Manage disciplines within each school under supervision of the Dean. The Department Chair would oversee the Physics, Engineering, BAAS in Automation, Instrumentation and Electronics Technology, and Computer Sciences programs.
|Specific Position Duties
Faculty Duties 1. Maintains up-to-date knowledge in the teaching field; 2. Demonstrates willingness and ability to teach various courses, times, locations, and delivery methods, as needed and as reasonably requested by the college including CollegeNOW® Academy (Dual Credit) classes; 3. Utilizes appropriately challenging coursework to help students realize their full potential as learners; 4. Provides students with written expectations, e.g., syllabi, policies, assignment instructions, graded evaluations, etc.; 5. Administers assessments which are appropriate to course content, including a comprehensive final exam measuring overall grasp of course objectives; 6. By various ways and means of instructing students, affirms the worth and dignity of all persons and the right of all persons to learn; 7. Maintains an appropriate learning and assessment climate in the classroom, whether traditional, web, or distance, which encourages the free exchange of ideas while defending academic honesty and objectivity; 8. Prepares adequately for class and arrives promptly at class meetings, labs, and any other scheduled instructional activities; 9. Delivers material in a clear and understandable manner; 10. Addresses student concerns, i.e., comments, questions, and input, both in class and via posted office hours, timely electronic communication, and other suitable means; 11. Effectively handles routine procedures necessary for the successful, day-to-day operation of the department as delegated by the department chair; 12. Submits required reports and schedules in a timely manner to the department chair; 13. Maintains effective relationships with professional counterparts throughout the college and the community; 14. Maintains individual student advisement on degree plans and degree applications in order to comply with completion requirements; 15. Assists with recruiting, marketing, and outreach for department programs; 16. Actively participates in college functions and events, and engages in community service. DRI Position Specific Duties 17. Direct the schedule build for the discipline; 18. Ensure compliance with instructional practices; 19. Manage, budget, and order supplies; 20. Schedule department meetings and maintain minutes to submit to the Dean of the School; 21. Lead class observations for returning faculty; 22. Support LED and faculty in Core Program Outcome documentation and assist in assessment; 23. Hire adjuncts and oversee adjunct support plan; 24. Initial signature for forms (leave, incompletes, student schedule changes, etc.); 25. Oversee curricular development; 26. Attend meetings as scheduled; 27. Perform annual faculty evaluations; 28. Address student complaints; 29. Attend completion ceremonies, such college graduation; 30. Perform other duties as assigned.