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Typical Expectations for Full-time Faculty Positions

Faculty contribute content expertise in one or more subject areas to support the achievement of identified learning outcomes in courses and programs.

1. Facilitate a learning centered environment by:

  • Providing instruction to students through various delivery methods, including classroom/laboratory instruction, eLearning, and learning community activities.
  • Utilizing teaching strategies that facilitate student learning and student success.
  • Preparing clear and measurable objectives, course syllabi, course materials and learning experiences for each course.
  • Maintaining appropriate course records and documentation.
  • Designing, developing, assessing, and overseeing program curricula.
  • Implementing assessment measures that achieve course, program, and college learning outcomes, and using the results to strengthen the curricula.
  • Maintaining office hours.
  • Providing academic advising and mentoring students.
  • Participating in outreach for student recruitment and access to services.
  • Maintaining current knowledge within the appropriate discipline and within the teaching profession.

2. Support the goals and objectives of the college through:

  • Meeting requirements for specific programs and for accreditation.
  • Participating in college-sponsored professional development activities, college wide meetings and department/division/faculty meetings.
  • Supporting articulation initiatives with regional schools and colleges.
  • Promoting student recruitment, retention, and successful completion of programs.
  • Maintaining ongoing communications with community organizations, other local colleges, and public agencies in support of student learning.
  • Participating in college leadership, governance, and operational activities.
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues, staff, and community members.
  • Serving on college committees.
  • Complying with college policies, rules, and procedures.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.