Function of Position:
Adjunct faculty prepare and teach courses in the department, develop new educational materials, and assist with the assessment of student learning, as appropriate. Classes may be assigned for the Brighton and/or Downtown Campus, extension site, or an online, remote, or hybrid modality, as needed. Adjunct faculty report to the chairperson of the Visual and Performing Arts Department. The successful candidate will bring a passion for teaching and a desire to support and mentor MCC students as they pursue educational and career goals.
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:Demonstrates and maintains current subject area knowledgeTeaches courses and evaluates student performance in photography as per guidelines set by the department and Monroe Community CollegeTeaches course(s)/section(s), as outlined by the contract and as availablePrepares lesson plans and creates instructional materials and activities for student engagementPrepares Course Information Sheet/Syllabus/Outlines in accordance with department and College guidelinesEstablishes and maintains an engaging and supportive classroom environmentMaintains student attendance records, grades, and other records according to department andCollege guidelines and submits them in a timely mannerAssists department with student retention and completion initiativesDevelops innovative teaching pedagogies to facilitate learningIncorporates high-impact teaching practices into course design, as appropriateActively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional developmentDemonstrates excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask and prioritize workflowPerforms other duties and responsibilities assigned by the department chair, as appropriate
MCC Expectations:Adheres to the College Code of Conduct.Contributes to, supports, and maintains an equitable, inclusive, and collaborative College environment.Maintains technological competencies utilized by the College.Commits to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college.Commits to professional growth. which includes seeking ongoing training in diversity, equity and inclusion to better serve students.
Earned master's degree or higher in Photography from a regionally-accredited higher education institutionAbility to teach courses within the departmentEvidence of effective communication skills (interpersonal, speaking, and writing)Commitment to supporting an inclusive environment on campusEvidence of respect for and understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needsEvidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community collegeEvidence of proficiency with technologyExperience and/or interest in developing and teaching online coursesCommitment to continued professional growth
Preferred Qualifications:Teaching experienceKnowledge of, or experience in, implementing a variety of teaching strategiesAwareness of the potential value of technology as a tool for teachingExperience with computerized student record managementBilingual and able to read, write, and speak Spanish, or other languages, proficiently
Pay Rate for Fall 2023 & Spring 2024: Determined on adjunct rank and ranges from $1,150- $1,403 per contact hour
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Monroe Community College is seeking a pool of qualified applicants for possible temporary part-time faculty teaching assignments. These positions are filled on an as needed basis and are on-going recruitment efforts. Adjunct pools are open continuously and applicants are contacted/hired year-round for assignments based on college needs. Those applicants that are selected to move forward with the recruitment process will be contacted to set up an interview.
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Applicants MUST submit the following documents* to be considered for this position:
2. Cover Letter
4. Link to website (or other web source) containing portfolio imagery.
*Official transcripts will be required upon employment. Applicants with foreign degrees must submit a completed credential evaluation comparing their foreign academic accomplishments to standards in the U.S.
Please note: As part of the application process all applicants will be asked to provide the contact information for 3 professional references. References will only be contacted after interviews have occurred and only for applicants who are considered as finalists for the opportunity they applied to.
Department: Visual and Performing Arts
Locations: Rochester, NY
Posted: Apr 21, 2023
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: Part Time
Position ID: 161442