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Job No. 141026

  • Job Title:
  • Adjunct Business Technology Instructor
  • Employer:
  • Cascadia Community College
  • Location:
  • Spokane , WA
  • Posting Date:
  • 07-Oct-2019
  • Description:

    Prepares for and instructs, through traditional classroom and distance education modes, professional/technical classes in the discipline of business technology. Examples of the types of courses typically assigned include: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Project, and Outlook), Business Communications, Office Procedures, Desktop Publishing, and Administrative Office Management;
    Provides availability and accessibility to students for purpose of academic consulting and support, in a manner appropriate to meet student needs, through a combination of scheduled office hours, e-mail accessibility or other effective means of responsive and timely communication.
    Communicates expectations and establishes clear grading criteria through appropriate instructional means, to include but not limited to developing course syllabi, handouts, and materials supporting the instructional process; evaluates student progress and provides clear, timely feedback.
    Participates in district, division, department, or general faculty meetings; in-service training; curriculum development; academic consulting; workshops or seminars; service on district or college councils or committees, or other activities within the scope of the position.
    Complies with state and federal law applicable to professional duties and responsibilities; Follows established procedures in areas such as printing, turning in grades, bookstore orders, office support, student financial aid requirements, safety and health issues and related administrative processes.
    Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform other duties as assigned.
    In addition, faculty may:
    Instruct courses in related disciplines based upon individual qualifications and expertise. Of particular interest are medical office administration, legal office administration, and business writing.
    Supervise paraprofessional employees or direct the work of assigned work-study students. Responsible for ensuring assigned staff adhere to acceptable behavior and performance standards. Demonstrate that assigned staff have been informed how behavior and performance will be assessed, receive timely and accurate feedback regarding performance, and any observed performance and behavioral problems are corrected promptly.
    Advise student clubs or associations.
    REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (Minimum Qualifications):
    An earned Master's degree in Business, Education, Business Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field from and accredited institution.
    Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
    A demonstrable understanding and acceptance of the mission, values, goals and objectives of CCS.
    The ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution, community and technical college system.
    Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.
    PREFERRED COMPETENCIES (Desirable Qualifications):
    Course work or appropriate certifications or experience that would prepare the instructor to teach these courses.
    Teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level.
    Two or more years of college level teaching experience.
    Two or more years of work experience in an administrative office environment.
    Two or more years of work experience supervising administrative office professionals.
    Two or more years of online teaching experience including design, instruction, quality assurance, and assessment in an online learning environment.
    Microsoft Office Specialist certifications or other relevant technology certifications.
    This is an adjunct (part-time) position. Compensation will be pro-rated according to the amount of workload assigned. CCS reserves the right to cancel this recruitment without notice. Academic employees are represented by the Association of Higher Education (AHE), which is affiliated with NEA and WEA. Membership is optional.

    Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S. Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural work and education environment. Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  •  Contact information:
  • Cascadia Community College
  • Spokane, WA 98011
  • United States
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