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Johnson County Community College Adjunct Faculty, Adjunct Professor-German in Overland Park, Kansas

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rJohnson County Community College


rPosition, Department: Adjunct Faculty, Adjunct Professor-German , Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Adjunct Faculty, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Varies depending on department needs, hours per week

Pay Range: Determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Benefits Category: Part-time Benefits

Position Summary: The Foreign Language department is seeking a German adjunct professor to teach Elementary and Intermediate level German language classes. JCCC is located in Overland Park, KS, the second largest city in the state of Kansas and part of the greater Kansas City Metro. The Kansas City Metro is known for its museums, restaurants, and music and art scenes. JCCC is similarly dedicated to creating and maintaining a rich cultural community, with an award-winning contemporary art museum and center for the performing arts located on campus.

JCCC is looking for a diverse pool of applicants for a part-time adjunct faculty position in the Foreign Language Department to teach Elementary or Intermediate German in the day or evening in the summer, fall and spring semesters on campus or on Zoom. The Foreign Language Department is part of the Communications Division. Many of our students are non-traditional, military veterans, immigrants, international and first-generation college students. JCCC has a diverse student population and is dedicated to increasing its diversity.

The successful applicant for this job may teach the equivalent of 3-10 credit hours or serve as a substitute professor. This person will perform other duties expected of adjunct faculty, to include collaborating and working successfully with other full-time and adjunct faculty in the Foreign Language department and other duties as assigned.

Additional possible responsibilities:

Provide extra and co-curricular opportunities for German language students.

Participate in the planning and administration of all departmental initiatives.

Participate in on-campus events promoting languages.

Complete ACTFL and/or other departmental training.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Candidates will be interviewed using Zoom and will be asked to demonstrate a 30-minute Zoom class.

Required Qualifications: M.A. degree in German or an M.A. and 18 graduate level hours in German with native or near native fluency.

Demonstrated ability to teach Elementary and Intermediate German courses.

Demonstrated ability to teach online using Zoom or a platform like Zoom.

Demonstrated excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Demonstrated knowledge of using technology in teaching.

Demonstrated 2 years teaching experience at the post-secondary level and/or 4 years of high school teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of using technology in the classroom.

Demonstrated understanding of the climate of post-secondary institutions.

Demonstrated knowledge of ACTFL World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages.

Documentation from ACTFL (OPI) of advanced mid or higher in German.

PhD in German.

Ability to teach Chinese, French, Japanese or Spanish with HLC credentials.

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, one letter of recommendation from a supervisor, and one letter of recommendation from a colleague that addresses language, teaching and collaborative skills.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any t me at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That\'s five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture - not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: JCCC provides equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals and is an affirmative action employer. JCCC does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, religion, marital status, parental status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered in its programs