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Position Title: Adjunct Instructor – Rapid City Learning Center
Department:  Academic, Career and Technical Education
Opening Date:  June 28, 2013
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Status:  Temporary; Exempt
Salary: Per Fee Schedule

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Academic, Career & Technical Education or his/her designee and the appropriate academic department chair, the Adjunct Instructor will perform the following duties:
  1. Instructs students based upon the curriculum as approved by the UTTC Curriculum Committee and the Vice President of Academic, Career and Technical Education in the fields of:
    1. Art/Art Marketing
    2. Business
    3. Criminal Justice
    4. Elementary Education
    5. General Education
    6. Prep. Math
    7. Prep. Reading
    8. Professional Development/Career Technical Education
    9. Tourism & Hospitality Management
  2. Adjusts lesson plans and other course materials to meet the needs of students. Instructors must be sensitive to the cultures of the students, must be willing to learn about those cultures, and be able to integrate culturally-appropriate and culturally-relevant material when appropriate.
  3. Evaluates students' progress and communicates with student’s academic advisor when problems or issues arise.
  4. Monitors and reports student attendance and academic progress daily, at mid-terms, and at the end of Finals week through the College's Learning Management System.
  5. Keeps a record of weekly coursework in the College's Learning Management System.
  6. Refers students to appropriate academic support and student/campus life services.
  7. Will manage classroom activities according to policies and procedures for the UTTC Faculty Handbook.
  8. Participates in assessment, professional development, and other activities required by the institution.
  9. Serves as a secondary advisor for students. This role is to be taken seriously. Instructors enter into an advisement relationship with students with regard to academics and other topics insofar as these relationships do not interfere with other helping and/or therapeutic relationships those students have on campus.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Adjunct instructors are to conduct class meetings according to the master course schedule and in the class location designated on the schedule. Class meetings must be held for the duration specified in the schedule. Adjunct instructors teaching online courses will maintain a presence in the course through consistent participation in the discussion forum and email as appropriate. Normal working hours will vary according to need assuring that work and reporting are complete in a timely manner according to the course schedule and the college academic calendar.

Adjunct instructors teaching online are expected to have stable and reliable Internet access and meet the minimum technical requirements listed for students. This includes an up-to-date web browser, currently supported operating system, and Microsoft Word and Excel programs. Adjunct instructors teaching in a face-to-face situation may use campus computer labs to enter student grades and attendance if needed. Coursework, grades, and student attendance documentation will be maintained in the College’s Learning Management System.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the content area or related field under which the instructor is hired to teach. Experience teaching online is preferred for those applying to teach online. If no experience, the adjunct candidate must be willing to participate in a training program offered by UTTC

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Preference will be given to bona fide American Indian applicants in accordance with UTTC policies and Federal Indian regulations for such preference.

If selected for the position, the applicant is subject to a complete background investigation with favorable determination.

UNITED TRIBES TECHNICAL COLLEGE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE, AGE, HANDICAP, MARITAL STATUS, POLITICAL PREFERENCE, OR MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION, EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY THE INDIAN PREFERENCE PROVISION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, AS AMENDED.

PERSONS OF INDIAN ANCESTRY WHO ARE AT LEAST 1/4 DEGREE AND WISH TO CLAIM INDIAN PREFERENCE SHOULD SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR TRIBAL ENROLLMENT CERTIFICATE INDICATING THEIR DEGREE OF INDIAN BLOOD AND AGENCY ENROLLED.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested individual should submit the following application materials to the Human Resource Director:

  1. Cover letter.
  2. Current Resume.
  3. Completed UTTC Application - call for a copy, or you can download a copy from www.uttc.edu.
  4. Reference letters or names, addresses and daytime phone numbers of three individuals familiar with your preparation / experience.
  5. Unofficial copies of transcripts (Official copies required if hired).

HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE
UNITED TRIBES TECHNICAL COLLEGE
3315 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
BISMARCK, ND 58504