Job Title: Adjunct-Marketing
Department: Business Programs
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Contract
Compensation: $52.88 per contact hour
Schedule: Time varies, Day classes (Monday – Thursday)
End Date(if applicable):
The College Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio. The CityColumbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this position description.
The Ideal Candidate
Columbus State seeks to attract faculty who believe in the community collegemission; who are academically and culturally diverse; who believe the studentcomes first, always; and who share in our commitment to student success. The ideal candidate is committed to academic excellence, continuous improvementthrough professional development, assessment, contributing to program andcourse development, and creating a collegial environment of civility,collaboration and open communication.
There is a particular need for qualified adjuncts to teach during the day atcentral Ohio area high schools as a part of the Columbus State College CreditPlus program and also at our Delaware campus and regional centers located inDublin, Reynoldsburg and Westerville. Distance learning course sections areonly available after successfully teaching face-to-face classes. Applicants seeking a strictly online course schedule need not apply for thisposition.
Essential Job Functions
Inconjunction with the Business Program's department’s policies, teaches assignedcourses as scheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercisesoversight of the curriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies,ensuring both the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction. Considersindividual differences of students in order to design and support a range ofappropriate learning activities. Participates in the identification of studentswith academic or other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource.Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of coursesand programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerningthe use of such technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records inaccordance with departmental policies.
Maintainsattendance records, determines and submits grades timely, and in accordancewith established policies and procedures of the College, and communicatesprogress feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughoutthe semester. Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporatesdepartmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements. Conductsclasses punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule.Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance inachieving course goals and objectives. Engages in periodic meetings with thedepartment, Lead Instructor, and Chairperson relative to teaching duties andprofessional development.
Createsa positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborativelearning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction,and support for learners. Maintains posted office hours in accordance withdepartmental and policies of the College. Uses technology to assist incommunication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students forlearning both inside and outside the classroom.
Advises potential or current students within the discipline about the program,career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion. Refersstudents to appropriate student and academic support services available at theCollege or in the community.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Attendall department meetings and required trainings. Regular, predictable, andpunctual attendance is required.
Usual Physical Requirements
Whileperforming duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digitaldexterity when entering information into computer. The employee regularly sits,stands and walks for extended periods of time. Employee converses verbally withothers in person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches with hands orarms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employeeoccasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10 pounds.
Typicaloffice and classroom environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical tobusiness offices.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: online instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office; Blackboard; internet research; online communication and record-keeping.Skills in: providing quality instruction; learning technologies and the use multi-media technology to enhance student learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporating critical thinking, effective communication and other general education outcomes in course content; effective time management; proficiency with online communication record-keeping.Ability to: effectively communicate and use interpersonal skills; create engaging learning environments that respect a wide variety of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a diverse student population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities; work independently without ongoing direct supervision; meet deadlines; perform student learning outcomes; maintain confidential and sensitive information, including FERPA.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’sDegree in Marketing. Five (5) years’ industry experience above entrylevel. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability togain access to work site(s).
Additional Information: Adjunct faculty positions are ongoing pooled positions and as such, applications are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed by the department when openings become available. To be considered for a position, candidates must complete the online application and provide the following documents: unofficial transcripts based on the requirements of the position, cover letter and CV or resume. Official transcripts must be provided within 30-days of hire date. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective applicant to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.