Paralegal Instructor (Adjunct) Relevant Educational Qualifications Job3 months ago - Other categories - Tacoma - 109 views
This position is responsible for preparing and teaching of variety of Paralegal program courses, leading to defined program learning outcomes. This position works closely with the Paralegal Program Chair in curriculum design and student success strategies. This position reports to the Dean of Health, Business, and Professional Services.
- Prepares and teaches a variety of paralegal education courses including didactic classroom as well as hybrid or fully on-line.
- Maintains effective working relationships with the legal community.
- Advises students in the Paralegal program.
- Participates actively in departmental responsibilities to include curriculum review, learning outcomes assessment, program development and faculty meetings.
- Assists in staffing program advisory committee.
- Supports maintenance of specialty accrediting records and requirements.
- Serves on college committees and participates in college governance.
- Participates in department, division, and college activities and performs other duties normally assigned to full-time faculty members.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
- Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university.
- Three (3) full time equivalent (FTE) years of work experience in a legal setting with Paralegal team members.
- Ability to meet State of Washington vocational certification requirements.
- Masters Degree in related field or Doctorate of Jurisprudence from an accredited college or university.
- Experience teaching in higher education.
- Nationally certified or registered Paralegal -or- member in good standing of a state bar association.
- Experience with use of computers in a law office and/or courtroom.
- Experience with diverse community populations.
Conditions of Employment
- Successfully complete a criminal history background check prior to employment.
The Successful Candidate will Demonstrate
- Professional and courteous interactions with students, faculty, and staff.
- An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
- Ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgment.
- Commitment to professional development.
- Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Application Materials & Procedures
Complete application packages must include the following:
- Tacoma Community College application form.
- Cover letter and resume. In your cover letter indicate how your background and experience meets the qualifications for this position.
- Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended (official transcripts will be required for the successful candidate).
Terms of Employment
This is a part-time faculty position contracted on a quarterly basis. Classes assigned to the successful candidate may be on campus, hybrid online, or fully online with an online learning management system (Canvas) component for some class materials. The salary for the 2019/2020 academic year is $862.93 per credit, which includes scheduled class time and final exam days, as well as time for class preparation, weekly office hours, and grading tasks in accordance with the Faculty Negotiated Agreement. A collective bargaining agreement exists, and membership in the TCC Federation of Teachers or payment of a service fee may be available upon employment. Degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and verified by National Student Clearinghouse.
Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Stephen Smith, Title II and Title IX, (see application details); Dolores Haugen, Section 504 Officer, (see application details). Tacoma Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.
Tacoma Community College
6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466
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