Saturday , March 18 2023

Sierra Jobs For History Instructor

Website Sierra College

Job Description:

Under administrative direction of an educational administrator, to develop curriculum, provide lecture and laboratory instruction, evaluate student performance of students engaged in the study of African American History and other related courses, and perform other related work as required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Curriculum Development – ESSENTIAL: Review and evaluate curriculum in order to meet student interests and needs within the parameters of divisional/departmental budget constraints and availability of equipment and materials;
  • Coordinate with adjunct faculty Instructors to enhance consistency of lecture/laboratory content; evaluate and/or revise course descriptions to fit curriculum designs; present proposals for curriculum changes to the Curriculum Committee and/or other appropriate shared governance bodies;
  • Make changes to curriculum, as necessary and as approved within the shared governance structure. PERIPHERAL:
  • Review curriculum for concordance with changes in laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Lecture/ Laboratory Preparation – ESSENTIAL: Review and evaluate new textbooks for content, readability, and cost effectiveness;
  • Select textbooks determined to the be the most useful and appropriate; read current literature (normally several sources- books, newspapers, periodicals, and other printed materials) for lectures and/or laboratories; review and select and/or prepare computer and audio-visual materials for classroom/ laboratory use; prepare typewritten and/or graphic handouts and/or transparencies for classroom/laboratory use; coordinate and confer with book publishing company sales representatives providing instructional materials.
  • PERIPHERAL: Complete book order forms and provide master copies of syllabi for printing; place appropriate reference items on reserve in the library; prepare lesson plans to be used in a lecture and/or coordinate lectures with laboratory learning assignments;
  • Attend conferences to increase knowledge of subject matter and teaching methods and techniques; familiarize self with operation of all equipment currently available for use which is appropriate for the subject area.

Job Requirements:

  •  History, with advanced knowledge in United States History; teaching practices, methods, and techniques; current directions in historical theory and research.
  • Lecture in front of large groups of students; explain historical concepts in a clear, logical and concise fashion; interact effectively with students, peers and administrative personnel; work independently to solve problems.
  • Recognize variation in student backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles; be patient with students; maintain integrity, honesty, reliability, and cooperation.

Job Details:

Company: Sierra College

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Rocklin, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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