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Job Summary

TITLE : Adjunct Education
LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT: One Term
PAY RATE : $700-$900 per credit hour. Pay scale varies dependent upon level of education/degree.
CLASSIFICATION : Instructional
SUPERVISORS : Dean, Associate Dean, Department Chairs, Program Manager

Dynamic and Engaging Opportunity Awaits You!
Are you ready to bring your expertise to life in the vibrant world of academia? Join our team as an Adjunct Professor at Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC), where innovation meets education in an environment pulsating with energy and excitement! Our Adjunct Professors at LSSC ignite the minds of our diverse student body through dynamic lectures, interactive discussions, and hands-on experiences.
Join us in shaping the future of our students by fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment based on LSSC’s core values of Communication, Collaboration, Care and Celebrate!

The passion for your expertise is the catalyst to a dynamic educational journey for our students and their future success.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Plans and carries out instructional duties, which maximize learning by students.
  • Supervises students in accordance with program procedures, academic, and course related concerns.
  • Teaches assigned courses in accordance with course descriptions.
  • Assists with registration and/or recruitment when requested.
  • Furnishes each student with a course syllabus listing performance objective, course expectations, grading procedures, withdrawal procedures, class attendance policies, and office phone and e-mail access.
  • Attend all scheduled or called meetings by the President or Vice President of Academic Affairs, LSSC supervisor unless excused by the administrator in charge.
  • Teaches all classes for the full period as scheduled.
  • Evaluates student progress and achievement with clear methods presented on course syllabus.
  • Utilizes evaluation results for planning, instruction, counseling, and program modification.
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date records.
  • Submits grade reports and other required data on or before deadline dates.
  • Resolves discipline problems within sphere of responsibility.
  • Assists and counsel’s students as needed.
  • Utilizes materials and equipment necessary to accomplish designated tasks.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current instructional developments.
  • Regularly examines content of assigned courses and recommends changes to LSSC supervisor as needed.
  • Complies with appropriate administrative rules/regulations and Board Policy.
  • Participates in an annual evaluation process as specified by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Maintains continuity of communication with students, community, faculty, staff, and supervisors through timely replies to meeting, phone, mail, and email requests.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Adhere to all workplace safety rules, safety laws, regulations, standards and practices.
  • Ability to work various hours including nights, early morning and weekends.
  • Ability to travel amongst various campuses and attend College events, or off campus, as required.
Minimum Qualifications & Education
  • Required bachelor’s degree
  • Preferred master's degree with 18 graduate semester hours in teaching discipline, or relevant industry experience for alternate credentialing in workforce programs.

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