Blackhawk Technical College

  • Biological Science Instructor

    Job Locations US-WI-Janesville
    Req No.
    2018-1378
    Category
    Education/Instruction
    Type
    Full-time Faculty
    Anticipated Placement
    USD $51,685.00/Yr.
    -
    USD $64,607.00/Yr.
    Close Date
    10/2/2018
  • Overview

    The Science Instructor is responsible for providing science instruction for both biological and life science courses. Instruction may held at any of the college locations or community partners and may include online instruction, embedded instruction in program courses, facilitating accelerated programs, and teaching daytime and evening courses.. This position will develop, maintain, and upgrade curriculum in areas of instructional delivery. The position will report to the Dean of Business & General Education.

    Responsibilities

    1. Provide instruction for assigned classes.
    2. Engage in ongoing student learning assessment to determine effectiveness of instruction and curriculum.
    3. Create a classroom environment that is respectful of diversity and demonstrates a commitment to multiculturalism.
    4. Maintain accurate student records and reports as requested by administrative offices.
    5. Identify students needing assistance and refer students to Student Services. Collaborate with Student Services and the Learning Resources staff members to help students adjust to the learning environment.
    6. Remain current on developments in the teaching field so that instruction is delivered for a variety of learning styles, uses the latest supportive technology and utilizes alternative delivery methods.
    7. Remain current on curriculum content in the discipline and use of continuous quality improvement techniques to update content and foster current evidence-based program assessment and improvement.
    8. Develop and update or revise course curriculum as needed to maintain program relevance.
    9. Prepare and update course syllabi (using BTC guidelines) for each course taught, and work cooperatively with members of other departments and programs in coordinating courses.
    10. Work cooperatively with library staff in the selection of reference materials and coordination of library reference work for maximum utilization of library and other resources.
    11. Participate in staff development activities and serve on college improvement teams and college wide committees as appropriate.
    12. Attend advisory committee meetings; department, division and faculty meetings.
    13. Assist in the enforcement of college regulations and report student conduct violations to administration.
    14. Cultivate a personal interest in communities served by the college and participate when possible with community activities.
    15. Assist in student and staff recruitment and job placement activities for graduates.
    16. Meet weekly office hours and other duties required to meet student, employer, and college needs.
    17. Assist Dean and Department Chair in other duties as assigned.
    18. Meet Wisconsin Technical College System professional development requirements through the Faculty Quality Assurance System.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    1. Master’s Degree in Bilogical Sciences or equivalent.

     

    Desired Qualifications:

    1. Previous post-secondary teaching experience, including classroom and on-line facilitation.

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