Adjunct Faculty - Philosophy
P/T Faculty Monthly Pay
Commensurate with experience
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit:
St. Louis Community college (STLCC)
is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students,
expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to
strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and
We are a respected employer:
For 60 years, STLCC has served
the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education
centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence.
More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one
member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community:
Through credit courses,
continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC
annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and
technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their
education at four-year institutions within six months of
graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s
four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion:
committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all
people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin,
ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or
What you get:
Benefits package [for full-time employees]:
STLCC offers one
of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC
employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution
to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost
to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance
with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including
dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow:
Over half of our employees have served
the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career
paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities:
STLCC offers tuition
waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents.
Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for
other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual
professional development allotment.
Full-time STLCC employees have access to
a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal
days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule
even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar
Commitment to wellness:
STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health
and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a
culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college
wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded
for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their
household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP)
that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
The Social Science-Humanities Department at STLCC-Forest Park is
seeking a part-time, faculty position in Philosophy to start
September 18, 2023. Salary depends on the candidate's
qualifications and teaching experience. Preference will be given to
candidates with community college experience teaching World
Religions and Ethics. The successful candidate sill also
demonstrate the use of varied teaching techniques that help
students develop critical thinking skill and understand the
relevance of philosophy to their lives
What you'll do:
Education, experience, and other requirements:
- Instructors are responsible for instruction, grading,
record-keeping, and compliance with legal and institutional
obligations. Instructors should expect to meet all deadlines and to
regularly use standard software, including the Microsoft Office
Suite, as appropriate. Instructors must conduct all activities with
an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and
In addition to providing excellent instruction, all faculty members
are expected to adhere to the following specific
Maintaining the appropriate number of office hours at times of day
convenient for students;
Providing meaningful, timely responses and feedback to students'
work and questions;
Meeting all department and college deadlines;
Maintaining accurate records of student attendance and reporting
attendance as required;
Keeping careful grade records throughout each term;
Reporting both midterm and final grades on Banner Web;
Attending scheduled faculty meetings and training sessions;
Successfully completing policy-related tutorials;
Checking messages and college voice mail accounts on a timely
Responding to messages and requests from students and
administration within the 24 hours immediately following receipt;
Complying with all provisions of the Family Educational Rights and
Privacy Act (FERPA).
Requires a Master's degree in Philosophy.
Prefer Community College Teaching Experience.
Prefer Experience teaching the courses World Religions and