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Part Time Instructor - Political Science (On Location) 

Category Part Time Instructor  
Description

This position will teach courses in Contemporary American Politics and/or Political Science (local, state and national levels).

Part Time Faculty normally teach one or two courses per semester. Teaching assignments may be available for day and evening courses. Compensation is based on the total contact hours taught per semester, starting at $575 per contact hour. Benefits include State of Michigan retirement plan, tuition waiver and free membership to the ACC Wellness Center.

 
Position Requirements

Position Qualifications:

  1. Master’s Degree in Political Science or Master's Degree with at least 18 graduate credits in Political Science required.
  2. Teaching experience in a higher education setting, including online teaching, preferred.
  3. Strong working knowledge of teaching methods preferred.
  4. Computer competency in word processing, instructional software and online instruction preferred.
  5. Curriculum development, especially online curriculum development, preferred.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Teach lecture and laboratory portions of courses.
  2. Prepare and distribute course syllabi to students.
  3. Perform all preparation requirements for laboratory exercises.
  4. Evaluate student progress through examinations, quizzes, observations and laboratory reports.
  5. Act as liaison between the college and the student.
  6. Implement curriculum changes at the request of the Department Chiarperson or Lead Instructor, as requested. .
  7. Maintain appropriate instructional laboratories and equipment.
  8. Be available for individual student assistance advising and/or consultation as necessary.
  9. Participate in curriculum development, revisions and evaluation activities.
  10. Maintain a high level of academic competency through staff development activities.
  11. Other duties as assigned by Department Chairperson and the Vice President for Instruction.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Expected Hours of Work: Part-time instructors who do not maintain office hours should include a statement within the syllabus explaining how a student can arrange for an appointment with the instructor. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel: This position may be required to travel outside the local area depending on the course location. Mileage reimbursement may be available. Refer to the Part-Time Faculty Handbook.

Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Effort: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; and have sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Shift Various Shifts  
Close Date  
Open Date 10/29/2018  
Location Alpena Community College - Oscoda Campus  
About the Organization Alpena Community College is located in Northeast Michigan on the beautiful shoreline of Lake Huron. ACC offers two-year degrees, one-year certificates, customized corporate training, and community education to all of Northeast Michigan. Each semester, ACC attracts more than 2,000 students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and academic goals. Smaller class sizes, affordable tuition, and the convenience of two campus locations and online courses, make Alpena Community College a great choice whether you are starting college for the first time, or coming back to school for a new career or additional training. At ACC, you can work on a college degree or acquire specific skills in a number of fields to move you forward in your occupation, plus the courses you complete can be transferred to a four-year college or university.

Vocational/technical programs, distance learning programs, dual-enrollment, cooperative on-campus four-year degree programs and continuing education courses are all available right here, in Northeast Michigan.
 
EOE Statement Alpena Community College policies and practices for admission, employment and activities comply with requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) of 1990, the ADA Amendments Act of 2010, Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sex, age, or disability. The College practices and policies also comply with the Michigan Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act (PDCRA) and the Michigan Elliott-Larson Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) which prohibits discrimination in hiring based on age, height, weight and marital status and familial status in addition to race, color, religion, sex (which includes pregnancy) and national origin. For more information contact the Title IX, Section 504, the Age Discrimination Act and the Title II coordinator: Carolyn Daoust, Title IX Coordinator/Director of Human Resources  

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