Adjunct Faculty - Chemistry

Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Category:
Adjunct Faculty
Contact:
Dr. Raza Khan - rkhan@carrollcc.edu
Directions To Apply:
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume emailed to rkhan@carrollcc.edu  This position is open until filled.
Description:

Department:         Science

Pay Grade:             Credit Adjunct Faculty Scale

FLSA Status:          Exempt

 

Adjunct instructors needed to teach Chemistry (day and/or evening) courses for the Fall 2019 semester. Master’s degree in related field and prior classroom teaching experience at the college level is preferred. Teaching experience using Blackboard or other learning management system is preferred. Fall semester begins on Tuesday, September 3rd.

       

JOB SUMMARY

Teach Chemistry (day and/or evening).  Actual hours worked on- and off-campus in any given week can vary according to grading, class preparation requirements, professional development activities, and office hours. Adjunct faculty member responsibilities are primarily to teach students, assess learning, and engage in professional development. Adjunct Faculty report to either the Division Chair or Program Director.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Teach no more than the equivalent of 24-teaching load hours per year (per measurement period under the ACA)
  • Hold classes as scheduled
  • Design assignments and/or give required assignments to measure student learning
  • Provide clear and concise feedback to students in a timely manner (generally within two weeks)
  • Check and respond to all emails within two business days
  • Post the syllabus, faculty information, and a welcome announcement for Preview Week and maintain a current gradebook in the Learning Management System
  • Hold required office hours
  • Assist students and direct them to appropriate resources
  • Contribute to student retention and completion initiatives
  • Participate in outcomes assessment and respond to data
  • Collaborate with student support offices and professionals
  • Report grades and reconcile incomplete grades as necessary
  • Engage in professional development including departmental orientation
  • Attend required meetings and complete mandatory trainings
  • Adapt to emerging challenges and demands to serve the college and its students
  • Follow policies as outlined in the Faculty Handbook
  • Perform other duties as assigned
 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • Master’s Degree in a related field (required in most cases)
  • Prior teaching experience at college level preferred, and may be required depending on program
  • Ability to use technology in teaching
  • Teaching experience using Blackboard or other Learning Management System is preferred.
  • Must be positive, cooperative and supportive
 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This work is normally sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

 
  • Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual Acuity/ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity – Able to focus, concentrate, understand and convey subject matter
  • Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
  • Stand/sit/walk/able to move or traverse from one area to another

WORK ENVIRONMENT:     

College campus, direct contact with students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, and campus environments.  Use of safe workplace practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations; and observance of traffic laws when/if driving a College vehicle.

 

SALARY:

This position is placed on the credit adjunct faculty pay scale.

 

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

"Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment."