Adjunct Faculty – Economics
The faculty member will engage students in the teaching/learning process, work assigned schedule, and perform other related duties as required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
•The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirement of the job change.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:-Plan and teach courses which fulfill the current curriculum goals and objectives.
-Remain current with subject matter and instructional methodology.
-Employ 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.
-Support the mission of the program, division, and college.
-Conduct academic assessment activities as needed.
Other Skills and Abilities:-Comfortable with Information Technology.
-Ability to work with a diverse group of students.
-Skilled in teaching a wide range of related subjects.
-Effective verbal and written communication skills.
-Effective problem solving skills.
-Ability to work a combination of days/evening/weekend schedules.
Required Education and/or Work Experience:-Master's Degree in economics or related field (including at least 18 graduate semester hours in economics) which supports teaching of microeconomics or macroeconomics is required.
-An exceptional teacher with two years of college-level teaching or business and industry training preferred.