Tarrant County College District Adjunct Instructor - English in Fort Worth, Texas

Position Information

Job Summary

To assist students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate College resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules (morning, afternoon, evening and weekends) to accommodate diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations of College as assigned by designated supervisor

  • Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad of diversities represented in the student population, colleagues and service area

  • Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned

  • Prepares and delivers instruction to students

  • Actively pursues and participates in professional development activities to enhance skills in various modes of instruction and knowledge of learning

  • Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks

  • Prepares assignments

  • May compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments

  • Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success

  • Maintains student attendance records

  • Evaluates student performance and learning

  • Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students

  • Assigns grades consistent with course requirements

  • Assists in District commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures

  • Participates in TCC’s institutional effectiveness program including the preparation and evaluations of Student Outcomes Assessment Plans (SOAPs)

  • Accepts and participates in the necessary training to offer courses via varied delivery methods such as distance learning

  • Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses

  • Accepts and participates in the service mission of the college

  • May conduct research in particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals

  • Performs related duties such as advising students on academic and vocational curricula, and acting as adviser to student organizations

  • Serves on campus and District committees

  • Performs basic student enrollment and recruitment functions, such as community outreach, support of student registration and student retention activities

  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite

  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the Tarrant County College (TCC) Institute

  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
  • Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university in English, Literature, Creative Writing, Technical Communication or related area; or Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university with eighteen (18) graduate hours in English, Literature, Creative Writing or Technical Communication or related area
Physical Demands and Work Environment

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary

This is a district-wide ‘Pooled’ posting; it is important that you select a campus preference if you have one. Applications for “Pooled” adjunct positions are reviewed as part-time faculty assignments become available. Department Chairs and hiring supervisors review applications and make hiring decisions on an as-needed basis. Your application on this posting remains active for up to one year.

Job Title: Adjunct Instructor - English

Posting Number: P001560

Position Type: Adjunct

Position Status: Part Time

Grant Funded: No

Category: Adjunct Faculty

Class Code: 28

Pay Rate: Commensurate with education and experience.

Department: DT Academic Operations

Posting Date: 10/01/2017

Contact: Talent Acquisition Team

*: 817-515-5236