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Instructional Faculty, Geospatial Technology & Program Coordinator

Company: Clark State College
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionA full-time, 9-month, instructional faculty position in the GIS/Geospatial Technology program is available beginning August 12, 2022. A master's degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geospatial Technology, or a related field is required. Candidates must have career experience in GIS and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). A Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate is preferred by the position's start date, and experience in precision agriculture is highly desirable. Collegiate/adult-level teaching and online teaching experience are also strongly preferred.The successful candidate will use a learner-centered approach to teaching that incorporates active learning strategies and techniques to enhance student learning. The successful candidate will also have a strong team and interpersonal skills. Primary duties include in-person classroom and online teaching; curriculum and course development; student academic advising; assessment of student learning; program promotion and student recruitment; and participation in college-wide initiatives. The successful candidate must possess strong interpersonal and technology skills, the ability to work in teams, and the flexibility to teach day or evening hours at the College's locations in Springfield and Beavercreek. Additionally, the candidate must be able to work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position reports to the Dean in the School of Business and Applied Technologies located at the Springfield Leffel Lane main campus.

The duties of a faculty member include the following, though jobs vary and change based on the needs of each academic program:

Teaching/Learning 36-72%
Successful teaching in a learner-centered environment requires knowledge as well as the ability to design, implement, manage, and assess courses taught in a variety of instructional modes. Each faculty member is required to:


  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the subject area(s)
  • Use instructional and discipline specific technology
  • Design courses that effectively meet student and curricular needs
  • Accommodate students with varying backgrounds and learning styles
  • Develop and use syllabi within College/School guidelines
  • Deliver course content successfully
  • Participate in the assessment of student learning and program review
  • Manage courses ensuring students receive regular feedback and college reports are submitted in a timely fashion
  • Meet all classes or provide appropriate alternatives
  • Provide external support for students and through cooperation with student services offices
  • Maintain professional relationships with students
    Professional Growth 14-32%
    As a professional educator, the faculty member shall continue to grow and develop as an educator and as a member of the profession through formal and/or informal activities, which increase knowledge and enhance teaching ability.

    Service to the College and Community 14-32%
    As a member of a learning community, faculty members are expected to contribute to the life of the College. Their activities advance the goals and image of one's program, School, and the College as a whole.

    All faculty are required to:
    • Participate in scheduled institutional meetings and activities
    • Participate in program and College accreditation, curriculum development, and program assessment
    • Assist in the formulation of school objectives and goals
    • Serve on at least one faculty or All-College Committee annually (after the first year of hire)
    • Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to student and institutional need
    • Participate in student and/or community activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission of the College
    • Assist in the articulation of courses and programs with secondary and post- secondary institutions
    • Maintain collegial relationships with other college personnel
      PHYSICAL DEMANDS - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is often required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and far vision and the ability to adjust focus.Please provide at least three professional references. Personal references will not be contacted.

Keywords: Clark State College, Springfield , Instructional Faculty, Geospatial Technology & Program Coordinator, IT / Software / Systems , Springfield, Ohio

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