Instructor - Economics
Advertiser: Tarrant County College
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Other academic
Location of job: 300 Trinity Campus Circle, Fort Worth, TX, 76102, United States
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 12 May 2024 midnight UTC (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 12 May 2024
Ad text:

Instructor - Economics

Tarrant County College District

Posting Number: FA000166

Position Status: Full Time

Assignment Length: 9 month

Grant Funded: No

Category: Faculty

Class Code: 23

Pay Rate: Commensurate with education and experience

Location: Northeast

Department: NE Accounting & Economics

Job Summary:

Reporting to the campus department instructional leader, instructors provide assistance to students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate college resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process providing a direct impact to student success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Performance Requirements

• Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules and modalities as assigned by designated supervisor (may include online or Weekend College)

• Accommodates diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations of the College

• Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad diversities represented in the student population, colleagues, and service area

• Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned

• Prepares and delivers instruction to students following the College Master Syllabus using the approved learning management system

• Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks

• Communicates regularly with students and college officials, including responding to e-mails, calls, and requests for meetings

• Independently pursues activities to enhance subject matter expertise, skills in various modes of instruction, and knowledge of learning

• Prepares assignments and assessments to assure achievement of learning outcomes

• Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success

• Maintains student attendance records weekly and certifies student enrollments by the established deadline

• Evaluates student performance and learning in accordance with discipline and department standards

• Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students, posts grades in the learning management system weekly, and submits final grades by the established deadline

• Assigns grades consistent with course requirements

• Assists in College’s commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures

• Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses

Service Excellence

• Supports the College’s 3 Goals and 8 Principles

• Complete all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)

• Support the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

• Attends the workplace regularly and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite

• Adheres to College policies and procedures

• Adheres to applicable safety procedures

Performs other related tasks as required.

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the diverse types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

• Master’s degree or higher* in Economics OR a Master’s degree or higher* with eighteen (18) graduate hours in Economics

*Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

• Work experience in the discipline / teaching area

• Experience teaching a class or facilitating training

• Teaching experience utilizing active learning techniques, service learning and innovative technology

• Experience teaching in Dual Credit and Early College High School programs

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse

• Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume

• Ability to use computer applications and enterprise systems, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software

• Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations

• Ability to work independently and take initiative

• Knowledge of the teaching discipline subject matter

• Knowledge of how students learn

• Ability to adapt to student learning needs

• Utilization of student-centered integrative learning strategies

• Promotion of positive expectations of students

• Incorporation of technology to enhance student learning

• Incorporation of pedagogical innovation

• Assessment of student learning

• Assessment of self-learning

• Assessment, evaluation, and revision of curriculum

• Development of relevant content for classes

• Development of effective classroom management processes and strategies

• Experience mentoring and advising students

• Engagement in peer collaboration and peer mentoring

• Engagement in service to the institution, profession, and community

• Participation in professional development in the teaching discipline to remain current in the teaching discipline and in pedagogy

• Continued educational attainment


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary: The teaching load for this position may include dual credit courses. Dual credit instructors provide college-level courses to high school students in the Tarrant County area.

Posted: 05/09/2023

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