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Adjunct Instructors Wanted

Always wanted to teach a college class? Now is your opportunity.  Adjunct Instructors wanted for all areas of study.  We do have an immediate need for SpeechEnglish and Math Instructors. Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in field of interest is required. Technical Education Instructors need equivalent education, related work experience, demonstrated competencies in the discipline and achievements that contribute to effective teaching and student learning outcomes will be considered.  Contact Human Resources today.

Teaching


Title:

Instructor of Bands

Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the Dean of Academics, conduct ensembles/bands and teach a full load in instrumental music. Manage, direct, and develop the instrumental music program, including performance ensembles.  Actively recruit students. Provide a positive and encouraging environment for collegiate level learning.  Work collaboratively within the music department, fine arts division and the college, including service on various committees.
  • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College~To provide challenging and diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and learner-centered environment. 
  • Recruit students, especially from area high schools, to the music department
  • Develop Marching Band
  • Direct Pep Band at all home football and basketball games
  • Propose, organize and direct instrumental performance groups during athletic events, special college events, and community events, both on and off campus.
  • Direct instrumental ensembles, such as Wind Ensemble, Dodge City Symphony, Jazz Band.
  • Award music scholarships to eligible students
  • Develop course syllabi and coordinate curriculum to facilitate transfer to Kansas Regent’s universities. 
  • Maintain appropriate school and student records
  • Maintain regularly scheduled and posted office hours
  • Coordinate adjunct instruction of applied instrumental lessons, as needed
  • Teach music classes as assigned, such as Music Theory, Aural Skills and Sight Reading (for music majors), Understanding Music (for non-music majors), and applied instrumental music lessons(for majors and non majors)
  • Plan and organize program materials, personnel lists, etc., for Public Relations for each concert and/or performance.Participate in student jury examinations each semester.
  • Manage the instrumental music budget and participate in fundraising activities.
  • Order and maintain inventories of appropriate equipment, instruments, music and uniforms, as needed
  • Serve on college committees.Serve as an instrumental music resource person for students and for the community as needed.

Required qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Music or Music Education required.
  • Teaching experience at the secondary and/or post-secondary levels
  • Must maintain a valid Kansas drivers license

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Proven ability to conduct and teach instrumental music classes and ensembles
    • Ability to manage, direct, and develop an instrumental program
    • Demonstrated success in recruiting
    • Ability to work cooperatively with department and division faculty, division coordinators, and supervising deans in the promotion and delivery of high quality collegiate education.
    • Ability to maintain teaching schedules, organize time, and execute duties in the delivery and support of high quality instruction.
    • Proven ability to work with diverse populations including traditional and non-traditional students.
    • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

    Review Schedule:

    Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

    For more information, contact:

    Office of Human Resources
    Dodge City Community College
    2501 N. 14th Avenue
    Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
    Phone: 620/227-9201
    Fax: 620/227-9345
    email: hr@dc3.edu

    Teaching


    Title:

    Instructor of Education

    Responsibilities:

    Under the supervision of the Dean of Academics, the Instructor of Education will direct the teacher education program, engage in a variety of learning support and instructional/institutional practices, advising, and mentoring students to achieve best learning practices and outcomes for all students. 
    • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College~“To provide challenging and diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and learner-centered environment”
    • Teach a full instructional load consistent with credentialed areas(s) of expertise
    • Coordinate an advising system specific for the needs of students interested in education majors and/or teaching to facilitate their transfer process and career goals
    • Develop the teacher education program by recruiting students, developing partnerships with local school districts, and promoting program articulation agreements with four-year institutions.
    • Develop curricula to meet Kansas licensure requirements and suitable to permit students to complete an associate’s and/or transfer into education programs at 4-year institutions
    • Oversee and coordinate education course schedules to best meet needs of education majors
    • Mentor full time and adjunct faculty, clearly articulate program expectations, develop course syllabi, and create classroom materials.
    • Organize and oversee educational practicums in early childhood, elementary, and secondary education.
    • Create mechanisms to prepare DCCC students for entrance requirements at four-year universities including preparation for mandated assessments.
    • Create mechanisms to assist educators and childcare providers in obtaining necessary certifications and continuing education units.
    • Develop and monitor departmental budgets.
    • Participate in departmental and institutional committees.
    • Work and interact effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administration and other diverse groups.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Required qualifications:

