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Adjunct, ILR

Employer
Frederick Community College
Location
Frederick, MD

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Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Adjunct Job Title:

Adjunct, ILR

Adjunct Job Description:

This position will be responsible for teaching non-credit courses for the Institute for Learning in Retirement Program (ILR) within the Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD) Department. ILR Adjunct Faculty shall teach proposed and/or assigned courses approved by the program manager and director. Instructors generally teach 1 to 2 courses a term based upon their area of expertise. Courses vary in length and do not follow traditional course length semesters. Courses taught are generally proposed by the instructor as this program has no set curriculum. Area of expertise should be clearly outlined in their application, cover letter, or resume. Course topics taught in this program include:
• Computer and Technology
• Health and Fitness
• History, Cultures, and Current Issues
• Hobbies and Languages
• Learning on Location trips
• Life Planning and Finances
• Literature, Theater, and Writing
• Philosophy, Religion, and Exploration
• Science and Nature
• The Arts and Music

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are the functions essential to performing this job:

1. Propose course and plan detailed, relevant, progressive lesson plans to engage students.
2. Provide course descriptions and learning objectives to the Program Manager.
3. Provide differentiated instruction to meet the various needs and levels of students.
4. Provide instruction using appropriate and effective technology, standards of delivery, and a variety of methods on instruction.
5. Actively engage students in discussion and critical thinking.
6. Cultivate open-minded inquiry.
7. Promote cooperation and mutual respect among students.
8. Infuse multicultural and diverse perspectives into the instructional processes as appropriate, and conduct classes in a manner that demonstrates respect for individual and cultural differences.
9. Participate in College training and professional development.
10. Complete orientation process for adjunct faculty, to include Title IX and other College Policy training.
11. Submit and update personnel forms required for employment.
12. Review FCC policies that apply to teaching.
13. Provide master copies or lists for instructional materials in a complete and timely manner to allow preparation and distribution.
14. Provide timely notice if unable to attend class or scheduled meetings.
15. Submit class evaluations and other documents as directed by program staff.
16. Participate as required in student complaint process.
17. Support the stated mission, policies, and procedures for Frederick Community College.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

1. Appropriate education level (will vary based on the course teaching)
2. Previous experience teaching
3. Basic computer skills necessary for utilizing technology in the classroom

Desired Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, or PhD
2. Previous experience teaching at a post-secondary level
3. Experience teaching to students who are aged 55+
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills
5. Ability to use varying styles and approaches that reflect an understanding and acceptance of the role of culture in a diverse, multicultural workplace

Pool Number:

TS462P

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Appropriate training and experience is desired.

All applications and required documents must be submitted online. Mail, e-mail, or fax submissions will not be accepted. By completing this application, you are putting your name into consideration to be hired as a Frederick Community College adjunct faculty member. This posting will remain active through 5/31/2024.

For questions regarding this position or for more information, please contact Kelli Ackiewicz at kackiewicz@frederick.edu or (301) 624-2732.

Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and strongly encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply. Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.

Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

Frederick Community College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and strictly prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.

Organization

Frederick Community College (FCC) is a public college accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). FCC is distinguished by its quality and affordability, making it attainable and valuable for local students. Accredited programs, comprehensive instruction, and affordable costs of attendance have made FCC the learning destination for nearly 30,000 graduates since 1957.

In traditional and alternative learning environments, we anticipate and respond to the needs of our local, regional, and global communities. FCC recognizes the different learning needs and preferences of students and offers instruction in flexible learning formats that include day, evening, weekend, online, and hybrid options. In addition, FCC offers current high school students access to college courses through its Open Campus and High School-Based Dual Enrollment programs. 

FCC offers 55 associate degree programs and areas of concentration, 39 certificate, and 51 subject areas in continuing education through credit and Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD).

Explore our wide variety of program options designed for career and transfer students, and those studying for job credentials, professional development, and personal enrichment.

 

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