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Adjunct Faculty, School of Applied Technologies

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2017-0043-Fac-P
Working Title Adjunct Faculty, School of Applied Technologies
Position Type Adjunct Faculty
Department Business & Applied Technologies
Job Summary/Basic Function

Under general supervision and in accordance with departmentally established practices and expectations, adjunct faculty teach assigned courses in accordance with established syllabi; maintain office hours and accessibility to students; and advise students.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in controlled environment agriculture or related fields of hydroponics, aquaponics and agriculture. Four years related experience with hydroponics or aquaponics.

Preferred Qualifications

At least one year of teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Current and demonstrated knowledge in applicable course content; knowledge of current teaching methodologies and practices, such as cooperative learning, service-learning, traditional and alternative assessment; diverse learning styles; of tutorial units and related instructional learning laboratories; evaluation methodologies; record keeping; and of curriculum design and planning. Strong oral and written communication skills. Skill in problem solving; in time management; in computer use; in listening and in critical thinking. Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, special needs, and ethnic backgrounds of college students. Demonstrated ability to teach developmental- and college-level courses. Ability to communicate information and ideas; speak clearly; work with students with learning differences and disabilities; and teach a variety of related courses.

Posting Date 08/22/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Pay Range Based on adjunct salary schedule
Physical Demands

The characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Occasionally may lift up to 25 pounds.

Approximate percentages of other physical job requirements:
Standing 35%
Walking 35%
Sitting 25%
Driving 5%

Term of Employment Adjunct

Job Duties

Responsibility/Duty

As part of their contracted duties and specified by their division Dean, Adjunct Faculty may be expected to perform the following:

1. Provide the most effective instruction possible in one’s discipline to insure that the educational needs of students are met and that students achieve specified learning objectives.
2. Teach assigned courses, whether on campus or off campus, day or evening, following the official syllabi and using approved textbooks and other learning materials.
3. Meet all classes regularly and on time, as scheduled, and for their full duration.
4. Establish learning objectives and outcomes for assigned courses.
5. Evaluate student performance (attainment of learning objectives) and assign grades.
6. Serve as academic advisor to students as assigned.
7. Maintain all office hours and make arrangements for appointments with students at other times.
8. Participate in the department’s/division’s review of courses and programs.
9. Upgrade the educational program by evaluating course content, student needs, and instructional methods; make recommendations for improvement.
10. Assist in the preparation of course syllabi; engage in curriculum development (revising and updating existing courses and programs, creating new courses and programs)
11. Evaluate support materials available to students in the library and make recommendations for improving collections in one’s field.
12. Keep accurate records of student attendance, grades, etc.
13. Make arrangements with the department chair or assistant dean for covering classes when scheduling an absence.
14. Meet all deadlines in submitting grades or other required information on students.
15. Attend all faculty meetings, other convocations as appropriate, and graduation exercises.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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