    • Masters of Science in Education or relevant sub-field
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with individuals, groups and institutions.
    • Must maintain a valid Kansas drivers license

      Preferred qualifications:

      • Knowledge of current Kansas Teacher Training guidelines and policies for teacher certification.
      • Instructional experience in teacher education.
      • Teaching experience in public schools and/or experience in administrating child care centers
      • Computer skills and ability to use technology in the classroom.
      • Community college teaching experience.

      Review Schedule:

      Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

      For more information, contact:

      Office of Human Resources
      Dodge City Community College
      2501 N. 14th Avenue
      Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
      Phone: 620/227-9201
      Fax: 620/227-9345
      email: hr@dc3.edu

      Teaching


      Title:

      Nursing Instructor - Full Time Faculty

      Responsibilities:

      • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College  ~  To provide opportunities for high quality learning and will enhance community and personal development in a student centered environment.
      • Faculty employment in accordance with the current Negotiated Agreement.
      • Classroom Responsibilities - Prepare and provide classroom instruction for basic nursing courses.  Prepare and monitor student examinations.  Document student progress in class according to the guidelines of the course and the policies of the department.  Attend and participate in course, level and faculty meetings. Provide individual counseling to students as it relates to the curriculum and course assignments.  Prepare and update syllabi.  Instruction may involve evenings and/or weekends at various locations.
      • Clinical/Lab Responsibilities - Promote the role and function of the nursing student in the clinical area.  Facilitate the learning of students in the skills lab and the clinical area.  Coordinate clinical learning experiences between the instructor, student and clinical facility.  Assist students in the assessment, plan implementation and evaluation of patient/client care.  Conduct pre and post conferences.  Evaluate students’ progress in the clinical area.  Attend team meetings.
      • As A Lead Teacher - Coordinate nursing courses by planning of course schedule and calendar, develop clinical rotations, record students’ academic and clinical progress, report academic grade to director and records office and conduct course meetings.
      • Departmental/College Responsibilities - Participate in all levels of curriculum development, implementation, evaluation and revision as it pertains to the Department of Nurse Education Participate in the development of standards for the admission, progression and graduation of students.  Participate in academic guidance and counseling.  Participate in the activities of the faculty of Dodge City Community College in ways that benefit the institution, the Department of Nurse Education and the Nursing faculty.  Participate in Professional activities; act as a resource person for area health care facilities and businesses.  Maintain regular office hours.  Represent the College at local and regional conferences.  Attend extra-curricular activities sponsored by Dodge City Community College.

      Required qualifications:

      • Masters of Science in Nursing. 
      • BSN applicant MUST be able and willing to immediately begin MSN degree plan if approved by KSBN for instruction.
      • Credentials verifying legal status as a registered nurse in the State of Kansas. 
      • 5 years experience in clinical area
      • Must maintain a valid drivers license.
      • Proven ability to work with diverse populations including tradition and non-traditional students.

        Preferred qualifications:

        • Previous teaching experience. 
        • Advanced credentials in a nursing specialty
        • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
        • A valid driver’s license.

        Review Schedule:

        Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

        For more information, contact:

        Office of Human Resources
        Dodge City Community College
        2501 N. 14th Avenue
        Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
        Phone: 620/227-9201
        Fax: 620/227-9345
        email: hr@dc3.edu

        Teaching


        Title:

        STEM Activities Coordinator - Part Time

        Responsibilities:

        Under the supervision of the Dean of Instruction & Outreach. The KS-LSAMP pathways to STEM program will provide enrichment and community building activities, advising, and assistance to diverse underrepresented students who are enrolled at Dodge City Community College. Dodge City Community College intends to transfer students to K-State in order to complete a bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. Grant Funded. Part-Time.

