Adjunct (Faculty) - Astronomy
Depends on Qualifications
Multi-Campus (2+), FL
Math & Science Faculty
Normal office conditions and instruction at various educational sites.
Location and Supervisor
Multi-campus/ VP, Academic Affairs
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TITLE: Adjunct (Faculty) - Astronomy
LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: One Term
PAY RATE: Pay scale varies dependent upon level of education/degree
SUPERVISORS: Dean, Associate Dean, Program Manager
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Observe all college rules and regulations, State guidelines and
professional mandates appropriate to teaching faculty
Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students,
Assist with curriculum review and development whenever appropriate
Meet all scheduled classes for the full period as delineated on the schedule
Teach assigned courses in accordance with catalog course descriptions and academic specifications
Furnish each student and the dean's office with a course syllabus, which follows the prescribed format, including evaluation procedures, withdrawal procedures, class attendance, and other policies consistent with college procedures. Syllabus must be submitted to dean's office prior to or during the first week classes begin
Keep accurate and up-to-date records on all students
Submit grade reports on or before deadlines according to college procedures
Participate in performance appraisal and instructional observation processes as specified by Associate VP or VP Academic Affairs
Demonstrate knowledge of current instructional methods
Use instructional support materials and equipment as appropriate to enhance class presentations
Master's Degree with 18 graduate semester hours in teaching discipline.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
Promote a common purpose consistent with stated College goals and
demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures
utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural
and policy manual related to the job tasks.
Proficiency in computer applications, including Microsoft Outlook and MS
Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction
in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive
Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
Demonstrate professionalism in effectively communicating and collaborating
with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other's
view of the world, personalities and working styles.
Conduct oneself in a manner consistent with the College's standards of
Apply effective techniques to work both independently and to create
working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully
communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes
critically to make recommendations for improvement.
Successfully and consistently exemplify LSSC Core Values of Care,
Communication, Collaboration and Celebration
Ineligible for College provided benefits.
Please provide your Philosophy of Teaching statement
Please indicate which campus(es) or modality you wish to teach below. Select
all that apply.
South Lake Campus
Do you possess at least 18 credit hours in the discipline you wish to teach?
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