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Position Information

Posting Title

Adjunct Instructor - Dance

Posting Number

FA000424

Position Status

Part Time

Assignment Length

Not applicable to Adjunct

Grant Funded

No

Category

Adjunct Faculty

Class Code

28

Starting Pay

$51.15

Special Note

Commensurate with education and experience

Location

Northwest

Department

NW Visual & Performing Arts

Job Summary

Reporting to the campus department instructional leader, adjunct instructors provide assistance to students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate college resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process providing a direct impact to student success.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Performance Requirements*
• Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules and modalities (Dual Credit, On-Campus, Online or Weekend College) as assigned by designated supervisor
• Accommodates diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations of the College
• Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad diversities represented in the student population, colleagues, and service area
• Prepares and delivers instruction to students following the College Master Syllabus using the approved learning management system
• Communicates regularly with students and college officials, including responding to e-mails, calls, and requests for meetings
• Independently pursues activities to enhance subject matter expertise, skills in various modes of instruction, and knowledge of learning
• Prepares assignments and assessments to assure achievement of learning outcomes
• Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
• Maintains student attendance records weekly and certifies student enrollments by the established deadline
• Evaluates student performance and learning in accordance with discipline and department standards
• Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students, posts grades in the learning management system weekly, and submits final grades by the established deadline
• Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
• Assists in College’s commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures
• Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses

Service Excellence
• Supports the College’s 3 Goals and 8 Principles
• Complete all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College ( TCC )
• Support the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Attends the workplace regularly and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Adheres to College policies and procedures
• Adheres to applicable safety procedures

*Performs other related tasks as required

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the diverse types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree or higher* in Dance OR a Master’s degree or higher* with eighteen (18) graduate hours in Dance

*Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university

Preferred Qualifications

• Work experience in the discipline / teaching area
• Experience teaching a class or facilitating training
• Teaching experience utilizing active learning techniques, service learning and innovative technology
• Experience teaching in Dual Credit and Early College High School programs
• Previous online teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse
• Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume
• Ability to use computer applications and enterprise systems, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
• Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations
• Ability to work independently and take initiative
• Knowledge of the teaching discipline subject matter
• Knowledge of how students learn
• Ability to adapt to student learning needs
• Utilization of student-centered integrative learning strategies
• Promotion of positive expectations of students
• Incorporation of technology to enhance student learning
• Incorporation of pedagogical innovation
• Assessment of student learning
• Assessment of self-learning
• Assessment, evaluation, and revision of curriculum
• Development of relevant content for classes
• Development of effective classroom management processes and strategies
• Experience mentoring and advising students
• Engagement in peer collaboration and peer mentoring
• Engagement in service to the institution, profession, and community
• Participation in professional development in the teaching discipline to remain current in the teaching discipline and in pedagogy
• Continued educational attainment

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representatives of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Accommodations

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary

This is a ‘Pooled’ posting utilized to hire instructors for opportunities in various modalities (Dual Credit, On-Campus, Online or Weekend College) and varied schedules.

Weekend College courses are offered on Friday evenings and/or Saturdays. Classes are 75% online, 25% in-person. Classes are also held online synchronously.

Must be a Texas resident at the time of hire for online. All other modalities require in-person teaching.

Hiring supervisors review applications and make hiring decisions as part-time faculty assignments become available.

Your application on this posting may remain active for up to one year.

Note: For those with international transcripts, please upload your transcript evaluation.

Posted

02/23/2024

Posting Contact Summary

Contact Name

Benson Lee

Contact Phone

817-515-7021
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Certification / License
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Military/Foster Care Preference Documentation

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