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Geyer pre 2020

Adjunct Instructor

CLASSIFICATION: Faculty
REPORTS TO: Dean of Instruction and Department Chair/Director
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
CONTRACT TERMS: Part-time, as needed

Position Summary: Provide course instruction in accordance with institutionally-approved learning outcomes.

Essential Functions: Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Advance student learning through exemplary instruction in accordance with the established course syllabus.
  • Model effective oral and written communication that engages students, provides clarity, and improves student learning.
  • Facilitate course activities in an organized and comprehensible manner.
  • Establish clear expectations for all course activities while being responsive to student questions.
  • Encourage critical thinking and analysis throughout course activities.
  • Ensure the content and level of material included within course activities correspond to the student learning objectives of the course.
  • Demonstrate consistency and fairness in the preparation and grading of assignments and exams.
  • Provide timely feedback to students throughout the course.
  • Continuously improve instructional quality by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, instructional technology, and distance education to enhance student learning and retention.
  • Maintain student records as required by NCMC.
  • Remain current with subject-matter as well as effective teaching and learning strategies.
  • Adhere to NCMC policies as outlined in the NCMC Faculty Handbook.
  • Attend meeting and college functions as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education: Instructors teaching general education/transfer areas must hold a Master’s degree in area of assignment, or any Master’s degree with at least 18 hours of graduate courses in area of concentration. Instructors teaching in career/technical areas must hold a Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent professional experience in the field.

Experience: Prefer individual who has taught courses at the college level to include distance and online learning in a technology-oriented environment.  Must have a commitment to teaching excellence.

Skills: Proven organizational, analytical and time management skills.  Ability to build relationships and maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Strong verbal, written, and communication skills.

Physical Demands: Moving about between buildings on the NCMC campus; reaching, pulling, and pushing when filing; able to do repetitive tasks; remain stationary at a desk while typing; teaching in a classroom setting for extended periods.

Environmental Demands: Fluctuations while moving on tile and carpeted floors in a heated and air conditioned environment.