Overview

Full-time, Tenure Track, 9 month Faculty Position. Lake Land College. Responsible for teaching Biology courses offered by the College, assist in course assessment, serve on division and campus wide committees, curriculum development, academic advisement, other duties as assigned.

Description of Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach classes assigned by the Division Chair and approved by the Vice President following course outlines approved by the College.
  • In cooperation with other instructors concerned, prepare textbook recommendations and submit to the Division Chair for review.
  • Report attendance and grades as prescribed by the Dean of Admission Services.
  • Attend division meetings called by the Division Chair and faculty meetings called by the administrative officers.
  • Be on campus, in classrooms, laboratories, library, or office for not less than thirty hours a week and maintain a schedule of at least three hours on campus or approved location each school day.
  • Maintain at least five office hours per week as posted on the office door and as filed in administrative offices.
  • Serve on such committees for the betterment of the College as may be established by the administration and faculty.
  • Consider the general and special needs of the student. Assist students in meeting needs or solving problems when necessary, seek additional help from other college services.
  • Observe, support, and enforce the regulations, policies, and programs of the College and inform the President in writing of any problem that might have a detrimental effect on the College.
  • Advise students assigned by student services.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the teaching/learning process.
  • Focus upon student retention and success.
  • Use a variety of methods and teaching strategies that reflect the different learning styles and needs of students.
  • Show an understanding of the community college philosophy including its unique ties to the workforce and its district.
  • Develop, assess, and maintain data for course outcomes assessment
  • Other related duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Biology or related Life Sciences with 18 semester hours in graduate level Biology or related Life Science courses. Degree must be completed by May 2018.
  • Successful applicant must pass a criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Academic background and/or teaching experience in human and/or animal biology.

Debra Hines
Human Resources
Lake Land College
5001 Lake Land Blvd
Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone: 217-234-5410
Fax: 217-234-5534