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Employment Opportunities - Adjunct Instructor - Chemistry

Adjunct Instructor - Chemistry

Date Opened: 2022-10-21
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $650.00 per credit hour

Position Overview

This position instructs students in college-level Chemistry.

Essential Job Functions

• Prepares and presents course descriptions, lesson plans, classroom lectures, laboratory work and field exercises.
• Implements techniques to facilitate student active learning; prepares and grades tests and quizzes; develops handouts and other learning aids; participates in program and curriculum development and
outcome assessments; participates in scheduling part-time tutors.
• Provides one-to-one student supervision and/or counseling, advising and tutoring.
• Analyzes and documents student progress; coordinates and schedules student tutors as appropriate; participates in student recruitment, retention and placement efforts.
• Maintains currency in designated field(s) of science, trades and technology.
• Establishes and maintains linkages with appropriate business and industry.
• Participates on assigned committees and in professional development workshops and conferences.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of adult learning theory, curriculum development and classroom, laboratory and field presentation techniques.
• Knowledge of counseling and advising methods and techniques; able to supervise and coach students
• Knowledge of research methodology and information resources related to designated field(s) of science, trades and technology.
• Skill in operating equipment and performing work related to Chemistry and related laboratory practices.
• Ability to prepare and present classroom lectures, laboratory work and field exercises.
• Skill in the use of standard office equipment, including personal computer and standard office software.

Work Environment and Physical Factors

• Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, and sitting most of the time.
• The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection.
• Exposure to hazardous materials/chemicals, tools and equipment in lab.

Education, Experience and Licenses

• Masters of Science Degree in Chemistry or a closely related STEM field or a Masters degree and 18 graduate hours of Chemistry is required.
• Two years of teaching experience in a college or university setting is preferred.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Luna Community College management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Application Process

Submit LCC application form, letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment) to:

Luna Community College
Human Resources
366 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Phone: (505) 454-2503
Fax: (505) 454-2520

Luna Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A pre-employment drug test may be required.

LCC Application for Employment