Instructor in Psychology

SUMMARY

Conducts college courses for undergraduate students by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned and/or included in the Faculty Handbook. 

Teaches psychology within prescribed curriculum. 

Prepares and delivers lectures to students.

Compiles bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.

Stimulates class discussions.

Compiles, administers, and grades examinations.

Performs related duties such as advising students on academic and vocational curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations.

Serves on faculty committees.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Master's degree (M. A.) with 18 graduate hours in the teaching area.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS

Ability to get along with others and operate within a team and collegiate environment.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Consistent with instructional area.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 


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