Class DescriptionPrepare and teach a full range of Philosophy courses to first- andsecond-year students. Collaborate effectively with disciplinecolleagues and with those from other disciplines, and seekcontinuous improvement in teaching methodology and student success.Participate with program faculty in developing, evaluating, andmanaging courses and curricula. Full-time faculty are required toteach 15 credit hours per semester, maintain at least one officehour per week for each course taught, remain active and current inhis/her field, participate in college committees, and perform otherduties as assigned. CCBC is committed to equal opportunity andseeks faculty who demonstrate the ability to function effectivelywithin a diverse population.Minimum RequirementsRequiredMaster’s degree in Philosophy or in a closely related field, two(2) years demonstrated success teaching Philosophy in a collegesetting, including capability with learning management systems,emerging instructional technologies, online instruction, andevidence of an effective and creative approach to teaching,including to diverse student populations.For best consideration please apply by December 18,2020.Class Specific Essential Duties Class Specific Essential Duties: Facilitate and support student learning by developing andproviding clear and effective instruction using traditional andtechnology-based instruction.Meet all classes as assigned during instructional periods.Basic teaching load is 15 contact hours each week.Communicate effectively with students by disseminating academicinformation including syllabi and academic policies, and byresponding to e-mails and phone calls from students in a timelymanner.Provide opportunities to meet with students (Office hours) atleast one hour each week for scheduled or unscheduled meetings foreach three credits of teaching contact hours.Provide effective and appropriate assessment with promptqualitative and quantitative feedback.Keep instructional materials and student work organized andaccessible. Maintain Learning Management System, providing studentsaccess to syllabi, grades and other supplemental coursematerial.Support students and other college units and comply withrelevant state and federal laws (nominate tutors, write letters ofrecommendation, refer students to counseling, assist students withspecial needs, suggest library purchases, help resolve registrationissues, maintain student privacy).Collaborate with colleagues in ongoing curricular developmentincluding content update, curricular alignment, consistentassessment practices, and record keeping.Collaborate with staff by completing and submitting reports anddocumentation in a timely manner.Attend and participate in committee, departmental, College, andSchool meetings.Provide College and Community Service through collegial andindividual initiatives.Maintain and develop professional expertise through ongoingprofessional development or scholarship. Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and arenot intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties asassigned. CCBC Full Time Benefits At A GlanceBENEFIT SUMMARYMedical Plan yearEmployees may select CIGNA, or Kaiser Permanente Select HMO. Nopreexisting condition exclusions. All plans have prescription drugcoverage and mental health and substance abuse benefits. All plansrequire the selection of a primary care physician, but allow theoption to change. Annual Open Enrollment is inOctober/November.Dental Plan yearEmployees may select Cigna DHMO, CareFirst Traditional Dental orCareFirst Preferred Dental. Annual Open Enrollment is inOctober/November.Vision Plan yearEmployees may select Carefirst Preferred or Traditional Plans.Coverage includes one eye exam and benefits for glasses, contacts,or bi/trifocals every 24 months. Administered by Davis Vision.Kaiser medical plans allow members to have one eye exam yearly(covers exam only). Annual Open Enrollment is inOctober/November.Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Employees have access to the EAP, which provides CCBC employees andtheir family member’s confidential 24-hour online and telephoneaccess for legal, financial, and personal issues. Provided for CCBCemployees at no cost. Administered by CIGNA behavioral.Flexible Spending Accounts(section 125)Employees may select the FSA, which allows employees to pay forout-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Employees mayallocate a maximum of $5,000 per household, per plan year fordaycare related expenses, on a pre-tax basis. Employees mayallocate a maximum of $2,550 for medical related expenses. A debitcard is provided to simplify claims processing for health careexpenses. Annual Open Enrollment is in October and November.Administered by Benefit Strategies.Life InsuranceEligible employees receive one times their annual salary rounded upto the nearest $1,000. The minimum benefit amount is $50,000 andthe maximum benefit amount is $200,000. CCBC pays 90% of thepremium. Evidence of insurability is required if enrollment occurs31 days after hire date. Administered by The Standard InsuranceCompany.Long Term Disability (LTD)Employees may enroll in the LTD Plan. Benefits are effective after90 days of continuous total disability and pays 60% of the