Muskegon Community College, an associate degree-granting
institution of higher education, is a center for lifelong learning
which provides a person the opportunity to attain their educational
goals by offering programs that respond to individual, community,
and global needs. We are seeking qualified candidates for Adjunct
Instructors. Please attach unofficial transcripts when
The Adjunct Instructor Pools are for applicants who are interested
in teaching in the future as an (part-time) adjunct instructor for
one of our departments. The Instructor Pools are always open for
applications. However, this does not mean that we have an
immediate opening in the division.
The Adjunct Instructor Pools
function as a way for department chairs to view applicant materials
in advance of a need, and determine if the applicant will be
approved or not approved to be added to their pool of eligible
applicants. Should a part-time instructional need arise in a given
department, the department chair will look first at the approved
applicants to see if anyone matches our needs, in which case they
may make contact to schedule an interview
BFA and/or MFA in Art/Ceramics with proven successful teaching
record in ceramics; priority given to candidates with a MFA in
Ceramics. The practical knowledge and understanding of how a
Ceramics Studio functions and operates on a daily basis. Preferred
knowledge and practice of mixing clays, loading and operating
electric and gas kilns, and the ability to mix glazes and lift up
to 50 pounds safely. Prefer teaching experience at the college
level. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations
representing a wide range of abilities, ages, nationalities and
cultures. Experience with instructional technology preferred.
Responsible for instruction and facilitating student learning;
committed to student recruitment, retention and success; assessment
of learning, development of curriculum and use of instructional
delivery modes utilizing both traditional and non-traditional
Physical, Mental, and Environment Requirements
- Teach assigned course which may include day, night, and online
courses, as well as at the main campus and extension centers.
Classes are to meet on time for the full allotted time.
- Establish and promote an effective learning environment that
maximize documented student learning.
- Prepare, submit and maintain reports related to student
- Grading assignments in a meaningful way to promote continued
student growth, returning graded assignments to students in a
timely manner, and assigning final grades for all students, meeting
or beating all institutional deadlines for completion.
- Provide educational assistance to students during regularly
scheduled and posted times (i.e., office hours) or by
- Encourage student opinion survey completion for each class and
then reviewed after summary information available to assist with
increasing student success.
- Maintain levels of professional knowledge and expertise,
including compliance training or hour.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Detailed Work ☒ Student Contact
☒ Deadline oriented ☒ Problem Situations
☒ Multiple Priorities & Demands ☒ Emergency Situations
☒ Confidentiality ☐ On-call Availability
☒ Continual Interruptions ☒ Working Alone
☒ Faculty Contact ☒ Working with Others
☐ Standing & Walking ☒ Sitting
☐ Lifting up to 10 lbs. ☒ Up to 25 lbs. ☐ Up to 50 lbs. ☐ 80 +
☐ Pushing, Pulling, Twisting, Bending ☐ Climb or Balance
☐ Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl ☐ Squatting
☐ Handle or Feel ☐ Reach with Hands and Arms
☒ Talking or hearing ☐ Tasting/Smelling
☐ Working Overhead ☒ Speak in English via Phone or In Person
☒ Close, Distance, Peripheral, and Color Vision along with Depth
☒ Ability to Adjust and Focus
☐ Exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather), fumes or
airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat/cold;
and moderate to loud noise levels.
☒ Normal Office environment with little, if, any, discomfort due to
heat, dust, noise and the like. Ability to travel to all campus
Michigan, United States