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Sociology Instructor - Adjunct Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

5 months ago Other categories Tacoma   147 views
Job Details

Position Highlights
This position is responsible for preparing and teaching on campus, hybrid online and/or full online sociology courses for the Social Sciences department at Tacoma Community College. This position reports directly to the Dean for Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences and works closely with the Social Sciences Program Chair and faculty.


Essential Functions

  • Prepare and teach courses in sociology.
  • Actively participate in the ongoing assignments for the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Division.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Sociology or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • College teaching at the freshman/sophomore level.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching Sociology at a community college.
  • Graduate course work in Sociology.
  • Experience with teaching methods that incorporate technology and online course development.


Conditions of Employment

  • Successfully complete a criminal history background check prior to employment.


The Successful Candidate will Demonstrate

  • Competence to teach college-level Sociology courses.
  • Competence to teach students of widely varying levels of proficiency and from diverse backgrounds, abilities and learning styles.
  • Experience using a variety of technology in and out of the classroom.
  • Ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgment.
  • Professional and courteous interactions with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Flexible in the ability to achieve the instructional and general responsibilities of the position.
  • Dynamic, non-traditional delivery methods to teach students of widely varying levels of proficiency and from diverse backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles.
  • Experience using computers as an instructional aid in and out of the classroom to enhance learning.
  • An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.


Application Process

Application Materials & Procedures
Complete application packages must include the following: Selected candidates will be invited for an interview which may include a teaching demonstration.

  1. Tacoma Community College online application.
  2. Resume & cover letter describing how your educational background and experience align with the responsibilities and qualifications.
  3. Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended.


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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Company Description
Tacoma Community College has recently been listed as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. TCC is a diverse, creative and engaging institution – recognized nationally as an Achieving the Dream Leader College. The college enrolls approximately 11,000 students annually and is located on a 150-acre site in west Tacoma. The Tacoma-Pierce County area, located on beautiful Puget Sound and framed by the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, offers residents and visitors a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities. The city of Seattle is located 35 miles north of Tacoma.