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Adjunct Faculty Pool - Art

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Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Adjunct Faculty - STCC
Position Title Adjunct Faculty Pool - Art
Department STCC-Commun, Graphics and Fine Arts (AA)
Position Summary

This is a part-time, Adjunct Faculty position in the Department of Communications/ Graphic/Fine Arts.

THIS POSTING IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF AN OPEN POSITION. Applications for part-time faculty positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed by the department chair when openings become available. Future teaching assignments are on a term-by-term basis, which may include fall, spring and summer.

Postings close yearly on January 31; to maintain your application within the system, you will need to re-apply each year.

At the time of application, applicants should be prepared to upload a cover letter, resume/CV, references list, statement of teaching philosophy, & an unofficial transcript.

The Adjunct Instructor is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. The Instructor is responsible for performing assigned teaching duties during the day, evening, or weekend on any Southwest Tennessee Community College campus.

The adjunct instructor is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on any Southwest Tennessee Community College campus.

At a minimum, the related activities include instruction, academic advising, serving on various committees, participating in professional activities and organizations.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

Prepares and delivers instruction on topics in Art.

Compiles, administers, evaluates and grades students’ class work, laboratory work, assignments, tests, and papers fairly and consistently; and keep students informed about their progress through the prompt grading of papers and other work.

Develops curricula and instructional material such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.

Maintains office hours for students seeking academic advice, assists in student recruitment and retention; and assists students with course-related problems outside of the classroom.

Maintains accurate student attendance records, grades, and other required records in compliance with federal FERPA regulations.

Attends all faculty meetings, college assemblies, professional development and orientation activities, and other meetings as called by the President, Dean or Department Chair.

Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.

Participates in departmental and college committees; and provides outreach service to the community.

May perform other duties as assign by Department Head/Dean.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in the teaching discipline or master’s degree in another discipline with 18 hours of graduate work in the teaching discipline.

Minimum two (2) years teaching experience in higher education or one (1) year teaching experience and three (3) years employment in the field.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Knowledge of current teaching and learning strategies to facilitate student-centered learning; experience interacting successfully with academically and culturally diverse student populations.

Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Ability to integrate technology into course delivery.

Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Ability to interact with a diverse student population.

Willingness and flexibility to teach classes using various instructional delivery methods at any of the seven locations.

Pay Rate $500.00/credit hour
Posting Date 12/05/2016
Closing Date 01/31/2018
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Type of Appointment Adjunct
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Category Adjunct
Location Southwest Tennessee Community College (Memphis)
Location of Position
Posting Number 005294

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently employed at Southwest Tennessee Community College?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • Southwest TN Community College website
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • The Commercial Appeal
    • Monster
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  3. * Do you have at least a master's degree in the related teaching discipline or a master's degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of teaching experience in higher education do you possess?
    • 0 - 1
    • 2 - 3
    • 3 - 5
    • 5 - 10
    • 10 - 15
    • 15+

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Letter of Reference 1
  6. Letter of Reference 2
  7. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 3