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Adjunct Faculty - Sociology

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

General Description of Position: Adjunct Faculty are hired each semester on an as-needed basis. Adjunct Faculty are 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.
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 and meet faculty credentials as outlined in the ASOM 7.1 for the specific area(s) of instruction. Conducts all activities with an appreciation, respect, and promotion of diversity of people, styles, and views.

Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to area of instruction. A qualified faculty member in sociology meets the discipline standard through one of two routes:

1. Possesses an earned master's or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in sociology, social work, or social psychology, or
2. Possesses an earned master's or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in any field with 18 hours in sociology and/or in any field with 18 graduate semester hours in sociology related courses, including a course in statistics and/or research methodology.

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.

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: $43.75 per credit hour
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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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