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Employment Opportunites - Adjunct Early Childhood & Education Instructor-Education

Adjunct Early Childhood & Education Instructor-Education

Date Opened: 2019-07-10
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary: $650 per credit hour

Position Overview

This position is responsible for instructing students in required education courses necessary for the pursuit of certificates and associates degrees in Education.


Essential Job Functions

• Prepares and presents course descriptions, lesson plans, and classroom lectures, and 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.
• Evaluates student outcomes throughout the curriculum utilizing assessment data to improve teaching strategies within courses.
• Provides one-to-one student supervision and/or counseling, advising and tutoring.
• Analyzes and documents student progress; coordinates and schedules student tutoring as appropriate.
• Participates in student recruitment, retention and placement efforts.
• Must exhibit general pedagogical competence.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Adult learning theory, curriculum development and classroom and field presentation techniques.
• Research methodology and information resources related to designated field(s) of education and related discipline.
• Basic supervisory and coaching principles and practices for teachers.
• Skill in performing work related to designated field(s) of education.
• Skill in supervising students in work experience settings.
• Skill in preparing and presenting classroom lectures.
• Skill in the use of standard office equipment, including personal computer and standard office software.
• Knowledge of policies and procedures for admissions, recruitment, testing, advisement, tutoring, placement and registration
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Strong organizational skills


Work Enviornment and Physical Factors

• Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. The worker sits 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 and visual inspection.
• The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.


Education, Experience and Licenses

• Masters or Doctoral degree in a field directly related to the assigned subject(s) of education;
• Three (3) years of teaching or practicing experience in the designated field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
• Preferred: One (1) to three (3) years experience with distance education.


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
Sandra Rivera, Human Resources Administrator
366 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Phone: (505) 454-2574
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