Business Instructor – Management and Human Resources
Washtenaw Community College
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Salary: $64,106 - $84,477
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Position Summary: The Management and Human Resources instructor position is a full-time faculty position that includes instruction, office hours and professional contributions to the college community to create and innovative and engaging learning environment.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Using each course outline, facilitate student learning, provide effective instruction in both on-campus and online modalities, and perform evaluations of student learning for the following courses:
Lead faculty for the following courses: • BMG 230: Principles of Management • BMG 240: Human Resources Management • BMG 273: Managing Operations • BMG 279: Organizational Management • BMG 291: Project Management • BMG 294: Management Topics
In addition to the lead faculty role, the Business instructor will perform the following duties: • Teach other courses within the Business department. • Be committed to online teaching and learning which includes following pedagogical standards for quality course development/instruction. • Participate actively in curriculum planning and development, assessment, syllabus writing, development of examinations, development of labs, development of open education resources “OER” (free textbooks) and selection of learning materials, program evaluation and marketing/recruitment. • Provide leadership in identifying trends and working with other faculty to develop new curriculum to address these trends. • Work with other faculty and administrators in the promotion and marketing of the Business programs and/or collaborative programs. • Participate in program level learning assessment. Participation includes helping articulate learning outcomes, choosing and administering measures, collecting and submitting relevant data, evaluating student performance, and suggesting changes to improve student learning. • Schedule, supervise, debrief, and evaluate students in internship, field experience, and similar settings as appropriate for the course or program. • Be available to students via email, phone, or personal conferences on-campus or online. • Meet all classes and other scheduled responsibilities such as office hours and meetings at the designated times. • Manage relationships with key transfer institutions and recommend strategies to maintain program articulation and activities/initiatives that encourage student completion. • Mentor part-time faculty teaching courses within the Department. • Actively support student success through advising and assisting individual students. • Participate in department, division, and general faculty meetings, applicable college committee activities, and other forms of College service. • Actively participate in advisory committee work to connect program and students to industry and career paths. • Remain current in academic or program discipline, including attending professional conferences, and maintaining licensure, certification, or continuing education requirements where appropriate. • Receive training or stay current in technological or pedagogical advances that promote student learning. • Participate in college professional development activities. • Other duties as assigned.
Hours/Schedule: Hours vary based on class schedules.
Professional Instructors shall be responsible for a total of 450 contact hours per academic year. Each instructor is expected to be on campus at least four (4) days per week. If more than 25% of an Instructor’s base load contact hours are taught online, the Instructor is expected to be on campus for a minimum of three (3) days per week.
All professional instructors have a year-round professional responsibility to the College. The professional instructor’s base load responsibilities shall consist of (1) teaching/teaching preparation; (2) development and review (including curriculum, teaching methods, learning technologies); (3) department and institutional work (such as student outcomes assessment, curricular improvement), (4) student recruitment and student guidance, and (5) professional development.
An example of a typical professional faculty schedule for the Fall and/or Winter semester is below.
Base Load Assignment for Full Time Professional Faculty Professional instructors will hold a minimum of five (5) office hours per week 5 Professional instructors shall be available for five (5) hours per week for meetings 5 Professional instructors shall be accountable for fifteen (15) preparation hours per week 15 Professional instructor shall be accountable for fifteen (15) hours of classroom instruction per week 15 Professional Faculty – 40-hour work week 40
Commitment to Professional Responsibilities—Faculty must make the work at WCC the primary work in their lives. Faculty must work well and hard to meet the goals of the College. Being a professional faculty member at Washtenaw Community College is a year-round responsibility which includes curriculum development, professional improvement and development, and other professional responsibilities.
Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • An MBA from a regionally accredited Institution with a concentration in Human Resources or Management OR Master’s Degree in Management or Human Resources required. Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Management or related field with, SPHR, PHR, SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP Certification may be considered. • Recent and significant work experience in a human resource required. • Experience in project management.
Additional Preferred Qualifications: • Teaching experience in an academic or professional training environment, which includes curriculum development, curriculum delivery and classroom management.
For over 50 years, WCC's open-door admissions policy, affordable tuition rates, and high-quality classes have attracted students from local communities and around the world. More than 18,000 register for credit classes each year, and thousands more enroll in non-credit LifeLong Learning classes. WCC's diverse student body includes more than 1,000 students from over 100 foreign countries.WCC's small classes allow for lots of individual attention. The average class size is 22 students. That's a fraction of the size of many basic classes at four-year colleges and universities.WCC also emphasizes convenience. It offers classes seven days a week, at night, and online. And transferring is easy because WCC has agreements with four-year schools throughout Michigan.