Serves as a catalyst in the learning process by presenting course content in an organized and motivating way, keeps current in the chosen field of study, and responds to students as distinct individuals with varied interests, needs, and abilities.
Posting is for Mathematics & Developmental Math courses.
Salary based on course contract.
Essential DutiesSCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
TEACHINGTeaches in a professional manner that promotes general education and discipline goals as defined by the College. Maintains the principle of academic freedom, as defined by the American Association of University Professors, in highest regard and practice.Maintains high academic standards.Exhibits competence and knowledge in the discipline.Teaches in a manner that fosters and promotes the Institutional Learning Outcomes as defined by the College.Shows application of subject to related disciplines.Offers well-planned, organized instruction to maximize student learning and student retention. Uses teaching strategies appropriate to the discipline and in coordination with department guidelines. Modifies instructional methods and strategies when necessary to address diverse student needs and assessment data.Chooses among available and appropriate instructional technologies.Employs fair and discipline-appropriate evaluation techniques to measure student achievement.Returns evaluated student work in a timely fashion appropriate to the discipline.Meets each class as scheduled by the College, begins and ends classes on time as scheduled by the College and reports any exceptions to the appropriate supervisor.Contributes to discipline and/or program curriculum development as requested.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTRemains current in discipline, both contextually and technologically. Participates in required professional development activities contributing to the educational goals of the College. Completes mandatory College compliance training.
GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATIVEMeets all requirements for adjunct faculty members as outlined in the Employee Handbook and Faculty Handbook.Uses the TCC Syllabus Template and/or other discipline guidelines to develop a clear, unambiguous syllabus with well-articulated learning outcomes as determined by full-time faculty in the discipline.Maintains accurate scholastic records.Submits grade records and final grade reports to designated administrative office(s) according to institutional guidelines and within stated deadlines. Keeps all student information confidential and secure in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Attends meetings and events as required by College administration, including training and orientation for new adjuncts.Makes timely responses to information requests from appropriate College administrators.Responds to student requests in a timely manner.Participates in TCC’s assessment program.If requested, contributes to College development, planning, and budgeting processes through appropriate institutional channels.
University Parallel: Master’s degree in the discipline or subfield in which an individual is teaching, orMaster’s degree and a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline or subfield in which an individual is teaching.
Developmental Education:Appropriate credentials for faculty teaching in developmental education areas are determined by discipline
Technical/Occupational (Workforce Development): The same as those listed for university parallel, orBachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, appropriate state and/or national licensure or certification in the discipline or subfield in which he or she is teaching, and three years of work experience in the field.
Philosophy: Compatible with that of a comprehensive urban community college.
Some departments or programs have additional and/or alternative qualifications determined by faculty and/or an accrediting agency.