Political Science:
Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City Kansas Community College
Kansas City Missouri
Political Science Adjunct Instructor

Job Classification

Pay grade level: N/A

Compensation: $933 per credit hour

Employee category: Adjunct

Position Type: Adjunct Faculty/ POOL

FLSA status: Exempt

Position Details

Job Code: 1358

Department: Political Science

Division: Social and Behavioral Sciences & Public Services

Reports to: Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences & Public Services

Positions Supervised: Students

Location: Any KCKCC location

Job Purpose

Kansas City Kansas Community (KCKCC) is currently searching for Adjunct faculty to teach courses in Political Science at any KCKCC location. This is a POOL position. Application materials for this adjunct position accepted on an on-going basis due to increasing demand for courses in this subject area.

Position Description

* Conduct all class sessions according to schedule
* Provide instruction, activities, assignments, and assessments to adequately cover all Student Learning Objectives for the specific course(s) taught
* Use teaching methods that emphasize application, cooperation, and collaboration, and engage students actively in their studies while encouraging them to become independent learners with higher order thinking skills
* Organize and explain content using methods which are appropriate to students with differing abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experience
* Assign and provide timely feedback for in- and out-of-class work, monitor students' progress and maintain accurate record of students' performance
* Perform adequate assessment and analysis of assessment according to college requirements
* Reflect on and evaluate the effectiveness of one's own pedagogy
* Ensure timely submission of all reports to appropriate office(s)
* Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications and/or Education

Minimum Qualifications and/or Education

* Master's or higher degree in Political Science, or a master's degree in another discipline with 18 credit hours of graduate Political Science coursework
* Teaching experience with a diverse population
* Teaching experience at a college or university level

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education

* Teaching experience in an open enrollment, urban community college
* Experience with a Learning Management System such as Blackboard
* Experience in learner-centered pedagogy

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and occasionally push or lift items. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Schedule

Must be able to work at the Leavenworth, Kansas campus primarily during daytime hours. May be required to work a variable schedule/hour to meet operational needs to include weekend hours. Your appointment is contingent on sufficient enrollments, or on program and scheduling changes.

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