Overview

Geneva College invites applications for a faculty member in the Education Department. This position begins August 2019 and will remain open until filled. Minority and female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Following is a complete job description with required skills, abilities, education and experience; applicants meeting the minimum qualifications should submit the following information for consideration.

Please send the following materials for consideration:

  • A focused letter which addresses the candidate’s interest in this position and the specific skills and qualifications related to this position; especially the candidate’s fitness for teaching and integrating faith in the classroom.
  • A statement of faith (“This is what I believe”) (1 page limit)
  • A statement of your faith journey and church involvement (1 page limit)
  • A statement which describes the integration of your field and Christian faith in light of the Foundational Concepts of Christian Education” (available at www.geneva.edu/page/employment)
  • A vita;
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts;
  • Three references;
  • A completed employment application

The Position

The Department of Education at Geneva College invites qualified applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position in Special Education at the assistant/associate professor level beginning August 2019. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate classes, advising, and participation in departmental and college committees. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to Christian higher education.

Preference will be given to candidates who have completed their doctorate by the time of hiring. Candidates who are ABD or those with a Master’s degree planning to work on a doctorate will be considered. The successful candidate must have experience in K-12 special education as a teacher, administrator, or specialist. Review of applications will begin January 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Education Department has approximately 125 undergraduate students in elementary, middle, secondary, and special education programs. The department is dedicated to preparing students to be competent professional teachers committed to excellence and integrity who can identify and analyze educational issues from a Christian perspective.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for providing quality instruction in the Education Department to students through well prepared classes, relevant assignments, fair and holistic assessment of learning, clear documentation of student progress.

Selected candidates will be expected to:

  • Teach assigned courses
  • Adequately prepare all course materials and lessons (Note preparation time will vary based on instructor experience in teaching that course)
  • Provide each student with clear course expectations, evaluations and timelines through carefully written topical outlines and approved, standardized syllabus
  • Provide interesting and relevant assignments for students that demonstrate learning outcomes in a real-life setting
  • Suitably challenge, engage serve and communicate with students to encourage their participation and learning while maintaining mutual value and respect
  • Complete grade books, final grade sheets, learning assessments and final exam assessments on a timely basis
  • Respond to student questions on a timely basis
  • Ensure course and program learning outcomes are delivered as defined by the syllabus

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