Experience teaching religious studies, philosophy or humanities courses at the college level.
Experience working with the population of community college learners.
Demonstrated commitment to teaching religious studies as the secular study of beliefs, behaviors and institutions in a manner that emphasizes systematic inquiry and cross-cultural perspectives.
Expertise in one or or more of the following areas: Eastern religions; Islam; Native American religion and spirituality; women and religion; myth, legend and folklore; and religion and science.
For applicants interested in teaching online, the following qualifications are also desired:
A minimum of two semesters experience teaching in the online and/or hybrid environment.
Experience teaching specific religious studies courses in both face-to-face and online environments.
Demonstrated ability to develop original online learning materials and experience using those materials in an instructional environment which affords faculty academic freedom.
Experience with the Blackboard learning management system or other non-proprietary learning management system such as Moodle.
Completion of the Introduction to Online Teaching and Learning course available through the @ONE project (http://www.onefortraining.com) or other comparable course, training or workshop series introducing essential knowledge and skills required for teaching in the online environment.
Completion of the @ONE Online Teacher Certification program or comparable online teaching effectiveness certificate.
Knowledge of and skill using a variety of instructional strategies appropriate to the online environment that contribute to student success and achievement.
Demonstrated ability to incorporate active learning in and foster frequent and effective student-to-teacher and student-to-student contact within the online environment.
Familiarity and compliance with regulations requiring accessibility of online learning materials to individuals with disabilities.