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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Political Science
Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida
 
 
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Date Posted 11/08/2019
Category
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Political Science
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Santa Fe College (SF) was recently recognized as the top-rated community college in the United States.  Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity.  A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live.  SF enrolls over 16,000 students each semester.

Compensation:  $715 per semester credit hours and/or $28.60 per contact/clock hour based on the SF Salary Schedule.

Description:

Under general supervision, the Adjunct Assistant develops, prepares and teaches a variety of coursework consisting of Comparative Politics, International Relations, American National Government, and State and Local Government.  Adjunct Faculty are employed on a term-by-term basis and may be assigned teaching duties at SF’s main Northwest campus or at any of the College’s six educational centers.  Course offerings within the Social and Behavioral Department may be taught during the day, evening, or online, as well as taught using other distance learning formats. 

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Plan, organize, and deliver political science instruction in didactic, laboratory and/or classroom settings to promote student success within a community college setting.
  • Support and promote the college and departmental missions centered on excellence in teaching and learning through quality instruction, curriculum enhancement, and service.
  • Collaborate with department chair, faculty, and peers to evaluate, revise, and develop curriculum to cultivate the mastery of course content.
  • Provide students with frequent, timely assessment of and clear feedback regarding academic performance.
  • Appropriately document student progress and maintain accurate records such as attendance, grading and achievement of student learning outcomes.
  • Honor student confidentiality and privacy as per appropriate laws, regulations and college rules.
  • Proctor exams, participate in departmental meetings, as well as college taskforces and/or committees as necessary.
  • Maintain appropriate office hours proportionate to the instructional assignment.
  • Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences

Qualifications:

Required: A Master’s Degree in Political Science or a Master’s degree with eighteen (18) graduate hours within any combination of the qualifying fields Political Science and/or Government is required.  

Preferred: Relevant teaching experience within a community college setting is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilites: The Adjunct Assistant must have the ability to deliver a high level of interactive customer service, develop and maintain collaborative relationships throughout the organization, communicate effectively and possess proficient computer skills, including familiarity with the Microsoft Suite of Office Applications. The successful applicant must be willing to work a flexible schedule at multiple sites, as well as demonstrate the ability to work well with students, faculty and staff at all levels within a diverse, multi-cultural, collaborative environment.  A criminal background check will be conducted.

Application Process: Applicants must submit an online SF Employment Application, upload a current, up-to-date resume and college transcripts to be considered for this position.   Unofficial transcripts will only be accepted for review purposes.  Candidates should be aware that official transcripts will be required prior to any offer of employment being made.

Required Documents:
Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
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