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Adjunct Faculty - Sociology
Title:Adjunct Faculty - Sociology
Posting Date:10/29/2018
Initial Screening Date:N/A



Division: Social and Behavioral Sciences & Public Services
Department: Sociology
Job title: Adjunct Faculty-Sociology
Reports to: Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences & Public Services
Supervises: Students
Position type: Adjunct Faculty/ Part-time
FLSA Status: Exempt


Kansas City Kansas Community College is currently searching for Adjunct faculty for the Spring 2019 Semester. As an adjunct professor your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, teaching courses in sociology, preparing lesson plans, lecturing and facilitating classroom discussion, writing exams and quizzes, adhering to established course outcomes, grading assignments and responding to students inquiries in a timely manner, and by engaging students in critical thinking and problem-solving activities. This individual will also be responsible for timely submission of reports and for administering all exams to include final exams. This single posting will be used to fill two (2) Adjunct Faculty- Sociology positions.


  • Design courses to meet learning outcomes, and promote students active participation.
  • Create an effective learning environment that fosters student’s intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
  • Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences & Public Services.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Evidence of creative teaching strategies is highly desirable.
  • Experience or demonstrated ability to assess students’ performance.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students required.


  • Master’s Degree or higher in the Sociology, OR
  • Master’s Degree plus 18 graduate hours in the discipline is required.


  • Post-secondary teaching and learning management systems experience.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items. The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY RANGE: $783.00 per credit hour.

Must be able to work a variable schedule/varying hours to meet operational needs on campus, at area high schools or at Pioneer Career Center. May require evening and weekend hours; as needed.

To Apply Submit:

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.
  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required transcript (s). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the online application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites and must show degree awarded, course work, and conferral date. Official transcripts for all the degree (s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of offer of employment.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.




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