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Unranked Job Descriptions

Adjunct I

JOB SUMMARY

Unranked faculty jobs serve the specific instructional needs of the college. Adjunct I faculty provide students with instruction by ensuring the delivery of designated course content and adherence to stated learning goals for assigned courses.

Core Duties:

  • Maintain competence in the field of instruction (inclusive of staying informed of current developments in that field) and successfully bring this expertise to bear on instruction and the achievement of student learning for all students in the course.
  • Attend new faculty orientation, if applicable.
  • Develop and/or revise the course section description, syllabus, assignments, activities, curricula, and policies in accordance with all program policies and directives.
  • Adhere to the course description as communicated to students by the College.
  • Adhere to the course-specific learning outcomes as designated and provided by the Program, and participate in course, program, and college assessment and accreditation activities.
  • Prepare for class; plan, coordinate, and lead all classroom activities; and assist students with course materials.
  • Regularly monitor student progress, provide feedback and grades to students, and discuss performance with students.
  • Exclusively use CCA email addresses and servers for all CCA communications; and during the period of the course obligations, substantively respond to all CCA-related communications within 48 hours.
  • Submit a course syllabus adhering to all program and college requirements and input the required textbook information by the deadlines established by the College.
  • Submit grades for all students by the deadline established by Student Records.
  • Attend meetings related to course teaching obligations when required.
  • Apprise the program chair, designated coordinator, program expert, advising staff, and/or administrative staff of any concerns regarding students as needed.

Adjunct I faculty are expected to attend all scheduled course meeting sessions. Additional guidelines regarding faculty absences are outlined in the Faculty Handbook and Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Adjunct I faculty may perform committee, governance, or other college-wide service with the permission of the provost as described in Articles 20 and 27 of the CBA. These non-instructional assignments have separate position descriptions or outlines of responsibilities, and are evaluated separately from an Adjunct I’s faculty position.

Adjunct I faculty will be evaluated according to the college-wide faculty evaluation process as a method of demonstrating teaching effectiveness.

Adjunct I faculty must apply for promotion review after 6 semesters of teaching at CCA and be awarded promotion by the Provost in order to be eligible to continue teaching at the College. The promotion review process and outcomes are defined in Article 14 of the CBA.

Adjunct I faculty members are expected to abide by all operational policies of the College; however, it is the responsibility of the College to give appropriate advance notice of policy and operational changes, and to include information concerning changes in faculty orientation and training sessions.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

● A terminal degree in a field relevant to teaching assignment(s) is preferred;

● Evidence of successful teaching for fewer than four academic years in the area of the course assignment(s) at an accredited higher educational institution is required; and/or

● Equivalent non-teaching professional experience in the area of the course assignment(s), as judged by the College is required.


SALARY

$6717 per class line effective July 2019.


NOTES

Adjunct I faculty are considered active for three years after the last semester in which they receive a course teaching of er with course assignments. After three years, the faculty member’s position is closed, ending any previous accrual towards promotion or other teaching-history based eligibilities as outlined in the CBA. Faculty members whose position has closed must be reconsidered for hire by the College in order to teach in subsequent terms.


Adjunct II

JOB SUMMARY

Unranked faculty positions serve the specific instructional needs of the college. Adjunct II faculty provide students with instruction by ensuring the delivery of designated course content and adherence to stated learning goals for assigned courses.


Core Duties:

  • Maintain competence in the field of instruction (inclusive of staying informed of current developments in that field) and successfully bring this expertise to bear on instruction and the achievement of student learning for all students in the course.
  • Attend new faculty orientation, if applicable.
  • Develop and/or revise the course section description, syllabus, assignments, activities, curricula, and policies in accordance with all program policies and directives.
  • Adhere to the course description as communicated to students by the College.
  • Adhere to the course-specific learning outcomes as designated and provided by the Program, and participate in course, program, and college assessment and accreditation activities.
  • Prepare for class; plan, coordinate, and lead all classroom activities; and assist students with course materials.
  • Regularly monitor student progress, provide feedback and grades to students, and discuss performance with students.
  • Exclusively use CCA email addresses and servers for all CCA communications; and during the period of the course obligations, substantively respond to all CCA-related communications within 48 hours.
  • Submit a course syllabus adhering to all program and college requirements and input the required textbook information by the deadlines established by the College.
  • Submit grades for all students by the deadline established by Student Records.
  • Attend meetings related to course teaching obligations when required.
  • Apprise the program chair, designated coordinator, program expert, advising staff, and/or administrative staff of any concerns regarding students as needed.

