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Carl Sandburg College  (District 1)  - Adjunct Ag Instructor
Purpose / Classification / Level / Working Relationships

Salary for Adjunct Faculty is paid per equated credit hours and is commensurate with education and experience.

Exempt/Non-Bargaining Unit.

Provide academic instruction on a non-permanent basis in a manner consistent with division standards, expectations, and course objective.

Major Responsibilities / Assists With / Risk Management

Meet with assigned class(es) at all scheduled times/locations and provide instruction necessary for fulfilling course objectives. Notify Dean/Associate Dean in the event a class meeting is canceled or changed. Prepare and distribute to students course syllabi that are consistent with the official course brief for each class. The syllabi should be sufficiently detailed so as to inform each student about policies concerning attendance, evaluation and expected performance. Submit all required documents such as midterm lists and final grades in a timely manner. Maintain student attendance records and submit them to the Dean/Associate Dean at the end of each course. Employ a well-defined procedure for evaluating student progress. Enforce College regulations concerning student behavior and building regulations. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background

Earned Bachelor's degree or A.A.S. degree in an Agricultural program required, Master's degree preferred. Minimum one year (2,000 hours) of tested/verified work experience (other than teaching) in major field of instruction, as defined by criteria of the State of Illinois Community College Board Department of Academic Affairs and Career and Technical Education. The ability to communicate successfully with clients of all ages, socio-economic status, sex, or race.

Physical Requirements to Perform Job Function

The specific motor skills and sensory perception necessary to effectively instruct and evaluate student is based on the content, instructional methods, and objectives of the course(s) taught.

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