Adjunct Faculty Pool (Credit) - Legal
Dallas County Community College District
Job no:494951 Work type:Part-time Location:El Centro Work Schedule: Various Shifts (Including some nights and weekends)
Job Title Code FAA
Hourly Rate (Part-Time) $48.42 per hour
Position Type Faculty
Position Summary Teaches students effectively in assigned classes and maintains office hours for student consultation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Provides students with a written course syllabus. Participates in the evaluation of the instructional process and uses innovative strategies to continually improve learning. Participates in development and support of their discipline by recommending books and materials, revising curricula, and recommending teaching assignments when appropriate. Maintains accurate and complete course records. Performs professional activities and assumes professional responsibilities as agreed upon with the division dean, and works with colleagues to achieve shared goals and visions. Values the collaborative process. Uses knowledge of diverse communities and learning styles and has the ability to incorporate diversity of delivery of such learning styles in instruction. Participates in student advising and registration. Utilizes technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Meets professional assignments in accordance with the System's calendar and contractual obligations. Complies with Districts board policy, state and federal policy, and the student code of conduct as appropriate. Commits to college mission and goals through participating in planning division objectives and budget requests. Serves on and attends college committees as assigned. Participates in campus commencement exercise(s) as required and attends other required college meetings and activities. Participates in his/her own performance appraisal. Demonstrates ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. May work with student clubs and/or organizations. Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills to support and enhance effective interaction between Districts and other organizations, businesses and community groups as well as faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds. Promotes the college in the community by participating in a variety of marketing activities. Participates in professional development activities. Performs other duties as assigned.
Advertised: Central Standard Time Applications close: Central Daylight Time
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Excellent oral and written communication skills to interact with students of varying diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experiences. The ability to provide quality customer service.
Physical Requirements May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
Minimum Knowledge and Experience (Campus HR adds degrees and/or certification by choosing from the following or as instructed by president or dean of division: For credit classes transferable towards a higher degree: Master's degree or higher and at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline for credit courses. For workforce education degree or certificate courses: a combination of academic preparation and work experience, including three years of direct or related work experience other than teaching. For developmental courses: Bachelor's degree or higher in the specific teaching discipline and demonstrated competency (i.e. teaching experience, honors, graduate course work or other related accomplishments). Official transcripts will be required at time of interview. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***
Preferred Skills/Additional Requirements: Juris Doctor from an ABA approved institution. Have an active license from a state bar. Requires good communication skills, interpersonal skills, writing skills, and an in-depth understanding of critical thinking pedagogy. Familiarity with creating syllabi, developing curriculum content, online delivery of content (e.g. Quality Matters), online exams, and ability to work with students of varying technological abilities. Familiarity with legal technology systems and academic software including but not limited to Lexis Advance, Westlaw Next, Clio, TX e-Filing, Office Suites, Adobe Pro, ProDoc, Camtasia, Respondus, Blackboard, etc. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experience. Required to teach at various locations including but not limited to all DCCCD campuses, area high schools, etc. during the day, night, weekends, and online. Demonstrated skills in successfully working with diverse populations through experiences such as formal training and past work experience.
The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act. If you require special accommodations in order to apply for a position, please contact Cynthia Brown, District Human Resources Office, at 214-378-1501.
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