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Adjunct Faculty - Humanities

Dallas College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 25, 2023
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Weekly Work Hours


Compensation Range


Hourly Rate

$66.00 Hourly


United States of America (Exempt)

Position Type


Position Summary
Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with students of varying diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service.

Beginning Fall 2023, faculty who wish to teach online must complete Dallas College online teaching certification.

Physical Requirements
May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree or higher in Art, Art History, Dance, Fine Arts, Humanities, Music, Film, Drama/Theatre; or master's degree or higher with at least 18 graduate hours in Art, Art History, Dance, Fine Arts, Humanities, Music, Film, Drama/Theatre. Official transcripts will be required.

Note: Dallas College credentialing guidelines for Humanities do not include coursework in Museum Studies, Philosophy, Religion, History, Literature, or Social Sciences.

***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Preferred Skills / Additional Requirements

Experience teaching Humanities or Fine Arts at the college level. Ability to incorporate global cultures.

Ability to teach Mexican-American Humanities is a plus.

This position is for School of Creative Arts, Entertainment, and Design -- Arts and Humanities Division. Adjunct faculty teaching assignments will primarily consist of face-to-face instruction but may include online or hybrid classes, dual credit, and/or possible travel to multiple campuses.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provides students with a written course syllabus. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning.

  • Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate.

  • Maintains accurate and complete course records.

  • Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean and department chair. Works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process.

  • Uses knowledge of diverse communities and has the ability to incorporate best practices for accessibility and Universal Design for Learning.

  • Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others.

  • Meets professional assignments in accordance with the College's calendar and contractual obligations.

  • Complies with College's board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate.

  • Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives.

  • Participates in required college meetings and activities.

  • Participates in own performance appraisal.

  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds.

  • May work with student clubs and/or organizations.

  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Districts and other organizations, businesses and community groups, as well as faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds.

  • Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities.

  • Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.

Applications DeadlineOctober 9, 2023

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