Adjunct Faculty - History
Motlow State Community College
Chattanooga, TN, USA
We have openings for Adjunct Faculty – History (Dual Enrollment) Spring 2024.
Our Purpose - We support and empower everyone in our community to learn without limits.
Our Values :
- We cultivate an inclusive environment.
- We care about the well-being of each other.
- We instill trust through integrity and transparency.
Our Mission - We are Chattanooga State, a dedicated team that delivers accessible, innovative learning opportunities that surpass expectations. Together, we enrich the lives of students, and their families; develop a talented workforce; and partner with our community to lead boldly into the future.
The role will be responsible for the following:
Under the supervision of the Department Head and/or Lead Faculty, Dual Enrollment Instructors have as their chief duty the instruction of assigned college classes in area high schools, providing quality instruction for student learning and maintaining a positive learning environment in the classroom. College classes are taught at several area high schools using a variety of formats, (on-ground, virtual, online, and hybrid). Responsibilities for Dual Enrollment Instructors include: conducting classes using appropriate instructional practices, maintaining records of attendance, evaluating student performance on assignments or lab activities, assigning mid-term grades, assigning final grades, utilizing faculty feedback, completing mandatory training as needed, and performing other duties as assigned. Beyond teaching responsibilities, Dual Enrollment Instructors are also obligated to comply with and support college policies as set forth in the Strategic Plan, the College Catalog, the Adjunct Faculty Handbook, and the Employment Agreement.
Holistic Student Support
- Familiarity with holistic support for students outside the classroom. These supports include Admissions and Records, Enrollment Service Center, High School Programs, Recruiting and Orientation, Career Services, Student Support Center, Tutoring Services, Student Conduct, Student Life, Multicultural and International Services, Adult Student Services, and the Center for Access and Disability Services.
- Ensure that services and activities promote accessibility and reflect equity-minded practices.
- Provides equity-minded support in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division that aligns with the College’s values.
- Supports the College’s goals related to diversity, equity and inclusion and supports the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division’s efforts to utilize inclusive best practices.
- Provides equity-minded services and support for students, faculty, and staff.
- Demonstrate teaching excellence by using evidence-based instructional practices that foster student learning.
- Engage to adapt, test, and refine new pedagogical approaches that fit Chattanooga State’s campus context.
- Structure student experiences to ensure equity, belongingness, accessibility, and relevance in academic, student life and co-curricular activities.
- Master’s degree or Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours in history.
- College Teaching Experience and/or K12 Teaching Experience
- Experience with alternative delivery instructional modes – hybrid, online, virtual
- Maintains a comprehensive grasp on the particular area(s) of academic study.
- Exhibits a commitment to promoting academic excellence in students.
- Demonstrates a high level of self-discipline and self-motivation.
- Exudes a positive, supportive, and cooperative disposition towards others.
- Demonstrates punctuality and is detailed-oriented with a demonstrated ability to perform assigned tasks.
- Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences in verbal and written form.
- Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, equity-minded principles and practices related to supporting students.
Closing Date: January 15, 2024