Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.Â Perform duties as program director within an academic department.Â Serves as Campus Security Authority (CSA); Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM- 5PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate. This is a 9-month non-tenure track position with a primary assignment to the Waco campus with the expectation of a 5-5 teaching load. This position may also be required to teach some classes at the RELLIS Campus (Bryan, Texas).
100% Teaching & Service: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.Â Service: Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation.Â Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.Â
Required Education and Experience:
Faculty Members in the Department of Social Work in the rank of Instructor must have earned a MSW from a CSWE-accredited Masterâ™s program, as appropriate to this academic area.Â Two years post-MSW experience is required.Â
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability in the discipline; show clear promise of teaching excellence. Documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching. Excellent communication skills, enthusiasm, a commitment to ongoing learning, and the willingness to mentor students while serving as a gatekeeper to the profession are required.
Internal Number: R-022933
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.* Please note job openings are updated on a weekly basis *