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Adjunct Faculty - Human Services

Apply now Job no: 495093
Work type: Adjunct, Instructional, Part-time
Location: Forest Park Campus
Categories: Academic Affairs, Other, Adjunct Faculty, Social Sciences & Humanities

Title: Adjunct Faculty - Human Services

Employee Classification: P/T Faculty Monthly Pay 

Department: Human Services

Salary Range:  Commensurate with experience

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit:  St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer:  For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community:  Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students.  More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation.  STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion:  STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]:  STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow:  Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents.  Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance:  Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness:  STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

***This position is for FALL 2023-2024***
The Human Services Division at St. Louis Community College is currently in search of an adjunct faculty to teach courses in Human Services. This position is part-time and non-tenure. The successful candidate will be responsible to teach up to three courses per semester or term in the academic year. Applicants for this position must have at least a master’s degree in social work, Human Services, or a closely related field, two years of teaching experience, and computer skills. A recent graduate in the fields listed, degree level with some teaching experience, is also encouraged to apply. Online teaching experience and experience teaching at a community college are preferred, but not required.

What you'll do:

  • Individual will teach all courses in the human services curriculum.
    Individual will be responsible for preparing and delivering lectures, maintaining accurate records of students evaluating and grading students’ class work, and assignments. Individual will participate in all Human Services Instructional Team meetings, required trainings, has ability to work effectively with students, faculty and staff with diverse socioeconomic, cultural and racial/ethnic backgrounds as well as diverse abilities/disabilities and sexual preference.

Education, experience, and other requirements:

Requires a master’s degree in social work (MSW) or related discipline. Effective written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Minimum of 5 years’ experience post graduate degree in social work/human services field, ability to work with diverse socioeconomic, cultural and racial/ethnic backgrounds as well as diverse abilities/disabilities and sexual preference.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate possesses excellent communication skills, college-level teaching experience work experience in social work or human services field; work-related experience with professional and community agencies and organizations; experience teaching online and strong technology. The ability to work with diverse socioeconomic, cultural and racial/ethnic backgrounds as well as diverse abilities/disabilities and sexual preference.

Special Instructions to the Applicants:

This posting is to create a pool of applicants for potential openings for various academic semesters for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Applications close: Central Daylight Time

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