Social Science Faculty (10-Month)

Wor-Wic Community College   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 1, 2023
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Wor-Wic Community College is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member to teach psychology and sociology courses, advise students, review curricula, and serve as course coordinator.


Essential Duties

The following list is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with this position. 


  • Is responsible for the creation and management of an environment conducive to the student's learning of credit course material
  • Teaches 30 credit hours per academic year or the equivalent for 10-month employees or 36 credit hours per fiscal year or the equivalent for 12-month employees (Student and Instructional Concerns)
  • Is responsible for the preparation and use of course syllabi and the recommendation of appropriate textbooks
  • Meets all scheduled learning experiences, including the final examination
  • Maintains student records
  • Posts and maintains scheduled office hours as required by the vice president for academic affairs, with provisions for meeting students by appointment
  • Submits copies of course syllabi, copies of tests and a copy of scheduled office hours to the department head each semester
  • Submits attendance rosters, midterm grades, final grades within the established time frame each semester
  • Provides information on student absences and lack of performance through the academic alert system as necessary
  • Contributes to the implementation of the annual course assessment process which may include developing/editing course objectives, means of assessment and benchmarks, collecting data, analyzing and reporting results, and creating and reporting progress on action plans for improvement

Department Support

  • Consults, assists and supports the academic advising center
  • Assists the department head with the requisition of materials, supplies, textbooks and equipment necessary for effective classroom instruction
  • Assists with registration procedures
  • Attends departmental meetings and serves on appropriate departmental committees when assigned or elected
  • Participates in program and curriculum development and coordination
  • Contributes to the program review
  • Works with professionals in his or her field of study and with the department's program advisory committee
  • Contributes to the annual and five-year comprehensive program review report for various phases of the assessment process

Professional Development

  • Attends faculty professional development activities as scheduled
  • Keeps current in his or her area of teaching expertise and in instructional methods by attending appropriate professional meetings, conferences or workshops, as well as through continued occupational experiences and literature research

Institutional Support

  • Attends all institutional meetings called by the dean, the vice president for academic affairs or the president and serves on institutional committees when assigned or elected
  • Participates in the peer evaluation of design skills
  • Attends graduation ceremonies
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.


Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in social science or a relevant field
  • A minimum of 12 graduate-level credits in sociology
  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess:
    • An additional 12 graduate-level credits in psychology
    • Online instruction experience
    • Three years of college teaching experience


Supplemental Information

This is a 10-month faculty position. The starting salary is competitive, depending on qualifications and experience.
The right candidate will represent our commitment to excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion; collaborate and cooperate with others to accomplish the goals of the college; and support new and creative ideas to enhance institutional effectiveness.

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Please do not use "See Resume" or similar language in the job application, even if a resume is required. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The college reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine and/or eliminate positions at any time.

Applications received by March 19 will be given first consideration; the position will remain open until filled.

Wor-Wic Community College

32000 Campus Drive
Salisbury , MD