Instructor of Psychology

Deadline

Full-Time:Review of applications begins Monday, May 17, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.


SUMMARY

Southern University at Shreveport, Louisiana (SUSLA) is accepting applications for the Instructor of Psychology position. SUSLA is a comprehensive community college serving Shreveport, Bossier City, and surrounding areas in Northwest Louisiana.  It is one of five campuses constituting the Historically Black Southern University System.  The University serves approximately 3,000 undergraduate students and offers 32 undergraduate degrees and certificate programs in a variety of fields including Allied Health, Nursing, Aerospace Technology, Business Studies, Behavioral Science/Education and Science & Technology.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Instructor of Psychology serves as a faculty member, responsible for instructing students in SUSLA’s Associate of General Studies - Psychology and the Associate of Science Louisiana Transfer Social Sciences, online and on-campus programs. The instructor will develop and design curriculum plans which foster student learning and provide academic counseling to students.   

 

PRIMARY RESPONSBILITIES: 

  • Teach courses in the Psychology curriculum. 
  • Assess the instructional needs of students and coordinate the development of a plan to address these needs.
  • Assist the department chair in scheduling classes for the programs.
  • Serve as a student advisor.
  • Coordinate with other appropriate faculty to develop the annual core curriculum evaluations of the program, assessment of institutional effectiveness and prepare reports.
  • Coordinate course textbook orders and course materials.
  • Maintain communication and work cooperatively with instructors of off-campus instructional sites, including Dual Enrollment.
  • Assist with the coordination of Dual Credit and Distance Education classes.
  • Serve on institutional committees
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology or a Master’s degree with a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate hours in Psychology.
  • Two to three years of successful teaching and instructional design experience
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Computer skills are necessary
  • Strong attention to detail is essential 

 

 

Faculty are required to work as needed, which includes teaching on- and off-campus sites for both day and evening classes.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Online teaching experience, preferably in a community college setting

 

Compensation:

$38,000 - $40,000 

 

Type

Full-time

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send cover letter, resume, transcript(s), and three references to:

 

Wayne H. Bryant, Director of Human Resources

ATTN: “Instructor of Criminal Justice” 
Southern University at Shreveport
3050 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Shreveport, LA 71107
HResource@susla.edu  (NOTE: Please type “Instructor of Psychology” in the Subject line)

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications begins Monday, May 17, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

 

Southern University at Shreveport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability. Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Tuesday W. Mahoney, Johnny L. Vance, Jr. Student Activity Center, Room 208, (318) 670-9201. Section 504 Coordinator: Ms. Jerushka Ellis, Health & Physical Education Complex, Room 314, (318) 670-9367.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform duties.

Criminal background check and reference verification is required.

Southern University at Shreveport, an institution within the Southern University and A & M System, seeks to provide quality education for its students, while being committed to the total community. This institution prepares students for careers in technical and occupational fields; awards certificates, diplomas and associate degrees; and offers courses and programs that are transferable to other colleges and universities. Dedicated to excellence in instruction and community service, this open enrollment institution promotes cultural diversity, provides developmental and continuing education, and seeks partnerships with business and industry.

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