Adjunct Philosophy Adjunct Faculty - Various locations

Job Location(s) US
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/9/2021 1:27 PM)
Job ID
Faculty Adjunct
Rate per Contact Hr w/Masters degree
USD $775.50
EDUStaff Position
Individuals hired into this position will be employed by EDUStaff and assigned to Mid Michigan College.


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.


The responsibilities of this position consist of teaching the range of courses in Philosophy to students in the community college setting.  This position holds accountability for instruction, student assessment, and evaluation of a diverse student population. 


This position involves teaching PHILOSOPHY courses at our campuses in Harrison and Mt. Pleasant, as well as other locations, including the Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District located in Big Rapids, MI, the Huron Intermediate School District in Bad Axe, MI, the Clare School District in Clare, MI, Alma School District in Alma, MI, Sacred Heart Academy in Mt. Pleasant, MI, or the Shepherd School District in Shepherd, MI. The following sections are currently open for the winter 2021 semester:


  • PHL.201.V01 M,W,F 2:03 PM - 3:03 PM @ Sacred Heart Academy, Mt. Pleasant, MI. 

The review of applications will begin July 1, 2021.  Postion will be posted until filled.


  1. Teach assigned courses.
  2. Develop and update syllabi, according to departmental course objectives, for courses assigned.
  3. Participate in the department’s assessment of student learning outcomes.
  4. Observe and assess student-learning competencies providing timely feedback to students.
  5. Maintain and report appropriate classroom records: g., grades, attendance, etc.
  6. Work collaboratively with other departmental faculty on projects aimed at assessing and improving student learning.
  7. Hold office hours for assisting students.
  8. Participate in adjunct faculty development.
  9. Maintain regular communication with Library and Learning Services staff.
  10. Attend, facilitate, and/or lead departmental meetings and in-service programs within the department and college-wide.
  11. Adheres to departmental objectives, policies, procedures and standards; recommends changes to departmental procedures as necessary to improve the efficacy of the Department.
  12. Support and serve as a role model for our mission, vision, and student service initiatives. Adhere to the policies, procedures, and compliance guidelines of the college.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of course content and objectives for the speech offerings.
  • Ability to develop and effectively deliver course content/objectives and facilitate an effective learning environment for students to maximize their success.
  • Knowledge of computer and educational technology and ability to effectively integrate technology into the classroom.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable working in a close, collaborative manner with other faculty and administration.

Education, Certification, Licensure:

  • Required Master’s degree in Philosophy or
  • Required Master’s degree in another discipline with 18 graduate credits in Philosophy.



  • Two years of teaching experience; ideally at the community college level. 


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 and complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in employment or the provisions of services.


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