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Sociology Faculty - Adjunct

at Olympic College

Posted: 9/4/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2515642
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


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 Sociology. The adjunct faculty will teach courses in accordance with the college catalog, utilizing curriculum developed by the full-time faculty in the discipline. Selected candidates may be asked to teach evening, distance (online, hybrid and/or  Interactive Television (ITV)), and at satellite campus when required.

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

  • Prepare and teach assigned classes according to the schedule developed, following discipline and course outline guidelines
  • Prepare all instruction and materials and grading for students in assigned classes
  • Submit records and requested documents for the assigned courses as scheduled and requested by the discipline area, division office, and college.
  • 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.
  • Must be willing and able to teach face-to-face instruction as needed at the Bremerton, Poulsbo or Shelton campuses.
  • Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Sociology from an accredited College or University.
  • Basic Computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching at the College 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;
  • Teach and contribute through actions or in any other way to the college's diversity;
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate and build rapport with colleagues, staff, and students as part of an educational team.
  • Appropriately incorporate the use of computer information technology in the delivery of services.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • 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