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  • First Year Experience Instructor

    Gateway Community and Technical College
    Job Description

    Expected Start Date: 8/1/2019

    This is a potential 2-year appointment with continued employment based on course enrollment and student success.  Specified metrics and goals will be provided.

    11-month contract

    Gateway Community and Technical College is located in Northern Kentucky - part of the Greater Cincinnati Region.


    Qualified candidates will provide 30 credit hours of instruction annually; use a variety of pedagogical methods and tools to achieve the desired learning outcomes, mentor new students and work collaboratively with other faculty and staff to determine appropriate interventions, connect students to internal resources and external partners to facilitate student success, and serve as course manager for the first-year success courses offered in-person and online
    Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, preferably in community colleges.
    • Commitment to the mission of the comprehensive community and technical college.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff in verbal, written, and electronic form.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently.
    • Experience working with students in Higher Education, particularly at the community college level.
    • Familiarity with learning management systems (i.e. Blackboard).
    • Excellent organizational skills; high attention to detail; independent; self-motivated; able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment; commitment to diversity and inclusion; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with many individuals at all levels throughout the internal college environment as well as external business and community partners, representing his/her self in a professional and courteous manner; ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally; ability to multi-task, work under deadlines, and prioritize projects to meet deadlines with high levels of efficiency and accuracy.  Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
    Preferred Qualifications including education:
    • Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, student personnel administration, education, counseling, psychology, social work, human services or related area.
    • Experience providing direct services in an educational, social service or non-profit environment including mentoring, coaching, academic advising, and/or career guidance.
    • Knowledge of new student program approaches principles and theories that strengthen resiliency and develop support structures for new students.
    • Knowledge of student development theory, engagement and high impact best practices in higher education.
    • Demonstrated experience working with low-income, first-generation students, adult and military/veteran populations.
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