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Adjunct Faculty, Business, Engineering, and Technical Studies (ongoing need)

Position Deleted on 1/01/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Thomasville, NC
  • Faculty - Business - Accounting
  • Faculty - Vocational & Technical - Automotive Technology
  • Faculty - Business - Information Systems and Technology
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Criminal Justice
  • Faculty - Engineering - Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Faculty - Vocational & Technical - Other
  • Faculty - Business - Other Business
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
The Adjunct Faculty, School of Business, Engineering, and Technical Studies is responsible for designing and implementing learning strategies for students; developing course syllabi and instructional materials; maintaining instructional records; student recruitment, advisement and retention; developing and evaluating courses, programs and services; participating in College activities and committees; and other duties which support the mission and initiatives of the College.

Courses can be offered during the day, evening, weekend hours, mixed delivery (mixture of online and face to face), video conference (using video technology to deliver instruction to a face to face class as well as to a distance class), and internet. Anticipated areas of need include Accounting, Automotive Systems, Business, Computers, Computer Integrated Machining, Criminal Justice, Digital Media, Diesel and Heavy Equipment, Electronics and Mechatronics Engineering, Industrial Drafting and Design, Industrial Systems, Global Logistics, Networking and Security Systems, Paralegal, and Welding Technologies.

This position reports directly to the Associate Dean, School of Business, Engineering and Technical Studies.

  • Promotes College mission, values, and vision
  • Evaluates student progress and provides appropriate feedback
  • Develops course syllabi and provides appropriate written information to students concerning course evaluation and criteria
  • Carries out a program of self-evaluation to determine instructional effectiveness
  • Explores, assesses, and implements appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning outcomes
  • Assists in the evaluation of courses and programs
  • Prepares and submits instructional records, reports, and grades established by institutional policy
  • Attends appropriate College and School meetings
  • Assists in student recruitment and retention
  • Maintains appropriate office hours and accessibility for students, faculty and staff
  • Participates in professional development to enhance instructional and technical skills
  • Performs other tasks as assigned which support the mission and initiatives of the College
Qualifications Required:
  • The degree level required for instructors is dependent on the area of instruction:
  • Business, Computer, and Criminal Justice related programs require a Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline from a federally accredited institution, or related field
  • Industrial, Advanced Manufacturing, and Transportation related programs require an Associate's degree in the teaching discipline from a federally accredited institution, or related field
  • Minimum of three years of professional experience in the area of instruction
  • Creativity and openness to change
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office 2007) and commitment to use of technology in instruction
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to worth effectively and collegially with others in a team environment
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the comprehensive mission of a community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
  • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
  • Collaborating and facilitating
  • Creating and innovating
  • Anticipating and responding to change
  • Providing vision and leadership
  • Assessment of student learning
  • Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models
ADA Summary:
ADA requirements for this position include critical thinking skills with the ability to process information and exercise good judgment in the collection, evaluation, and analysis of data, and student assessment, curriculum development, and program review. Other requirements include ease of mobility in supervising students in classroom/lab settings, carrying supplies and other instructional materials, ability to move, climb, or crawl under equipment, use of keyboard, effective use of all forms of communication (oral, written, visual, auditory), and the ability to perform general teaching and office duties and travel to other campus locations.

Salary Range:
Paid per credit hour based on class taught, candidate's education, experience, and the state budget
Davidson County Community College is committed to equality of opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, or national origin consistent with provisions of applicable state and federal law.
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