Instructor, First Year Experience
Cincinnati State - Cincinnati, OH

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Overview The First Year Experience Instructor is responsible for teaching all three First Year Experience offerings at the Middletown campus. The FYE classes are an introduction to college which include but is not limited to: Understanding B

lackboard/MyCSTATE, Netiquette, Personal Responsibility, Understanding the College Catalog, Goal Setting, Time, Stress and Money management, Study Skills and Critical Thinking, Diversity, Health and Wellness and Career Development. Candidate must be willing to teach at the Middletown campus, as well as at the Main Campus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching First Year Experience courses at the Middletown campus in a classroom based format.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in curriculum delivery, development and review; participate in department, division and college meetings; support the division and college mission.

Participate in appropriate committee work and service as well as participate in the assessment of student learning and the effectiveness of FYE course delivery.

Provide leadership for specific courses and department initiatives.
Develop and review curriculum.
Collaborate with Student Support Services to foster student success,
Serve on department, division, and college committees and participate in college governance.
Participate in peer mentoring program.
Fulfill standard responsibilities of tenure-track faculty members.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree required, preferably in Student Personnel in Higher Education, Counseling or other Humanities related discipline.
A minimum of two years teaching experience at a community college or a university branch campus with a diverse student population is preferred.
The applicant must be committed to working as a member of a team and be focused on the success of FYE students.
Experience with culturally diverse and underprepared student populations required.
The applicant must be committed to excellence in teaching and show evidence of continued professional development. Appropriate experience with instructional technology in the classroom environment is required. Experience in curriculum development and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within the department and across the college are essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

Documented experience with active teaching and learning strategies.
Documented experience teaching First Year Experience courses on a community college campus.

Competencies:
Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and expertise in the discipline.
Develop student learning outcomes, objectives, assessment indicators, and focused and practical lesson plans for a range of student learning styles and abilities.
Relate and communicate effectively to a diverse student body.
Determine needs of students and match those to course design, assessment techniques, instructional strategies, and teaching tools.
Incorporate a variety of instructional delivery methods into the teaching-learning environment.
Provide frequent and timely feedback to students.
Maintain a positive and supportive climate in the classroom setting with fair treatment and respect for all students.
Plan, design, and deliver curricular offerings that respond to service area, regional, and statewide needs.
Conduct student, course, and program assessments and use quantitative and qualitative data for continuous quality improvements and decision making.
Utilize basic core information management technology (productivity skills); instructional technology (classroom presentation enhancements and course administration); and web-enhanced instructional technology (instructional enhancements through the Internet and the World Wide Web).
Incorporate learning technologies, as appropriate, for maximizing teaching effectiveness and facilitating student learning.
Work collaboratively, professionally, and collegially with colleagues, within the department, the division, and across the college.
Comprehensive understanding of the various mission components of the community college; knowledge of strategic objectives of Cincinnati State and institutional values.
Application should include a curriculum vita containing a detailed summary of the applicant's teaching history, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references, including a current supervisor. A teaching demonstration will be required of candidates invited to the campus for an interview with the Screening Committee.

Details
Position available: Fall 2013
Annual Salary: $57,985
Contractual Affiliation: AAUP1
Exempt Classification: Non-Exempt
Status: Full time

Excellent Benefits
Candidates selected for full-time positions are eligible for our benefit package that includes excellent medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits with minimal out of pocket payments and contribution rates, a Health and Wellness Bonus Program, immediate accrual of vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and much more!

Equal Opportunity Employer
Committed to Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Work Environment Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, as well as its individual academic divisions, is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual-orientation, age, physical disabilities, veteran or marital status.

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