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Adjunct Instructor, Food, Nutrition and Dietetics

Institution: Tarrant County College District
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Category:
  • Faculty - Health - Nutrition & Dietetics
Posted: 10/20/2012
Type: Part-Time/Adjunct

Job Description Summary:

To assist students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate College resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules (morning, afternoon, evening and weekends) to accommodate diverse student needs and external stakeholders' expectations of College as assigned by designated supervisor
  • Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and service area
  • Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned
  • Prepares and delivers instruction to students
  • Actively pursues and participates in professional development activities to enhance skills in various modes of instruction and knowledge of learning
  • Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks
  • Prepares assignments
  • May compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments
  • Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
  • Maintains student attendance records
  • Evaluates student performance and learning
  • Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students
  • Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
  • Assists in District commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures
  • Participates in TCC's institutional effectiveness program including the preparation and evaluations of Student Outcomes Assessment Plans (SOAPs)
  • Accepts and participates in the necessary training to offer courses via varied delivery methods such as distance learning
  • Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses
  • Accepts and participates in the service mission of the college
  • May conduct research in particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals
  • Performs related duties such as advising students on academic and vocational curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations
  • Serves on campus and District committees
  • Performs basic student enrollment and recruitment functions, such as community outreach, support of student registration and student retention activities
  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the Tarrant County College ( TCC) Institute
  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

  • Master degree with 18 graduate hours in Dietetics, Nutrition, Food Science, Public Health or Home Economic
  • Registered Dietitian or Licensed Dietitian

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College level teaching experience

Application Information

Contact: Tarrant County College
Online App. Form: http://jobs.tccd.edu/postings/1732

More Information on Tarrant County College District

Tarrant County College is an equal opportunity institution that provides educational and employment opportunities on the basis of merit and without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status or disability.