Provide the expertise and knowledge that support the college curriculum and programs. Establish courses following accepted Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) training standards. Teach students using a variety of effective methodologies and provide engagement and support activities that encourage student learning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Demonstrate skill and/or knowledge in teaching discipline.
Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
Especially based on OSHA content, develop and use a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college, discipline, and departmental guidelines and submit one copy to the department chair.
Plan, develop, and use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and inform them of their progress in the course in a timely manner.
Keep accurate student records (attendance, classroom assignments, grades, etc.) and submit related reports and forms within requested timelines.
Review, evaluate, and recommend student textbooks and learning materials.
Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.
Provide access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods. Provide advice and assistance to students regarding instructional or program-specific issues.
Make presentations on a particular academic field or program - its subject matter, objectives, opportunities for further study (transfer opportunities), and opportunities for work (co-ops, part-time, work-study) and careers, special clubs and activities available, support services, scholarships, etc.
Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of HCCS.
Participate in activities required to maintain program and college accreditation standards.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities list above. The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.
Associate’s degree or higher. Bachelor’s degree in a Safety discipline preferred.
Safety Industry Certification (CSP, CET, CIH, etc.) required.
OSHA Certified Trainer a plus.
Five 5 years or more of recent work experience in a safety-related capacity.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Deliver training in one or more of the following programs: Workplace Safety, Industrial Hygiene, OSHA 10- and 30-hour General Industry and/or Construction, Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT), Confined Space Entry, Lockout/Tagout, and other occupational safety and health topics;
Possess the ability to work in a diverse work environment;
Willing and able to teach day or evening classes at a number of sites around the city;
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively;
Possess good organizational and planning skills; and
Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-centered environment.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you’ll play a special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We’ll support you in your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise to HCC, our students and the community.
Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.
Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.
Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.
With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.
Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.
If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.
Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX Coordinator