Anthropology Instructor (Adjunct)

Fircrest, Pierce County / Tacoma, Pierce County
Mar 13, 2014
This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future vacancies. Individuals will be contacted as vacancies occur. Basic Function Responsible to prepare and teach courses in Anthropology for the Social Sciences Program at Tacoma Community College. This position reports directly to the Dean for Humanities, Social Sciences, Transitional Studies and Written & Oral Communications and works closely with the Social Sciences Program Chair and faculty. Essential Functions • Prepare and teach courses in anthropology. • Depending on the quarterly needs of the program, courses assigned may include;  ANTH& 100, Survey of Anthropology.  ANTH 204, Archeology.  ANTH&205, Biological Anthropology.  ANTH& 206, Cultural Anthropology. Minimum Qualifications • Masters degree in anthropology from an accredited college or university. Preferred Qualifications • Experience teaching at a community college and/or the freshman & sophomore levels. • Experience in using online classroom platforms (Angel, Blackboard, Canvas, etc.) as a classroom support and learning tool. • Experience working with and teaching students of widely varying levels of proficiency and from diverse backgrounds, abilities and learning styles. • Experience using a variety of technology and tools both in and out of the classroom. Conditions of Employment • Successfully complete a criminal history background check prior to employment. The Successful Candidate will Demonstrate • Competence to teach a variety of courses with an emphasis on English composition. • Professional and courteous interactions with students, faculty, and staff. • Dynamic, non-traditional delivery methods to teach students of widely varying levels of proficiency and from diverse backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles. • Experience using computers as an instructional aide in and out of the classroom to enhance learning. • An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace. • Excellent customer service skills; including establishing, building, and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction. • Ethics and integrity. Application Materials & Procedures Complete application packages must include the following: 1. Tacoma Community College application form. 2. Cover letter and resume. In your cover letter indicate how your background and experience meets the qualifications for this position. 3. Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended (official transcripts will be required for the successful candidate). Terms of Employment This is an adjunct faculty position contracted on a quarterly basis. The salary for adjunct faculty is $753.00 per credit hour which includes scheduled class time and final exam days as well as time for class preparation, weekly office hours, and grading tasks. The class schedule and credits may vary. Classes assigned to the successful candidate will be fully on campus with an online learning management system (Canvas) component for some class materials. A collective bargaining agreement exists, and membership in the TCC Federation of Teachers or payment of a service fee may be required.