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"Geography Teacher"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Teach courses in geography.

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Duties / Tasks
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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Geography Teacher"

1) Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.

2) Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.


3) Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.

4) Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

5) Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.


6) Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.

7) Supervise undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.

8) Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.

9) Maintain regularly scheduled office hours in order to advise and assist students.

10) Supervise students' laboratory and field work.

11) Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge, and publish findings in professional journals, books, and/or electronic media.

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12) Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.

13) Select and obtain materials and supplies such as textbooks.

14) Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate and/or graduate students on topics such as urbanization, environmental systems, and cultural geography.


15) Advise students on academic and vocational curricula, and on career issues.

16) Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.

17) Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.

18) Participate in campus and community events.

19) Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.

20) Perform administrative duties such as serving as department head.

21) Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.

22) Maintain geographic information systems laboratories, performing duties such as updating software.

23) Perform spatial analysis and modeling, using geographic information system techniques.

24) Act as advisers to student organizations.

25) Provide professional consulting services to government and/or industry.

Job Description for "Geography Teacher" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Geography Teacher"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  25-1064.00


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