Adjunct Faculty - Sociology

Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Category:
Adjunct Faculty
Contact:
Roxanna Harlow - rharlow@carrollcc.edu
Directions To Apply:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit a resume or C.V., and a cover letter to rharlow@carrollcc.edu  Position will remain open until filled.

Description:

   

Department:         Social Sciences 

Pay Grade:            Credit Adjunct Faculty Scale       

FLSA Status:          Exempt

 

  

JOB SUMMARY

 

Carroll Community College is a positive, student-centered learning environment.  We provide an empowering and high quality educational experience to help students achieve their goals. 

 

The Division of Social Sciences is looking for an adjunct instructor to teach Introduction to Sociology. They should be available to teach face-to-face at the following times: 

 

TTH morning: Spring semester 2020

 

TTH late morning/early afternoon: Spring semester 2020 

 

Adjunct faculty are assigned primarily teaching duties. 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; PhD preferred; degree in sociology preferred
  • Prior teaching experience at college level required
  • Ability to use technology in teaching
  • 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."