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Adjunct Faculty, Sociology

Position Deleted on 12/20/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Thomasville, NC
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Sociology
Application Due:
$29.05 USD Per Hour
The Adjunct Faculty, Sociology provides 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. This position reports directly to the Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Services - Davie Campus.

  • Promotes College mission, values, and vision
  • Teaches assigned courses in classroom/lab settings to meet program needs including, but not limited to, day, evening, weekend, and distance courses
  • 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:
  • Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline from a regionally accredited institution
  • Teaching experience
  • Skill in the use of computers, MS Office and commitment to use of technology in instruction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • 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
Qualifications Preferred:
  • Broad background of academic coursework
  • Teaching experience at the community college level
  • Experience with online instruction
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, and the ability to perform general teaching and office duties and travel to other campus.

Salary Range:
$29.05 per credit hour based on candidate's experience, education, 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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