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Assistant Professor, Family and Consumer Science

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Work type: Faculty 9-month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Department:

Family and Consumer Science

Requested Start Date:

August 15, 2019

Pay Range:

$55,000.00 - $57,000.00

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:

The Assistant Professor, Family and Consumer Science is responsible for instructional work to facilitate student comprehension and application of concepts, skills, and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible members of society. This position exists to provide educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening. Instructor may be required to teach courses within his/her concentration area on campus, off-campus, online courses and possible videoconferencing depending on need of location.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for teaching doctorate, graduate and undergraduate level courses in Family and Consumer Science along with doctoral level research and advanced data analysis.
  • Responsible for curriculum and program development, advisement, professional development activities.
  • Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS accreditation, and state study and curriculum guides.
  • Assesses student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
  • Serves as advisor and mentor for students.
  • Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students. 
  • Manages the behaviors of learners in the classroom and participates in the management of student behavior in other parts of the campus, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process. 
  • Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  • Responsible for recording students’ attendance and keeps attendance registers, according to JSU policy.
  • Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum. 
  • Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service.
  • Registers student attendance in accordance with JSU Policy
  • Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.
  • Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports. 
  • Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthful and safe and generally conducive to learning.
  • Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school. 
  • Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities.
  • Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration.   
  • Serves on departmental and university committees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in field specific to discipline to be taught required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified by the Alabama State Department of Education
  • Valid Teaching Certificate
  • Career and Technical Ed Experience

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript

Additional Information:

Supplemental Questions: None

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