Adjunct Instructor - French

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA Education & Training
JOB GOAL:
To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: 
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids and Iowa City campuses seek a skilled enthusiastic individual to join our faculty to teach credit courses in French for the Spring 2019 semester. The sections are Elementary French II from 10:10 am-12:10 pm and Intermediate French II from 12:20-2:20pm. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge base in their discipline and teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Primary duties will include teaching assigned class(es)and communicating with department staff, students and faculty.

Adjunct faculty play a vital role in instruction. Adjunct instructors are responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. Adjunct faculty bring with them a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences which serve to foster growth in the subject matter and enrich student learning. Adjunct faculty must evaluate, record, and report student achievement and progress in assigned courses in accordance with department, division, and college policies and procedures. Must be able to design and participate in assessment of student learning projects within the discipline, the department, and the college.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide instruction in discipline.
  • Work with other faculty members to develop a course syllabus and consistent assessments.
  • Communicate with department staff, students, and faculty on a regular basis.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:
  • Effectively instruct and communicate material for the course.
  • Abide by and enforce safety rules when in a lab setting.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences. 

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES WITH/WITHOUT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:
Position involves sitting and/or standing most of the time in a classroom setting.  Occasional (10-33%) repetitive motion, stooping, crouching, pushing, pulling, carrying and lifting up to 20 pounds.  Frequent (34-66%) reaching, standing, walking, lifting and grasping.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's Degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in French.

PREFERREDQUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
  • PhD in French
  • College Teaching Experience

Job ID: 65922

Posted 12 days ago

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