Applicant Pool for Adjunct Faculty, Computer Programming and Networking Technology/Information Systems

Owens Community College

Owens Community College

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Advertised Position Title:

Applicant Pool for Adjunct Faculty, Computer Programming and Networking Technology/Information Systems

Job Description:

Teach lecture and lab. Provide course materials on Blackboard including grades. Submit grades and submit the required accreditation data on Blackboard. Receive Blackboard training as needed. Give prompt weekly feedback on homework and respond to student messages withing 48 hours. Monitor and address classroom discussions.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge in selected areas of computer programming and/or information systems: -computer networking -digital web design -Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)

  • Verbal speaking, understanding organizational hierarchy structure of this institution, and perception of student understanding.

  • The following abilities are required for this position: work independently, convey required subject material, quickly return graded materials, ascend or descend to proper level of instruction for each section of students, compose proper syllabi based on given shell for each section, able to type, able to adapt to new technology quickly, and has the ability to be part of a team-oriented environment with colleagues.

Essential Functions:

  • TEACHES CLASSES 1. Develops a syllabus for the class using the assigned syllabus shell, including designing an evaluation procedure that falls within the parameters of the syllabus shell and creating a calendar of assignments in accordance with the course outline. 2. Prepares lesson plans and conducts classes during the scheduled times using the Department-approved text(s). 3. Follows Department guidelines for course content and best practices. 4. Meets classes on all scheduled dates during the assigned semester. 5. Meets classes on time and holds classes for their fully allotted time. 6. If teaching online, respects the Owens Community College Standards for Web Instruction. 7. Uses appropriate classroom management techniques. 8. Uses appropriate means and methods of technology, including Blackboard.

  • CREATES AND MAINTAINS ASSIGNMENTS, EVALUATIVE MEASURES, AND RECORDS 1. Creates and evaluates assignments, evaluative measures, and activities appropriate to the class. 2. Assigns grades to student work. 3. Returns the graded assignments, evaluative measures, and activities to the students in a timely manner. Maintains the general guideline of returning student work and posting grades within a week. 4. Maintains accurate and thorough records of student attendance. 5. Reports student attendance as required, by the published deadline. 6. Maintains an accurate and thorough electronic grade book. 7. At the end of the term, reports grades to the Records Office by the deadline and submits electronic copies of grade book and attendance to the Department course management site. 8. Administers course evaluations as instructed by the College.

  • COMMUNICATES EFFECTIVELY 1. Uses the College’s course management system for assigned courses and department matters as appropriate. 2. Uses MS Office Suite and/or other required (and Owens-system-compatible and approved) programs. 3. Submits electronic copies of all requested documents (including syllabi, grade books, attendance records, and other files as required) to the Department course management site. 4. Accesses Owens email account at least every other day to communicate adequately with students and with the Department Chair. Maintains the general guideline of reading and replying to all required messages within 48 hours. 5. Checks campus mailbox at least once a week. 6. Responds to student inquiries outside of class in a timely manner. 7. Is available to meet additionally with students outside of class, if necessary.

  • ENGAGES IN OTHER DEPARTMENT-RELATED ACTIVITIES 1. Attends Department and College workshops, training sessions, and development activities as needed. 2. Attends Department and College meetings as necessary. 3. Participates in student learning assessment activities. 4. Performs other departmental duties, as assigned.

  • SUPPORTS MISSION, VISION, AND CORE VALUES 1. Exhibits the College Core Values of Service, Learning, Innovation, Collaboration, and Excellence. 2. Supports the College Mission and Vision. 3. Supports the School of Arts and Sciences Mission and Vision. 4. Displays professional and collegial behavior toward all students, colleagues, supervisors, and the entire college community, at all times.

Other Characteristics:

  • Adapts to new technology. Professional behavior, positive attitude, willing to investigate answers to questions, respond quickly, proactive, and efficient, able to patiently explain “simple concepts”, bright personality and social presence.

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Associate degree or two-year technical certificate

  • *Associate’s in the following programs or related programs – Computer Science, Digital Web Design, System Administration, Computer Programming, Computer Networking, Information Systems along with a minimum of 5 years of in field, non-teaching, work experience with 2-3 years or more at each work place. OR 15-20 years of non-teaching work experience with up to date professional licenses.

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United States of America (Exempt)

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STRS - STRS (Retirement System Classification)