POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES : Teach Physical Geography courses, both introductory and field courses, for non-science majors. Participation in division and college governance, assessment activities.
Participate fully as a member of the GEO Science Department and Science Division in such activities as department and division meetings, curriculum development and revision, committee membership, and textbook selection.
Continue the development of the GIS program at Delta College.
Demonstrate a commitment to the mission and vision of Delta College.
Focus on supporting and assessing student learning and academic achievement.
Continually develop appropriate innovation in learning and teaching to meet diverse learning styles and needs of students.
Collaborate with colleagues in the academic discipline and with other faculty colleagues to develop effective learning experiences for a diverse student body.
Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of diversity based on the college statement on diversity http://www.delta.edu/diversity/
Integrate international and intercultural experiences in the College, community, and curriculum.
Serve the Delta community through outreach activities.
Make effective use of appropriate technology in the performance of the listed responsibilities and accountabilities.
Participate fully in shared governance as a member of the academic community.
Teach at least 30 equated credit hours annually in a variety of settings including day, evening, weekend, on campus, and off campus.
Commit to ongoing educational and professional growth.
Engage completely in course, discipline, and program development.
Minimum – a Masters degree in Geography with major course work in Physical Geography/Earth Science. A background in Map Reading, Geology/Geomorphology, Weather, Climate, and World Environments is essential.
Ability to use computer assisted instruction.
Ability to teach to a variety of learning styles.
Additional Experiences Considered
Experience using a variety of teaching technologies and methodologies.
Significant travel and field experience to be integrated in teaching units in Geography.
A background in GIS instruction and an interest in introducing it to beginning level courses in Geography.
Demonstrated current and ongoing professional growth.
Substantive multicultural experience (for example: urban community service, academic course work in minority or foreign language studies, or teaching experience with minority students).
Experience working with non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds and with varying academic skills.
Experience using course management systems.
College teaching experience, especially in a community college setting.
Position will remain open until filled. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and/or certifications and licenses. Three current letters of recommendation may be requested
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