Adjunct faculty members are responsible for the design of course content
including activities to assess student learning. They are further responsible
for the facilitation of teaching and learning to college standards of
excellence, student engagement, demonstration of professionalism and adherence
to institutional policies and procedures. Adjunct faculty members teach within
an assigned discipline; assignments may include traditional and/or alternative
delivery methods and day, evening, and/or weekend classes. Adjunct faculty is
a temporary employee on an as needed, class-by-class basis.
5% - Prepare course syllabi following the master syllabus content and
adding all other appropriate class policies including, but not limited to,
evaluation/grading criteria, attendance policies and requirements and a course
20% - Employ appropriate class structure including starting each class
session with a review of previous day's course content, an overview of the
course content for the day, emphasizing main points through the lesson, using
time wisely, maintaining discipline and control during the class session, and
ending the class session with a summary and directions for the next class
20% - Utilize appropriate methods of instruction including providing
well-designed materials, delivering well-planned lectures, using appropriate
examples that are simple, clear and precise, inviting class discussion and
employing non-lecture learning activities.
20% - Engage with students appropriately including soliciting and
respecting student input, involving a variety of students, holding the
attention of students being clearly understood, providing feedback and
assisting students with their questions, showing enthusiasm, exhibiting
sensitivity to students' personal culture, gender differences and
disabilities, and responding appropriately in a non-threatening, proactive
15% - Chooses content that is well organized, explains concepts clearly,
relates concepts to students' experiences and selects learning experiences
appropriate to level of learning.
5% - Complies with established college policies and procedures
5% - Attends meetings and events as required by College administration
5% - Responds in a timely manner to requests from College, division and
5% - Performs other duties as needed or assigned.
Serve on college committees as requested.
Adjunct faculty members maintain a professional work environment and
Adjunct faculty members demonstrate commitment to the highest ethical
standards of professional practice, as well as personal and professional
Adjunct faculty members cooperate with their colleagues across the
instructional system as well as other college departments, supervisors, and
administration in carrying out the mission of the College.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience - Teaching experience AND/OR work experience in program area
Academic qualifications vary according to instructional discipline using the
Faculty Qualifying Credentials spreadsheet.
A. For academic/transfer courses and programs, an appropriate graduate degree
in the subject area is required;
B. For vocational instructional programs, an undergraduate degree and/or
appropriate certification(s) representing industry standards for employment
in occupational/career is required.
Other Skills - A. Must possess excellent knowledge in appropriate
teaching field(s) as well as exceptional communication/people skills.
B. Must be able to demonstrate excellent teaching skills that incorporate and
attain measurable student learning outcomes.
C. Must be able to interact professionally and effectively with faculty,
administration, staff, students, and community.
Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal
office or classroom.
The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the
work. However, there may be walking, standing, bending, carrying of light
items, driving an automobile, etc. No special physical demands are required to
perform the work.
Adjunct faculty credentials are evaluated to ensure compliance with the Higher
Learning Commissions Guidelines for Determining Qualified Faculty and detailed
in the Faculty Qualifying Credentials document.
All adjuncts must meet these criteria and are paid at the rate of $660 per
credit hour rate. Adjuncts teaching fully online classes receive an additional
$150 per credit hour pay for the additional work/responsibilities required of
quality online learning.
Check out the Benefits this position offers!
Seeking Adjunct Faculty members to instruct basic computer and application
skills for the Industrial Technology programs. Candidates will be asked to
teach basic computer concepts including hardware, operating systems, ethics
and security; and applies hands-on interaction with software applications
including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and database systems.
Master's degree with 18 hours graduate level computer technology classes is
required, industry and/or post-secondary teaching experience preferred.
Classes are taught in a compressed format, meeting Monday through Friday 8:00
am to 5:00 pm for one to two weeks.
Application Special Instructions
In addition to the General Job Application form, the screening committee
requires that the following documentation be uploaded:
Cover Letter (Letter of Interest)
Copy of College Transcript(s)-submit for all degrees awarded. Note -
official transcript(s) needed upon hire.
If you have specific questions regarding this position, please call Mary Foley
Office of Human Resources