Position , Department:
Adjunct Faculty, Japanese,
Type of Position:
Adjunct Faculty, Exempt
Work Schedule, Hours per week:
evenings, hours per
Adjunct rate in alignment with the Master
The Foreign Language department is seeking
a Japanese adjunct professor to teach Elementary and Intermediate
level Japanese language courses in the evening on Zoom and or on
campus. JCCC is located in Overland Park, KS, the second largest
city in the state of Kansas and part of the greater Kansas City
Metro. The Kansas City Metro is known for its museums, restaurants,
and music and art scenes. JCCC is similarly dedicated to creating
and maintaining a rich cultural community, with an award-winning
contemporary art museum and center for the performing arts located
JCCC is looking for a diverse pool of applicants for a part-time
adjunct faculty position in the Foreign Language Department to
teach Elementary and Intermediate Japanese courses in the evening
on Zoom and or on campus. The Foreign Language Department is part
of the Communications Division. Many of our students are
non-traditional, military veterans, immigrants, international and
first-generation college students. JCCC has a diverse student
population and is dedicated to increasing its diversity.
The successful applicant for this job will teach the equivalent of
5-10 credit hours per semester in Japanese. This person will
perform other duties expected of adjunct faculty, to include
collaborating and working successfully with other full-time and
adjunct faculty in the Foreign Language department and other duties
as assigned. Teaching assignments are Online-Hybrid (Zoom) and or
face to face classes in the evening.
Provide extra and co-curricular opportunities for Japanese language
Participate in the planning and administration of all departmental
Participate in on-campus events promoting languages.
Complete ACTFL and/or other departmental training.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Candidates will be interviewed using zoom and will be asked to
demonstrate a 30 minute Zoom class.
M.A. degree in Japanese or language pedagogy, literature, culture,
second language acquisition, applied linguistics, or related field
with native or near native fluency (JLPT N1 level)
Demonstrated ability to teach elementary and intermediate level
Japanese language courses
Demonstrated excellent communication and collaboration skills
Demonstrated knowledge of using technology in teaching
Demonstrated 2 years teaching experience at the post-secondary
level and/or 4 years of high school teaching experience
Demonstrated knowledge of using technology in the classroom
Demonstrated understanding of the climate of post-secondary
Demonstrated knowledge of ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for
Documentation from ACTFL (OPI) of advanced, mid or higher in
Ability to teach Chinese, French, German, Japanese or Spanish with
PhD in Japanese, East Asian Languages or Cultures or Linguistics
with a focus on the Japanese language
Demonstrated ability to teach Elementary and Intermediate level
Japanese language courses
Demonstrated ability to teach online using zoom or a platform
similar to zoom
To be considered for this position we will require the
Resume and Cover Letter
One letter of recommendation from a supervisor
One letter of recommendation from a colleague that addresses
language, teaching and collaborative skills.
*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and
*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity,
may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of
management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.
Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at
any time, as required by business necessity.
Here at Johnson County Community
College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students,
faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all
individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all
values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are
seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to
JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas,
interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our
diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging
all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You
Established in 1969, Johnson County Community
College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening
communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas,
JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence
and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades
dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving
campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and
extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Johnson County Community
College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC
provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants
without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or
disability status, or genetic information.
If you need any assistance throughout the search
process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position.
In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position
will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual
hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment
tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the
applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those
selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees
obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to
apply prior to the review date listed in posting.
If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable
accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office
of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email JobsAtJCCC@jccc.edu
05 Apr 2023 Central Daylight Time