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Legal Studies - Adjunct Faculty

Community College of Baltimore County
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 14, 2023

Class Description

Legal Studies Adjunct faculty are needed to teach on campus evening, weekend, remote synchronous, and/or online classes at the Community College of Baltimore County. Adjunct faculty will be expected to facilitate learning via preparation and delivery of instruction, cooperation with College support staff in timely submission of materials and grades as required, and coordination of activities with the Department Chair and/or Program Coordinator. Adjunct faculty are selected based on program needs and subject matter expertise of the applicant. Adjunct faculty are required to attend department meetings, participate in professional development related to classroom instruction and pedagogy, be available to students outside of class, and assist in maintaining program accreditation.

Adjunct Level 1 - $1,050 per credit hour.

Campus Locations: Catonsville, Essex, Dundalk, Hunt Valley, Randallstown & Owings Mills

Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s degree in Legal Studies or related field, with 18 graduate credits or more in law related courses required. JD preferred from an accredited U.S. law school.
  • For Master’s degree outside of Legal Studies or related field, a Certificate in Paralegal or Legal Studies with at least 18 credits in paralegal or legal studies courses required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience as a paralegal or practicing attorney required.
  • For attorney applicants, prior work experience supervising paralegals, working with paralegals, or as a paralegal required.
  • Attorney applicants must be in good standing with a state bar.
  • Proficient computer skills and Microsoft applications knowledge.
  • Prior online and/or remote synchronous college teaching experience preferred.
Class Specific Essential Duties

  1. Fulfills department and college responsibilities as directed by the Department Chair and/or Program Coordinator.
  2. Abides by College wide policies and procedures regarding classroom conduct.
  3. Ensures instruction meets or exceeds standards established by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals.
  4. Employs a variety of teaching strategies to meet a diverse student population.
  5. Adheres to the scheduled time of class.
  6. Develops a course syllabus that is in keeping with program and College policies.
  7. Ensures that program specific evaluation methods are administered and completed in a consistent and equitable manner.
  8. Assure that assessment/evaluation methods are appropriate and effectively assessing the established course objectives.
  9. Monitors student performance on a regular basis and provides feedback within a reasonable timeframe to students.

CCBC Part Time Benefits At A Glance

Supplemental (Retirement Annuities) 403(b) and 457(b)
  • Tax-sheltered annuities – 403(b). Payroll salary reduction authorization is needed. The form is available on SharePoint Forms/Human Resources Forms.
    The 403(b) supplemental retirement plan is available to all CCBC employees (Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Associates and Full Time employees).
  • Roth 403(b) is a savings feature that is available when you open a 403(b) account. The Roth 403(b) savings feature allows employees to contribute after-tax dollars and then withdraw tax-free dollars from their account upon retirement. The Roth 403(b) savings feature is only offered by the following vendors: TIAA-CREF and VOYA Financial Advisors, Inc. Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Associates and Full Time employees are eligible to save for retirement using the Roth 403(b) savings feature. Employees may contribute traditional pre-tax 403(b) dollars and Roth 403(b) post-tax dollars simultaneously. The savings limits are combined for the Traditional 403(b) and the Roth 403(b) contributions.
  • Deferred Compensation Plan — 457(b) offered through VOYA Financial Advisors, Inc. The 457(b) salary reduction authorization form is needed. The form is available on SharePoint Forms/Human Resources Forms.
Free. Must obtain a parking permit from the Department of Public Safety to use on all campuses.

Sick and Safe Leave
CCBC is pleased to offer paid sick and safe leave for part-time employees. Paid sick and safe leave is earned by all part-time employees including credit and non-credit adjunct faculty, part-time associates and other part-time employees.

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