Professor of Economics
Seminole State College of Florida - Orlando, FL

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REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
Cover letter, resume and transcripts showing applicant's name, date degree was conferred must be uploaded and attached to your application to be considered. This also applies to Seminole State College employees.

DESCRIPTION:
Faculty responsibilities will include:
  • teaching and supporting student learning;
  • developing curriculum;
  • supporting college policies, procedures, and inclusiveness;
  • participating in department and college activities and committees, including engagement with community partners.
Closing date: January 20, 2011.

Salary: According to the Faculty Salary Schedule.

This is a full-time, tenure-track teaching position. The standard contract length is 196 days; however, other contract lengths may be available depending on department needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Plans, organizes, and teaches classes as assigned.

2. Makes use of professional growth opportunities, including but not limited to the Seminole State College Faculty Institute for Teaching and Learning.

3. Incorporates teaching strategies that foster student learning, success and retention.

4. Engages and nurtures students in and beyond the classroom.

5. Works effectively, respectfully and productively with people from all cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.

6. Maintains required office hours to provide assistance to students, both individually and in small groups. Counsels students in matters relating to academic progress.

7. Participates in implementation of college policies, objectives, and functions in accordance with college philosophy and procedures.

8. Complies with College policies and procedures in accordance with required deadlines.

9. Participates in day, evening, and weekend program staffing as required. Assigned campus location may vary due to enrollment.

10. Participates in committee work as requested.

11. Contributes to a collegial and collaborative work environment.

12. Becomes actively involved with the diverse community the college serves, including the K-12 system; higher education institutions; Chambers of Commerce; economic development groups; and/or other non-profit, business, and industry partners.

13. Works with other College departments to engage community partners that support the College Mission and Vision.

14. Performs other relevant responsibilities as requested. Tasks may include, but are not limited to, ordering and maintaining necessary supplies and equipment; participating in discipline related student activities (e.g. Brain Bowl).

SPECIAL CONSIDERATONS: (TRAVEL, WORK HOURS, WORKING CONDITIONS, ETC.)

1. Flexible hours and days

2. Assigned campus location may vary due to enrollment

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Master's degree in discipline or Master?s degree with 18 graduate semester hours (or equivalent) in discipline from a regionally accredited institution (REQUIRED).

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Demonstrated understanding of the learning centered approach to teaching desired.

2. Experience utilizing technology and innovative pedagogy to deliver exceptional teaching and learning desired.

3. Teaching experience desired.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS:
1. A personal and professional commitment to creating an atmosphere of quality instruction at Seminole State College.

2. Committed to the College's goal of inclusion and a demonstrated history of working effectively with persons of all races, genders, nationalities, sexual orientations and religions.

3. Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.

4. English reading, writing and speaking skills at the native level of fluency.

5. Understanding of and commitment to the use of instructional technology.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
1. Acceptable eyesight and hearing (with or without correction/aid).

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
1. Works in classroom environment.

This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Conditions of Employment:
Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.

How to Apply:
APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE ALL QUESTIONS ON THE APPLICATION AND APPLICATION QUESTIONNAIRE TO BE CONSIDERED.

Upload and attach documents in 'My Career Tools' on the Careers home page once you have logged in. The 'My Careers Tools' link is at the top of the page. Documents other than the resume are attached separately. Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume.

For positions requiring a degree, upload and attach copies of your transcripts showing the date your degree was conferred to be considered for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Seminole State College is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity employer. The College values, supports, and celebrates diversity among applicants, faculty, staff, and students. In order to maintain the College community as a place of work and study for College personnel and students, harassment on the basis of gender, race, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age is prohibited.

Other Information:
This is not a grant/project funded position.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Full-time and Part-time Faculty positions are not eligible for Veterans' Preference.

For positions other than faculty positions; to claim Veteran's Preference, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.

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