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Part Time Anthropology Instructor

Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, New York
Closing date
Jul 19, 2024

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Research Scientist / Analyst
Full Time
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Position Information

Position Title Part Time Anthropology Instructor Position Category Faculty Position Status FLSA Exempt Advertised Salary $884 per lecture hour/$792 per lab hour. Department Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Working Hours Days & Times varies General Description

Niagara County Community College has a need for part time Anthropology instructors to teach introductory courses in Anthropology within the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences division.

These classes are typically three lecture hours per week during days and/or evenings. They can be face to face, face to face enhanced with a Zoom option, asynchronous online, blended synchronous online on Zoom, hyflex (face-to-face, synchronous Zoom, and asynchronous online), and hybrid (in-person and online).

Classes are held on the NCCC's main campus in Sanborn, NY, as well as the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute in Niagara Falls, NY. Applicants must be able to attend in-person meetings, professional development, and other obligations on the Sanborn campus even if teaching online or at NFCI.

Remuneration for persons teaching at least 3 credits in a semester: $884 per lecture hour/$792 per lab hour.

In order to build and maintain an active pool of qualified candidates to meet our present and future needs for this position, Niagara County Community College will accept applications on a continuous basis. Openings may or may not exist at this time. Applications are evaluated on an as-needed basis, and candidates will be contacted when the department has an opening. Candidates who submit their information may or may not be notified as to the status of their application.

Typical Work Activities
  • Teach courses in the delivery format agreed upon (face-to-face, face-to-face with Zoom option, hyflex, hybrid, blended, or online)
  • Hold office hours (in person or virtual as appropriate)
  • Track attendance
  • Complete census reports
  • Report assessment of student learning outcomes at the conclusion of the semester
  • Report grades at the conclusion of the semester

Essential Functions

Ability to work with, and teach a diverse student population. Ability to speak in front of groups of people. Must be able to effectively communicate with students, co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. Must be able to develop, prepare and present information. Must able to operate computers. Must be able to physically perform the duties of the position and must adjust any teaching to the Americans with Disabilities Act provisions. .

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in Anthropology or related field. Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated by application materials.

Desirable Qualifications
  • ABD or Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field;
  • Prior teaching experience at the college level; and experience with classroom technologies.
  • Experience with a learning management system such as D2L Brightspace.
  • Online teaching experience, particularly with formal training based on OSCQR through SUNY Online or a SUNY campus.
  • Evidence of successful teaching of non-traditional students.

License(s)/Certifications About SUNY Niagara

Our college nurtures and empowers its students and employees in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services in an inclusive and welcoming environment. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life of valued stake-holders. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and transparency, and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.

Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 4,981 students (Fall 2019 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention and connection between students and faculty.

The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county's three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls.

NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services.

NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

EEO Statement

NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F110P Open Date 03/18/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:
  • cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
  • resume
  • unofficial transcripts
  • names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references

Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.

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