Provide instructional support for courses including but not limited to Anatomy, Anatomy Lab, and Histology.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Model the mission, vision, and values of the University and colleges in a positive, ethical and professional manner.
Be accountable to students and administration with respect to delivering quality student-centered education. Use current and relevant information in course content delivery.
All courses should have a required course text unless exempted by the administration.
Come to class prepared and on time, use class time effectively, and maintain professional conduct in the classroom.
Update and publish the course syllabus prior to the start of the term. The syllabus should include contact information and office hours. All information (course objectives, reading assignments, testing, grading, etc.) contained in the syllabus must be clearly stated and unambiguous.
Establish and maintain a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning.
Assessments must have sound instructional value with accurately measured and well-defined objectives. Assessment instructions must be clear. Evaluation should appropriately represent the information presented in the course. Grade assignments according to the established grading rubric in a timely manner.
Provide formative and summative feedback on classroom assignments and activities.
Maintain regular office hours and provide ample time for student support.
Coordinate with student affairs to provide reasonable accommodations as needed.
Meet all administrative and classroom deadlines.
Be able to teach in various formats (face-to-face, hybrid, online).
Report to Program Director if absent or unable to attend the class.
Maintain student privacy according to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Review and honor institutional policies, procedures, and guidelines as outlined in Logan University Employee and Faculty Handbooks
Read, understand and follow all Faculty Handbook information and policies.
Participate in faculty meetings, workshops, and college ceremonies.
Treat colleagues, staff, and students in a professional manner.
Refraining from making pejorative statements regarding the University, fellow faculty, or staff personnel in the presence of students or patients.
Notify appropriate Logan personnel of damage to Logan's property. Should report problems that affect any aspect of the University to the program director or appropriate department.
Other duties as assigned.
COMPETENCIES: Key competencies beyond field-related expertise include social and emotional intelligence, courage, conflict management skills, decision-making skills, influence skills, and content expertise consistent with the position description, responsibilities, and attributes. To perform the job successfully, an individual must have strong organizational ability. The individual must have successful support experience, strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills, be a good listener, and be able to work with individuals and groups effectively. The individual must be able to set goals and objectives, prioritize and plan work activities, and meet deadlines. The ability to handle the pressures of balancing the time required dealing with individual problems of faculty, students, and staff while completing the necessary responsibilities is expected.
QUALIFICATIONS: The individual must possess a Ph.D. in Anatomy or other closely related fields or a professional degree with an additional Master's degree in Anatomy; have one year of documented successful teaching experience at the college or graduate level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
All qualifying degrees and coursework must be from a college or University accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the US. Secretary of Education, or, in the case of degrees from non-U.S. institutions, an equivalent degree as determined by an approved credential evaluation service. Online teaching experience is required. One year of teaching experience at the college or graduate level.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Basic math skills are required. Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general computer skills, including communication tools (email), presentation tools, word processing, and spreadsheets.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Required as appropriate to the degree possessed.
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 essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to type on the computer, operate office equipment, and handle books, files, documents, etc. Must be able to talk and hear to answer phones and when assisting others. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop or kneel. The employee must occasionally lift objects weighing from 10 – 30 pounds and possibly up to 50 pounds. Close vision is needed to use the computer. Must have distance vision and depth perception for safety purposes.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
The work environment in this position is characteristic of a normal office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: Logan University strives to be an educational leader that is authentic, intentional and strategic about diversity, fairness and the development of an inclusive campus community. We acknowledge and respect the differences in human experience that shapes and enriches education, healthcare, society and our institution.
It is our expectation that all employees support the mission and vision of the university and carry out their professional duty aligned with Logan University Values: Diversity, Empathy, Student First, Positive Attitude, Evidence Informed, Character and Teamwork.
Logan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. All Logan employees are expected to complete annual compliance training by assigned deadlines.
NOTE: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed; the employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.
An employee is expected to assist and provide coverage for coworkers during peak periods, vacation days, or sick days.
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