Adjunct, History

Salt Lake Community College

Job Description

Position Title

Adjunct, History

Open Internally or Externally


If faculty, tenure track status

Not Applicable

Reports to (title)

Associate Dean



Requisition Number


Position Type

One Semester Temporary

Job Category

Adjunct - Variable



Initial Work Location


Starting Salary

$930/Contact Hour

Job Open Date


Job Close Date


Open Until Filled


Job Summary

Under general supervision of the Department Administrator, the successful candidate will prepare and teach various history classes within the history program.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Effectively prepares and teaches History classes to facilitate student learning as stipulated in the curriculum course outlines
2. Becomes familiar with, and abides by, all college policies with immediate priority given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization
3. Maintains professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators
4. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments
5. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards
6. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades
7. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance
8. Informs students of progress-to-date periodically and assigns and submits grades by published deadlines
9. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment
10. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy
11. Maintains professional and collegial behavior
12. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints, and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1?2 days)
13. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College procedure
14. Completes all required employee trainings
15. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines
16. Provides ADA accommodations as requested
17. Other job related duties as required

Preferred Qualifications

PhD in History
2 years teaching experience at the community college level
Experience working with Canvas

Minimum Qualifications

Masters degree in History

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Good written and oral communication skills
Computer (word processing, PowerPoint) and internet (web, email) skills essential
Cultural competency: ability to work with students from underserved/underrepresented groups

Computer (word processing, powerpoint) and internet (web, email) skills essential

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College

Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities

Special Instructions

This is a pooled position. The department will review applications as positions become available.

1. Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States.
2. In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.
3. Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within 30 days of hire.
4. In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCCs Human Resources will conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12) students are assigned to classes.



SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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