Full time | Date Posted: 05-13-20

Instructor of Business

Western Wyoming Community College

Western Wyoming Community College is seeking a qualified Instructor/Assistant Professor of Business to join the team.

Position Summary

The primary responsibility of this individual is to provide quality instruction to Western students enrolled in a variety of classes taught at the main campus in Rock Springs and at the Green River Center. Teaching an Internet course will be common with this position. This individual must be able to relate to a wide variety of students in the community college environment including local business audiences seeking industry-training programs. This individual’s responsibilities will include teaching courses in Business. Typical load is 30 credit hours per academic year; usually 5 courses per semester. Teaching loads range from 28 to 32 credit hours for an academic year. It is expected that this individual will accomplish assigned duties in an efficient, effective and competent manner, and strive for improvement and excellence in all work performed. Additionally, this individual must understand the comprehensive role of the community college and cooperate and work harmoniously with college personnel and the public. This individual must follow all college policies, rules, regulations and guidelines as they relate to this position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides quality instruction to students in assigned courses, including, but not limited to the following: Business Management, Economics, Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Business Law, Ethics, and Business Administration.
  • Provides quality learning experiences for all students enrolled in accordance with their needs and abilities while maintaining the basic integrity of the course’s standards and objectives.
  • Provides course syllabi that state clear objectives and evaluation criteria for each course taught; follows the Curriculum Committee’s guidelines regarding course syllabi; integrates appropriate College learning goals into each course and evaluates student performance in light of these objectives and criteria.
  • Provides leadership to adjunct and concurrent faculty on the design and delivery of common course content
  • Advises students clearly and effectively; learns the requirements for Western graduation and for transfer to other regional colleges and universities. Updates advising information in the Western Advising Handbook related to his/her curricula at the University of Wyoming and other regional universities.
  • Recommends course schedules to the Division Chair and Facilitator; mentors adjunct instructors as assigned; revises existing courses to maintain currency, and recommends and develops new courses as needed.
  • Develops good working relationships with professionals in this discipline in the College’s service area in order to solicit cooperation and support for curricular planning and other functions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with an earned Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, or closely related field.
  • Experience in teaching in relevant content areas.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the concepts, technologies, principles and practices of Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Business Law, Ethics, and Economics.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and administrators.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in all facets of the student-teacher relationship and to teach a diverse group of community college students.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.

Equivalency Statement

For those candidates who do not meet all the minimum qualifications, an equivalent combination of education and experience which has provided comparable knowledge and abilities will be acceptable.

To Apply

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