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Grand Rapids Community College Adjunct Faculty, Graphics/Web Design, Computer Information Systems in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Adjunct Faculty, Graphics/Web Design, Computer Information Systems\ \ Date: December 6th, 2022\ \ Title: Adjunct Faculty - Graphics/Web Design - Computer Information Systems\ \ Position number: 1451\ \ Work schedule: Fall and Winter Semester\ \ Reports to: Associate Dean, School of STEM\ \ General Information\ \ The College is interested in seeking candidates to teach CIS courses in the Fall and Winter semesters at our downtown campus, online, and various regional sites. A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists prior to employment with Grand Rapids Community College.\ \ Essential Job Functions\ \ • Teach courses required in CIS degree programs:\ \ • Intro to Graphics Software including but not limited to Adobe Photoshop\ • Intro and Advanced Digital Imaging including but not limited to Adobe Photoshop\ • Intro and Advanced Web Design\ \ • Maintain accurate course records and submit related reports as requested.\ • Effectively assess student performance.\ • Create a safe and inclusive learning environment for students.\ • Utilize multiple strategies to facilitate learning, i.e. small group work, workshops, etc.\ • Incorporate new technologies and methods that enhance teaching and learning into his/her instructional methods.\ • Support the Department and College through other work normally expected of adjunct faculty members.\ \ JOB SPECIFICATIONS\ \ Education and Credentials\ \ • Degree in CIS OR a closely related field OR closely related experience.\ \ Experience\ \ • Successful teaching experience is preferred but not required.\ • Successful teaching experience at a Community College preferred but not required.\ • Experience working with adults from diverse backgrounds and with varying academic skills.\ • Participation in professional development and/or continuous improvement activities in order to remain current in the field.\ \ Skills\ \ • Excellent written and oral communication skills.\ • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving abilities.\ • Ability to perform routine and unexpected duties with minimum supervision.\ \ Mental Demands\ \ • An understanding of and appreciation for the community college philosophy and student population.\ • An interest in teaching college-level material to high school students as part of a middle college or dual enrollment program.\ • An interest in working with diverse student populations, who represent a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability.\ • Interest in and willingness to work with changing instructional technologies used in and out of the classroom.\ • Willingness and availability to work a flexible schedule.\ • High energy level with enthusiasm and interest in helping and supporting students, staff, and the general public.\ • Ability to work under pressure while possessing mature judgment and flexibility in regards to interruptions and schedule changes.\ • Must use good judgment in handling sensitive or difficult situations in a pleasant and professional manner.\ \ Physical Demands\ \ • Must have the physical capacity for lifting up to 25lbs.\ \ Working Conditions\ \ • Classroom environment in an academic setting.\ \ Method of Application\ \ Grand Rapids Community College is only accepting online applications for this position via our website at https://www.grcc.edu/jobs Please include your resume and cover letter in one document; unofficial transcripts; and three letters of recommendation, which you may upload yourself or have your supporters e-mail to the Hiring Team at mailto:hr@grcc.edu Individuals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.\ \ Grand Rapids Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Grand Rapids Community College c