Adjunct II faculty are expected to attend all scheduled course meeting sessions. Additional guidelines regarding faculty absences are outlined in the Faculty Handbook and Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Adjunct II faculty may perform committee, governance, or other college-wide service with the permission of the provost as described in Articles 20 and 27 of the CBA. These non-instructional assignments have separate position descriptions or outlines of responsibilities, and are evaluated separately from an Adjunct II’s faculty position.

Adjunct II faculty are evaluated according to the college-wide faculty evaluation process as a method of demonstrating teaching effectiveness.

Adjunct II faculty must apply for promotion review after 12 semesters of teaching at CCA and be awarded promotion by the Provost in order to be eligible to continue teaching at the College. The promotion review process and outcomes are defined in Article 14 of the CBA.

Adjunct II faculty members are expected to abide by all operational policies of the College; however, it is the responsibility of the College to give appropriate advance notice of policy and operational changes, and to include information concerning changes in faculty orientation and training sessions.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

● A terminal degree in a field relevant to teaching assignment(s) is preferred;

● Evidence of successful teaching for at least four academic years in the area of the course assignment(s) at an accredited institution of higher education is required; and/or

● Equivalent non-teaching professional experience in the area of the course assignment(s), as determined by the College is required.

SALARY

$7885 per class line effective July 2019.

NOTES

Adjunct II faculty are considered active for three years after the last semester in which they receive a course teaching of er with course assignments. After three years, the faculty member’s position is closed, ending any previous accrual towards promotion or other teaching-history based eligibilities as outlined in the CBA. Faculty members whose position has closed must be reconsidered for hire by the College in order to teach in subsequent terms.


Senior Adjunct

JOB SUMMARY

Unranked faculty positions serve the specific instructional needs of the college. The Senior Adjunct faculty rank is a promotion-only category of faculty per Article 14, section E of the CBA. No faculty may be hired at the College at the rank of Senior Adjunct. Senior Adjunct faculty must successfully complete promotion review from the position of Adjunct II.

Senior Adjunct faculty provide students with instruction by ensuring the delivery of designated course content and adherence to stated learning goals for assigned courses.

Core Duties:

  • Maintain competence in the field of instruction (inclusive of staying informed of current developments in that field) and successfully bring this expertise to bear on instruction and the achievement of student learning for all students in the course.
  • Attend new faculty orientation, if applicable.
  • Develop and/or revise the course section description, syllabus, assignments, activities, curricula, and policies in accordance with all program policies and directives.
  • Adhere to the course description as communicated to students by the College.
  • Adhere to the course-specific learning outcomes as designated and provided by the Program, and participate in course, program, and college assessment and accreditation activities.
  • Prepare for class; plan, coordinate, and lead all classroom activities; and assist students with course materials.
  • Regularly monitor student progress, provide feedback and grades to students, and discuss performance with students.
  • Exclusively use CCA email addresses and servers for all CCA communications; and during the period of the course obligations, substantively respond to all CCA-related communications within 48 hours.
  • Submit a course syllabus adhering to all program and college requirements and input the required textbook information by the deadlines established by the College.
  • Submit grades for all students by the deadline established by Student Records.
  • Attend meetings related to course teaching obligations when required.
  • Apprise the program chair, designated coordinator, program expert, advising staff, and/or administrative staff of any concerns regarding students as needed.

Senior Adjunct faculty are expected to attend all scheduled course meeting sessions. Additional guidelines regarding faculty absences are outlined in the Faculty Handbook and Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Senior Adjuncts may perform committee or other college-wide service with the permission of the provost as described in Articles 20 and 27 of the CBA. These non-instructional assignments have separate position descriptions or outlines of responsibilities, and are evaluated separately from a Senior Adjunct’s faculty position.

Senior Adjunct faculty will be evaluated according to the college-wide faculty evaluation process as a method of demonstrating teaching effectiveness.

Senior Adjunct faculty members are expected to abide by campus operational policies of the College; however, it is the responsibility of the College to give appropriate advance notice of policy and operational changes, and to include information concerning the changes in faculty orientation and training sessions.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Terminal degree in a field relevant to teaching assignments is preferred;
  • Outstanding higher education teaching of at least twelve semesters teaching courses at CCA is required;
  • Outstanding non-teaching professional experience in the subject matters taught at CCA is required;
  • Persuasive evidence of high quality engagement in or service to the external academic or professional community, such as participation in panels, boards, competitions, conferences, publications, and juries, etc. (particular engagement and service activities to be determined pursuant to Article 14, section F of the CBA) is required.


SALARY

$9287 per class line effective July 2019.


NOTES

Senior Adjunct faculty are considered active for three years after the last semester in which they receive a course teaching offer with course assignments. After three years, the faculty member’s position is closed, ending any previous accrual towards promotion or other teaching-history based eligibilities as outlined in the CBA. Faculty members whose position has closed must be reconsidered for hire by the College in order to teach in subsequent terms.