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Adjunct Faculty

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Gary, IN
Categories: Adjunct Faculty

General Description of Position: Adjunct Faculty positions are temporary, part-time positions hired each semester on an as-needed basis. The adjunct faculty member will be responsible for creating a learning environment that assists students in reaching their goals; and for providing effective instruction and assessment within the framework of common syllabi provided by the School.
Major Responsibilities:

PROGRAM OPERATION: Perform all instructional duties necessary to teach and facilitate student learning in assigned classes. Provide syllabus appropriate to course(s) being taught to students and follows syllabus content and requirements. Maintain student attendance and grading records according to College policy as outlined in the Adjunct Handbook. Submits requested information within established timelines. STUDENTS: Is available to students outside scheduled class time to answer questions/provide assistance. Deal with student concerns and, if necessary, consult with program coordinator to resolve issues. INSTRUCTION: Meet all scheduled classes of contracted course(s). Use technology such as Blackboard, PowerPoint, etc. as appropriate. In event of emergency absence, notifies program/department chair. Conduct all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views. Promote same as an integral part of one's work.
The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to area of instruction. A qualified faculty member meets the discipline standard through one of two routes: 1.Possesses an earned master's or higher degree in speech or communication, from a regionally accredited institution; or 2.Possesses an earned master's or higher degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in speech or communication, from a regionally accredited institution.
COMM 101 Course Standard: A qualified faculty member in public speaking meets the course standard through one of the following three routes: 1.Meets Communication discipline standard, or 2. Possesses an earned master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in a discipline related to the course (e.g. rhetoric, linguistics, homiletics, law, theatre, public relations).
COMM 102 Course Standard: A qualified faculty member in interpersonal communication meets the course standard through one of following three routes: 1. Meets the Communication discipline standard, or 2. Possesses an earned master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in a discipline related to the course (e.g. social work, counseling, sociology, psychology).
COMM 201 Course Standard: A qualified faculty member in COMM 201 meets the course standard through one of two routes: 1.Meets the Communication discipline standard; or
2.Possesses an earned master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in a discipline related to the course (e.g., public relations, journalism, marketing, advertising, telecommunications).
COMM 202 Course Standard: A qualified faculty member in COMM 202 meets the course standard through one of two routes: 1.Meets the Communication discipline standard; or
2.Possesses an earned master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in a discipline related to the course (e.g., counseling, organizational psychology).
COMM 203 Course Standard: A qualified faculty member in COMM 203 meets the course standard through one of two routes: 1.Meets the Communication discipline standard; or
2.Possesses an earned master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in a discipline related to the course (e.g., theatre, performance studies).
COMM 204 Course Standard: A qualified faculty member in COMM 204 meets the course standard through one of two routes: 1.Meets the Communication discipline standard, or
2.Possesses an earned master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in a discipline related to the course (e.g., speech pathology, theatre, performance studies).
COMM 211 Course Standard: A qualified faculty member in COMM 211 meets the course standard through one of two routes: 1.Meets the Communication discipline standard, or
2.Possesses an earned master's degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in a discipline related to the course (e.g., marketing, public relations, public affairs).

Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the College students and employees.
Fully supports the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives.
Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Other Requirements:

Official college transcripts required upon hiring, and employment contingent on acceptable criminal background checks.

Work Hours: Day, evening and/or Saturday classes, ask hiring manager for hours.
Hiring Range:  
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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (names, address, phone number, emails).

Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview.  Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire.

 

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