||Full Time Faculty
||School of Natural and Social Sciences
||Interim Dean (Marcel Satsky Kerr)
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
Prepares lessons & provides instruction for course work (day, evening, weekend, and on-line) required for undergraduate students. Will teach 4/4 load.
Adheres to the established class, office and exam schedules. Submits contracts, book requests, syllabi, grades, evaluations, and other required paperwork and reports by due dates.
Participates in curriculum and program development work of the department and university general education core.
Conducts scholarly research, writes and submits articles for publication in academic journals. Remains knowledgeable of current scholarly/research activities in respective discipline by reading journal articles, attending professional conferences, and maintaining relationships with other fellow scholars and/or researchers in field of expertise.
Refers students and the public with sociology related issues and/ or requests to the appropriate University personnel.
Provides effective academic and career advisement to students and participates in their scholarship activities.
Participates in University-wide committees and professional development activities.
Supervises and evaluates student interns as necessary.
Represents the University by developing and maintaining strong relationships with profit and non-profit organizations.
Other duties as assigned by the Dean.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) required in sociology or related field.
Two to five years of University teaching experience required.
Ability to teach undergraduate research methods required.
Teaching and research specialties in Marriage and Family, Social Inequality, Social Problems and Changing Roles of Men and Women are preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Thorough understanding of sociology and its application in the classroom.
Ability to teach deviance, family violence, and medical sociology, courses.
Familiarity with academic policies and procedures of higher education institutions.
Ability to work effectively with other University personnel.
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to provide service to both the University and the community.
Ability to comply with rules, standards, regulations and laws related to student records.
Ability to adhere to University and departmental policies and procedures.
Ability to be discrete in handling confidential and sensitive matters while complying with FERPA
Demonstrated potential for strong teaching and quality research is required.
LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional
journals, and/or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and
procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, students, and University employees.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest,
proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete
variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of
instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Must be able to move about campus freely. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT Work environment characteristics described are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Evening/weekend hours as required by class and exam schedule and office hours.