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Communication Studies Adjunct Faculty

at Olympic College

Posted: 9/4/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2515979
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description

*This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future vacancies. Individuals will be contacted as vacancies occur.

Olympic College is continuously recruiting for adjunct faculty to teach Communication Studies courses. Adjunct instructors will be responsible for teaching up to two courses per quarter in one or more of the following areas, including: Public Speaking, Small Group Communication, Introduction to Communication Studies; Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, and other courses as needed. Olympic College seeks applicants who are dedicated to student-centered learning, closing achievement gaps, support diversity, and social justice learning opportunities, and who employ data-informed decision making in their instruction.

Essential Functions

  • Teach college-level course(s) in accordance with college catalog, schedule of classes, course outlines, course syllabi, and any departmental guidelines;
  • Provide quality teaching including related preparation and grading;
  • Provide class syllabi to students enrolled in classes and to the division office as requested;
  • Maintain accurate records of students and complete forms as required;
  • May include evening instruction;
  • Punctual communication with students, faculty, and staff;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and/or required.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills; including building and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the Olympic College mission, vision and values.
  • Demonstrate ethics, integrity and sound professional judgment

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Communication Studies, Speech, or closely related field
  • Intermediate level computer competency, including Microsoft Office applications.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Online teaching experience or experience in web-enhanced instruction
  • Teaching experience at the community college or undergraduate level.
Successful Applicants will be able to:
  • Effectively teach and impart excitement and enthusiasm in teaching courses;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to teach students with little or no background, as well as the experienced student desiring to further their career;
  • Utilize a variety of methods and modes of instruction to ensure student success;
  • Support diversity in higher education through teaching pedagogies and the use of diverse resources/voices, as well as by contributing through actions;
  • Function as a team player;
  • Foster a climate of multi-cultural understanding and appreciation;
  • Demonstrate success working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in the classroom and with other professionals;
  • Appropriately incorporate the use of computer information technology in the delivery of services;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all OC employees and students.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the Olympic College mission, vision and values.
  • Demonstrate ethics, integrity and sound professional judgment

Additional Information

Terms of Employment
This is an adjunct faculty position contracted on a quarterly basis. Placement on the faculty salary schedule will be commensurate with educational background and experience. A collective bargaining agreement exists, and this position is covered by the Association for Higher Education (AHE). Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the department. Evening and/or weekend classes, instruction at satellite Olympic College campuses, and off-campus assignments including travel to clinical sites may be a part of the instructional load.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Successful Completion of a criminal history background check.
 
Application Procedures

To be considered for this position a candidate must apply online through the Olympic College website and submit the following required materials:
  • Olympic College Online Application
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  • Cover Letter, in your cover letter describe how your background and experience sets you apart to teach this subject/discipline
  • Unofficial college transcripts. Official transcripts and copies of mandated certifications will be required of the successful candidate.
All application materials become the property of Olympic College.
 
For technical support, contact NEOGOV at 855-524-5627 between 6am and 6pm Pacific Time, Monday-Friday.

Corrected or extended notices for this recruitment will be posted in the Human Resource Services Office and the Olympic College web site.

 
Olympic College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator