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Temporary Instructor of Psychology or Human Services (Spring 2017)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Complete online application at https://jobs.gordonstate.edu. Provide a letter of application and a current Curriculum Vita that includes phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references. Submit your unofficial transcripts* to: Gordon College, Attn: HR, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204. *Transcripts will be the only material accepted by mail. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Classification Title: Temporary Instructor of Psychology or Human Services (Spring 2017)
Position Title: Temporary Instructor of Psychology or Human Services
Position Type: Faculty - Full Time
Department: Department of Business and Public Service
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Position Title
Temporary Instructor of Psychology or Human Services

Department
Business and Public Service

Position Begins
January 2017 (Spring Semester)

Status
Temporary Full Time Spring Semester 2017 (January – May) with possibility of continuing in Fall.

Description
Teaching courses in psychology or other appropriate social or behavioral science and human services, advising students, maintaining office hours, engaging in appropriate institutional/community service and scholarship, and other duties as assigned.

Background Check
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check.

The Division
The Department of Business and Public Service is an interdisciplinary department sponsoring courses in accounting, anthropology, business, criminal justice, economics, human services, information technology, psychology, and sociology. There are 14 full-time faculty members in the Department, most of whom has an earned doctorate.

The College
Gordon State College has served the community and region continuously since its founding in 1852, and has been a unit in the University System of Georgia since 1972. After more than three decades of serving the state as a residential two-year college, in 2006 Gordon was named a state college and asked to develop selected four year programs to address critical state needs. Subsequently the College has launched baccalaureate majors in biology, English, health services and informatics administration, history, human services, mathematics, and nursing. Gordon State College serves approximately 4000 students and has more than 120 full-time faculty.

The Community
The main campus of Gordon State College is in Barnesville, Georgia, a lovely town located an hour south of Atlanta, Georgia. Students and faculty enjoy the pleasures of small town living together with access to the many attractions of a major metropolitan center and an international airport.

Gordon State College is an equal opportunity employer. Georgia is an Open Records Law state.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s or terminal degree in a behavioral science field (e.g. Psychology, Human Services) is required as well as potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and student advising.

Experience in social service agencies such as Family and Children Services, Juvenile Justice, Hospice, or Behavioral Health is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:
Posting Date: 11/08/2016
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Complete online application at https://jobs.gordonstate.edu. Provide a letter of application and a current Curriculum Vita that includes phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references. Submit your unofficial transcripts* to: Gordon College, Attn: HR, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204.

*Transcripts will be the only material accepted by mail.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • HS/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PhD
  2. * Please specify area of study for each degree attained.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you currently employed by any USG institution? If yes, please list locations and job titles.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document