Faculty in Dallas College are expected to perform the duties enumerated in the formal Job Description; to fulfill their responsibilities in accordance with the policies and procedures established by the Dallas College Board of Trustees and outlined in the Dallas College Board Policy Manual; and to comply with both state and federal policy.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The Dallas College System seeks faculty who strive for excellence, are committed to continuous student learning, and demonstrate passion and skill in effective teaching and learning facilitation.
Such faculty are competent in their discipline and innovative in their approach to learning, and they are committed to personal growth and the on-going assessment and evaluation of their teaching.
They demonstrate a commitment to the mission and philosophy of the community college and to working effectively with diverse populations.
They are committed to effective communication with others and fostering an atmosphere of collegiality.
Finally, they demonstrate and promote high ethical standards and academic honesty.
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Master’s degree or higher in the teaching discipline or Master’s degree or higher with a concentration in the teaching discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).
One year of demonstrated teaching experience required.
Official transcript will be required.
*** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***
Teaching and Learning
Teach students in assigned classes in accordance with course descriptions and/or learning outcomes, the course syllabus, and institutional policies and procedures
Provide students with a syllabus that includes required institutional policies, course objectives, materials, and methods of evaluation
Provide a workload schedule showing teaching and office hours
Certify student attendance in classes by the established deadlines
Maintain accurate and complete course records
Submit final grades by the established deadlines
Communicate with and provide feedback to students in a timely fashion
Develop course curriculum and instructional materials (individually or collaboratively)
Use knowledge of diverse communities and skill sets to diversify teaching methods and delivery of content in instruction
Provide effective instruction to facilitate student learning in all classes taught
Evaluate and assess student learning on a regular basis in all classes taught
Participate in assessment activities at course, department, college, and district levels to assist students in achieving designated course objectives or learning outcomes
Use appropriate technologies to enhance classroom or online instruction and to achieve established course objectives or learning outcomes
Regularly evaluate teaching methods and use data to continually improve instructional strategies
Support the mission and goals of the college and the strategic priorities of the Board
Serve on departmental, college, and/or district committees
Attend scheduled discipline, department, division, and college meetings
Participate in the review of curricula and selection of instructional materials within the discipline or department
Participate in required program reviews and the achievement of departmental goals
Comply with all required college-level and program-level accreditation standards
Discuss program, career, or transfer options and other college services with students to support informed academic decisions
Attend required assembly/convocation and commencement/graduation ceremonies
Perform other duties mutually agreed upon in consultation with supervisor
Maintain knowledge and competence in the appropriate academic discipline or workforce field
Maintain any required professional certification or licensure in the appropriate academic or technical discipline, where appropriate
Remain current with technological and pedagogical advances that promote continuous improvement of student learning
Participate in a variety of professional development activities
Participate in one's own performance review and evaluation
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.
Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.
?????Dallas College works to ensure that Dallas County is vibrant, growing and economically viable for future generations.
Our students benefit from our partnerships with local business leaders, school districts and four-year universities, and we have over 20 years of experience in online education. In addition, we provide economic benefits to business, taxpayers and the community.
Our Campuses Are Near You
Dallas College originally operated as a district of seven independently accredited colleges. In 2020, those colleges united under a single name in order to offer our students a more streamlined, more convenient experience. The seven original campuses live on as our primary locations.