students on professionalism (appearance/dress code, attitude, cooperation).
Tutor students as needed.
Supplement student material when needed with approval from Dean.
Make recommendations for guest lectures, field trips as needed.
Refer students to the Dean/Program Director if additional advising is necessary
Refer students having excess of two (2) absences to the Dean/Program Director/Student Affairs.
4. Keep accurate and timely records .
Maintain student records, grades, and attendance.
Post records through student management system (i.e., CampusVue Portal/Blackboard).
5. Participate in Campus duties/activities as requested.
Attend orientations, staff meetings, and faculty meetings as scheduled.
Assist with preparations for graduation ceremonies
Attend graduation ceremonies.
Report any down equipment to the Academic Dean.
Assist financial aid and administrative departments.
Assist in distributing student recognition awards.
Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Psychology, Human Resources or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in job readiness/development and applied experience in psychology, business management, recruitment, HR or prior experience with student success course work required.
Experience with teaching online courses and/or Blackboard a plus.
Dynamic and motivational presentation style. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
Bilingual is a plus and preferred