Adjunct Faculty in Japanese

Cuyahoga Community College

Cuyahoga Community College, in Cleveland, OH, seeks applicants for an Adjunct Faculty position in Japanese. The responsibilities of the position include teaching a full range of courses in Japanese language, literature and culture.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Japanese;
Willingness to learn and/or have experience in the use of instructional technologies to teach traditional, hybrid and/or distance learning classes, and /or as a supplement;
Knowledge and skills in a variety of computer usage and software applications, including but not limited to Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous teaching experience in a higher education environment.

In addition to the qualifications listed for the position, the ideal candidate will show evidence of:
• Demonstrated teaching experience;
• Minimum of one year experience teaching in an online or blended environment;
• Experience using quality metrics (i.e. Quality Matters, Sloan 5 Pillars, etc.) to design and develop courses;
• Ability to develop new curriculum and learning units in anticipation of changes in market discipline;
• Belief that individuals can make a difference in the lives of students;
• Excellence in teaching and facilitating the learning process for students, learning and using new technology, and applying diverse instructional strategies in response to using new technology, and applying diverse instructional strategies in response to learner demographics and learning styles;
• Belief in the value of working and learning in a diverse environment;
• Excellent oral, written and listening skills;
• Ability to adapt to dynamic multi-campus organizational work environments;
• Being a successful advocate for new initiatives in curriculum or delivery;
• Understanding and embracing the mission of the community college;
• Capability to teach in more than one discipline;
• Possessing the energy and persistence to motivate and support others to pursue the larger goal;
• Being skilled in building strategic alliances both within and across disciplines, and within and outside the College.

Work Schedule:
To be determined based on need at three Cuyahoga campuses in the Cleveland area. Classes may be offered during the day, evening and/or weekend. Please indicate your availability when applying for this position.

Special Note:
This is a part-time (adjunct) faculty position. Adjunct faculty positions are ongoing pooled positions. Therefore, your application materials will remain on file and be reviewed on an as needed basis.
In the event you are called for an interview, please have copies/unofficial or official transcripts for the required degree and 2 professional letters of reference available to bring with you at the time of interview.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

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Posting Date: 
April 13, 2017
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