Each Adjunct Faculty Member is to engage students in the teaching/learning process for the following areas of study that have been assigned to them: Biology, Chemistry, English, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Geology, History, HPER , Library Science, Math, Music, Philosophy, Physical Science, Physics, Speech, and Theater.
Scope of Supervision
Computer; printer; copier; fax machine; telephone; other standard office equipment; various lab equipment.
Non-public personnel records and issues; student and other information covered by FERPA guidelines and agreed to in the College’s FERPA Confidentiality Agreement.
Good classroom working conditions. The work requires the use of safe work practices with office, class room and laboratory equipment, and observance of safety regulations.
Usual Physical Demands
The following physical demands are typically used to perform this job’s essential duties and responsibilities. They are not qualification standards, rather they may be used to help the College, employee, or applicant identify where and how reasonable accommodations may be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties due to an ADA disability.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly sits for extended periods of time and regularly stands and walks. The employee regularly exhibits manual dexterity when working on the computer, typing and performing other related tasks. The employee regularly reaches with hands and arms, stoops, kneels and crouches. The employee regularly talks and hears when teaching or working with students and the general public. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision, with the ability to adjust focus when typing or reading a computer screen. The employee occasionally lifts or exerts force on objects weighing up to 100 pounds.
An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification is: Master’s degree in related field.
Applicant must successfully pass required background checks in accordance with Southern State Community College’s policies and procedures and applicable laws.
Ability to document identity and employment eligibility as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.
Licensure or Certification Requirements
Essential Job Duties
To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform essential duties to expected performance standards. Reasonable accommodations are made as required for persons who are disabled under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Plan and teach courses which fulfill the current curriculum goals and objectives.
Remain current with subject matter and instructional methodology.
Maintain posted office hours in accordance with departmental and college policies.
Employee appropriate assessment techniques to measure student performance in achieving course goals and objectives.
Communicate progress in the course to students in a timely manner.
Determine and submit students’ grades in accordance with established college policies and procedures.
Assist with student advising.
Develop syllabi, mentor adjunct faculty, plus establish and maintain advisory groups.
Support the mission of the program, division, and college.
Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as needed to meet workload demands.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge, Skill (s) and Ability to: effectively communicate one-on-one, in small groups, and in classroom situations, proficient in word-processing and presentation software, internet, and e-mail, demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of students, capability to teach in more than one discipline, demonstrated ability to advise students, effective verbal, written , and listening communication skills, effective problem solving skills, ability to work a combination of days/evening/weekend schedules, maintain confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information; create and implement appropriate and educational lesson plans; apply generally accepted teaching methods to practical work situations; apply ethical standards to work situations; make work decisions in accordance with SSCC’s values; show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, and promote an harassment-free environment; embrace and support constructive change; develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, members of the learning community and general public; contribute toward building a positive team working environment; treat others with respect as representative of SSCC .
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Performs other related duties as required.