Position title
Faculty, Psychology


**Please Note: Pueblo Community College is not able to provide sponsorship for applicants who do not currently have the legal right to work in the United States or require transfer of a Visa.**

NOTE: **Must be a resident of the State of Colorado or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.**

Department/Division Purpose (brief description of main function):

The mission of the Social Sciences, Education, and Criminal Justice Department at Pueblo Community College is to graduate lifelong learners, who have a well-balanced understanding of the diverse subject areas of Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Women’s Studies, Education, Early Childhood Education, Library Tech, and Criminal Justice. The Department is dedicated to facilitating a learning environment that respects the diversity of each student, teaches to students’ learning style, and assists students in developing the knowledge and skills necessary for their profession and further success in higher education. SSE&CJ students acquire a deep understanding of the diverse people, ideas, and cultures with whom they share the world, and develop and exhibit effective written and oral communication skills. The Social Sciences, Education, and Criminal Justice department of Pueblo Community College strives to provide learning experiences that respect the diversity of our students.

Job Summary Statement (brief summary of overall responsibility of position):

All faculty job descriptions incorporate and utilize the principles and tools of continuous improvement by and through the assessment of student learning. This is the foundation of our accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Open Pathways model, which is focused on quality assurance and institutional improvement. The Open Pathway is unique in that its improvement component, the Quality Initiative, affords institutions the opportunity to pursue improvement projects that meet their current needs and aspirations. Pueblo Community College embraces continuous improvement and has adopted it as its culture and as a necessary part of every job description. In addition, all job descriptions require the utilization of available technology in the completion of the duties.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:  Pueblo Community College (PCC) believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. PCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. We are seeking a leader committed to these same ideals.

This position specifically exist to provide classroom, laboratory, or related instruction under the supervision of the Department Chair and is responsible for planning and providing student instruction in accordance with approved syllabi, curriculum guidelines, and required program standards. Faculty must adhere to the laws, policies, procedures, rules, and applications which govern and affect the college, including the fiscal rules of the State of Colorado.

In addition to faculty responsibilities, faculty are also expected to support and assist with student orientations, advising, and registration. Absences will be minimal and only for appropriate cause; notification of supervisor is required. Faculty must provide coverage or obtain approval for class cancellation according to PCC policy. Two personal days per year are available with approval. Refer to PCC Operational Procedures and Protocols for further information.

Faculty are expected to model professionalism in dress, action, and communication. Accordingly, faculty are obliged to respond professionally to constructive feedback and to follow the chain of command in resolving conflicts.


Job Duties

Essential Functions:

  • Teaches courses in Psychology as assigned within faculty workload guidelines and delivers all scheduled classes unless the Department Chair, Academic Division Dean, or the College President cancels the class for an appropriate reason. Completes both Virtual and Online instructor certification training through the office of PCC eLearning and stays current with instructional technology and pedagogy. Maintains a work schedule as agreed upon by the supervisor and in concert with the state and faculty workload policy (at least a forty-hour work week with a minimum of 24 hours on campus, which can include approved co-ops or off-campus assignments.)
  • Maintains regularly scheduled office hours (a minimum of five per week) for consultation or advisement with students. Performs student advisement and registration responsibilities professionally and accurately. Issues student Alerts and responds promptly to progress report requests as needed.
  • Provides adequate preparation of the course material for all assigned courses. Assists in the development and implementation of the approved Psychology program curriculum and syllabi and participates in cooperative planning with colleagues. Assists with training of instructors and with the preparation of materials for them.
  • Participates in college-wide assessment of student learning activities and/or projects.
  • Serves as a substitute instructor within the program for absent colleagues for short periods as determined by the Department Chair or Academic Division Dean.
  • Assists in program reviews and evaluation processes required by internal/external sources.
  • Supervises and enforces appropriate safety procedures.
  • Assists in program promotion, marketing, recruitment, and retention activities.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Attends all regularly scheduled department, division, and college meetings/trainings as required by contract, unless these meetings conflict with a scheduled class or unless the faculty member is excused by the Department Chair or Academic Division Dean.
  • Serves on and contributes to a minimum of one college committee or special task force per academic year and represents the college in the community as requested.
  • Participates in graduation ceremony.

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Job Location
900 West Orman Avenue, Pueblo, 81004
Job Type
Employment Type
Date posted
April 20, 2023
Valid through
June 20, 2023
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