Adjunct Sociology Instructor Job at Lawson State Community College, Birmingham, AL

  • Lawson State Community College
  • Birmingham, AL

Job Description

Position Summary

Lawson State Community College is accepting applications for part-time/adjunct faculty for all subjects. This is an applicant pool . Individuals will be hired as needed.
Note: Submitted applications will remain on file for 36 months.
Under general supervision, prepare and deliver instruction for credited academic and technical courses at Lawson State at the freshmen and sophomore coursework levels and perform other duties and tasks associated with institutional effectiveness. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT : Employed on an "As Needed" basis; local salary schedule in accordance to documented academic credentials and/or educational experiences/; and not to exceed nine credit hours per semester. All exceptions must be approved by the Vice President for Instruction.
Salary: Local Salary Schedule (based on credentials and area of assignment) Academic Adjuncts (3 hrs.) - MS/MA $1683 per 3 credit courseAcademic Adjuncts (3 hrs.) - PhD./Ed.D. $1836 per 3 credit course Essential Duties and Responsibilities

A. Instruction

Adhere to all requirements outlined and published regarding the learning management system (Blackboard), i.e., posting course syllabi, announcements, calendars, presentations, assignments with a due date, and test dates.Adhere to and teach from current job-relevant course syllabi and training plan.Supplement lectures and demonstrations with multimedia materials.Demonstrate to students the safe use of each piece of equipment used in the training plan.Include safety, health, and fire prevention as an integral part of instruction.Maintain an environment that is conducive to learning.Supervise students and maintain discipline in class, lab, and shop.Develop laboratory projects that will enable students to relate theory to practical application through laboratory assignments.Distribute to students at beginning of each term a current syllabus containing course objectives, course outline, methods of evaluation, schedule of activities, lab/shop rules and regulations, and course requirements such as the necessary books, student supplies, and equipment that a student will need to participate in training.Administer written and performance examinations systematically to determine students' progress and administer final written and performance examinations.Implement a system of recording student progress (i.e., progress charts, Blackboard/ equivalent learning management system).Teach and demand good work habits from students.Submit to the department chairperson and supervising administrators a plan to be followed during the absence.Communicate students' progress to students and appropriate personnel by established guidelines.Supervise students in cooperative educational settings (when applicable).Respond to students' requests promptly, usually within 24 to 48 hours.Follow all regulations regarding online instructions (when applicable).Ability to facilitate instructional methodologies concerning programs requiring "industry chemicals/products" to administer instruction. B. Recordkeeping
Maintain permanent roll and accurate attendance of students.Submit attendance reports as required on time.Follow the state and institution's adopted grading system.Submit grades each term for each student by the due date.Submit forms to the registrar when changes occur in students' status.Assist students in submitting the required documents for graduation. C. Enforcement of College PoliciesParticipate in departmental orientation.Communicate to students announcements as directed by the administration.Follow institutional and System policies, procedures, and guidelinesAdhere to FERPA Regulations and report any known violationsAdhere to ADA Accommodation requirements when presented with official documentationQualifications

Academic Division: Language, Health & Physical Education Science, Math, Social Science, Business: Qualified applicants must hold a minimum of a Master's degree including 18 graduate semester hours (27 graduate quarter hours) in the teaching discipline.

Application Procedures/Additional Information

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a complete application packet through the ONLINE application system (). It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure his or her application packet is completed. Application material may not be submitted by fax or email. No previous application files will be transferred for consideration for this position. If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (205)929-3408.

A complete application packet consists of: Online applicationTranscript(s)A current resumeIf employed, all official transcripts must be received in the Office of Human Resources prior to the employment start date. NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL REMAIN ON FILE AND A PART OF THE APPLICANT POOL FOR 36 MONTHS Applicants who fail to submit a complete application packet will not be considered. Before an offer is made, the top applicants must provide the following: Employment verification letter(s) from a current or previous employer detailing all relevant experience. Employment verification letters must include employment dates and job titles and be on official letterhead with an authorized personnel signature. Work experience verification from a current employer may be delayed until an official offer of employment has been made. Applicants must submit a written request to delay submission or work experience verification from a current employer. More than one position in the same job classification may be filled by the applicants for this position should another vacancy occur during the search process. EEOC, E-VERIFY, AND BACKGROUND CHECK STATEMENTS: Lawson State Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. Lawson State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants upon request. In accordance with Alabama Community College System Policy and Guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check. Lawson State Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-verify). E-verify electronically confirm an employee's eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated on this vacancy notice and must submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for this position. Complete application files must be received no later than the application deadline. Applicants who fail to submit all required information will be disqualified. Only applications received during the period of this announcement will be considered. Applicants must adhere to the College's prescribed interview schedule and must travel at their own expense. The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to awarding.

Job Tags

Permanent employment, Part time, Work experience placement, Local area,

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