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Part-Time Faculty: Communications

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Position Information

Position Information

Career Opportunity Number
24-012

Position Title
Part-Time Faculty: Communications

Location
MCC - Any Location

Class Category
Temporary Part-Time Faculty

Job Open Date
04/01/2024

Job Close Date
02/10/2025

Open Until Filled
No

Position Summary

This is a POOL position. Application materials for this adjunct position accepted on an on-going basis due to increasing demand for courses in this subject area.

Adjunct faculty members serve the college and students by providing high quality instruction and engaging in instruction related activities. Adjunct faculty are expected to excel in classroom instruction and to fulfill various responsibilities related to their assigned teaching duties.
Adjunct faculty members excel as teachers by:
  • Possessing sufficient professional expertise in their specific field/discipline.
  • Maintaining faculty credentials as required by the college’s accrediting agencies.
  • Selecting and developing instructional materials; planning and organizing instruction to enhance student learning; creating appropriate assignments to encourage student learning and foster higher order thinking.
  • Using a variety of proven methods of engagement and assessment to facilitate student mastery of learning outcomes.
  • Providing students constructive, encouraging, and corrective feedback.
  • Evaluating student learning and modifying instructional methods and strategies as appropriate to meet diverse student needs.
Adjunct faculty members are responsible for meeting certain expectations as responsible and professional representatives of MCC, including, but not limited to:
  • Meeting classes as scheduled; notifying the appropriate division chair with as much advanced notice as possible if they are to be absent.
  • Monitoring email and other electronic communication, and responding to students in a timely manner.
  • Preparing and distributing syllabi in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
  • Following the published final exam schedule.
  • Maintaining accurate records of students’ academic standing; promptly providing final grades, attendance, and other information as required by administration.
  • Maintaining the confidentiality of student records as required by law and college policy.
  • Fulfilling all requirements as stated in College policies and procedures including mandatory training.
  • Exercising stewardship in the use of College facilities and materials.
  • Implementing course student learning outcome and institutional learning outcome assessment activities as required by the discipline/program, and reporting assessment data in a timely manner.
Minimal Qualifications

Required:
  • Master’s degree in one the qualifying fields:
    • Communication
    • Speech Communication
Alternative Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in any field with at least 18 graduate credit hours in a combination of the qualifying fields.
    • Communication
    • Speech
    • Communication Studies
    • Speech Communication
    • Theatre
    • Linguistics
To learn more about the mass communications program, please click here .

Metropolitan Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Compensation
Compensation is determined by assignment

Type of Part-time Job
Part Time Faculty

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
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    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Jobs.mo.gov
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
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    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Transcript 02
  3. Transcript 03
  4. Certification
  5. License
  6. Letter of Recommendation 01
  7. Letter of Recommendation 02
  8. Letter of Recommendation 03
  9. Other Document 01
  10. Other Document 02
  11. Other Document 03


Company

Metropolitan Community College Kansas City

Metropolitan Community College, founded in 1915 as the Kansas City Polytechnic Institute, is the oldest public institution of higher learning in Kansas City, MO. We are proud of our history as the first community college established in Missouri and one of the first colleges in the country to award an associate degree.

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