Instructor of Geography

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Tennessee Ridge, TENNESSEE
Deadline: 29 Jun 2017

Posting Details

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Title Instructor of Geography
Position Title Instructor of Geography
Department WSCC-Division of Behav & Soc Sci
Position Summary

Develop and teach geography courses and additional behavioral and social science courses.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

A. Develop and teach geography courses which include, but are not limited to, Cultural and World Regional.
B. Incorporate technology into the geography curriculum to include web based and video streaming course delivery as well as support.
C. Develop and teach a second behavioral or social science discipline course or courses which includes, but is not limited to sociology, social work, psychology, history, and political science.
D. Prepare course syllabi, course materials, evaluate student learning and maintain class records.
E. Participate in curriculum development, student recruiting, advising, placement, division/departmental meetings, college boards and committees.
F. Complete goals and objectives for the individual and the department.
G. Complete educational outcome measures and academic reporting as required.
H. Comply with all requirements in WSCC Policy 06:01:01.
I. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

A. At least a Master’s degree in geography or related field from a regionally accredited institution with 18 or more graduate hours in geography. Dual teaching credentials in an additional social science area, such as sociology, social work, psychology, history, or political science are required.
B. Teaching experience in geography.
C. Understanding and acceptance of the comprehensive community college philosophy.

Preferred Qualifications

A. Earned doctorate in geography from a regionally accredited institution with background in using information technology techniques for undergraduate geography students is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Use of telephone, computer equipment, instructional technology equipment and other standard office equipment is required.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 06/15/2017
Closing Date 06/29/2017
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

If you have confidential reference letters, please have your reference contact human resources at or by fax at 423-585-6791.
If you need assistance applying for this position on-line, please contact Human Resources at 423-585-6847 or 500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy; Morristown, TN 37813.

Walters State Community College does not discriminate against students, employees or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnic national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a covered veteran, genetic information or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Tammy C. Goode
Affirmative Action Officer
500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy Morristown, TN 37813-6899

An unofficial transcript is required; however, if you are unable to attach it online, you may mail it to the following address:
Walters State Community College
Attn: Human Resources
500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy
Morristown, TN 37813
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Type of Appointment Academic
FLSA Status Exempt
Employment Category Faculty
Location Walters State Community College (Morristown)
Location of Position
Posting Number 005756

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