Adjunct Faculty, English

Adjunct Faculty, English

Employer

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186

Job Location

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360

(Located between Thomasville and Lexington off of Hwy 29/70)

Salary/Grade

$29.94 per hour based on candidate’s experience, education, and the state budget

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, August 28, 2017
Closes: Monday, September 25, 2017

Target Start Date

Monday, October 16, 2017

Expected Work Hours

<27 hours per week as required to meet the needs of the facility

Reports to

Associate Dean, General Studies & Academic Support

Employment Type

Adjunct Instructor (part-time)

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Broad background of academic coursework 
  • Teaching experience at the community college level
  • Experience with online instruction

Position Description

*****************OPEN UNTIL FILLED - NEED IN OCTOBER*******************

Adjunct faculty positions are anticipated for fall 2017 to teach curriculum courses in English on campus during daytime hours.  Availability of positions is contingent on state budget. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean, General Studies and Academic Support.

The Adjunct Faculty,  English is primarily responsible for designing and implementing learning strategies for students; developing course syllabi and instructional materials; maintaining instructional records; implementing strategies for student retention; developing and evaluating courses, programs and services; participating in College activities and committees; and other duties which support the mission and initiatives of the College.

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 candidate’s experience, education, and the state budget

How to Apply

APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ON DCCC WEBSITE:     For complete job description and the electronic application, please go to the employment page of our website, http://www.davidsonccc.edu\Employment, click on Search Jobs Icon, then select position title TO SUBMIT THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION.  Note:  We do not accept resumes without the completed application.

Application Requirements:

1) Complete online application, including electronic signature

2) Cover Letter, stating your qualifications related to (a) position responsibilities and qualifications and (b) College purpose, vision, and organizational competencies

3) Unofficial transcripts from a regionally accredited institution (uploaded with application, sent electronically, faxed or mailed.)   International transcripts must be evaluated by WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES (WES).   Official transcripts are required within 30 days of employment.  

Job Post Contact

Eleanor Brewer,  Administrative Support Staff, Human Resources

Davidson County Community College

336-249-8186 ext. 6360

Fax:  336-249-1933

hr@davidsonccc.edu