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Adjunct Faculty, General Studies & Academic Support
Opening Date:   1/24/2014
Closing Date Notes: * ONGOING
Bulletin No.:  2014  -  0462

Summary:

Adjunct faculty positions are available to teach curriculum courses offered at the Davidson Campus in Lexington, NC. Courses can be offered during the day, evening, weekend hours, mixed delivery (mixture of online and face to face), video conference (using video technology to deliver instruction to a face to face class as well as to a distance class), and internet. Anticipated areas of need include Academic Related Courses (ACA), Art, Biology, Chemistry, Communications, Early Childhood (B-K), Global Languages (including English), History, Math, Music, Physical Education, Philosophy, and Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean in the teaching discipline and has the following responsibilities:


Responsibilities:
Promotes College mission, values, and vision

Teaches assigned courses in classroom/lab settings to meet program needs including, but not limited to, day, evening, weekend, and distance courses

Evaluates student progress and provides appropriate feedback

Develops course syllabi and provides appropriate written information to students concerning course evaluation and criteria

Carries out a program of self evaluation to determine instructional effectiveness

Explores, assesses, and implements appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning outcomes

Assists in the evaluation of courses and programs

Prepares and submits instructional records, reports, and grades established by institutional policy

Attends appropriate College and School meetings

Assists in student recruitment and retention

Maintains appropriate office hours and accessibility for students, faculty and staff

Participates in professional development to enhance instructional and technical skills

Performs other tasks as assigned which support the mission and initiatives of the College


Qualifications Required:
Master’s degree with18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline from a regionally accredited institution

Teaching experience 

Skill in the use of computers, MS Office and commitment to use of technology in instruction

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to work effectively and collegially with others

Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
   -   Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action 
   -   Collaborating and facilitating 
   -   Creating and innovating 
   -   Anticipating and responding to change 
   -   Providing vision and leadership 
   -   Assessment of student learning 
   -   Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models


Qualifications Preferred:
Broad background of academic coursework

Teaching experience at the community college level

Experience with online instruction

ADA Summary:
ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment in the collection, evaluation, and analysis of data, and student assessment, curriculum development, and program review.  Other requirements include ease of mobility in supervising students in classroom/lab settings, carrying supplies and other instructional materials, ability to move, climb, or crawl under equipment, use of keyboard, effective use of all forms of communication, and the ability to perform general teaching and office duties and travel to other campus locations.

Salary Range: 
$29.94 per hour based on education and the state budget

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