Position Number: AJ0040
Employee Class Description
General Position Description
Primarily responsible for teaching in discipline or discipline areas in which he/she has specific training and/or competence. Plans, organizes, teaches, and provides feedback to promote and direct student learning in keeping with Valencia’s learning- ¬centered values and in a manner that meets the essential competencies of a Valencia educator. Responds to students in a timely manner and communicates with the discipline and division via college-provided tools and resources.
Posting Number: F391P
Proposed Work Schedule (Please note hours subject to change based on business needs)
Posting End Date: 06/08/2022
Description of Job Function
1. Prepares and delivers instruction to students in assigned modalities (including classroom, hybrid, online, etc.). Prepares instructional materials. Provides feedback on students’ progress, including evaluation of student mastery of course and program outcomes.
2. Provides feedback to students in matters related to academic success in a timely manner.
3. Prepares and submits required documentation including course syllabi, student attendance, final course grades, and other information as requested or required by the college
4. Maintains and disseminates current information pertaining to services available to students throughout the college.
5. Is familiar with and maintains behavior and actions consistent with college policies.
6. Maintains professional development/growth according to personal needs and requirements for certification.
7. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Education
Faculty Positions Only – Level of education per Credentials Manual
Required Field of Study
Appropriate level of education. See Credentials Procedures Manual at: http://valenciacollege.edu/faculty/forms/credentials/
Other Required Qualifications
Teaching experience at the community college level (in some cases, related work experiences in the field, professional licensure and certifications, honors and awards, continuous documented excellence in teaching, or other demonstrated competencies and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes may be used to support an application in lieu of degree and course work requirements).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge and understanding of learning-centered values.
Knowledge of, ability to develop, and commitment to use emerging technologies and alternative delivery methods appropriately, including online delivery, hybrid course options, content software, web-enhancements, etc.
Skill in the use of personal computers and general office software.
Ability to design learning opportunities that promote student life skills development while enhancing discipline learning. Demonstrated understanding of developmental advising (Valencia’s LifeMap) and competency-based learning (LifeMap).
Ability to develop and implement diverse teaching and learning strategies that accommodate the learning styles of students and that promote both acquisition and applications of knowledge and understanding (Learning Centered Teaching Strategies).
Ability to use consistent, timely formative and summative assessment measures to enhance learning (Assessment).
Ability to design learning opportunities that acknowledge, draw upon and are enriched by student diversity in the learning environment (Inclusion and Diversity).
Ability to design and implement curriculum that aligns elements of student learning toward growth in the Student Core Competencies and progression through course sequences (Outcomes-Based Practice).
Commitment to stay current and continually improve knowledge and understanding of the discipline (Professional Commitment).
Ability to continuously examine the effectiveness of teaching, counseling, librarianship and assessment methodologies in terms of student learning by engaging in the scholarship of teaching and learning (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning).
1 Ability to effectively communicate interpersonally (in group and one-on-one settings), orally, and in writing.
General Working Conditions
This job primarily operates in a professional office environment. The employee will routinely operate standard office equipment including but not limited to computers, keyboards, mouse, phones, photocopiers, printers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
Typical physical competencies include but are not limited to frequently remaining stationary, moving, reaching, positioning self and occasionally ascending/descending, lifting/moving objects weighing between 5-15 pounds. This job also entails frequently communicating, discerning and exchanging information, detecting and perceiving objects up close, at a distance, and the ability to adjust focus. Cognitive abilities include but are not limited to frequently using discretion, judgment, reasoning, memory, learning, maintaining confidentiality, comprehension, problem solving, and decision-making.
The typical work environment, physical and cognitive demands listed above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The College has a process to identify and make available reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job specific working conditions
This job also operates in a classroom setting and may use equipment such as microphones and audio/videorecorders.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including occasional evenings or weekends, as needed.
Must be able to travel locally on a flexible schedule, as needed. Must have reliable transportation, and proof of liability and property damage insurance on the vehicle used may be required.
All employees must demonstrate a commitment to Valencia College’s Equity and Inclusion efforts.