TMCC

Vice President of Academic Affairs

Online Faculty Mentor

Per the NFA Contract, Article 10, TMCC is announcing to all eligible Academic and Administrative faculty that a need exists for an Online Faculty Mentor.

Posting Date

August 11, 2014.

Description

TMCC has a strong interest in seeing that faculty realize their full potential as online faculty. This position is designed to work with an interested instructor (mentee) to mentor two new online faculty members or those who wish to learn new online methods with seasoned online instructors.

Scope of Work

This position serves during the 2014-15 academic term.

Responsibilities and Deliverables

  1. The mentor will allow the mentee to shadow in his/her online class during the academic semester.
  2. Provide guidance and assistance to mentee.
  3. Provide suggestions using best practices to improve the mentee’s online course.
  4. Be available to mentor throughout the semester to answer questions and give feedback within 48 hours of request.
  5. Schedule at least 3 1-hour face to face meetings with the mentees each semester to give recommendations based on observations during the semester.
  6. At the end of the semester a meeting will be held with mentor, mentee and WebCollege coordinator to discuss the mentee’s experience in teaching the online course(s).

Qualifications

QM Certified Peer Reviewer and at least three years online teaching experience.

Compensation

$2,325 stipend per semester for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015.

Reports To

WebCollege Coordinator.

Application Process

Interested faculty will submit a letter of interest describing special qualifications and background information no later than 5 p.m. on Aug. 22, 2014. The letter should be addressed to the WebCollege Coordinator. Note: Administrative faculty must include a documented plan for separation of the additional assignment work from regular work time.

Selection Process

The WebCollege Coordinator will notify applicants of the hiring decision on or before August 29, 2014.