tallahassee community college 2012-13 faculty

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TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
2012-13 FACULTY POSITIONS
Tallahassee Community College announces openings for the following continuing contract instructional
positions for 2012-2013. Tallahassee Community College is a dynamic and growing comprehensive community
college located in Tallahassee, Florida. The College’s 2011 fall enrollment of more than 15,000 students includes
more than 40 percent minority students. The College enjoys a strong reputation for teaching excellence and for
producing graduates with certificates or Associate in Arts, Science, or Applied Science degrees. Tallahassee is
also home to two state universities, Florida State University and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.
TCC partners with both universities and with a number of private higher education institutions to afford greater
opportunities for all students, faculty, and surrounding communities. TCC also partners with area businesses
and organizations to meet local workforce needs.
In addition to the minimum qualifications listed for each position, all prospective faculty are expected to
demonstrate the following:
1. Commitment to student retention and success
2. Commitment to development and assessment of student learning
3. Use of technology and innovative approaches to enhance teaching and learning, including distance
learning and alternative delivery systems
4. Willingness to support a diverse population of learners inside and beyond the classroom
5. Ability to work in a participatory and collegial setting
Faculty responsibilities include instruction, professional growth, curriculum development, academic advising,
support of college policies and procedures, and participation in department and college activities and
committees. The salary range for a two-semester faculty contract is $41,175 to $52,265 depending on degree
held and experience.
ACADEMIC SUPPORT PROGRAMS DIVISION
Developmental English Assistant Professor (two vacancies). Requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in
English, English education, or a related degree with demonstrated competencies in teaching developmental
English. Primary teaching responsibility is with entry‚Äźlevel students and includes grammar and composition.
Developmental Mathematics Assistant Professor (three vacancies). Requires a minimum of a bachelor’s
degree in mathematics, mathematics education, or a related degree with mathematics through calculus and
demonstrated competencies in teaching developmental mathematics. Primary teaching areas are pre-algebra
and elementary algebra.
COMMUNICATIONS AND HUMANITIES
English Assistant Professor. Requires a minimum of a master’s degree with a major in English, literature, or
creative writing or a master’s degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in creative writing, English,
literature or a combination of a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in any of these areas. Primary teaching
area is college composition. Other assignments are possible in literature.
HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS
Nursing Assistant Professor. Requires a minimum of a master’s degree in Nursing. Applicants must have an
active and clear RN license to practice in Florida or eligibility for Florida licensure. Primary teaching is in the
areas of Fundamentals, Adult Health, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Maternal-Infant, and/or Pharmacology. Preference
will be given to candidates with previous teaching experience in a professional nursing program and/or recent
acute care inpatient experience.
HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
History Assistant Professor (two vacancies). Requires a minimum of a master’s degree in History or a
master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in History. Primary teaching area is in
American History with other possible assignments in World History or Western Civilization.
HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (Continued)
Political Science Assistant Professor. Requires a minimum of a master’s degree in political science or a
master’s degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in political science. Primary teaching areas are
freshman/sophomore political science courses with an emphasis on state and local government.
Psychology Assistant Professor. Requires a minimum of a master’s degree in Psychology or a master’s degree
with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Psychology. Primary teaching areas are freshman and
sophomore-level general psychology, Personal and Social Adjustment, and Human Development courses.
SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS
Biology Assistant Professor. Requires a minimum of a master’s degree in a biological science or an applied
biological science field or a master’s degree in a closely related field with 18 graduate semester hours in the
biological sciences. The primary teaching assignment is in anatomy and physiology and general education
biology courses.
Math Assistant Professor (three vacancies). Requires a minimum of a master’s degree in mathematics, or in a
closely related field with 18 graduate semester hours in mathematics. Teaching assignments include freshmanand sophomore-level mathematics courses ranging from intermediate algebra to calculus. The primary teaching
assignment of one of the positions is in liberal arts mathematics.
TECHNOLOGY AND PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS
Computer Networking Assistant Professor. Requires a minimum of a master’s degree with a major in
computer science, information studies, management information systems, or computer information and
appropriate professional certification or a master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in computer
science, information studies, management information systems, or computer information. The primary courses
for the Computer Networking instructor is freshman/sophomore classes in Network Administration and
Virtualization.
Criminal Justice Assistant Professor. Requires a minimum of master’s degree in criminal justice or a master’s
degree in a closely related field with 18 graduate semester hours in criminal justice, criminology, law
enforcement, or crime scene investigation.
Graphic Design Technology Assistant Professor. Requires a minimum of a Master’s degree with a
major in Graphic Design or Graphic Design Technology; or a master’s degree with 18 graduate semester
hours in Graphic Design or Graphic Design Technology.
Health Education Assistant Professor. Requires a minimum of a master’s degree in health education, public
health and/or nutrition or a master’s degree in a closely related field with 18 graduate semester hours in health
education, public health, and/or nutrition. The primary courses for the Health Education instructor is
freshman/sophomore classes in Positive Living and Contemporary Health.
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APPLICATION PROCEDURE
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Visit the college’s web site at www.tcc.fl.edu for position criteria and application.
Complete the online TCC application for the position(s) of interest.
Submit the following documents when completing the online application:
• Letter of interest addressing the five (5) faculty characteristics and responsibilities listed above for each
faculty vacancy of interest
• Unofficial transcript(s) of all college coursework
Arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by email, fax, or U.S. postal mail (contact information
below).
Applications will be accepted beginning November 21, 2011. The application review process will begin
January 13, 2012 and will continue until all vacancies have been filled. Please note that applications received
after January 13, 2012 may not be given consideration.
CONTACT INFORMATION
FACULTY HIRING • HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
Tallahassee Community College • 444 Appleyard Drive • Tallahassee, FL 32304-2895
P: 850.201.8225 • F: (850) 201.8489 • E: [email protected] • W: www.tcc.fl.edu
The College will be closed for Winter Break 5 PM, Friday December 20, 2011 –
January 2, 2012 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Tallahassee Community College does not discriminate against any person on the
basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, religion, gender,
marital status, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the
non-discrimination policies may be directed to:
Renae Tolson, Equity Officer, Room 146 Administration Building,
444 Appleyard Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32304,
(850) 201-8510, [email protected]
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