Adjunct Instructors serving as College Success Coaches in several disciplines
Master's degree with eighteen (18) graduate semester hours in academic discipline or appropriate credentials to teach CTE and/or developmental classes; understanding of and commitment to the community college mission; knowledge of and ability to design and implement successful pedagogical strategies for working with advanced, developmental, and other students; demonstrated innovative leadership and teaching techniques; commitment to and knowledge of instructional strategies that foster student retention and student success; excellent organizational skills; excellent interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty and staff, administrators, and the public; ability to keep students focused on the concepts and purposes of the education; fairness and flexibility in understanding and working with wide variety of students; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form in teaching/learning situations; commitment to using Internet technology-based pedagogy; ability to use computerized/electronic classrooms; ability to help students understand and adjust to the intellectual environment and requirements of a college academic community; commitment to and experience with assessment and program effectiveness methodologies; history of good working relationships with peers; proven ability to work successfully in groups and teams. A background investigation will be conducted on the selected candidate.
Previous record of teaching excellence in a community college environment; successful experience in leadership role.
College Success Coaches for Student Assistance and Intervention for Learning Success Program (SAILS)
Must be able to:
* Support the development and implementation of the online SAILS program at NRCC, focusing on academic intervention;
* Perform as a content-area expert in curricula area to extend the relationship between instructor and student beyond the classroom;
* Daily review concerns and praises instructors have raised on their students;
* Contact students via VCCS email, telephone, face-to-face, or other creative ways to determine the needs of the students;
* Develop plans to determine ways students can become more successful in the classroom;
* Contact and work with instructors as needed;
* Provide students with help or direct them to resources at the college or in the community;
* Utilize the technology of the SAILS system by daily or more frequently reviewing concerns, clearing concerns and praises as necessary, and informing the instructors of interventions with students;
* Maintain a complete record of activity on each student for informing and improving the process;
* Maintain data and statistics to assist in the development and implementation of an evaluation of the program;
* Perform other duties as assigned.
Based on experience, the equivalent of an adjunct 3-credit salary, paid by the hour
Spring semester, 2014
Applications will be reviewed as received.
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Forward a completed state application, resume, letter of application explaining qualifications, and official academic transcripts to:
Human Resources Office
New River Community College
5251 College Drive
Dublin, VA 24084
(540) 674-3651 Fax
(540) 674-3619 TDD
(866) 462-6722 Toll-Free