Adjunct Faculty-Computer Concepts & Applications

Barton Community College

United States

June 8, 2022

Description

Job Description

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.

Job Responsibilities

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 outline.

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 meeting. 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 manner. 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 program administrators 5% - Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

Expectations

Serve on college committees as requested.

Adjunct faculty members maintain a professional work environment and appearance. Adjunct faculty members demonstrate commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice, as well as personal and professional integrity. 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 preferred.

Education -

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.

Physical Requirements

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.

Wages/Other

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!

Job Advertisement

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)
  • Resume
  • 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 at 620-792-9278.

    Thank you, Office of Human Resources

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