Adjunct Faculty, Developmental English

Job Closed: 
Friday, June 7, 2019

Function of Position

Adjunct faculty prepare and teach courses in the department, develop new educational materials, and assist with the assessment of student learning, as appropriate. Classes may be assigned at the Brighton and/or Downtown Campus (or other sites, as appropriate). Day or evening courses may be assigned. Adjunct faculty report to the chairperson of the ESOL/TRS Department and the adjunct coordinator for their discipline. The successful candidate will bring a passion for teaching and a desire to support and mentor MCC students as they pursue educational and career goals.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities
•Demonstrates and maintains current subject knowledge
•Teaches courses, evaluates and communicates student performance in developmental language courses as per guidelines set by the department and Monroe Community College
•Teaches course(s)/section(s) each term, as outlined by the contract and as available
•Prepares lesson plans and creates instructional materials and activities for student engagement
•Prepares Course Information Sheet/Syllabus/Outlines in accordance with department and College guidelines
•Establishes and maintains an engaging, supportive, organized and disciplined classroom environment
•Maintains accurate student attendance records, grades, and other records according with department and College guidelines and submits them in a timely manner
•Assists department with student retention and completion initiatives including early alert
•Provides students with assistance and guidance in the course, and/or refers students to available resources on campus
•Develops innovative teaching pedagogy to facilitate learning
•Incorporates high impact teaching practices into course design, as appropriate
•Actively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional development
•Demonstrates excellent time management skills, and the ability to prioritize workflow and multi-task
•Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair, as appropriate

MCC Expectations
•Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
•Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
•Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
•Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
•Commitment to professional growth
Required Qualifications
•Earned master's degree in Education, English, Rhetoric, Composition, or a related discipline from a regionally accredited higher education institution
•Prior teaching experience
•Ability to teach courses in reading, writing, and/or integrated reading and writing, especially at the developmental level
•Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills
•Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campus
•Evidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs
•Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
•Evidence of proficiency with technology
•Commitment to continued professional growth

Preferred Qualifications
•Teaching experience in a community college
•Experience in developmental education
•Knowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategies
•Awareness of the potential value of technology as a tool for teaching
•Experience and/or interest in developing and teaching online courses
•Experience with computerized student record management

Additional Information:
Position will remain open until June 7, 2019.

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