Instructor, Philosophy

Owens Community College

Owens Community College

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Advertised Position Title:

Instructor, Philosophy

Job Description:

Job Description Summary:

Serve as a Full-time Faculty within the Humanities Department teaching Philosophy courses.

Essential Functions:

Refer to article 7 in the OFA Contract

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • This position requires classroom and/or online instruction in the discipline.

  • The instructor must be knowledgeable in the discipline and must provide high quality instruction.

  • The instructor must have a demonstrated knowledge of and integration of appropriate practices of teaching diverse learners.

  • This position requires the individual to have strong skills in the following:

  • 1. Written and oral communication.

  • 2. Problem-solving.

  • 3. Critical thinking.

  • 4. Computer use, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and/or other required programs, Blackboard, and Owens email (Outlook).

  • This position requires the individual to have the ability to:

  • 1. Work with a diverse group of students.

  • 2. Integrate diverse methodologies in order to facilitate student learning.

  • 3.Understand the needs of community college students including the non-traditional student.

  • 4. Manage a classroom, including organizing and presenting material, designing lessons an activities that will facilitate student learning, and monitoring student behavior and performance.

  • 5. Follow instructions and meet deadlines.

  • 6. Recognize students' strengths and weaknesses in the discipline and to provide feedback to students in such a way as to facilitate their learning.

  • 7. Evaluate student work fairly using Department guidelines.

  • This position requires the following other characteristics:

  • 1. Embodiment of the Owens Core Values: Service, Learning, Innovation, Collaboration, and Excellence.

  • 2.Enthusiasm for teaching.

  • 3. Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • 4. Exceptional communication skills.

  • 5. Strong organizational skills.

  • 6. Patience and flexibility.

Union Position:

Owens Faculty Association

Job Classification:


Duty Days:

173 Days

Work Schedule:

Work schedule is based on the needs of students, department and college. Schedule
may change from semester to semester.

Grant Funded Position:

No - Not Grant Funded

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Exempt)

Pay Basis:


Hiring Range:


Retirement System:

STRS - STRS (Retirement System Classification)