Requisition ID: req3217
Job Title: Adjunct- Mobile App Design
Department: Art, Media & Design Department
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Contract
Compensation: $52.88 per contact hour
Schedule: Hours vary depending upon course assignments; day,
evening, or weekend hours
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce
needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has
never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there's no
better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on
student success and a partnership mindset has established Columbus
State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy and a
premier community college that is changing the nation's education
and workforce landscapes.
With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, several
regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the
nation's only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream
(ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a
participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina
Foundation. The College is also a proud partner to over 40 high
schools in the Central Ohio area to create pathways from high
school to college that encourage qualified young people to earn
dual credit – high school and college credit – while they are still
in high school.
Columbus State employees benefit from an engaging, collaborative,
and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision, and our
adjunct faculty enjoy competitive compensation and professional
development opportunities. In addition, we are dedicated to
ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff
reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a
central part of a community that embraces differences and
celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define
Columbus, Ohio, is also home to The Ohio State University and more
than 30 other colleges and universities, as well as the
headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of
America's fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural
experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and
more. That's why Central Ohio residents find living here so
fulfilling, both professionally and personally.
The Adjunct – Mobile App Design position provides quality
instruction and maintains a positive learning environment in the
classroom, with major emphasis placed on teaching, supporting and
evaluating students. The Adjunct role provides instruction and
monitors teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the
Department Chair, or other leadership members. The incumbent must
exhibit strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask
while engaging large groups of people with complicated material.
This position teaches introductory mobile app design courses,
overall mobile design layout, mechanics, interface, and
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
Instruction & Student Learning
Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary
responsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum in
conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor
of programs and the quality of instruction. Considers individual
differences of students in order to design and support a range of
appropriate learning activities. Participates in the identification
of students with academic or other needs and responds by utilizing
an appropriate resource.
Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and
objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly to
students the expectations concerning the use of such technology.
Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with
Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely,
and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the
College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other
relevant information to students throughout the semester.
Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporates
departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements.
Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed
meeting schedule. Employs appropriate assessment techniques to
measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and
objectives. Engages in periodic meetings with the department, Lead
Instructor, and Chairperson relative to teaching duties and
Student Engagement & Advisement
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and
collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student
and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Maintains posted
office hours in accordance with departmental and policies of the
Uses technology to assist in communication with students.
Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both
inside and outside the classroom.
Advises potential or current students within the discipline about
the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with
degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and
academic support services available at the College or in the
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in
identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while
reporting complaints alleging discrimination.
Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and
learning environment, where all students, faculty members, and
college employees feel valued and able to contribute to their full
potential, regardless of their differences.
Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching
strategies and specifically promotes, advises, and supports
curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable
Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion
for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Attend all department meetings and required trainings.
Professionalism, Quality Focus, Managing Work Communication,
Continuous Improvement, Guiding Interactions,
Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Positive Approach, Collaboration,
and Planning & Organizing
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: current mobile app industry; online
instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office; Blackboard;
internet research; online communication and record-keeping.
Skill in: providing quality instruction; learning
technologies and the use multi-media technology to enhance student
learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporating
critical thinking, effective communication and other general
education outcomes in course content; effective time management;
proficiency with online communication record-keeping.
Ability to: effectively communicate and use interpersonal
skills; create engaging learning environments that respect a wide
variety of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a
diverse student population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic
backgrounds and students with disabilities; work independently
without ongoing direct supervision; meet deadlines; perform student
learning outcomes; maintain confidential and sensitive information,
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in
this position description. While performing the duties of this job,
the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering
data into a computer. The employee frequently sits for periods of
time, stands, and walks. Employee converses verbally or manually
with others in person as well as by telephone. Vision demands
include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a
computer screen. The employee occasionally lifts up to 10
Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communications, with UI/UX
experience or Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree with equivalent Mobile
Design App experience.
State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to
gain access to work site(s).