Delta College is seeking instructors committed to the college's philosophy that education serves the greater good by providing students access to a better life. The candidates for adjunct instructor positions understand that community colleges are positioned to fundamentally change people's lives, and as a result, society itself. Required qualities include a belief that continuous improvement in pedagogy and relationships with students, other faculty, and staff are hallmarks of an educator who has been called to the profession. We are seeking colleagues who embrace the idea of helping students achieve their goals, and approach academic excellence as evidenced in equity as a moral imperative.
Are you interested in positively impacting students' lives? We are seeking collaborative, energetic, and innovative economic adjunct instructors who are committed to student retention and success. Instructors are responsible for establishing and promoting an effective learning environment to maximize student learning. Instructors may be assigned to teach both principles of micro – and macro – economics in traditional classroom settings and/or blended/hybrid classrooms as needed in the Social Sciences Division at Delta College.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Understanding of and ability to work with a diverse student population
Use of email, internet-based resources, and common Office software
Ability to teach in a variety of formats, including incorporating online learning systems
Understanding of ADA requirements and willingness to create accessible materials
Effective interpersonal skills
Understanding Delta Mission/Vision/Values
Master's degree in Economics, OR Master's degree in a related field with at least 18 hours of successful graduate level economics coursework
Ability to teach on a Delta campus
Additional Experiences Considered:
Teaching experience at the community college level
Recent experience in teaching economics in an active learning environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, three current names of professional references, and copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and/or certifications and licenses.
* Course assignment is dependent on the applicant's qualifications and demonstrated abilities.
* If you are selected for an interview, you are required to provide a teaching demonstration on topics selected by the Social Sciences Division.
Position will remain open until filled. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.
Part-time instructor, Mon – Fri for all semesters (Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer)
Successful candidates must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity in student, faculty and staff.Delta College, established in 1961, offers 150 transfer and career certificate and associate degree programs, and enrolls nearly 11,000 students each semester at its main campus and three learning centers.Delta College enjoys a reputation as one of the nation’s leading community colleges. Contributing factors to this achievement are its enduring commitment to excellence, passion for innovation and focus on people. Those values can be seen in its AQIP Higher Learning Commission accreditation, charter membership in the National League for Innovation, Achieving the Dream participation, environmental stewardship and unique shared governance system.The College’s service area is comprised of Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties, each with its own appealing personality and features, located adjacent to Lake Huron in mid-Michigan. Delta College - one of America's leading community colleges!