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Adjunct Faculty – Social Work

Company:
Carroll Community College
Job Location:
Westminster, 21157
Category:
Social Work
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time

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Department: Social Sciences

Pay Grade: Credit Adjunct Faculty Scale

FLSA Status: Exempt

Fall 2024 opening!

Residency restrictions apply. If an offer of employment is offered and accepted, the candidate must be a resident of DC, VA, WV, MD, DE or PA on the date employment commences. In addition, the person must be willing to come to campus to sign paperwork for identity verification.

JOB SUMMARY

The department of Social Sciences seeks an adjunct faculty to teach Introduction to Social Work. Daytime in-person sections available for Fall 2024 semester, Tuesday/Thursday from 9:30-10:20 am. Carroll Community College is a positive student-centered learning environment that provides an empowering and high-quality education experience to help students achieve their goals.

Course description: “Explore social work as a helping profession, including the conceptual framework, values, and ethics of generalist social work practice. Examine the history of the profession, the structure of social services in the U.S., and the connection to social inequality and social justice. Engage in service-learning with a social services agency.”

Actual hours worked on- and off-campus in any given week can vary according to grading, class preparation requirements, professional development activities, and office hours. Adjunct faculty member responsibilities are primarily to teach students, assess learning, and engage in professional development. Adjunct Faculty report to either the Division Chair or Program Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Teach no more than the equivalent of 24-teaching load hours per year (per measurement period under the ACA)
  • Hold classes as scheduled
  • Design assignments and/or give required assignments to measure student learning
  • Provide clear and concise feedback to students in a timely manner (generally within two weeks)
  • Check and respond to all emails within two business days
  • Post the syllabus, faculty information, and a welcome announcement for Preview Week and maintain a current gradebook in the Learning Management System
  • Hold required office hours
  • Assist students and direct them to appropriate resources
  • Contribute to student retention and completion initiatives
  • Participate in outcomes assessment and respond to data
  • Collaborate with student support offices and professionals
  • Report grades and reconcile incomplete grades as necessary
  • Engage in professional development including departmental orientation
  • Attend required meetings and complete mandatory trainings
  • Adapt to emerging challenges and demands to serve the college and its students
  • Follow policies as outlined in the Faculty Handbook
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • Master’s Degree in a related field
  • Ability to use technology in teaching including LMS and live video collaboration platforms.
  • Must be positive, cooperative and supportive.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A terminal degree.
  • A background in social work.
  • Degree in licensed clinical social work.
  • Experience teaching social work courses at the college level.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This work is normally sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual Acuity/ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity – Able to focus, concentrate, understand and convey subject matter
  • Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
  • Stand/sit/walk/able to move or traverse from one area to another

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

College campus, direct contact with diverse students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, and campus environments. Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms. Use of safe workplace practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing with some highly technical application and new technology systems; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations; observance of College polices and traffic laws when/if driving a College vehicle.

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Directions to Apply

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume or CV, and unofficial transcript emailed to Dr. Roxanna Harlow – rharlow@carrollcc.edu

Please be sure the following are visible on the unofficial transcript: your name, the institution’s name and the degree/date conferred.

An official transcript will be required upon hiring.

This position is open until filled.

To qualify for employment, selected candidates must

  • successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)
  • be able to work on campus and/or remotely as of the first day of employment
  • be a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV or DC as of the first day of employment
  • be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships
  • complete an employment application upon request, prior to progressing through the initial interview process

Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.

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