Adjunct Faculty: Biology

Yavapai College

United States

April 8, 2022

Description

Adjunct Faculty: Biology

Salary

See Position Description

Location

Prescott and Clarkdale, AZ

Job Type

Adjunct Faculty (Part Time)

Department

AA - Adjunct Faculty

Job Number

2021-00219

Closing

4/8/2022 11:59 PM Arizona

  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Questions
  • Description of Position

    Hiring Rate: $879.00 per load hour.

    The School of Science & Engineering is actively recruiting for qualified Biology faculty to teach in-person beginning Spring 2022.

    Teaching assignment may include alternative delivery methods: Online (asynchronous) and WebLive using Zoom (synchronous); day, evening, weekend, and at any Yavapai College campus/center location, per course scheduling.

    Terms of Teaching Assignment Include:

  • Meet and teach assigned class(es) in accordance with course outlines, including specified textbooks. A course outline is a district-approved document covering such items as course prefix, number, title, description, learning outcomes and content.
  • Develop and submit to the division office a course syllabus and calendar based upon the approved college course outline prior to the start of class. Every course syllabus must incorporate the required components of a course syllabus. A syllabus is a learning plan designed by the instructor to inform students about the learning outcomes, assessment requirements, grading criteria, attendance standards, institution policies and support services.
  • Promptly submit required rosters, grade reports, evaluations, and academic reports; retain student grade records for one calendar year.
  • Follow the accepted standards of conduct for faculty as described in applicable academic policies, which relate to satisfactory service and conduct becoming of a faculty member.
  • Yavapai College requires that you use the official email address provided by Yavapai College. It is expected that you will monitor the email account regularly for official correspondence from Yavapai College and your Division and respond to students in a timely and professional manner.
  • Attend required instructional related meetings such as: orientation meetings, department or division meetings, other meetings as required.
  • Attend meetings and workshops as may be necessary to obtain or renew certification or essential licensure requirements.
  • Complete all required NEOGov trainings on an annual basis.
  • New adjunct faculty must complete the Teaching Online Readiness Course in Canvas within the first semester of teaching.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities offered at Yavapai College, including orientation, workshops, trainings, Convocation and division and department meetings, as applicable.
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Unofficial transcripts must be attached when submitting the application.

    Employment is on a non-continuing basis, and consecutive teaching assignments do not lead to probationary or continuing faculty status. Teaching assignments are part-time, on a semester basis only and may or may not be continued based on student enrollment and College need.

    Minimum Expectations & Requirements

    Faculty teaching general education course, or other non-occupational courses that transfer, typically hold a Master's degree or higher in the discipline or subfield. If a faculty member holds a Master's degree or higher in a discipline or subfield other than what he or she is teaching, that faculty member should have completed a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline or subfield in which they teach. (HLC Policy Adopted June 2015).

    Degrees and coursework must be from a regionally accredited institution. Official transcripts must be ordered at time of hire.

    Preferred Skills & Abilities

    Master's degree or higher in the scientific discipline to be taught or Master's degree plus 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline to be taught.

  • Current community college or other higher education teaching experience with prepared materials.
  • Experience with online learning systems such as Canvas.
  • Essential Functions

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.

    Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may vary based on assignment.

    Yavapai College offers its Adjunct employees the following comprehensive benefit package:

  • Medicare: Provides basic health insurance at age 65
  • Other Insurance Coverage: Workers' Compensation (compensation, medical expenses and death benefits for on-the-job injuries or occupational diseases)
  • Unemployment Compensation: Employees who are laid off or terminated may receive benefits if covered wages meet requirements
  • Direct Deposit: Paychecks deposited directly into the employee's bank account(s).
  • Tuition Waiver: Adjunct faculty, their spouse and their dependent children (as defined by IRS administrative rulings regarding dependency) may enroll for six or fewer hours of Yavapai College for credit course work per semester without payment of tuition during the semester in which the adjunct faculty member is scheduled to teach a credited class.
  • Additional Benefits and Services: Bookstore discount, local community discounts to faculty and staff, mail and notary service.
  • 01

    Have you attached your unofficial undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts as required?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Required Question

    Agency

    Yavapai College
    

    Address

     1100 E. Sheldon Street
    

    Prescott, Arizona, 86301

    Website

     https:// www. yc.edu/hr
    

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