|General Description of Position:
With a focus on teaching, rather than research, Ivy Tech Psychology Faculty members come to the classroom with practical experience in the field. Due to a near future retirement, the successful Psychology Faculty member who joins our team may find themselves as program chair within a year for the department of Behavioral Science. They will serve a key role on the Evansville Campus and partner closely with the dean of the school for the success of our newly created associate degree in psychology.
Our faculty provide quality and engaging instruction in all delivery methods and formats within specific academic programs; provide timely and meaningful feedback to students regarding the mastery of course and program learning outcomes; engage students outside of class in support of the curriculum and co-curriculum; provide institutional support and community service; participate meaningfully in student retention and completion initiatives; support the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives; conform to campus expectations of faculty performance and engagement.
- Deliver assigned classes using pedagogy and technology that best support student learning, and in accordance with college loading policy, course objectives and program learning outcomes.
- Develop and maintain curriculum and supporting course materials in keeping with and furtherance of course objectives and program learning outcomes.
- Maintain student records, attendance, grades, and other documentation as required. Manage a classroom environment conducive to student learning and in adherence to federal, state, and college safety standards and practices.
- Facilitate student achievement of expected program learning outcomes.
- Use Learning Management System o facilitate teaching, learning, assessment and communication.
- Ensures knowledge of and implements emergency and safety procedures for classrooms, labs and all learning environments.
II. RETENTION AND STUDENT SUCCESS
- Provide academic-related coaching and academic monitoring to assigned student advisees in partnership with professional academic advising staff.
- Monitor and document student performance throughout the semester, including use of technology for academic advising alerts; provide necessary interventions to include communication with students, tutoring and other academic supports, and referrals to appropriate college resources.
- Maintain posted office hours and student engagement hours.
- Promote and assist in student recruitment, retention, and successful completion of programs, including outreach to students by phone, technology tools, and other electronic means.
III. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
- Participate in professional development activities that may include scheduled training, time spent onsite in related business and industries, and self-study to advance instructional and technical skills as well as current knowledge within the field of study.
- Participate in scholarly activities related to the discipline/focus, in fulfillment of annual performance plans, and as required for certification and licensure.
- Stay current in contemporary pedagogy, digital technology, and other technology related to teaching that best support student learning.
IV. COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND BUSINESS OUTREACH
- Participate in community service activities on behalf of the college to advance the college’s relationships within its service area as appropriate for department/school/college.
- Develop community/industry/business contacts to advance college relationships within service area as appropriate in the department and school.
V. INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT
- Provide institutional support as requested by college administration such as participation on committees and task forces, projects related to college and program accreditations, and grant-related projects.
- Support and engage with Workforce Alignment and Development.
- Attend commencement and participate as assigned by campus administration.
- Participate in college/campus-wide meetings and departmental/school/faculty meetings.
5. Participate in career service and alumni activities.
- Support program/department chair in program management activities.
- Adhere to college and campus academic policies.
A qualified faculty member in psychology meets the discipline standard through one of two
- Possesses an earned master's or higher degree in psychology, from a regionally accredited institution. Educational psychology, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, social psychology, or any other professionally recognized specialty in psychology accepted, or
- Possesses an earned master's or higher degree any field with 18 graduate semester hours in psychology-related courses, including a course in statistics and/or research methodology, from a regionally accredited institution.
- Doctorate degree in Psychology, or related discipline
Previous experience as faculty in higher education
- Compensation based on experience.
Full-time, benefits eligible position.
- Excellent benefit offerings, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, spouse/child life insurance, long-term disability, short-term disability.
- No waiting period to enroll in benefits.
- Employer contribution of 10% to retirement plan with no waiting period.
- Free Ivy Tech tuition for employee, spouse and dependents.
- Opportunities for Professional Development.
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