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Adjunct Instructor, Anthropology

Laramie County Community College
Albany County, Wyoming
Closing date
Jul 1, 2023

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Full Time
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The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming. Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference.
A copy of official/unofficial transcripts are required in order to be considered for this position. You can upload these documents when you create your applicant profile.
There may be multiple openings for this position, which will be filled on an as-needed basis.
Job Summary: Core responsibilities of this position include:
This position is tasked with teaching Anthropology at the Albany County Campus branch of Laramie County Community College, in Laramie, Wyoming. This position is responsible for delivering high-quality instruction in accordance with LCCC's establish standard of curriculum. This position is responsible for fostering a supportive learning environment that encourages student success.
Starting Date: As soon as practical after interviewing process. Open until filled.
Compensation: $850 per credit hour.
Essential Functions:- this position is Exempt, i.e., is not eligible for compensatory or overtime pay provisions of the FLSA. This listing of essential duties is not all-inclusive, but representative; other duties may be assigned).
- Teach assigned classes as per course plan and schedule (primarily evening and weekends) and meet required contact hours, unless permission to deviate has been approved by appropriate supervisor to accommodate student need.
- Teach classes according to the approved Master Course Outline of Record (MCOR) and provide a current course plan for each course taught to the appropriate supervisor and faculty member.
- Conduct a fair evaluation of students' performance applied equally to all.
- Maintain and adapt curriculum that is current, effective, and appropriate to course and program competencies.
- Develop and maintain instructional materials to support course and program competencies as outlined on the Master Course Outline of Record (MCOR).
- Foster a supportive learning environment that encourages student success.
- Support student learning with timely and on-going feedback on progress and provide assistance towards meeting the course competencies.
- Communicate with and respond to students in a timely manner (in most instances this means 1-2 work days).
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Possess knowledge of best practices in instruction and course development.
- Possess knowledge of best practices in course preparation.
- Possess high-quality classroom management and time management skills.
- Possess understanding of learning management systems (like Canvas) and their relationship to instruction.
- Posess knowledge of quality instructional strategies and content delivery.
- Possess proficient skill with use of personal computing applications - specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), library management systems, public access computers, and commonly used librar- specific software
- Possess ability to develop learning resources and activities.
- Possess knowledge of curriculum development and assessment strategies.
- Possess ability to manage conflicts, confrontations, and disagreements in a classroom (online or face-to-face) setting.
- Possess ability to utilize evidence/data to assess effectiveness and efficiency in teaching.
Physical/Mental Demands:
- To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors.
- The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required.
- While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, and weekends as needed.
- There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations.
- While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities.
- There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor.
- An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions.
- Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
- The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds.
NOTE: This position description is a general description; it is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of the College are expected to perform other tasks as assigned by their respective supervisor/manager regardless of job title or routine job duties.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
- Master's degree in Anthropology OR a Master's degree in a related field and 18 graduate credits in Anthropology
All LCCC Faculty are required to meet the minimum faculty qualifications as defined within the College's Administrative Procedure 2.7P.
Preferred Qualifications:
- Doctoral degree in academic field from a regionally accredited institution
- One year of experience with web-based learning management systems
- Two or more years of college-level teaching experience
If you are selected for the position, your appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. LCCC reserves the right to end this employment agreement should the results of your background investigation not be successful.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Laramie County Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, genetic information, political affiliation, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its educational programs or activities.
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