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Director of Teacher Education, Assistant/Associate Professor

Morris College   Sumter, SC   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 11, 2021

Director of Teacher Education

The selected candidate will provide leadership and strategic planning for all teacher preparation programs; coordinate field experiences and internships for students in the Teacher Education major programs; recommend program completers for formal licensure; and conduct follow-up studies of employment relative to program graduates. The Director of Teacher Education also serves as a faculty member in the college’s Division of Education, heads the Teacher Education Advisory Council and serves as advisor to the Student National Education Association. 

The selected candidate must have a terminal degree from an accredited institution in a teacher education content area and at least three years of demonstrated experience in education administration.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Elementary Education

The selected candidate will teach 12 to 15 credit hours of undergraduate level courses each semester from the college’s curriculum in the Elementary Education major program, participate in professional meetings and conduct scholarly research. Additional duties include providing academic advising to students, supervision of student research as well as pre-professional field experiences and other requirements leading to professional licensure, and service on various college committees.

A Master’s degree in Education with certification in Elementary Education is the minimum qualification for this position. However, an earned doctorate in Education with a specialty in Elementary Education along with previous college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred.  

Assistant/Associate Professor of Mass Communications

The selected candidate will teach 12 to 15 credit hours of undergraduate level courses each semester from the college’s curriculum in the Mass Communications major program, to include supervision and assessment of students in the production of media-related artifacts, conducting field activities and engaging in academic research. Participation in professional meetings, conducting scholarly research, academic advisement of students and service on various college committees represent additional duties.

A Master’s degree in Mass Communications is the minimum qualification for this position. However, an earned Ph.D. along with previous college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred.  

Assistant/Associate Professor of Organizational Management

The selected candidate will teach 12 to 15 credit hours of undergraduate level courses each semester from the college’s curriculum in the Organizational Management major program, to include supervision and assessment of students engaging in academic research. Participation in professional meetings, conducting scholarly research, academic advisement of students and service on various college committees represent additional duties.

A Master’s degree in Organizational Management or a closely related field is the minimum qualification for this position. However, an earned Ph.D. along with previous college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred.  

Assistant/Associate Professor of Sociology

The selected candidate will teach 12 to 15 credit hours of undergraduate level courses each semester from the college’s curriculum in the Sociology major program and related Social Science disciplines. Additional duties include supervision and assessment of students in required field experiences and academic research, academic advisement of students, conducting professional research and participating in professional meetings, and service on various college committees. 

A Master’s degree in Sociology is the minimum qualification for this position. However, an earned Ph.D. along with previous college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred.  

Submit a cover letter, résumé, three letters of recommendation, and official academic transcripts to Abby Lawson, Director of Human Resources.

Morris College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.