CWC is hiring a Psychology Instructor

    Category: Faculty

    Job Location: 2660 Peck Ave Riverton, Wyoming

    Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

    **This position is open until filled, attach a current resume/CV and a Cover Letter. Resume/CV and Cover Letter can either be attached as a .docx or.pdf or listed in the space provided in the application. If documents are attached, just list “see attachment” in the space provided in the application. For assistance, please email [email protected] or call 307-855-2112. **

    **Salary for faculty positions is determined by education level and years of experience**

    Position Summary

    Instructional faculty has the important responsibility of creating an innovative learning environment both inside and outside the classroom to inspire success and excellence in student learning. Instructional faculty members are also expected to adhere to professional standards and ethics.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Teach various psychology courses primarily and sociology courses and is primarily responsible for the Psychology A.A. program.
    2. Keep current on degree requirements in order to advise students majoring in Psychology and the Social Sciences Meta Majors and other areas as necessary.
    3. Instructional competency includes knowledge of Psychology, Sociology, and related social sciences and practice, expertise in performance, and an ability to evaluate student progress
    4. Participates in college and university articulation conferences and creates and updates the 2+2 agreement with the University of Wyoming Psychology Department.
    5. Provide an outcomes-based and interdisciplinary-focused curriculum.
    6. Instructional competency includes knowledge of Mathematics and Statistics well as an ability to evaluate student progress.
    7. Be student-focused.
    8. Works with CWC’s Admissions Department to recruit students into CWC’s Mathematics and STEM programs in particular and all programs.
    9. Participate in community outreach efforts as needed or desired, e.g., Math Contest.
    10. Use innovative pedagogies and emerging technology to enhance learning.
    11. Promote a collaborative learning environment that extends beyond the traditional classroom.
    12. Assist in department and program budget development and compliance.
    13. Actively participate in annual and five-year academic program review(s) including assessment of student learning at the course, program and institution levels.
    14. Revise curriculum offerings as needed.
    15. Works with CWC BOCHES and high school psychology teachers to offer concurrent and/or dual credit courses within the CWC service area.
    16. Participates in college and university articulation conferences as required and attends department and division meetings.
    17. Share student information with other faculty and counselors when deemed appropriate, including progress reports, attendance records, etc.
    18. Post and maintain office hours.
    19. Represents division on college committees as required.
    20. Performs other reasonable or related duties as directed.

    Position Specifications

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Education
      • Master’s degree in psychology or directly related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education.
    • Experience
      • Two years of directly related experience, preferably in a higher education setting.
    • Licenses/Certifications
      • None required.
    • Equivalency Statement
      • Equivalent combinations of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Experience working with college-age students preferably as an instructor and/or in other capacities.
    • Professional licensure and/or a doctorate degree in Psychology or related social science discipline would be a plus.
    • Willingness to complete additional graduate credits in the social sciences to qualify to teach in additional disciplines.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    1. Knowledge of discipline taught.
    2. Knowledge and understanding of curriculum development and assessment.
    3. Knowledge of various instructional pedagogies and technologies that enhance the attainment of student learning outcomes.
    4. Commitment to exploring nontraditional approaches to education in a comprehensive community college atmosphere.
    5. Knowledge of CWC policies, procedures and practices.
    6. Excellent knowledge and demonstrable ability to use personal computer software, preferably Microsoft applications
    7. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
    8. Ability to relate to a broad range of students.
    9. Ability to promote a positive atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation both with the college and the community.
    10. Ability to organize, prioritize and follow multiple projects and tasks through to completion within established deadlines.
    11. Ability to maintain confidentiality and to effectively identify and resolve problems
    12. Ability to teach using technology in the classroom.
    13. Ability to maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues and supervisors.
    14. Ability to relate with a diverse population in a professional, helpful manner and be a team player.
    15. Ability to perform administrative/clerical duties such as: technical telephone usage, copying documents, learning new software programs, integrating Learning Management System into on-site and online classes, entering data—ex. grades, retention
    16. Ability to apply communications skills in the areas of composing, editing, listening, presentations

    Level of Supervision

    Plans own time to meet predetermined schedules; work is subject to general supervision and review. Follows general instructions and directions and makes recommendations for own work and department area. Has some freedom of choice in approach to problems, methods of operations and the setting of goals and objectives.

    Working Environment

    Reasonable accommodation will be extended to otherwise qualified individuals with a legally recognized disability.

    • Equipment Used
      • Performance of work requires operating a PC Computer, laptop, and other related instructional technology.
    • Physical Requirements
      • Sedentary work, up to ten pounds of force to exerting. Pulling, climbing, kneeling, lifting, grasping, standing particularly for sustained periods of time and/or sitting particularly for sustained periods of time (online instructing); extensive keyboarding and computer work; walking or moving about to accomplish tasks; talking including expressing or exchanging ideas; and hearing includes the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and seeing, the ability to perceive the nature of objects by the eye.
    • Environmental Conditions
      • Work is generally performed in a classroom or office setting.

     This position description is not intended, and should not be construed, to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required.

    CWC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

    If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-855-2112 or email [email protected].

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