Biological Sciences Instructor
Institution Name: Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas (UA Cossatot) began in DeQueen, Arkansas in 1975 as an Arkansas Vocational-Technical School, designed to provide relevant workforce training for four counties in southwest Arkansas. Fast forward to now where UA Cossatot has four vibrant campuses and over 1500 students learning in a variety of for-credit disciplines plus a host of area industry employees sharpening their skills through our workforce training programs. UA Cossatot prides itself on a safe work environment, where all employees undergo rigorous background checks and are welcomed to the college with an abundance of hands-on orientations to their positions. UA Cossatot also embraces Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) where everything we do is measured and analyzed to ensure we are giving students the very best we have to offer. CQI involves all employees and completes a cycle that starts with the strategic plan and ends with an Institutional Effectiveness Evaluation. It's okay to brag a little when you work for UA Cossatot!Cossatot Community College of the University o Arkansas is an NCA-accredited two-year institution affiliated with the University of Arkansas System with Campuses in De Queen, Nashville, Ashdown, and Lockesburg Arkansas. The Colleges designated service area includes Sevier, Little River, Howard and Pike counties.
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Summary of Job Duties:Teach courses within an educational setting that support the mission and vision of the College; Instruct to outcomes in area of instruction; engage students in learning activities in classroom; use relevant and appropriate instructional aids ; arrange for speakers or special demonstrations to enhance classroom work as appropriate; provide individual instruction as needed; complete classroom records and reports, such as absences, schedules, and grade records in a timely manner; evaluate student performance by grading classroom work and by observing demonstrated skills in a timely manner; act in an advisory capacity for student organizations when needed; perform other duties as assigned.
This instructor will teach on the De Queen and Ashdown campuses.
- Master’s degree with minimum of eighteen graduate hours in Biology or closely related discipline
- Classroom experience (secondary or post-secondary)
- Experience with Blackboard a plus
$35955 to $61,371
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)
Required Documents to Apply:
Salary is determined by applicant’s education level and years of experience. Salary is combined with an excellent benefits package that includes paid sick leave; health, dental, and life insurances; retirement; and educational assistance for employees and their dependents.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:
Review of applicants will begin Friday, May 14, 2021; application period will remain open until position is filled.
All applications must include a cover letter, an updated resume, and a copy of official or unofficial transcripts. Applications received without the required documents will be incomplete and will not be considered for the position.
Kelly Plunk, Director or Human Resources, [Register to View]
Recruitment Contact Information:
Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements:Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry
Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Constant Physical Activity:N/A
Frequent Physical Activity:Talking
Occasional Physical Activity:Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding