- Instructional (Faculty)
Closes: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Target Start Date
Expected Work Hours
- Must possess a minimum of an Associate’s Degree in a human services related field.
- Must possess a minimum of two years of full-time experience in a human service field. Full-time is defined as 35 hours per week.
- Experience using Blackboard
- Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field
- Certification in substance abuse (CSAC, CSAPC)
- Post-secondary level teaching experience
- Experience teaching online classes
At Central Carolina Community College, we create transformative lifelong learning opportunities! We expect all employees to find ways to remove barriers to student success and provide all students a pathway to achievable dreams. Our employees are charged to recognize the challenges we face and to respond to them with empathy, understanding, and a willingness to help.
The Human Services Technology Adjunct Instructor is responsible for providing students with adequate attention, instruction, and supervised practical experience to acquire the knowledge and competence needed for entry-level practice.
This position will be online with possible required time on campus.
Diversity Policy: Central Carolina Community College believes the college experience is greatly enriched through diversity; therefore, the college encourages diversity of thought within the student body and staff. Furthermore, the college seeks to promote awareness of diversity and the respect for all individuals, and the college pledges to adhere to this mission in its relationship with the community.
- Embrace the institutional goals of Central Carolina Community College by engaging students as full partners in the learning process, removing barriers for student progression in the Human Services Technology program, and supporting and assisting students in achieving their educational goals.
- Use teaching methodology that incorporates Human Services Technology concepts in a dynamic instructional environment that promotes a positive and interactive learning experience for all students.
- Provide students with adequate attention and instruction to acquire the knowledge needed to demonstrate competencies at the appropriate Bloom’s level needed for program graduation.
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the changes in the healthcare industry as it relates to Human Services Technology; assist the faculty with the creation of new courses and modify existing courses when appropriate to keep current with new rules and regulations.
- Actively participate in advisory board and department meetings.
- Obtain a Blackboard Level I and II training and maintain the Bb course site for this course.
- Complete the five-hour staff development requirement annually.
- Complete the Human Services Technology adjunct training in Blackboard
- Incorporate the vision of best practices into course materials
- Maintain current industry credentials, including earning annual CEUs.
- Comply with the American Disabilities Act and maintain compliance and trainings.
- Following are the instructor expectations for this position:
- Create/update each course being taught each semester.
- Create/update the syllabus for each course being taught each semester.
- Complete the pre-semester checklist and prepare for the first day of class.
- The syllabus and course calendar need to be emailed to the Program Director 48 hours prior to the start of the semester.
- All due dates need to be correct in Blackboard (by viewing My Grades) and the due dates match the Course Calendar due dates (through Student View)
- Create a welcome announcement, then create an Announcement for each week of class.
- Blackboard courses need prior approval before revisions can be made
- At least two weeks of modules, from the current date, must be visible to students.
- Respond to all student and administrative calls and/or emails within 48 hours.
- Log in to the discussion area and interact with each student, each week.
- Grade all assignments within departmental guidelines (use the rubrics and include detailed comments/feedback to each student’s submissions), this will allow students time to make corrections before the next assignment is due. This includes adding zeros for missing assignments, sending reminders, and emailing students about their missing assignments.
- Submitted assignments (discussion boards, projects, journals, quizzes, exams, etc.) are graded within 10 days from the due date. If grading cannot be completed within 10 days, then the Program Director is emailed, promptly, to engage support measures.
- Adjuncts are provided a semester contract, which lists their paid lecture, lab and office hours each week. Instructors are expected to show evidence of working these contact hours each week, as well as their office hour(s).
- Maintain accurate attendance in Webadvisor and in Blackboard. Attendance starts with an E date in Webadvisor, then weekly attendance, after that. Instructors will keep accurate ‘hours of absences’, for each student, in Blackboard. Emailing students who are reaching their max hours is required, prior to being dropped. Instructors will drop students in accordance with the attendance policy.
- Ensure final grades are in Webadvisor by the date provided by CCCC. These grades must match what is in Blackboard and follow the policies in the syllabus.
- Notify your supervisor if you are unable to meet the instructor expectations as noted above.
- Be responsible for and perform other such duties as may be assigned.