• Adjunct Biology Faculty

    Job Location(s) US-MI-Mt. Pleasant | US-MI-Harrison
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/19/2018 12:20 PM)
    Job ID
    Faculty Adjunct
  • Overview

    Mid Michigan College seeks individuals who: value collegiality and mutual respect; use data in decision-making; are innovative; are service minded; are goal-oriented; strive to continually improve themselves and their work processes; are willing to collaborate and seek to add value in every interaction.


    Position involves preparing for and teaching courses in assigned discipline in order to achieve course requirements and student success outcomes. Course assignments may occur in a classroom setting, learning lab, online or dual enrollment environment.


    **Review of applications will begin July 1, 2018.  Position will remain posted until filled.**


    1. Teaches assigned classroom courses.
    2. Develops and updates syllabi for courses assigned and ensures course content and requirements meet the requirements of college and accreditation agencies.
    3. Develops appropriate assessment tools to determine course effectiveness and assures that student outcomes are achieved.
    4. Assesses student academic achievement and provides students with timely and meaningful feedback on progress in the course(s).
    5. Maintains and reports appropriate classroom records, to include student attendance and grades.
    6. Holds appropriate office hours for meeting with and assisting students.
    7. Maintains regular communication with full-time and adjunct faculty in the assigned departments(s), and the Library and Learning Services area, and Registrar and Retention Services.
    8. Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-service programs within the department and college-wide; serves on college committees as encouraged/assigned.
    9. Supports and serves as a role model for our mission, vision, and student service initiatives.
    10. Adheres to the policies, procedures, and compliance guidelines of the college. Ensures all communications and practices demonstrate support of the Ethics for Teaching Professionals.
    11. Performs other duties as assigned


    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:


    • Ability to translate educational and professional experience into the student learning environment.
    • Ability to provide positive motivation and encourage student participation.
    • Ability to keep up with new trends and developments in classroom technology.
    • Effective planning, organizational, and communication skills.
      Written and computer skills needed to prepare course materials.
    • Analytical skills to evaluate and report student learning outcomes.


    • Master’s degree required, preferably in assigned course discipline.


    • One – three years of teaching college level courses in the discipline area strongly preferred.
    • Experience with online instruction preferred.
    • Previous experience in a community college environment preferred.

    Working Environment:


    • The job responsibilities of this position are performed in a classroom environment which requires a professional image and demeanor, on-time attendance and reliability. The environment has little, if any discomfort due to heat, cold or dust. There is light noise within the environment.
    • There may be travel to other college locations for meetings.  Travel between campus locations is required.
    • Job duties may be performed in an independent or a team atmosphere.
    • The job has intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, sitting, stooping, bending, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward (5- 45 pounds).
    • Must meet reasonable and sometimes shifting deadlines, quotas, or demands for accuracy, and may be involved in some unpleasant situations.
    • Work scheduled may vary each semester depending on class times/locations.

    Note: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.  Incumbents may be asked to perform additional duties as required by his/her supervisor.

    Mid Michigan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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