Requisition ID: req3430
Job Title: Adjunct- Social Welfare & Policy/Introduction
to Social Work (Pool)
Department: Human Services
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Contract
Compensation: $53.88 per contact hour
Schedule: Hours vary depending upon course assignment. Day,
evening or weekend hours.
The Ideal Candidate
Columbus State seeks to attract faculty who believe in
the community college mission; who are academically and culturally
diverse; who believe the student comes first, always; and who share
in our commitment to student success. The ideal candidate is
committed to academic excellence, continuous improvement through
professional development, assessment, contributing to program and
course development, and creating a collegial environment of
civility, collaboration and open communication.
There is a particular need for qualified adjuncts to
teach during the day at central Ohio area high schools as a part of
the Columbus State College Credit Plus program and also at our
Delaware campus and regional centers located in Dublin,
Reynoldsburg and Westerville.
The Adjunct – Social Work position provides quality instruction and
maintains a positive learning environment in the classroom, with
major emphasis placed on teaching, supporting and evaluating
students. The Adjunct role provides instruction and monitors
teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the
Department Chair, or other leadership members. The incumbent must
exhibit strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask
while engaging large groups of people with complicated
Core Competencies Required
Professionalism, Quality Focus, Managing Work,
Communication, Continuous Improvement, Guiding Interactions,
Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Positive Approach, Collaboration,
Planning & Organizing,
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Instruction & Student Learning
Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary
responsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum in
conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor
of programs and the quality of instruction. Considers individual
differences of students in order to design and support a range of
appropriate learning activities. Participates in the identification
of students with academic or other needs and responds by utilizing
an appropriate resource. Uses technology in a manner appropriate to
the nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates
clearly to students the expectations concerning the use of such
technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance
with departmental policies.
Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely,
and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the
College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other
relevant information to students throughout the semester.
Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporates
departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements.
Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed
meeting schedule. Employs appropriate assessment techniques to
measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and
objectives. Engages in periodic meetings with the department, Lead
Instructor, and Chairperson relative to teaching duties and
Student Engagement & Advisement
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and
collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student
and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Maintains posted
office hours in accordance with departmental and policies of the
College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students.
Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both
inside and outside the classroom.
Advises potential or current students within the discipline about
the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with
degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and
academic support services available at the College or in the
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in
identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while
reporting complaints alleging discrimination.
Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable and productive work and
learning environment where all students, faculty members, and
college employees feel valued and are able to contribute to their
full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible
and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies, and
specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development
aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning
Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion
for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
Attend all department meetings and required trainings.
Usual Physical Requirements
While performing duties of this job, the employee
regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering information into
computer. The employee regularly sits, stands and walks for
extended periods of time. Employee converses verbally with others
in person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches with
hands or arms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or
crawls. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10
Typical office and classroom environment. Regular exposure to
moderate noise typical to business offices.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of : online instruction techniques and methods;
Microsoft Office; Blackboard; internet research; online
communication and record-keeping.
Skill in: providing quality instruction; learning
technologies and the use multi-media technology to enhance student
learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporating
critical thinking, effective communication and other general
education outcomes in course content; effective time management;
proficiency with online communication record-keeping.
Ability to: effectively communicate and use interpersonal
skills; create engaging learning environments that respect a wide
variety of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a
diverse student population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic
backgrounds and students with disabilities; work independently
without ongoing direct supervision; meet deadlines; perform student
learning outcomes; maintain confidential and sensitive information,
Master's Degree in Social Work; Licensed Social Worker. At least
five (5) years experience with macro-level social work (2251).
State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to
gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications : Prior teaching experience at the