Hudson County Community College is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college located just across the Hudson River from Manhattan in Jersey City and Union City, NJ. Fully accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and businesses of Hudson County, one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. STEM is a signature program for the College. The STEM division is housed in a new state-of-the-art 70,000 square-foot STEM Building, with floors dedicated to Mathematics; Geology and Environmental Studies; Physics, Engineering and Electrical Engineering; Biology, Microbiology and Histology; and Chemistry. Each of the top five floors house lecture halls, classrooms, science labs, prep rooms, clean rooms, dirty rooms, STEM computer labs and stations, conference rooms, breakout rooms, suites of administrative and faculty offices, and student lounges.
The College is currently searching for an Instructor of Environmental Studies within the College's STEM Division. This position is half teaching and half administrative. Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, the Instructor of Environmental Studies is responsible for teaching at least 15 credits per semester of day, evening, and weekend classes in Geology and Environmental Studies; help coordinating course and program assessment across the division; supporting the administration and logistics of the Construction Management and Advanced Manufacturing programs; working with faculty to develop open education resources (OER); participating in division activities such as curriculum development and academic advisement; and contributing to the College community through committee work or other extracurricular activities. This is a full-time, ten-month position.
The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the mission of an urban community college and be able to teach students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge of educational technology, outcomes assessment, and have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Requirements: A Master's degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Ecology, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, as well as a minimum of three years of teaching experience (preferably at the community college level) is required. Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts and to provide a teaching demonstration. Experience in distance education and proficiency with various computer software programs is preferred.
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About Hudson County Community College
Hudson County Community College is a public, comprehensive urban community college committed to offering high-quality programs that are affordable, accessible and community-centered. Students at HCCC may pursue courses on two campuses, both of which are located in close proximity to public transportation hubs.