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Adjunct, Anthropology

Salt Lake Community College
Salt Lake City, Utah
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Under general supervision, the instructor will teach various Anthropology classes within the Anthropology program.

Faculty member may be assigned to any SLCC location.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties
  • Effectively prepares and teaches Anthropology classes to facilitate student learning as stipulated in the curriculum course outline
  • Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization
  • Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
  • Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments
  • Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards
  • Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades
  • Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance
  • Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment
  • Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy
  • Maintains professional and collegial behavior
  • Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days)
  • Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure
  • Completes all required employee trainings
  • Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines
  • Provides ADA accommodations as requested
  • Other job related duties as required

  • Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued Minimum Qualifications

    Master's degree in Anthropology

    Preferred Qualifications

    PhD in Anthropology

    2 years teaching experience at the community college level

    Experience working with Canvas

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    Good written and oral communication skills

    Computer (word processing, PowerPoint) and internet (web, email) skills essential

    Cultural competency; ability to work with students from underserved/underrepresented groups

    Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College

    Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities

    Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties Special Instructions

    This is a pooled position. The department reviews applications as positions become available.
  • Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States.
  • In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.
  • Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within 30 days of hire.
  • In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC's Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.

  • SLCC Highlights

    Salt Lake Community College is Utah's largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah's fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students' lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.

    Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.

    FLSA Exempt SLCC Information

    Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

    SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS").

    This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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