Social Sciences Division Adjunct Instructor

Location
University Center, MI
Posted
Aug 08, 2019
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Delta College Career Opportunities

Position Information

Position TitleSocial Sciences Division Adjunct InstructorEmployee GroupFacultyDivision/DepartmentSocial SciencesStatus

Part-time instructor, teach days and/or evenings FA, WI, SP, or SS

Position Summary Information

Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions

Are you interested in positively impacting students’ lives? We are seeking collaborative, energetic, and innovative adjunct instructors for the Social Sciences Division who are committed to student retention and success. Instructors are responsible for establishing and promoting an effective learning environment to maximize student learning. Instructors may be assigned to teach introductory and general courses in traditional classroom and/or blended/hybrid settings as needed in the Social Sciences Division at Delta College.

Social Sciences Disciplines:
Applied Behavior Studies | Child Development | Communication | Criminal Justice | Economics | Education | Geography | Global Peace Studies | History | Political Science | Psychology | Sociology | Youth Services

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of and ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Use of email, internet-based resources, and common Office software
  • Ability to teach in a variety of formats, including incorporating online learning systems
  • Understanding of ADA requirements and willingness to create accessible materials
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Understanding Delta Mission/Vision/Values
Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in specific discipline or closely related field with at least 18 hours of successful graduate level coursework in specific discipline
  • Ability to teach on a Delta campus
Additional Experiences Considered

Additional Experiences Considered:

  • Teaching experience at the community college level
  • Recent experience in teaching the specific discipline in an active learning environment
Application Deadline

Position will remain open until filled. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, three current names of professional references, and copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and/or certifications and licenses.

  • Course assignment is dependent on the applicant’s qualifications and demonstrated abilities.

  • If you are selected for an interview, you are required to provide a teaching demonstration on topics selected by the Arts and Letters Division.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * In order to track our recruitment sources, please indicate how you became aware of the position vacancy?
    • Bay City, Saginaw or Midland Newspapers
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • Craigslist
    • Delta website
    • Flint Journal
    • HERC website
    • Higher Ed Jobs.com
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Indeed
    • MLive.com
    • MITalent.org
    • Delta College Career Services
    • Diversity Employers
    • MFAD (The Minority Faculty/Staff Applicant Database)
    • TAP (Talent Acquisition Portal)
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other" above, please tell us where you heard about this posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Briefly explain your teaching and learning philosophy as it relates to teaching and learning in a college classroom.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Briefly explain how you maintain currency in your discipline.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your understanding of and experience working with a culturally diverse student and college/university population.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Transcript 2
  5. Transcript 3

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