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Business Instructor

Mason City , IA

Job Information:

Category/Level:  Faculty (9-month contract)

Basic Function:  Under minimal supervision, the instructor is responsible for fostering student learning and success.  This individual will be teaching courses in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and other General Business courses.  He/she must evaluate, record, and report student achievement and progress in assigned courses, in accordance with division and College policies.  Responsibilities including providing assistance in assessment, development, and implementation of curriculum improvement initiatives.  Other functions include collaborative leadership with area high schools, adjunct faculty members, and educational institutions, as well as involvement in business partnerships and community engagement.  The position also includes participation in college committees, and occasional recruitment activities.  The instructor must also meet the goals and objectives of an individual Professional Preparation Plan and subsequent Continuing Professional Development Plan as outlined in the College's Quality Faculty Plan.

Salary and Benefits:  Salary based on education and experience.  Fringe benefits of Blue Cross/Blue Shield major medical health insurance, eye care, dental, life and disability insurance.  Retirement benefits as provided by Social Security and IPERS or TIAA.

Materials Required:
  • NIACC Application Form
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable)
Regular and consistent attendance at work.
Holds and is present for all assigned classes as scheduled.
Effectively organizes and prepares learning activities for assigned courses in accordance with established syllabi.
Prepares and maintains accurate course syllabi and course materials for each course taught.
Evaluates and records student performance/achievement on a regular basis, providing regular constructive student feedback.
Participates in college and division-wide student learning assessment projects.
Maintains established office hours and meets with students as necessary.
Completes required training, as designated by supervisor.
Participates in the development and/or execution of departmental tasks and projects in the area of instruction or instructional support.
Assists in the process of acquiring and maintaining appropriate materials, equipment, and supplies to support the learning environment in established department courses.
Collaborates in the development, assessment, and revision of curriculum.
Through committee participation and department meetings, participates in the formulation, interpretation, and application of policies and procedures.
Regularly engages in professional learning activities and actively seeks information about developing trends and ideas.
Keeps skills and knowledge in teaching field(s) current.
Assists in the planning, development, and coordination of semester course schedules.
Assists in articulation activities with other educational institutions.
Renders service, when possible, to the college and community.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Performs in a manner which strengthens the coordination and cooperation of all organizational components of the College, including opportunities for student recruitment.
NIACC Core Principles: All employees are expected to adhere to all NIACC policies and procedures. NIACC administration, faculty, and staff value a positive working environment of mutual respect, therefore all employees are to maintain a positive attitude and respect for others when working with all NIACC departments, employees, students, partners, and the public.
4/2018

Qualifications:  A Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) or equivalent degree and six graduate-level credit hours in Marketing, Advertising, or Public Relations in any combination are required.  Must equal or surpass minimal experience and/or educational requirements established by the Iowa Department of Education, and possess current and effective course-content expertise specific to discipline and have excellent communication and technology skills.  Expected to meet the criteria of the institutional Quality Faculty Plan, be committed to the community college philosophy and College Strategic Plan, and be sensitive to and supportive of cultural, global, and gender diversity and nondiscrimination.

Posted 05/11/18

Job ID: 64253