Assistant or Associate Professor of Human Services &/or Sociology (Tenure Track Position)

Position ID: 35398
Gordon State College
Gordon State College
Business & Public Service
Branch Campus: 
Barnesville, GA
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Job Description: 
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Professor of Human Services and/or Sociology (Tenure Track Position)

The Department of Business and Public Service at Gordon State College is seeking a dynamic instructor to teach courses in human services and/or sociology. Primary responsibilities will include teaching lower and upper level human services and/or sociology course(s) in classroom and online settings; advising students; serving the college, community and discipline; and developing a continuing program of scholarship and/or professional development.

The Department of Business and Public Service is an interdisciplinary department offering courses in accounting, anthropology, business, criminal justice, economics, human services, information technology, psychology, and sociology. It offers associate degrees in business administration, criminal justice, sociology, psychology, and information technology. Baccalaureate degree programs include Management and Administration, and Human Services. Baccalaureate degrees in both psychology and criminal justice are currently being proposed.

Gordon State College is a unit of the University System of Georgia and has served the community and region continuously since its founding in 1852. In 2006, Gordon State College was named a state college and asked to develop select four-year programs to address critical state workforce needs. Gordon State College currently serves approximately 3900 students.

Gordon State College is located in Barnesville, Georgia approximately one hour south of Atlanta. Students and faculty enjoy the pleasures of small town living together with access to the many attractions of a major metropolitan center and an international airport.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or nearing completion) in Human Services, Sociology or a related field of study, ability to teach effectively both online and in the classroom, relate to students, and facilitate student learning.

Candidates should also have excellent communication, organizational skills, computer skills, and knowledge of instructional technology.

Preferred candidates will have experience with online education and will be flexible, highly motivated, and enthusiastic about student success.

Experience in social service agencies such as Family and Children Services, Juvenile Justice, Hospice, or Behavioral Health is preferred.

Employment is contingent on successful completion of background check.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Contract Period: 
10 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Human Services, General
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, other
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Position Starting Date: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

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