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Instructor - Social Science - American Government/American History
Erie Community College

Date Posted May 14, 2019
Title Instructor - Social Science - American Government/American History
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Sciences - Other
    Social Sciences - Political Science
    Humanities - History

Social Science

$42,448.00 Annual

Union/Position Status:
FFECC Teaching FT

Posting Closing Date:
June 24, 2019Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.
This means any applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before.



Faculty teach department courses and evaluate student performance pursuant to guidelines set by the department and the College. Faculty report to the Department Chair within the Academic Unit. Faculty are responsible for preparing lessons and student learning activities. Faculty must maintain accurate records on students and submit pertinent data to the department and/or the College.


  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of subject;
  • Provides students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subject(s);
  • Prepares course syllabus which motivate and engage students;
  • Aligns learning activities with Departmental course outcomes;
  • Evaluates student’s performance based on course learning outcomes;
  • Assists students as faculty advisor and holds office hours;
  • Provides tutorial help to students;
  • Serves on departmental, unit, and college committees;
  • Provides as appropriate learning environment for students;
  • Respond to students and provide students with assistance and guidance;
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment;
  • Adheres to all College policies and follow the process as outlined in the Student Code of Conduct;
  • Fulfills all duties as required in the FFECC Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Candidates must be able to demonstrate awareness and sensitivity towards promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment. Knowledge of academic discipline; ability to implement a variety of teaching strategies; use of instructional technology where appropriate; experience with computerized student record management; ability to develop educational programs; ability to teach effectively at the college level; initiative and resourcefulness; industrious and dependability; ability to work in a team and collaborative environment; effective communication skills; experience teaching a diverse student body; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


Bachelor’s Degree within the Academic Discipline (Political Science or American History) and 30 hours of advanced study in area of specialization and satisfactory evaluation of professional responsibilities or appropriate Master’s Degree.


Masters in Political Science or American History from an accredited college or university; Experience in teaching at the College level; Experience with learning management systems (e.g. Blackboard).


  • Develops course materials for departmental offerings;
  • Confers with other faculty on course material and content, and attends department conferences and faculty meetings;
  • Prepares various testing measurements for the evaluation of student learning outcomes;
  • Participates in ongoing assessment of course offerings and program competencies.
  • Acts as faculty adviser to students enrolled in the program;
  • Counsels students, and may visit students on internship sites;
  • Assists in student recruitment and retention.


Please attach unofficial transcripts with your application Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Tracy Archie, Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Equity and Diversity
City Campus, Room 174, 121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 851-1118

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:
New York Office
United States Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,
New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;
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