Adjunct Human Services Instructor
Basic Function and Responsibility:
Adjunct Instructor is responsible for teaching classes as assigned by the Dean. Must evaluate and report student performances and progress in courses in accordance with College and division policies and procedures. Must meet Adjunct Faculty Minimum Hiring Standards and adhere to college policies and procedures.
Typical Physical Demands:
Depending on course delivery methodology:
Requires prolonged standing or sitting. Requires frequent bending, stooping or stretching. May require light lifting. Requires ability to distinguish letters or symbols. Requires the use of office equipment such as micro-computers, calculator, telephone, faxes, and copiers.
Typical Working Conditions:
Work is routinely performed in a classroom environment. Frequent contact with internal and external customers is required. Additionally, online instructors are responsible for obtaining and maintaining reliable compatible computer hardware and software.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Organize and teach classes as assigned by the academic dean.
Conduct class meetings for the entire period scheduled and in a punctual manner.
Maintain up-to-date syllabi, using criteria established by the Dean, in all courses as assigned.
Exhibit a positive and professional demeanor and attitude, contributing to a productive and growth oriented work environment.
Be available to students for consultation before and/or after scheduled class time.
Maintain confidentiality regarding students and colleagues.
Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, such as: uploading syllabi to course shells, maintaining an accurate and up-to-date electronic attendance manager and gradebook, complete and submit reports regarding student attendance and progress, submit final grades, and submit end-of-term electronic course assessments.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to organize and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities and adjust teaching techniques accordingly.
Assume responsibility; deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators and other contacts.
Possess strong human relations skills and the ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities.
Required: Master's degree in Social Work OR any Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours combined in Social Work.
Preferred: Teaching experience is preferred
General supervision received from Academic Dean
Light Work (lift up to 10 lbs.)
Reading, Writing, Calculating
Social Interaction Skills
Works with Minimal Supervision
Other Cognitive Requirements
- High Degree of Problem Solving Ability
Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination:
It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.
Questions or complaints? Contact Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Kim Henry, or ADA Coordinator, Keri Zimmer, email@example.com
, 712-325-3200, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312)-730-1560, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov
. More information at https://www.iwcc.edu/about/statement.asp