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Adjunct (Faculty) - Psychology

Employer
Lake-Sumter State College
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 14, 2023


About Lake-Sumter State College

This is an exciting time at Lake-Sumter State College!

Under the leadership of President Heather Bigard, we are embarking on a bold journey to transform the ways in which we connect and educate our students while embracing our rich history of high-quality education and personalized student support services. We currently serve over 6,500 students each year and plan to grow to over 10,000 in the next several years.

As a Lakehawk, you’ll have the opportunity to connect and collaborate with incredible faculty and staff who are focused on making a real difference in the lives of students in our community. Together, we will continue to create a significant impact to meet the needs of today’s students and prepare for future generations.

We invite you to join us in our commitment to student success!

TITLE: Adjunct (Faculty) - Psychology

Examples of courses to be taught include, but are not limited to -

- Introduction/Psychology

LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: One Term

PAY RATE: Pay scale varies dependent upon level of education/degree

CLASSIFICATION: Instructional

SUPERVISORS: Dean, Associate Dean, Program Manager

Job Summary

General:
  • Observe all college rules and regulations, State guidelines and professional mandates appropriate to teaching faculty
  • Maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and community
  • Assist with curriculum review and development whenever appropriate
Specific:
  1. Meet all scheduled classes for the full period as delineated on the schedule
  2. Teach assigned courses in accordance with catalog course descriptions and academic specifications
  3. Furnish each student and the dean's office with a course syllabus, which follows the prescribed format, including evaluation procedures, withdrawal procedures, class attendance, and other policies consistent with college procedures. Syllabus must be submitted to dean's office prior to or during the first week classes begin
  4. Keep accurate and up-to-date records on all students
  5. Submit grade reports on or before deadlines according to college procedures
  6. Participate in performance appraisal and instructional observation processes as specified by Associate VP or VP Academic Affairs
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of current instructional methods
  8. Use instructional support materials and equipment as appropriate to enhance class presentations


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Master's Degree with 18 graduate semester hours in teaching discipline.

Minimum Qualifications & Education
  • Promote a common purpose consistent with stated College goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
  • Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
  • Proficiency in computer applications, including Microsoft Outlook and MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
  • Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
  • Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in effectively communicating and collaborating with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.
  • Conduct oneself in a manner consistent with the College’s standards of ethical conduct.
  • Apply effective techniques to work both independently and to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.
  • Successfully and consistently exemplify LSSC Core Values of Care, Communication, Collaboration and Celebration

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