Adjunct Instructor - Fine Arts (Theater)

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Work type: Faculty - Part Time
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Categories: Arts and Humanties, Academic Affairs

College: SOWELA

Department: Academic Affairs

Sub department: School of Arts & Sciences

Type of Appointment: Unclassified - Adjunct

Duties and Responsibilities: Utilize the approved curriculum. Develop clearly-stated course objectives and learning outcomes.
Ensure the objectives and content of the courses taught are current.
Keep accurate classroom records.
Support department assessment initiatives.
Use and update the required course management system.
Meet deadlines and evaluate student work in a timely manner, including submitting Show/No Show reports, midterm grades, and final grades.
Assists with student completion, placement, and retention rates ensuring that they meet accrediting agencies standards.
Complete other duties as required or assigned.

Required Education: Doctoral or master's degree in Theatre or a masters degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in a Theater related field
Meet credentialing guidelines for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SASCOC)

Required Experience: 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to adhere to all applicable Louisiana Community and Technical College System(LCTCS) policies.
Ability to instruct students in the completion of relevant projects.
Ability to create a positive learning environment for students using innovative, effective, and diverse teaching methods to engage students in their own learning and enhance student success.
Ability to work effectively with colleagues and students of various cultural (including traditional, non-traditional and international students) and socio-economic backgrounds.
Ability to demonstrate and encourage professional growth and improvement, as well as appropriate work ethic (attendance, cooperation, etc;) project a professional attitude, and maintain a professional appearance.
Knowledge of how to ensure tests and other means of assessing the achievement of students are sufficiently accurate.
Superior communication skills.
Ability to relate to students, other faculty and college staff..
Ability to handle a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
Competent in being a team player, strong leadership skills, and possess a high-energy level and a positive attitude.
Ability to assist students with college-readiness skills is desired.

Preferred Experience: Successful experience in post-secondary teaching is preferred
Successful experience in distance-learning experience is preferred
Successful experience in teaching hybrid and/or compressed video courses is preferred.

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Benefits: As a member of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System, SOWELA has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, term life, disability, accident, vision, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), holidays (14 per year, typically includes longer break at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits and Employee Assistance Program. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

Passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment. SOWELA is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer. SOWELA is a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency that supports improved employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

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