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Communication Instructor

Company: Colorado Community College System
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionSummary of Position
Red Rocks Community College exemplifies extraordinary. We are dedicated to ourVision and Mission, which promote student achievement, staff empowerment, and community engagement. We live our values: Integrity, Collaboration, Learning, Inclusiveness, and Communication. We encourage applications from individuals whose background and interests align with our commitment to inclusiveness and welcome you to visit theRRCC Inclusion & Diversitywebpage for additional information.
With an unrivaled reputation grounded in our Values, we stand out as a cutting-edge model in higher education. We are one of the first community colleges in the country to offer both Bachelor's and Master's degree programs. Our continued pursuit of excellence is instilled in our employees and has inspired a dynamic and passionate culture.
The mission of the RRCC Communication department is to provide students with greater competence in human communication interactions and to create awareness about the importance of adapting these skills to diverse audiences. We strive to provide students with an education that instills critical thinking, written and oral communication skills, and encourages global awareness.
Part-time Instructors provide instructional duties for the College in their respective areas of expertise. They report to the department chair within the discipline and do not have any supervisory responsibilities. Responsibilities include instruction, student assessment, and other related instructional duties. Instructional delivery may include face-to-face, hybrid, and online. Classes may be held days, evenings, and weekends.
This posting will be used to fill multiple part-time Instructor vacancies. Finalist must be willing to make Colorado their primary workplace, including for online courses.

All applications will be reviewed in the order that they are received on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Candidates are encouraged to submit a complete application packet early for full consideration.

Description of Position
The Adjunct Instructor for Communication will teach assigned classes. The days and times of classes are dependent on schedule, budget, and enrollment.
The instructor must be patient and respectful, while also providing their expectations for what is considered acceptable work. The instructor must display dedication to the class as well as the goals of the program.

  • Classroom Instruction

    Required to meet all class periods and start and end classes promptly. Teach assigned curriculum and make use of required texts and materials. Provide students with a complete syllabus before the first day of class that includes information on course description, objectives, assignments, grading policies, and contact information. Provide data on student attendance (no-shows, last day of attendance, etc.), promptly. Use technology to facilitate learning including meeting the required minimum standards for the use of the College learning management system Desire2Learn (D2L).

    • Student Assessment

      Maintain updated and accurate grading records in D2L and submit all final grades by the due date in the college student information system, Banner. Provide consistent and timely feedback to students regarding progress and grades on assignments.

      • Planning

        Prepare for each class meeting and consider learning strategies that address diverse learning styles and a diverse community college student population. Class content and assessment methods should relate to course objectives.

        • Communication

          Respond timely to students and RRCC staff every 24-48 hours during the class term and for at least one week after grades are submitted. Attend department staff meetings throughout the semester as scheduled. Provide updates to the department chair.
          Instructors can participate in professional development opportunities provided through the department, the college, or the Colorado Community College System.

          Best regards,

          **Payment is based on the credit hour/contact hour and class ratio as assigned to you by the department chair. RRCC starts at $1048.57 - $1,153.43/credit hour**

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Keywords: Colorado Community College System, Lakewood , Communication Instructor, Education / Teaching , Lakewood, Colorado

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