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Tarrant County College District
  • Position Number: 4210177
  • Location: Fort Worth, TX
  • Position Type: Computing - Support and Training

Instructor - Ophthalmic Technician
Tarrant County College District

Posting Number: FA000146
Position Status: Full Time
Assignment Length: 12 month
Grant Funded: No
Category: Faculty
Class Code: 23
Pay Rate: Commensurate with education and experience
Location: Trinity River
Department: TR Therapeutic Services & Health Informatics

Job Summary:
Reporting to the campus department instructional leader, instructors provide assistance to students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate college resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process providing a direct impact to student success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Performance Requirements*
Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules and modalities as assigned by designated supervisor (may include online or Weekend College)
Accommodates diverse student needs and external stakeholders expectations of the College
Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad diversities represented in the student population, colleagues, and service area
Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned
Prepares and delivers instruction to students following the College Master Syllabus using the approved learning management system
Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks
Communicates regularly with students and college officials, including responding to e-mails, calls, and requests for meetings
Independently pursues activities to enhance subject matter expertise, skills in various modes of instruction, and knowledge of learning
Prepares assignments and assessments to assure achievement of learning outcomes
Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
Maintains student attendance records weekly and certifies student enrollments by the established deadline
Evaluates student performance and learning in accordance with discipline and department standards
Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students, posts grades in the learning management system weekly, and submits final grades by the established deadline
Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
Assists in Colleges commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures
Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses

Service Excellence
Supports the Colleges 3 Goals and 8 Principles
Complete all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
Support the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
Attends the workplace regularly and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
Adheres to College policies and procedures
Adheres to applicable safety procedures

Performs other related tasks as required.

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the diverse types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:
  • Associates degree or higher in related discipline*
  • Current national certification as Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT) or higher
  • Three years of non-teaching work experience

*Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:
Work experience in the discipline / teaching area
Experience teaching a class or facilitating training
Teaching experience utilizing active learning techniques, service learning and innovative technology
Experience teaching in Dual Credit and Early College High School programs

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse
Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume
Ability to use computer applications and enterprise systems, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations
Ability to work independently and take initiative
Knowledge of the teaching discipline subject matter
Knowledge of how students learn
Ability to adapt to student learning needs
Utilization of student-centered integrative learning strategies
Promotion of positive expectations of students
Incorporation of technology to enhance student learning
Incorporation of pedagogical innovation
Assessment of student learning
Assessment of self-learning
Assessment, evaluation, and revision of curriculum
Development of relevant content for classes
Development of effective classroom management processes and strategies
Experience mentoring and advising students
Engagement in peer collaboration and peer mentoring
Engagement in service to the institution, profession, and community
Participation in professional development in the teaching discipline to remain current in the teaching discipline and in pedagogy
Continued educational attainment

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary:
Posted: 03/20/2023

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Tarrant County College is an equal opportunity/equal access institution.

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