Program Specific Job Summary:
Adjunct faculty are needed who can teach courses in Information Technology Continuing Education Programs.
Courses/programs may include:
- Microsoft Office Applications
- Microsoft Networking
- Cisco Networking
- Web Development
- Microsoft Server Products
- Oracle Development
- LINUX / UNIX
Part-time Teaching Faculty Assignments/Workload:
Teaching Load Limits. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, each part-time Teaching Faculty member shall be accountable for teaching workload subject to the following limits:
A. Adjunct Instructors shall not exceed twelve (12) workload hours of teaching during Fall Semester and twelve (12) workload hours of teaching during Spring Semester, together with all associated preparation (including customary updates/maintenance of assigned courses), assessment and evaluation, and student consultation/office hours; and
B. Adjunct Instructors shall not exceed ten (10) workload hours of teaching during Summer Semester, together with all associated preparation (including customary updates/maintenance of assigned courses), assessment and evaluation, and student consultation/office hours.
C. The limits for Adjunct Instructors in Physical Fitness and Wellness, and in Performing Arts, will be fourteen (14) workload hours during Fall Semester, fourteen (14) workload hours during Spring Semester, and twelve (12) workload hours during Summer Semester.
D. Increases in workload will not change the part-time status of bargaining unit members.
Professional Activities and Duties:
In addition to or in lieu of teaching assignments, part-time Teaching Faculty may be given non-teaching assignments such as course development or revision, curriculum development, student advising, leadership assignments, etc., provided their workload does not regularly exceed the nominal equivalent of thirty (30) clock hours per week or 1560 clock hours in an academic year.
Nothing contained in this section is intended to modify the minimum workload opportunities or obligations of part-time Teaching Faculty as set forth in Article XIII . Employment Practices.
Teaching Faculty Student Consultation/Office Hours:
Teaching Faculty student consultation/office hours will be a minimum of one-quarter (¼) hour consultation per week per one (1) teaching workload hour of assigned classes. Scheduling will be the responsibility of the individual teaching faculty, while taking into account the needs of the students, the department, and the College.
Teaching Faculty with face-to-face teaching assignments must be available for face-to-face student consultation/office hours at or near the location where the course is taught provided suitable space is available.
Teaching Faculty with online teaching assignments must be available online for student consultation/office hours for those courses.
Teaching Faculty with hybrid teaching assignments must be available face-to-face at or near the location where the course is taught, provided suitable space is available, and/or online for student consultation/office hours, as determined by student preferences.
All course section syllabi will contain:
LCC contact information (phone number and/or e-mail address) where students may contact the faculty member and
Times, modes, and/or locations available for student consultation/ office hours.
Student consultation/office hours will be posted and regularly maintained by each faculty member in the manner established by their program/department pursuant to Article IX. Participation in Governance, and will not be changed without prior written or electronic notice to the supervisor and students.
Additionally, Adjunct Instructors must timely provide required course materials, which include:
• First Day Handout/ Section Syllabus, which contain LCC contact information (phone number and/or e-mail address) where students may contact the faculty member and times, modes, and/or locations available for student consultation/ office hours – due at the end of the first week of each semester
• Enrollment Verification – due at the end of the second week of each semester
• End of Semester Grades – due on Grading Day per Appendix A, Academic Calendar
• Grade Books – due one week after Grading Day
• IDEA Surveys – due prior to the end of classes, and for a resource in conformance with Article XIV , Faculty Performance Reviews and Professional Development, section B.2d of the LCC - MAHE collective bargaining agreement
Program specific education/experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related area, OR any degree with commensurable experience in IT field.
- Appropriate industry-certification for relevant IT area.
-Teaching/training experience in field.
Primary duty and responsibility of teaching students in instructional settings:
Functioning as the principal source of instruction and the faculty of record in the instructional setting for a course, class, workshop, etc., offered for academic credit (i.e., designated by the College as responsible for the course, class, workshop, etc., including assigning the grade); and
Being responsible for curriculum planning and development; preparation and delivery of course content in accordance with student needs; comprehensive assessment and grading in the assigned course, class, workshop, etc., offered for academic credit.
Adjunct Instructors are expected to:
• Keep current in their discipline and their area of responsibility;
• Utilize their discipline-specific knowledge to teach, tutor, train, mentor and advise students and colleagues;
• Assess the quality of instruction and student outcomes in accordance with applicable College and legal standards;
• Share in the improvements of their educational programs in accordance with College policy.
• Model teaching effectiveness, instruct courses as scheduled, and hold office hours as scheduled;
• Perform curriculum and course development as needed;
• Perform program and course coordination as needed;
• Update instructional materials as needed.