Adjunct Faculty (Credit) - History
Dallas County Community College District
Dallas, TX, US
1d ago

Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation.

Position Summary

Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with students of varying diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences.

The ability to provide quality customer service.

Physical Requirements

May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

Master's degree or higher in History or Master's degree or higher with 18 graduate hours in History.

Unofficial transcripts will be required at time of applying. Official transcripts will required at the time of interview.

Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.

Preferred Skills / Additional Requirements

Preferred candidates will have :

1. Experience teaching the U.S. History survey (HIST 1301 / HIST 1302)

2. Experience teaching dual-credit students

3. Experience with Blackboard and / or online instruction

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Provides students with a written course syllabus. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning.

Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate.

Maintains accurate and complete course records. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions.

Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction.

Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others.

Meets professional assignments in accordance with the Systems calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with Districts board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate.

Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college committees as assigned.

Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his / her own performance appraisal.

Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. May work with student clubs and / or organizations.

Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Districts and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds.

Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Participates in professional development activities.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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