Chemistry/Physical Science Instructor

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Enterprise, AL    Enterprise State Community College
18 days ago   

Enterprise State Community College

Position Summary

The full-time Chemistry / Physical Science Instructor reports directly to the Chair of the Science Division and ultimately to the Dean of Instruction in the performance of various duties. These duties require a minimum of 35 hours of on-campus work per week and include the following kinds of responsibilities: instructional duties, duties to students, divisional duties, institutional duties, and personal and professional development activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Instructional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide syllabi and handouts explaining course objectives, content and procedures.

  • Plan , evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.

  • Prepare for each class and lab session.

  • Coordinates chemical safety procedures and appropriate chemical storage.

  • Comply with policies and procedures stated in first-day handouts.

  • Maintain timely reporting of student records.

  • Adhere to regular and punctual class sessions.

  • Develop , maintain, and teach courses in the classroom and online.

  • Remain current on advancements in technology and body of knowledge pertinent to area of instruction; modifies curricula and instructional delivery to maintain program currency.

  • Schedule and maintain the required number of office hours for student assistance.

  • Evaluate and return student work promptly.

  • Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks.

Responsibilities to Students :

1. Treat all students in a respectful and impartial manner.

2. Be accessible to students outside of scheduled classes.

3. Provide Academic advisement to students regarding course selection, and scheduling consistent with their degree plans and career goals.

4. Ensure students follow safety procedures.

5. Accommodate students with documented disabilities

6. Promote leadership and enrichment experiences through student organizations and/or other activities as assigned

Divisional Responsibilities :

1. Attend and participate in divisional meetings

2. Cooperate with others to plan and meet divisional goals.

3. Provide input into curriculum and program development.

4. Prepare purchase requests needed for equipment, material and supplies

5. Participate in campus and community events.

6. Complete other tasks assigned by the division chairperson.

Institutional Responsibilities :

1. Adhere to and comply with the organizational structure and the policies of the College .

2. Cooperate with others to plan and meet the goals of the College

3. Attend and participate in College and faculty meetings.

4. Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, developmental matters, and academic issues.

5. Support the College ’s mission, including the commitment to providing opportunities to students without regard to race, gender, age, income, religion, disability or occupation.

6. Participate in student recruitment, orientation, registration, and placement activities.

7. Complete other tasks assigned by the Dean of Instruction and/or the President .

Personal and Professional Development :

1. Participate in College sponsored professional development programs.

2. Identify areas where individual professional development is needed and procure resources to achieve necessary individual professional development. Travel may be required to other instructional sites, meetings, and conferences.

3. Maintain awareness of latest trends in the instructor’s discipline and the field of education as a whole.

4. Maintain awareness of latest trends in distance (specifically on-line) education.


Minimum of a Master ’s Degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline of chemistry


Ability to obtain Master ’s Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline of biology by 8/15/2023.

* Copy of official Summer 2023 schedule confirming enrollment in remaining graduate classes must be included with transcripts for verification*

Application Procedures / Additional Information


Salary Schedule D1
$44,780-$87,562 (9-month) $$13,825-$27,081 (3-month - Summer ), to be determined by the applicant’s education and years of applicable experience. Applicant acknowledges that if selected for the position that applicant’s placement on the applicable salary schedule will be dependent upon the verified information provided.


Applications must be received by
March 31, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

Incomplete or late application packets will eliminate the possibility of an interview. Application packets submitted after the deadline date will eliminate the possibility of an interview. The submission of all required application materials by the deadline is the sole responsibility of the applicant.


Applicants must submit a complete packet which consists of the following:

  • Completed ESCC Application for Employment

  • Current resume

  • Copy of transcript showing degree and date conferred

  • A cover letter of application specifically detailing and relating the applicant’s education, and experience to the qualifications, duties, and responsibilities of the position.

Please note: Employment is contingent upon employer verification of work experience. Applicants must provide documentation of the required work experience
if an offer is made.

Only applicants who meet the required qualifications and submit a complete application packet by the deadline will be considered.
Applications submitted by fax, email, mail, or hand delivery will NOT be accepted. All applications become the property of ESCC. Requests for copies of application materials, including transcripts, will be denied.

Applicants must adhere to the College ’s prescribed interview schedule and must travel at their own expense.

In accordance with Alabama Community College System policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon receipt of a clearance notification from a criminal background check. The candidate hired will be responsible for the nonrefundable minimum cost of $24.40 for the criminal background investigation. Additional charges may apply. Enterprise State Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-verify). E-verify electronically confirms an employee's eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security .
Enterprise State Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer . It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System , including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College Board of Trustees , that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. Enterprise State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees.

The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding. More than one position in the same job classification may be filled from the applicants for this position should another vacancy occur during the search process.

Enterprise State Community College application for employment form is available at
https://www.esccedu and should be submitted online.


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