Adjunct Faculty History

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Ivy Tech Community College
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Muncie, IN
recency icon Posted 09-10-2023

Job Description

Adjunct Faculty positions are temporary, part-time positions hired each semester on an as-needed basis. The adjunct faculty member will be responsible for creating a learning environment that assists students in reaching their goals; and for providing effective instruction and assessment within the framework of common syllabi provided by the School.Ivy Tech Community College is a community based technical college which places primary emphasis on excellence in the classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the college.Mastery of Subject MatterDemonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of the field or discipline. Display an ability to interpret and evaluate theories in the field or discipline. Connect subject matter with related fields. Stay current in subject matter through professional development.Teaching PerformancePlan and organize instruction in ways which maximize student learning. Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies. Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student's needs. Employ available instructional technology when appropriate. Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments. Communicate subject matter to students. Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials. Support classroom efforts to promote student success.Evaluation of Student LearningEstablish and adhere to learning objectives. Develop evaluation methods which fairly measure student progress toward objectives. Evaluate and return student work to promote maximum learning. Maintain accurate records of student progress. Submit final grade rosters, grade books and attendance rosters to division administrators each semester according to established deadlines.Support of College Policies and ProceduresMeet scheduled classes in accordance with college policy. Prepare, distribute and submit syllabi approved course outlines for all assigned sections inaccordance with program and divisional policies.Maintain confidentiality of student information. Exercise stewardship of College facilities and materials.Participation in College, Division and Program ActivitiesRespond, in a timely fashion, to information requests from College, division and program administrators. Contribute, when appropriate, to program and division curriculum development processes.Attend program, divisional and College meetings and events as feasible.Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and ProgramsMaintain familiarity with College goals, mission and long-range plans. Contribute to planning and development processes where appropriate.History Discipline Standard:A qualified faculty member in history meets the discipline standard through one of two routes:Possesses an earned master's or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in history; orPossesses an earned master's or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in any field with 18 graduate semester hours in history.Ivy Tech Community College is an accredited, equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or veteran status. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Ivy Tech Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Questions specific to Title IX may be referred to the College's Title IX Coordinator or to the US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights.