STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: TECHNICAL INSTITUTE/COLLEGE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Class Code: 9300-22 Date Established: 08-24-92
Occupational Code: 7-3-9 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To educate students in current industry methodology and to develop related curricula in a specified field of study.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Instructs students in technical, shop or academic subjects by applying current technical methodology of a particular field of study.
· Evaluates student performance and prepares corresponding reports of student progress.
· Supervises students in educational activities under actual or simulated conditions, such as caring for clients in a clinical situation.
· Develops new instructional materials and teaching techniques with participation in on-going reviews and revision of curriculum planning.
· Prepares, administers and evaluates examinations used in the development of student accomplishment.
· Requisitions necessary equipment, supplies and classroom materials with ample lead time.
· Prepares instructional plans and career analyses to reflect current changes in the field of instruction.
· Advises individuals or groups of students in academic matters and exercises professional judgment in referring students to appropriate personnel.
· Serves on faculty committees as appointed or elected and coordinates special student activities sponsored by the institute or college as assigned.
Skill: Requires skill in developing formats and procedures for special applications OR in investigating and reviewing the use of equipment and data for a specialized function.
Knowledge: Requires logical or scientific expertise to resolve problems of a specialized or professional nature in a wide range of applications.
Impact: Requires responsibility for achieving direct service objectives by assessing agency service needs and making preliminary recommendations for the development of alternative short-term program policies or procedures. Errors at this level result in incomplete assessments or misleading recommendations causing a disruption of agency programs or policies.
Supervision: Requires direct supervision of other employees doing related or similar work, including scheduling work, recommending leave, reviewing work for accuracy, performance appraisal, or interviewing applicants for position vacancies.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in a controlled environment with minimal exposure to disagreeable job elements and little risk of hazard to physical or mental health.
Physical Demands: Requires light work, including continuous walking or operating simple equipment for extended periods of time as well as occasional strenuous activities such as reaching or bending.
Communication: Requires summarizing data, preparing reports and making recommendations based on findings which contribute to solving problems and achieving work objectives. This level also requires presenting information for use by administrative-level managers in making decisions.
Complexity: Requires coordinating a combination of diverse job functions in order to integrate professional and technical agency goals. This level also requires considerable judgment to implement a sequence of operations or actions.
Independent Action: Requires objective assessment in analyzing and developing new work methods and procedures subject to periodic review and in making decisions according to established technical, professional or administrative standards.
Education: Master's degree from a recognized college or university with major study in a subject area related to the teaching assignment.
Experience: Five years' experience in teaching, business or industry in the field in which the teaching vacancy exists.
Education: Forty-five Professional Credits. Applicants will be evaluated by the Technical Institute if they use this qualification methods.
License/Certification: Applicants must possess specialized license, certification, or registration if required for performing job accountabilities in a recognized professional or technical field. All additional license, certification, and registration requirements must be specified on the supplemental job description and approved by the Division of Personnel prior to posting at the agency level.
Initial appointment to a specific academic rank shall constitute assignment to the individual of at least the minimum number of professional credits required for appointment to that rank. Additional credits gained subsequent to appointment shall be added to the initial appointment base.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Thorough knowledge of teaching methods and materials, problems and subject matter as relates to course of instruction. Considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques, materials, tools and equipment used in postsecondary teaching. Knowledge of educational standards and procedures in the Technical Institute or College to which assigned. Ability to work with and secure the cooperation of others. Ability to maintain comprehensive records of the progress and development of the individual student. Evidence of good professional attitude. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 08/12/02