Director, Human Services Technology Program; Instructor
SALARY: $5,027.00 - $5,833.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 10/19/21
CLOSING DATE: 01/31/22 11:59 PM
The Director, Human Services Technology, functions as the
academic administrator for the human services technology program by
providing accessible, quality learning experiences within the
classroom, laboratory, clinical and/or distance learning settings;
facilitates the learning process to help students be successful;
provides accurate, quality academic and career advisement for
students; seeks professional development opportunities to implement
best practices in teaching within discipline area; maintains office
hours according to institutional policy; completes required course
assessments and documentation in an accurate and timely manner;
attends college meetings, student activities, institutional
functions; and contributes to the development of curriculum courses
and programs; collaborates with workforce partners to ensure that
the program is meeting the needs of business and industry; and
partners with other areas of the college to deliver customized
training courses as needed.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Essential responsibilities and other duties may include, but are
not limited to, the following:
Plans and delivers accessible, quality instruction that enhances
student learning and ensures students' understanding of course
outcomes. Instructs 15-22 contact hours, in either curriculum,
non-curriculum, or business and industry, each week, or teaches a
reduced teaching load recommended by the Dean and approved by the
Vice President of Instruction; prepares objectives, assignments,
assessments, instructional and supplemental materials, grading
standards, and attendance policies in accordance to college and
department policies; develops course syllabi to be distributed;
keeps online courses regularly updated; and begins and ends courses
as scheduled. Ensures the classroom environment (seated, online, or
hybrid) is appropriate for diverse student learners through equity
and inclusion frameworks, such as Culturally Responsive Teaching
and Universal Design for Learning. Ensures availability for all
students, in the classroom and through distance learning, by
maintaining established office hours, offering availability by
appointment, and by responding to electronic communication in an
appropriate, timely manner. Maintains and completes accurate
records of student attendance and grades as indicated by
institutional policy and submits all final reports in an accurate
and timely manner. Remains knowledgeable with the program and/or
transfer requirements to deliver accurate, quality academic and
career advising and assists with development of transfer pathways,
as needed. Develops new courses and/or revises course content and
outcomes in the area as needed; recommends appropriate course
textbooks, supplies, software, and equipment. Creates the program's
course sequence, develops the program's course schedule with input
from faculty, and assigns teaching workloads for faculty.
Participates in institutional effectiveness processes, including
managing program review, assessing course outcomes, developing the
division's plans of action, and assisting with grants, as needed.
Manages the assigned program budget; assists in planning future
resources for equipment, materials, and supplies; recommends
staffing needs. Mentors and evaluates full-time and part-time
faculty to ensure quality instruction, assisting with measuring
course outcomes, developing outlines and assessments, and
completing forms, grades, and attendance reports, if needed.
Participates in the academic program's recruitment and retention
efforts; reviews and provides recommendations for the program
publications, webpage, publicity, and other community relations
activities and events. Establishes and maintains productive working
relationships with faculty, staff, advisory committees, outside
agencies, and/or clinical affiliates. Collaborates with colleagues
to ensure quality instruction and successful implementation of
department and division goals, the college's Strategic Plan, and
state-wide initiatives. Supports collaboration with other divisions
and departments to align comprehensive credit and non-credit
courses and programs where appropriate. Attends workshops,
seminars, and conferences; makes presentations to outside agencies
as a representative of the college; researches and implements best
practices in teaching in the assigned area of study; participates
in thirty (30) hours of professional development activities,
including required employee training offered by the college.
Actively supports the college's retention, progression, and
completion initiatives, leading to all student learners' success.
Supports the college's mission, vision, and core values by adhering
to all policies, procedures, and faculty guidelines.
Serves on standing and ad hoc committees and focus groups;
researches and develops recommendations related to academic and
instructional programs; maintains contacts with business, industry,
and professional organizations to keep instructional programs
current. Travels to the Caldwell campus, Watauga campus, or any
off-campus sites, if needed. Participates in the development and
delivery of public information efforts; supports college functions
and cultural activities. Assists with inventory of programmatic
equipment; assumes responsibility for labs and other facilities
designated primarily for the assigned program. Perform other duties
This position description covers the essential functions and
duties associated with this position. The President or appropriate
supervisory personnel may assign additional responsibilities. The
college reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities,
conditions, working hours, and job title with or without
QUALIFICATIONS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Principles and techniques of instruction, including the use and
implementation of the UDL framework. Principles and techniques of
implementing diversity, equity, inclusion, and globalization within
courses and programs. Principles and procedures of record keeping.
Principles and techniques involved in assessment. Safe work
practices and procedures. Operational characteristics of equipment
and tools used in the area of work assigned. The mission, goals,
and objectives of CCC&TI. Current trends, research, and
development in the area of assignment. Pertinent federal, state,
and local laws, codes, and regulations.
Interpret and apply college and assigned division goals,
objectives, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
Contribute to the teaching and learning of mission, goals, and
objectives which complement those of the college. Interpret and
apply Federal, State, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain productive working relationships with those
contacted in the course of work. Work independently in the absence
of supervision. Follow all safety rules and regulations of the
department. Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Operate a variety of mechanical equipment safely and
Environmental Conditions: The program director should have the
ability to effectively handle a work environment and conditions
which involve an office and classroom workspace, working closely
with others, and periodically working irregular hours.
The program director must maintain the office and teaching
environments by maintaining equipment and supplies, ensuring
overall cleanliness, functionality, and conformance to OSHA
standards to provide a safe work environment.
Physical Conditions: Physical and marginal functions require the
ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the
performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may
include the following; standing, walking or sitting for extended
periods, moderate lifting and carrying, general manual dexterity,
operating assigned equipment, and extended exposure to computer
The program director is required to maintain effective
audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making
observations, reading and writing, operating assigned equipment,
communicating with others, and handling varied tasks
Additionally, the program director must maintain mental
capacity, which permits making sound decisions and using good
judgment, demonstrating intellectual capabilities, and evaluating
the effectiveness of programs and personnel.
Scheduling Conditions: This is a full-time, 12-month position.
This 40-hour per week position requires the instructor to be on
campus or at an approved alternate location for at least thirty
(30) hours per week, Monday through Friday and allows flexible
scheduling for the remaining 10 hours.
Traveling Conditions: Local travel between the Caldwell campus,
Watauga campus, or any off-campus sites may be needed. Out of state
travel is limited, but may be required for training and
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Experience: Minimum of 3 years of combined teaching and clinical
experiences or any equivalent combination of education and
experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and
abilities. Community college experience preferred.
Training: Master's degree or higher in a human services field
such as psychology, clinical psychology, sociology, social work,
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