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Adjunct Instructor Pool, Adult Education

Adjunct Instructor Pool, Adult Education

ID 
2017-2062
# of Openings 
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Job Location 
US-WY-Laramie
Posted Date 
2/9/2017

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Overview

The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 

 

A copy of official/unofficial transcripts are required in order to be considered for this position.  You can upload these documents when you create your applicant profile.

 

There may be multiple openings for this position, which will be filled on an as-needed basis.

 

The faculty member is responsible for the coordination, planning, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. The faculty member is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on any Laramie County Community College campus or outreach center as assigned.  A faculty member performs all other duties as directed by the School Dean, Vice President of Academic Affairs, or the President or designee.

 

Job Summary: 

Core responsibilities of this position include:

The TLC faculty member is responsible for Adult Education (AE) Transitions classroom instruction and related activities. Most students in this program need to prepare to take the Wyoming High School Equivalency Certificate (HSEC) assessment which is based on the College and Career Readiness section of the Common Core Standards or prepare for the entrance exams to proceed to credit classes at LCCC. Subjects taught are Reading, Writing, Science, Math, and Social Studies at all levels from basic to college-ready. Students are also referred to these ‘transitional’ classes by the ACC Testing Center and Student Services to ensure that those at-risk students are ‘college ready’ to successfully begin LCCC classes or enter the workforce.  In addition, this faculty member may be assigned to teach English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes as needed. The faculty member is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day or evening on any Laramie County Community College campus or outreach center as assigned. At a minimum, the related activities include instruction; instructional counseling; academic advising; serving on various committees; and participating in local, state, regional, and national professional activities and organizations. A faculty member performs all other duties as directed by the TLC/SSC Program Coordinator, AVP of ACC, or the President or designee.

Deliver instruction in individualized, computer-assisted and small group situations. Assess students’ abilities using approved assessment tools. Use pre- and post-assessment data to assist students in developing their own learning plans’ and set realistic goals. Instruct students who are working on various subjects at multiple skill levels. Integrate technology into instruction. Develop, evaluate and update curriculum. Maintain accurate records of student’s attendance and progress and supply necessary information for the AE student database. Phone contacts for attendance, retention and follow-up reporting. Assist Program Coordinator with recruitment, retention, staff development; grant writing and reporting, scheduling and public relations.

Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.

 

 

Starting Date: July 1st, 2017.

 

Compensation: $700 per credit hour.

 

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field or discipline.
  • Participate in ongoing, systematic, and documented assessment of student learning for all courses, programs, and the College’s general education core abilities.
  • Become familiar with and comply with all College policies and procedures.
  • Participate in College, division, and program activities.
  • Contribute to the growth and enhancement of the College’s mission and programs.
  • Instruct students in individualized, computer-assisted and group situations.
  • Prescribe lessons based on student assessment.
  • Review, revise, and create materials for use in instruction.
  • Prepare and maintain classroom.
  • Coordinate new student orientation and placement testing.
  • Serve as the backup for the ABE student database.
  • Teach day, evening, weekend, or distance education courses determined by program needs.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records.

Nonessential Functions: 

An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis:

  • Attend or participate in professional development workshops and conferences related to one’s field.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings.
  • Help plan and participate in LCCC AE graduation, commencement and other student recognition event.

 

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work space as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities.  
  • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged personal computer use which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor.
  • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.
  • Experience teaching adult education courses; experience with curriculum development and delivery.
  • Adult education, middle school or high school teaching experience.

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in education or closely related field.
  • Three or more years of adult education teaching experience.
  • Certification in adult education, career pathways, and PowerPath.

 

LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.

  

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

 

Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.

 

The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.

 

 

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