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Adjunct Instructor - Dual Credit (PSYC/EDUC)

Galveston College
Job Location:
Galveston, 77550
Educational Psychology

Job Summary

Galveston College is a comprehensive institution, which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates and applies a thorough and accurate knowledge of the teaching field and discipline;
  • Attempts to connect subject matter with related fields;
  • Plans and organizes instruction in ways which maximize student learning;
  • Effectively employs teaching and learning strategies;
  • Modifies instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse students’ needs;
  • Effectively employs available instructional technology when appropriate;
  • Encourages the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments;
  • Effectively communicates subject matter content to students;
  • Develops and uses evaluation methods, which fairly measures student progress toward outcomes;
  • Evaluates and expeditiously returns student work to promote maximum learning;
  • Maintains accurate records of student progress;
  • Submits final grade rosters and supporting documents according to established deadlines;
  • Maintains familiarity with and adheres to College Policies and Procedures;
  • Maintains accessibility to students and colleagues;
  • Prepares, distributes, and submits syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program, division, and College procedures;
  • Fosters and maintains effective working relationships with students, colleagues, and supervisors;
  • Maintains confidentiality of information exposed to in the course of business regarding students, supervisors or other employees;
  • Contributes to a safe educational and working environment by participating in all drills and training and being prepared to take action should a health or safety emergency occur;
  • Requires the kind of teamwork, supervision, and personal interaction, that cannot be had in a home office situation; therefore, regular and predictable on-site attendance is a job requirement;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Abilities

  • Education must meet the requirements as mandated by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for the appropriate field of study and degrees awarded at this institution. Each department displays the specific requirements for each position;
  • Ability to communicate and facilitate learning effectively and work collaboratively;
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; 
  • Ability to write reports, class assignments and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to students and respond to questions from individuals as well as groups of students and chairs/directors; 
  • Demonstrated commitment to the centrality of teaching and learning in a student centered environment bolstered by effective student outcome measures;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective interaction with students, peers, administration and staff.

Required Qualifications

Masters degree in Education, Psychology, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters or Doctorate Degree, Prior experience teaching dual-credit classes.

*Please note, applicants must be Texas residents or willing to relocate. Galveston College is not registered for employment outside of the state of Texas.*

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