Adjunct, Education – Educational Psychology
Salt Lake Community College
Position Title: Adjunct, Education – Educational Psychology
Open Internally or Externally: External
If faculty, tenure track status: Not Applicable
Reports to (title): Department Chair
Department: Pre Teacher Education
Requisition Number: A23016
Position Type: One Semester Temporary
Job Category: Adjunct – Variable
Initial Work Location: Varies
Starting Salary: $930 per contact hour
Job Open Date: 03/01/2023
Job Close Date: 03/01/2024
Open Until Filled: No
Priority Review Date:
Job Summary: Under the general supervision of the Department Administrator and a full-time faculty mentor, the successful candidate will prepare and teach an Educational Psychology course as assigned by the department.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties: 1. Prepares and teaches the Educational Psychology course material as stipulated in the course syllabi provided by the department.
2. With the assistance of a full-time faculty mentor, develops course calendar and weekly outlines.
3. Supports professional commitment to the Department, School and College mission and values.1. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization
2. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments
4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards
5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades
6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance
7. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines
8. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment
9. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy
10. Maintains professional and collegial behavior
11. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days)
12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure
13. Completes all required employee trainings
14. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines
15. Provides ADA accommodations as requested
16. Other job related duties as needed
Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued: 1. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization2. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance7. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines8. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment9. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy10. Maintains professional and collegial behavior11. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days)12. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure13. Completes all required employee trainings14. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines15. Provides ADA accommodations as requested16. Other job related duties as needed
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Educational Psychology or closely related field, from an accredited college or university with at least 6 semester hours of graduate-level coursework in the topic being taught.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 1. Ability to communicate subject matter to students.2. Ability to use a computer and other instructional technologies.3. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture,ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across theCollege.4. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic,cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.
Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
Special Instructions: This is an ongoing posting. The Department Administrator will review applications when part-time positions become available. Applicants will be contacted by the department if selected for an interview.Please attach additional documents (Resume, copies of credentials or transcripts, etc.) for consideration.1. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States.2. In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.3. Postings for part-time/adjunct faculty positions may not indicate an immediate need. Applicant pools are held open so that we can quickly review applicants when a need arises. If you do not hear from us, it means we do not yet have an opening. Applications are purged after one year. Please reapply each March if you want to stay in our application pool.4. Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within 30 days of hire.5. In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC’s Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.
SLCC Highlights: Salt Lake Community College is Utah’s largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah’s fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students’ lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging HSI, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.
SLCC Information: Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/55021
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