Instructor/Assistant Professor of Healthcare Management

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description

Job Summary

Instructor/Assistant Professor position in a multi-site college in the University System of Georgia. Teaching load is the equivalent of 30 semester hours across fall and spring semesters of the 2019– 2020 academic year. Reporting to the division dean, the faculty member’s primary responsibilities are preparing for and delivering instruction as well as providing service to the college and advising.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging. Regular fulltime staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.

 

 

Responsibilities

• Teaches 30 credit hours per academic year as assigned (day, evening or weekend) at one or more of the Georgia Highlands College locations
• Adopts and implements common course objectives as required by the division and discipline
• Manages courses through systematic use of appropriate syllabi and accurate, professional records of students’ class performance, attendance and grades
• Announces and keeps regular office hours, dedicating 10 hours (or more) per week to assisting students
• Maintains involved and knowledgeable participation in academic advising of students as required by division
• Offers professional assistance in curriculum development, review, and instructional materials selection
• Participates in the extended work of the college through participation in committees of the college or faculty, student organizations, and attends division meetings, full faculty meetings, town hall meetings, in-service training, and graduation

Required Qualifications

• Position requires a Master’s degree in Healthcare Management with a minimum of 18 semester hours or 30 quarter graduate hours in Healthcare Management. Doctorate preferred. Prior teaching experience, which includes the use of current classroom technology, is desired.
• Experience with developing degree programs.
• Willingness to work at different instructional sites as needed. Some evening courses are a possibility.

Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience and education.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Attach unofficial transcripts with your application. Official transcripts will be required upon offer of employment.

 

About Us

Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Dallas, and Douglasville. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor’s degree options both in the classroom and online.

We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources by email at jobs@highlands.edu.

For technical support, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.