Adjunct Faculty: Economics Instructor

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Work type: Faculty - Part Time
Location: Lafayette, LA
Categories: Academic Affairs

College: SLCC

Department: Academic & Student Affairs

Sub department: Business & Technical Studies

Type of Appointment: Unclassified - Adjunct

Salary: $2,400-$2,500 per 3 credit course


Duties and Responsibilities: 

 Provide competent classroom and laboratory instruction in the area of credentialed expertise.
 Teach assigned classes in keeping with approved syllabi, outlines, and instructional materials.
 Evaluate the progress of students in all classes according to institutional, divisional, departmental, and individual criteria.
 Prepare or assist in the preparation of materials used in academic administration when requested, including course syllabi, program outlines, and catalog material.
 Participate in scheduled in-service activities.
 Provide academic and career advice to students and promote student leadership and enrichment experiences.
 Continue as competent instructor in the chosen specialty by seeking new knowledge, improving teaching skills, and updating professional competencies.
 Ability to teach a student body diverse in age, ethnicity, and academic skills
 Standard duties expected of all faculties include development and evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours, attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional growth activities, and performing other duties consistent with the role of an instructor.


Required Education: 

Master’s degree in Economics or Master’s degree in Business Administration or Accounting with 18 graduate semester hours in Economics from an accredited institution.


Required Experience: 

Demonstrate excellent oral & written communication skills.
Online instruction requires Quality Matters Certification.


Preferred Education: 

Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Economics from an accredited institution.


Preferred Experience: 

Experience teaching Economics courses at the Community College level.
Experience and demonstrated success in teaching Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.
Knowledge of and practical experience in the application of economic principles.
Possess a strong understanding of the functioning of market economics.
Ability to teach other assigned courses in the Business Department
Ability to convey enthusiasm and excitement to the diversity of the student population about the field of economics and its relevance.
Ability to conduct individual and small group instruction.
Ability to learn new teaching pedagogy, and new software, as required.
Experience with classroom technology.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.


Passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment.


SLCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Louisiana is a Model Employer for People with Disabilities.

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Louisiana Community and Technical Colleges System