grossmonthly salary. Evidence of insurability is required if enrollmentoccurs 31 days after the employee’s hire date. Administered by TheStandard Insurance Company.Legal ServicesEmployees may enroll in the Legal Services benefit, which provideslegal advice, consultation, and courtroom representation forcommonly used legal services; plus will preparation, trafficviolations, credit issues, warranty disputes, medical durable powerof attorney and uncontested divorce. Annual Open Enrollment is inOctober/November. This plan is administered by LegalResources.Retirement PlansEmployees are eligible, based on position classification, to enrollin one of three retirement plans: (1) MD State Teachers PensionSystem, (2) MD State Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), or (3)Baltimore County Employees Retirement System. All plans requireemployee contributions except MD State ORP.403(b) Supplemental Retirement PlansFor the 2016 calendar year, if you are under age 50, you couldcontribute up to $18,000, and if you are age 50 or older, you couldcontribute up to $24,000 because of a $6,000 ‘catch upcontribution’.Vendors: AIG-VALIC, TIAA-CREF, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity, Lincoln andING.457(b) Deferred Compensation PlanFor 2016, if you are under the age of 50, you could contribute themaximum of $18,000 to your 457(b) plan. If you are age 50 or older,that maximum increases to $24,000 because of a $6,000 ‘catch upcontribution.’ Vendor: Voya Financial Advisors, Inc.Tuition Waiver/ReimbursementCCBC tuition is waived for benefit-eligible employees after aprobationary period, if applicable. Tuition reimbursement forcourses taken at other colleges and universities are availableafter one year of CCBC employment. Employees are reimbursed:$200/credit undergraduate; $260/credit graduate courses, up to amaximum of 18 credits per fiscal year.Financial ServicesEmployees have access to a free checking account, direct deposit,loans and other services at First Financial Federal Credit Unionand M&T Bank.Time Off (fiscal year)12-month employees accrue up to 12 days for sick and safeleave the first year of employment and 18 days per yearthereafter. 10-month employees accrue up to 10 sick days the firstyear and 15 days thereafter. All employees are granted 3personal business days per fiscal year. Employees areeligible based on position classification and years of service toaccrue a minimum of 10 days and a maximum of 20 days ofvacation per fiscal year.ParkingFree. Must obtain a parking permit from the Department of PublicSafety to use on all campuses.
The closest hotel to the beach in Nosara, Harbor Reef is a sanctuary ready-made for surfers. While the hotel does not rent its own surfboards or offer lessons, it partners with Coconut Harry’s right up the street, as well as Surf Diva, a school specifically geared towards women. It also allows guests to store surfboards year-round.For those looking for a pre-planned surf vacation, Harbor Reef and Coconut Harry’s have a package deal for $1,450. The 7-day package includes everything a Costa Rican beach vacationer needs: accommodations at Harbor Reef, daily breakfast and lunch, daily surf lessons and board rentals, a zip-line tour, a stand-up paddle board tour, a massage, a gift bag and a surf video of one of the lessons. While not at the beach, guests can find many ways to relax back at the hotel. Laden with palm trees, the hotel’s grounds provide much-needed shade from the hot sands on Playa Guiones, and plenty of comfy, secluded hammocks. The hotel has two pools on either end of the property, each serving a distinct purpose. The first, set in a sunny opening and surrounded by hammocks, features a playful fountain and is perfect for kids to splash around in. The second, out of the sun, is right by the restaurant and includes a swim-up bar. Though Nosara is certainly not hard up for good restaurants, Harbor Reef’s food was some of the best I ate in the tiny beach town. While the included breakfast was just a simple fruit plate, a dinner of lobster and a juicy steak was the perfect ending to a long day in the sun. Rooms and RatesHarbor Reef has a variety of different rooms for groups of different sizes. Standard rooms run from $75-$130 for a single and $85-$140 for a double, depending on the season. Suites vary from large rooms for four people maximum to the newly built Surf City Suites, with two bedrooms and a loft that can comfortably fit six. Suites range from $110-$320 depending on the suite, season and the number of people in the room. All rates include a continental breakfast.Getting There Nosara is located in the Guanacaste province on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast. It is easily accessible from the Daniel Oduber International Airport in the provincial capital of Liberia. Facebook Comments No related posts. The lobster at Harbor Reef is pretty fantastic. Lindsay Fendt Nosara’s Playa Guiones, in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, is legendary among surfers for its long breaks and year-round consistency. But high rates and long treks to the beach make most hotels inconvenient for the perfect surf-bum vacation. As the area’s only “surf resort,” Harbor Reef caters to those who want serious hang time.