Adjunct, Political Science

Salt Lake Community College
July 13, 2024
Offerd Salary:$1000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Position Title Adjunct, Political Science

Open Internally or Externally External If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable Reports to (title) Department Chair Department Political Science Requisition Number A21090 Position Type One Semester Temporary Job Category Adjunct - Variable FT/PT Part-time Initial Work Location Varies Starting Salary $1000/Contact Hour Job Open Date 07/13/2023 Job Close Date 07/13/2024 Open Until Filled No Priority Review Date Job Summary

Under general supervision, the instructor will teach various Political Science classes within the Political Science program. Faculty member may be assigned to any SLCC location.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Effectively prepares and teaches Political Science classes to facilitate student learning as stipulated in the curriculum course outline 2. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization 3. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators 4. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments 5. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards 6. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades 7. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance 8. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines 9. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment 10. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy 11. Maintains professional and collegial behavior 12. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days) 13. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure 14. Completes all required employee trainings 15. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines 16. Provides ADA accommodations as requested 17. Other job related duties as required

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued Minimum Qualifications

Master's in Political Science. In the absence of a MS in the discipline, a JD or PA degree accompanied by a BS in Political Science and graduate coursework in political science may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in Political Science

2 years teaching experience at the community college level

Experience working with Canvas

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Good written and oral communication skills

Computer (word processing, PowerPoint) and internet (web, email) skills essential

Cultural competency: ability to work with students from underserved/underrepresented groups

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College.

Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties Special Instructions

This is a pooled position. The department reviews applications as positions become available.

1. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States. 2. In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment. 3. Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within 30 days of hire. 4. In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC's Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.

SLCC Highlights FLSA Exempt SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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