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Responsibilities

The instructor will engage in a variety of learning support and instruction/institutional practices, advising, and mentoring of students; identifying and implementing assessment measures to achieve course, program, and college learning outcomes; participating in team-based activities; student co-curricular activities and college governance; incorporating pedagogues that support best learning practices; and expanding of instructional delivery options available to students.  Faculty are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence throughout their employment at the college.

Qualifications

1) Two years over the road experience with No more than one ticket and No major moving violations.

2) Must maintain a driving record that meets applicable state requirements and federal motor carrier safety regulations.

3) Must have a Class A CDL License.

4) Previous teaching in community college or secondary education preferred but not required.

Essential Functions

Instructional Activities:

  • Provides quality instruction to students in assigned courses.
  • Conveys thoughts and ideas clearly and concisely through both verbal and written communication.
  • Develops a good relationship with students by showing a willingness to answer questions and encouraging students to express themselves.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm within the instructional setting.
  • Maintains well planned, available and relevant course material.
  • Shows a commitment to high student standards by encouraging student responsibility, ethical behavior and stressing consistency in class work and attendance.
  • Uses a variety of techniques and technology to actively engage students in the learning process.
  • Adapts instruction to various student learning styles.
  • Provides feedback to students in attaining course goals and objectives.
  • Develops and utilizes a variety of assessment tools to validate course, program and institutional outcomes.
  • Compiles and analyzes assessment data and submits results to the assessment committee.
  • Stays current in subject matter, instructional techniques and technology by attending conferences, seminars, and workshops, and by reading appropriate professional literature.
  • Pursue and report on professional development plans and progress.
  • Maintains clearly stated course outcomes, competencies, instructional methods, and methods of assessment in each course syllabus; course policies need to be clearly written; and syllabi and policies need to be available to students.
  • Maintains student and advisee records for timely reporting.
  • Gives each student the opportunity to accomplish course goals by holding class for the scheduled time and maintaining posted office hours; and refers students to College resources such as the College Library, Academic Achievement Center and the Student Success Center.
  • Evaluates, reviews, and utilizes up to date classroom materials and textbooks.

Non-Instructional Activities:

  • Provides quality academic advisement by learning about curricular requirements, prerequisites, and SCCC graduation requirements.
  • Assists in student recruitment by visiting area schools, encouraging students to attend SCCC, developing activities directly related to this discipline, and promoting the value of the College. 
  • Supports student activities and aids students in adjusting to college life.
  • Participates in professional organizations and in local or service area activities that benefit the college, the community and the individual.
  • Serves on and attends campus meetings.
  • Maintains a consistent temperament and gives and accepts constructive feedback.
  • Understands, supports, and focuses on the vision, mission, goals and objectives of the college.
  • Pursues efficiency and economy when using college resources and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.
  •  Assists the Chair in divisional activities as requested including division meetings, divisional duties and paperwork, and by participating in Program Reviews; agrees to follow the policies, guidelines and procedures of the College; and uses time efficiently.
  • Exhibits integrity and honesty and maintains confidentiality.
  • Supports cultural diversity.

 

Salary/Benefits

Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS). 

Salary Range:  Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Status:  Full-Time, 215 days

Deadline:  Open until filled

Start Date: August 02, 2021

  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.

 

Applications may be emailed to jobs@sccc.edu, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1123 AM or 620-417-1083 PM.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. For the employment application click HERE
  2. Cover letter.
  3. Resume and three professional references.
  4. Copies of transcripts and/or relevant certifications, if applicable. 

 

**If employed, it is the responsibility of the candidate to provide official transcripts within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards.  Any fee for such services is paid by the applicant.)

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Truck Driving Instructor

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at www.sccc.edu and SCCC Facts.

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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