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Adjunct Faculty Pool - Automotive

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Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Instructor - STCC
Position Title Adjunct Faculty Pool - Automotive
Department STCC-Technologies (AA)
Position Summary

This is a part-time, Adjunct Faculty position in the Department of Technologies.

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 lectures on all of the offerings in the Technologies Department or courses as assigned. Curriculum development.

Maintains office hours for students seeking advice on class work, assignments, papers, and others. Academic advising of students.

Compiles, administers, evaluates and grades students’ class work, assignments, tests, and papers; and keep students informed about their progress by observation and inform them of corrective measures necessary for skill improvement.

Advises and counsels students in academic and career fields. Mentoring and tutoring of students.

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 development in the field, providing recommendations to the department chair on program improvement and development; Serving as the liaison between the Department of Education and the State Department. Faculty development.

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

Maintains accurate student attendance records, grades, and other required records

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

Required Qualifications

Associates degree or higher in Automotive Technology or a related field, and meaningful automotive repair experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation.

Knowledge and understanding of a college academic environment.

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

Skill in active listening by giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things. Skill in appropriate computer operations.

Skill in excellent teaching and organization. Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

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

Ability to exhibit emotional control and stability and manage stress.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 08/04/2017
Closing Date 01/31/2018
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Type of Appointment Academic
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Category Faculty
Location Southwest Tennessee Community College (Memphis)
Location of Position
Posting Number 005888

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • Southwest TN Community College website
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • The Commercial Appeal
    • Monster
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. * Are you currently employed at Southwest Tennessee Community College?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Indicate the highest degree earned from an accredited institution.
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • Doctorate Degree

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. Additional Document (s)
  6. License/Certification