Urban Campus/Des MoinesJob Number:
Fall Semester 2021Job Category:
Faculty PositionsApplication & Position Contact Information:
Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Robin Zimmerman at 515-248-7206 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.Salary Information:
Per Faculty Salary ScheduleJob Summary:
Provides competency-based quality instruction in accordance with the stated philosophy and objectives of the College in classroom, lab and clinical settings. Assignment may include evening or off-campus teaching, individualized and/or competency-based instruction and/or online/distance learning.Essential Functions:
Teaches assigned courses in accordance with course competencies and syllabi.
Develops and/or utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, techniques and delivery methods designed to meet the individual learning styles of students.
Fosters a safe and civil learning environment.
Develops and maintains current course syllabi and outlines; prepares lecture/lab and class materials.
Informs students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies.
Works collegially in an academic environment; participates in College and program projects, events, and committee work, including advisory committee activities and advising student organizations.
Monitors, evaluates, and documents student attendance, progress and competency attainment; submits related reports as required.
Maintains established office hours and is otherwise available to assist students outside of the classroom.
Participates in the ongoing development and revision of curriculum and course materials and competencies, and in the selection of textbooks and other instructional materials/equipment.
Advises students regarding their academic needs and refers them for additional assistance as needed.
Promotes the College and the program and assists in recruiting and marketing the program to prospective students.
Participates in professional development activities and stays current in his/her field.Required Qualifications:
Juris Doctor Degree.
Two years experience in law practice as a licensed attorney.
Ability and willingness to be licensed to practice law in Iowa within 2 years of date of employment.
Willing to perform duties in accordance with the Guidelines set forth by the American Bar Association, http://www.americanbar.org/groups/paralegals.html.
Ability to function effectively in a team environment.
Demonstrated effectiveness working with populations having diverse values, and/or coming from varied cultures and backgrounds.Desired Qualifications:
Experience teaching in an ABA-approved paralegal program.
Two years of law practice which includes supervision of paralegals.
Experience in curriculum development and learning assessment.
Experience implementing innovative instructional practices in the classroom and online that engage students and facilitate learning.
Experience with student recruitment and/or marketing.
Ability to speak a language in addition to English.Physical Requirements:
• Lift Knuckle to Waist 20 lbs
• Lift Floor to Waist < 10 lbs
• Carry 20 lbs
• Push/pull horizontal < 20 lbs
• Push/pull vertical < 5 lbs up to 84 in
• Lateral Pinch
• Forward & Overhead Reach
• Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
• Fine Motor Coordination
• Hand & Foot Coordination
• Ability to be Mobile
A mobility accommodation is accepted where applicable, but may not be supported by all DMACC campus facilities and/or employee classifications.Physical Demand Category:
LightPost offer, Pre-Employment Physical Test:
12 month per year positionPosting Date:
02/19/2021Deadline for Submitting Applications:
03/14/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected]
THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications. 2) Attachment of transcripts to your electronic application. Transcripts must include the applicant’s name and degrees conferred. Scanned copies are acceptable.