ADJUNCT FACULTY NEEDED ALL DISCIPLINES

Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Sep 23, 2020
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time

General Description:

 

Faculty member’s responsibilities shall be teaching courses as assigned.

Faculty members must possess a willingness to teach face to face classes in the Spring.

Faculty member must possess a willingness to be certified to teach online.

 

The following are some disciplines in need of adjunct faculty: Accounting, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Business, Chemistry, College Success, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Developmental English, Economics, Engineering, Engineering Technology,  English, English as a Second Language, Fine Arts,  Fire Science, Game Design, Government, History, Mathematics, Modern Language, Paralegal Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology and Sociology.  

 

 

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities:

 

  • Teaches assigned courses in accordance with description published in catalog and the approved course syllabus, in accordance with schedule of classes and incorporating interactive approaches, technologies and methods when possible.

 

  • Incorporates an appreciation of diverse lifestyles, cultures and national perspectives into courses.

 

  • Incorporates the use of the library into courses, uses writing as an instructional method, and utilizes computing and other academic technologies in courses when possible.

 

  • Meets all scheduled class meetings.

 

  • Advises Division Dean/Assistant Dean of absences in a timely manner.

 

  • Maintains accurate grade and attendance records for students enrolled in classes and submits required reports to Dean/ Assistant Dean or Student Records Office.

 

  • Submits grades per published deadline.

 

  • Participates in assessment of learning outcomes and demonstrates the use of the results of these assessments in course planning.

 

  • Plans in advance to ensure availability of supplies, textbooks, and classroom equipment requisite to successful teaching of assigned classes.

 

  • Submits progress reports on students for counseling, athletic oversight, and record keeping purposes and discusses with counselors and other appropriate personnel any problems of students which may require special attention.

 

  • Adheres to College policies and procedures.

 

Education:

 

  • Master’s Degree required in the discipline unless otherwise specified.

 

  • Some teaching experience is required.

 

  • Official college transcripts must be submitted prior to interview.

 

Experience:

 

  • Teaching experience at the community college level preferred.

 

Competencies and Skills Required:

 

  • Certification or license as needed and appropriate.

 

  • Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduates.

 

  • Willingness to use alternatives educational delivery systems and instructional techniques.

 

  • Commitment to incorporation of library, computers, writing and culturally diverse perspective into the curriculum.

 

  • Knowledge of competency-based education.

 

  • Commitment to the practice of providing for out-of-class interaction with students.

 

  • Fundamental competency in the use of information technology.

 

  • Commitment to continued assessment of the teaching-learning process and its outcomes.

 

  • Commitment to continual professional growth and development.

 

  • Demonstrated mastery of subject matter of discipline.

 

 

Terms of Employment:

 

Part-time. Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required.  Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off- campus sites as needed by the college.  Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

 

  • This position’s duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.

 

  • Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

 

  • Some travel required.

 

 

Union County College does not discriminate and prohibits discrimination, as required by state and/or federal law, in all programs and activities, including employment and access to its career and technical programs.

 

 

Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
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Disclaimer:
This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

 

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