Adjunct Faculty (IvyOnline) - Agriculture

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

Job Description

Online Adjunct Faculty are hired each semester on an as-needed basis. Online Adjunct Faculty are responsible for creating an online learning environment that assists students in reaching their goals and for providing effective instruction and assessment within the framework of the provided single version master course. Courses are taught completely online in primarily 8-week (rarely 16-week) format.We are seeking adjunct faculty to teach asynchronous online biotechnology regulatory affairs coursework including food and drug law, clinical trials, risk management, and/or product life cycle. These courses are traditionally low enrollment (under ten students) and therefore may be offered at a reduced pay rate depending on actual headcount.In compliance with the College's Out of State Workers Policy, only candidates who plan to reside in and work from the states of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio will be considered for this position.Major Responsibilities:- Facilitate student learning by delivering assigned classes in accordance with College policy and course objectives. IvyOnline's minimum expectations for Online Adjunct Faculty are found in the Academic Support and Operations Manual, Policy 7.5.2. Online Adjunct Faculty are also encouraged to review and implement best practices from the online teaching best practices list.- Make optimal use of available technology to enhance instructional methods.- Supplement and alter, where appropriate, lesson plans, assignments, tests, and materials. Maintain accurate student records, grades, and other requirements.- Engage with students proactively and regularly in meaningful and productive ways that impact student learning and lead to a positive experience with Ivy Tech Community College.- Demonstrate evidence of developing and implementing teaching strategies focused on engaging online students with their learning.- Interact with students and co-workers in a professional and cooperative manner, complying with College policies, guidelines and expectations.- Maintain a safe, quality online educational environment.- Must demonstrate the ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees in which every individual feels respected and valued.This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Faculty Lead or Assistant Faculty LeadSUPERVISION GIVEN: NoneMinimum Qualifications:Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to area of instruction and meet faculty credentials as outlined in the ASOM 7.1 (see link below) for the specific area(s) of instruction.A qualified faculty member in Agriculture meets the School of Technology criteria:Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in the fields of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Agriculture Education, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Systems Management, Agronomy, Animal Science, Botany, Horticulture, or Plant Science; orPossesses a current Workplace Specialist License granted by the Indiana Department of Education appropriate to course objectives and directly linked to credentials, certifications, and competencies listed in the Course Outline of Record (COR), orPossesses an earned associate or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution directly related to the program's discipline, and has two years of directly related work experience.Conducts all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views. Promote same as an integral part of one's work.Preferred Qualifications:Previous Online Teaching ExperienceOther Requirements:Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.Official transcripts required upon hiring.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.