The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Under the supervision of the Program Director, an adjunct faculty member plans and implements approved curriculum and educational programs for students within their qualifying area of expertise. Adjunct instructors teach one class per grading period. An exception to the one class rule can be made a maximum of three times per year but cannot be done in consecutive grading periods.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Develop and present curriculum as stated in the course syllabus based on state and federal accreditation and department criteria.
2. Develop and prepare lesson plans and materials prior to each class using various teaching methodologies appropriate for the specific course and content.
3. Distribute and explain course syllabus, addendum, and related policies and procedures to students during the first scheduled class session.
4. Conduct classroom learning experiences with applicable procedures by:
1. Serving as moderator/facilitator
2. Presenting lectures and demonstrations
3. Conducting approved field trips
4. Hosting guest speakers
5. Providing other activities as appropriate.
5. Prepare, administer, and grade evaluations based upon course objectives and provide feedback to students in a timely manner.
6. Achieve established results while maintaining college standards of student satisfaction, discourage student withdrawal, and maintain satisfactory retention by:
1. Identifying at risk students
2. Reporting attendance/academic concerns promptly
3. Providing a caring and supportive learning environment
4. Relating current learning to students career and employer expectations
5. Providing tutoring and advising as necessary.
7. Begin and end each class at the designated times, providing a full period of meaningful instruction with a 10 minute break per every 50 minutes of instruction.
8. Leave the classroom or laboratory clean, organized, and ready for the next user.
9. Call students who are absent two or more days and submit written reports of pertinent information to the Program Director/Director of Education.
10. If online instructor, observe and follow all policies as outlined for online instructors.
1. Participate to maintain up-to-date curriculum.
2. Encouraged to attend bi-annual program advisory board meetings.
1. Attend new instructor training, departments meetings, graduation, and other training as needed or requested.
2. Attend in-services and complete professional development requirements in accordance with school policy and practices in line with the instructor’s professional development plan.
3. Maintain professional certification as required by the field.
4. Maintain accurate attendance, evaluation records, and grades, and submit according to campus guidelines.
5. Dress and act professionally in accordance with employee expectations.
6. Return calls and respond appropriately and promptly to requests for assistance.
7. Check for campus communication multiple times per day and respond within 24 hours; meet deadlines as assigned.
8. Maintain classroom equipment and supplies as directed.
9. Maintain student confidentiality as outlined by FERPA regulations.
10. Limit absences with arrangements made for substitution.
D. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.