Adjunct, Construction Management

Employer
Columbus State Community College
Location
Columbus, OH

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Adjunct
Employment Type
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Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Requisition ID: req3734

Job Title: Adjunct, Construction Management

Department: Design, Construction & Trades

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: $53.88 per contact hour

Schedule: Primarily evening hours, but hours may include daytime and Saturdays

Additional Information:  May be needed to teach at off campus sites and assist with the instruction of distance learning courses. Both day and evening classes are available.

Job Description: 

POSITION SUMMARY 
The Adjunct, Construction Management position provides quality instruction and maintains a positive learning environment in the classroom, with major emphasis placed on teaching, supporting, and evaluating students. The Adjunct role provides instruction and monitors teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the Department Chair or other leadership members. The incumbent must exhibit strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask while engaging large groups of people with complicated material.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Instruction & Student Learning
Teaches assigned courses asscheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercises oversight of thecurriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigorof programs and the quality of instruction. Designs curriculum embracingdiversity, in all forms, to foster talent in students while modeling inclusiveteaching strategies, with an understanding of the socio-cultural issues oftraditionally underrepresented groups. Considers individual differences ofstudents in order to design and support a range of appropriate learningactivities. Participates in identifying students with academic or other needsand responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses technology appropriatelyto the nature and objectives of courses and programs and communicates clearly tostudents the expectations concerning the use of such technology. Keeps accurateand appropriate records in accordance with departmental policies.

Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely and according to established policies and procedures of the College, and communicates progress feedback and other relevant information to students throughout the semester. Distributes and maintains accurate syllabi that incorporate departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements. Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule. Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Engages in periodic meetings with the department, Lead Instructor, and Chairperson relative to teaching duties and professional development.

Student Engagement & Advisement
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Maintains posted office hours in accordance with departmental policies of the College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students for learning 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. Refers students to appropriate student and academic support services available at the College or in the community.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Helps to ensure the College meets its responsibilities in identifying areas of opportunity and systemic concerns while reporting complaints alleging discrimination.

Creates a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and productive work and learning environment where all students, faculty members, and college employees feel valued and are able to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences. Ensures accessible and inclusive curriculum design and teaching strategies and specifically promotes, advises, and supports curriculum development aimed at creating a diverse and equitable learning environment.

Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion for faculty, staff, students, and community members.

OTHER DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Attend all department meetings and required training.

CORE COMPETENCIES 
Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement, Customer/Student/Employee Focus,  Collaboration, Quality Focus, Communication, Guiding Interactions, Positive Approach, and Planning & Organizing

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of: construction industry at the comprehensive level; industry codes; standards and construction management practices; data analysis and application to operational business decisions; online instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office; requisite or willing to gain requisite computer skills needed for Blackboard and other student support systems; internet research; online communication and record-keeping

Skill in: providing quality instruction; learning technologies and the use of 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, ethnic backgrounds, and students with disabilities; work independently without ongoing direct supervision; meet deadlines; perform student learning outcomes; maintain confidentiality

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. While performing duties for this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into a computer, frequently sits for extended periods, and occasionally stands and walks. The employee converses verbally or manually with others in person and by telephone.  Vision demands include close, detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen.  The employee occasionally lifts or exerts force up to 10 pounds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 
Associate of Applied Science degree in Construction Management or a related field; OR Five (5) years of site/project management experience in the design-build-operate-manage industry; OR Department of Labor Journeyperson status in a construction trade discipline

State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

*An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework, and experience may qualify a candidate.

Organization

About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.

Locations

Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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