Job Description

1. Full-time Faculty

The following generic full-time faculty job description was developed as the result of a DMG-MAXIMUS, Inc. study completed on July 7, 2000. It and all job descriptions are in the Job Classification Manual maintained by the Human Resources Office.

Essential Functions

  • Conducts instructional activities, including lectures, labs, etc.; prepares visual aids for class lectures, including presentations, overhead transparencies, handouts, and simulations.
  • Researches, plans and performs educational activities; plans, administers, and grades student evaluation instruments; calculates students’ final grades.
  • Advises students in their academic and professional plans; supervises students in lab activities; assists students with job placement.
  • Maintains professional knowledge of assigned instructional area; acquires additional education credentials; maintains membership in professional organizations; attends workshops and seminars.
  • Establishes course objectives; updates course plans, outlines, and teaching materials for existing courses; develops course plans, outlines and teaching materials for new courses; evaluates and recommends texts for course adoption and meets with publisher representatives.
  • Maintains and reports accurate student attendance and scholastic records; enforces attendance policies; documents and intervenes in student discipline problems; documents ADA needs and resulting accommodations; tracks students with scholastic inadequacies; communicates with student development office about student problems, communicates safety procedures with classes.
  • Observes office hours.
  • Attends faculty and staff meetings; attends graduation.
  • Participates in professional organizations; participates in recruiting activities; participates in ongoing accreditation activities.
  • Participates in curriculum development and curriculum evaluation.
  • Writes student references for employment and financial aid awards.
  • Supervises and supports student organizations; monitors club budgets.
  • Registers students for classes; participates in student orientation.
  • Serves on college standing committees and special function committees; attends Advisory Board meetings.
  • Participates in employee selection/hiring process; mentors new faculty.
  • Orders and purchases supplies for class activities.
  • Prepares or completes various forms, schedules, reports, correspondence, or other documents; assists in the preparation of the college catalog in a timely manner.
  • Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
  • Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, or other software programs.
  • Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Additional Functions

  • Substitutes in class for absent colleagues.
  • Tutors students outside class.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of instructional areas and labs.
  • Provides assistance to other employees or departments as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required by department head.

2. Adjunct Faculty

Essential Functions

  • Conducts instructional activities, including lectures, labs, etc.; prepares visual aids for class lectures, including presentations, overhead transparencies, handouts, and simulations.
  • Researches, plans and performs educational activities; plans, administers, and grades student evaluation instruments; calculates students final grades. Supervises students in lab activities.
  • Maintains professional knowledge of assigned instructional area.
  • Establishes course objectives; updates course plans, outlines, and teaching materials for existing courses; develops course plans, outlines and teaching materials for new courses; evaluates and recommends texts for course adoption.
  • Maintains and reports accurate student attendance and scholastic records; documents and intervenes in student discipline problems; documents ADA needs Pand resulting accommodations; tracks students with scholastic inadequacies; communicates with Student Development office about student problems.
  • Observes office hours.
  • Participates in ongoing accreditation activities.
  • Participates in planning process for curriculum development and curriculum evaluation
  • Writes student references for employment and financial aid awards.
  • Orders supplies for class activities.
  • Prepares or completes various forms, schedules, reports, correspondence, or other documents in a timely manner.
  • Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
  • Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, or other software programs.
  • Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Additional Functions

  • Tutors students outside class.
  •  Maintains the cleanliness of instructional areas and labs.
  •  Performs other related duties as required.