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Assistant/Associate Professor, Curriculum Instruction (Reading)

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


Curriculum Instruction

Requested Start Date:

August 13, 2020

Pay Range:

Commensurate with experience

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:

Assistant/Associate Professor, Curriculum Instruction 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:

  • 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 online classroom environment and utilize state-of-the-art technologies to enhance content delivery.
  •  Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  •  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.
  •  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. 
  •  Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school, including service on committees.
  •  Registers student attendance in accordance with JSU policy.
  •  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.
  •  Assists department head with outreach and stewardship activities aimed at enhancing state and regional disaster preparedness and response.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction with a concentration in reading and literacy or related fields or close related field or ABD with obtainment by August 2020.
  • Experience in teaching reading, instructional coaching, reading specialist, or reading interventionist.

Preferred Qualifications:

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript

Additional Information: None

Supplemental Questions: None

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