Adjunct, Transition to Teaching

Salt Lake Community College
July 05, 2024
Offerd Salary:$1000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Position Title Adjunct, Transition to Teaching

Open Internally or Externally External If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable Reports to (title) Program Director Department Continuing Education (Workforce & Econ Dev)-2U1 Requisition Number A21080 Position Type One Semester Temporary Job Category Adjunct - Variable FT/PT Part-time Initial Work Location Varies Starting Salary $1000 per contact hour Job Open Date 07/05/2023 Job Close Date 07/05/2024 Open Until Filled No Priority Review Date Job Summary

1. Incumbent will be responsible for all tasks and activities related to the delivery of course content including test administration, record keeping, and management of an effective learning environment. 2. The approved course curriculum must be followed, per SLCC policy, assuring successful completion of identified student learning outcomes.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Provide online, lecture, or hybrid instruction which promotes mastery of subject knowledge and skills as well as student learning success. 2. Give timely feedback to students on assignments, quizzes, exams, projects; clearly communicate expectation related to coursework; maintain open line of communication with program manager; maintain student records as required by the College and program manager; conduct pre-post course survey; adapt curriculum to meet current industry trends and/or standards. 3. Incorporate class discussions, student presentations, assignments, exams, and hands-on activities to engage and assess student learning outcomes. 4. Support program assessment initiatives. 5. Follow SLCC policies and procedures. 6. Revise/update curriculum as needed.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

1. 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 2. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators 3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments 4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards 5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades 6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance 7. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines 8. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment 9. 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 10. Maintains professional and collegial behavior 11. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days) 12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure 13. Completes all required employee trainings 14. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines 15. Provides ADA accommodations as requested 16. Other job related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor's in Education. 2. Five years or more experience working in given field of expertise. 3. Utah State endorsements/licensure in one or more of these areas: English, Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Multi-cultural Education, Educational Technology.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Prior experience working with adult learners. 2. Experience teaching online courses. 3. Master's in Instruction or Curriculum Design.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

1. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 2. Strong interpersonal communication skills. 3. Excellent computer and software skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) 4. Knowledge and understanding of unique concerns of returning adult students. 5. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College. 6. 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.

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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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