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Human Resource Services
PPCC.Employment@ppcc.edu
719.502.2600

Part-time Instructor: Psychology

Apply now Tracking Code: 492370
Work Type: Part-time
Categories: Part-time Instructor
Salary: $56.27 per contact hour

 

Job Description:

Part-time instructor positions (as defined by State Board Policy, BP 3-10) exist to create and maintain a teaching and learning environment that empowers students to be successful. Part-time instructors work under the direction of their respective Department Chair, Associate Dean, or Division Dean. 

Pikes Peak Community College maintains a pool of qualified part-time instructors. Part-time instructors will be selected to support departmental requirements. Part-time instructors may be employed to teach courses, conduct presentations or other service activities when current instructors and faculty are not available.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in Psychology 
  • Please include a resume and one page cover letter addressing:
    • Your interest in teaching traditional face-to-face classes at PPCC
    • Your experience teaching traditional face-to-face classes, especially in higher education 
    • Your experience using online learning platforms (i.e., D2L, Blackboard, etc.)
    • Your philosophy of teaching
    • Your days and times of availability along with the number of classes you would ideally like to teach
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Psychology
  • Experience teaching in higher education 
Salary:

$56.27 per contact hour.  For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 15, 2019. This position will remain posted until filled.

Note:

Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Meeting all scheduled classes/labs/clinics and providing instruction in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of the college and the Department Chair’s approved course outline.

  2. Using teaching methods and media designed to reach students of varying educational and experiential backgrounds to allow each student the opportunity to master the objectives of the course.

  3. Informing students of course requirements through a course syllabus, including: specific objectives, means of attaining objectives, and methods of instruction and grading.

  4. Evaluating students on a continuing basis to allow them to be aware of their own progress.

  5. Participate in department and/or college level assessment of student learning outcomes in general education and career/technical courses and programs as required.

  6. Recommending instructional materials, textbooks, appropriate instructional equipment, and the Library supportive reference materials.

  7. Maintaining and submitting records as required by policy and procedures.

  8. Promoting affirmative action equal opportunity concepts within the scope of assigned responsibilities.

  9. Maintaining required credentials, licenses, certification as appropriate, and proficiency and up-to-date knowledge in the subject matter area.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  1. Demonstrates ability to plan, organize, and deliver appropriate curriculum.

  2. Demonstrates ability to employ qualitative and quantitative analytical skills in the classroom.

  3. Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  4. Demonstrates ability to maintain accurate written student records as required by policy and procedure.

  5. Demonstrates ability to inform students of all course requirements.

  6. Demonstrates ability to evaluate students and offer feedback on a continuing basis.

  7. Demonstrates ability to relate to student concerns and maintain open communication.

  8. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak Community College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.

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