        Responsibilities-

        • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College ~ “To provide challenging and diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and learner-centered environment”.
        • Develop activities for STEM Club and STEM students
        • Develop research opportunities for STEM Club and STEM students
        • Academically advise students that are majoring in a STEM field
        • Perform other duties as assigned.

        Required qualifications:

        • Bachelor’s Degree
        • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with individuals, groups and institutions.
        • Actively engage the community
        • Must maintain a valid Kansas drivers license

        Preferred qualifications:

        • Bachelor’s Degree within a STEM field
        • Bilingual
        • Community college experience.

        Review Schedule:

        Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

        For more information, contact:

        Office of Human Resources
        Dodge City Community College
        2501 N. 14th Avenue
        Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
        Phone: 620/227-9201
        Fax: 620/227-9345
        email: hr@dc3.edu

        Teaching


        Title:

        Para-Professional Nursing Instructor 

        Responsibilities:

        Dodge City Community College, a progressive, student-centered, transformational college is seeking a Para Professional Nursing Instructor in the Allied Health Department.  Under the general supervision of the Dean of Nursing and Allied Health, the instructor will teach scheduled classes to prepare students for state certification exams.

        Essential Requirements
          • To understand and commit to the Mission of the College  ~  To provide challenging and   diverse opportunities for the pursuit of learning and to enhance personal and community development in a responsible, accessible and  learner-centered environment.
          • Classroom Responsibilities - Prepare and monitor student examinations.  Document student progress in class according to the guidelines of the course and the policies of the department.  Prepare students to complete state-approved training course, pass skills competencies test, and be eligible to write the state examination
          • Clinical/Lab Responsibilities - Promote the role and function of the Para-professional student in the clinical area.  Facilitate the learning of students in the skills lab and the clinical area.  Coordinate clinical learning experiences between the student and clinical facility.  Evaluate the student’s clinical assignment utilizing established criteria according to the state guidelines.  Assist students in plan of resident/client.  Complete competency skills sheet check off and distribute according to course guidelines.
          • As A Lead Teacher – Must be an approved instructor through the Kansas Department of Aging & Disability.  A copy of approval should be retained by instructor and copy given to each facility which sponsors training conducted by the instructor to show compliance with state and federal laws.  Coordinate nursing courses by planning of course schedule and calendar; develop clinical rotations, record students’ academic and clinical progress, and report academic grade to records office.  Prepare state approval 3-4 weeks prior to classes taught.
          • Departmental/College Responsibilities - Participate in the activities of the total faculty of Dodge City Community College in ways that benefit the institution.  Participate in professional activities.  Represent the College at local and regional conferences.  Attend extra-curricular activities sponsored by Dodge City Community College.
          • Faculty employment in accordance with the current Negotiated Agreement
          • Proven ability to work with diverse populations including traditional and non-traditional students
          • Other duties as assigned.

        Required qualifications:

        • Minimum of Associate's degree in Nursing.
        • One (1) year (1,750 hours) working experience in long term care.
        • Credentials verifying legal status as a registered nurse in the State of Kansas.
        • Minimum of two years licensed experience (RN or LPN). 
        • Willing to work towards a Bachelor’s/Master’s of Science Degree with an emphasis in Nursing.
        • Has completed a course in teaching adults or has experience in teaching adults or supervising nurse aides.
        • Must Maintain a valid driver’s license.

        Preferred qualifications:

        • Bachelors degree with major in Nursing.
        • Previous teaching experience.

        Review Schedule:

        Applications accepted until position is filled. Application package consists of DCCC application, resume, cover letter/letter of interest, and unofficial copies of transcripts.

        For more information, contact:

        Office of Human Resources
        Dodge City Community College
        2501 N. 14th Avenue
        Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
        Phone: 620/227-9201
        Fax: 620/227-9345
        email: hr@dc3.edu