Database Systems Instructor

  • McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • Apr 08, 2022
Part time / Adjunct Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description



Position Information


Adjunct Faculty Title Database Systems Instructor
Department Administrative Office Management
Job Type Adjunct Faculty
Employee Type Part Time
Academic Year Fall
Course(s) Teach AOM132 Database Systems I and AOM232 Database Systems II
Anticipated Schedule Synchronous and/or Asynchronous Online
Location Main Campus
Pay Rate Information
Per adjunct contract 
Position Start Date 01/17/2022
Position End Date  
Position Summary Information


Position Introduction
Teach AOM132 Database Systems I and AOM232 Database Systems II
Position Summary
AOM132 - Database Systems I is an introductory course that teaches beginning and intermediate features of Access. The course examines the purpose and function of a database management system. Topics include, creating a database, tables, adding, editing, and deleting records, creating beginning and advanced queries, generating, and customizing reports, designing and customizing forms. Students may repeat this course once for a maximum of 6 credit hours. NOTE: This course, along with AOM 232, will prepare students for the Access Microsoft Specialist (MOS) exam. This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing, and intermediate math. Online courses require advanced reading.
AOM232 - Database Systems II build on the skills learned in Database Systems I. Students learn advanced query design, sharing, integrating, and analyzing data, advanced table relationships, Structured Query Language (SQL) concepts, macros, Visual Basic for Applications Code (VBA), managing and securing a database, advanced forms and reports. Students may repeat this course once with a different software package for a maximum of 6 credit hours. This course focuses on the skills needed for the Access Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam. Students will have the opportunity to complete this exam during this course. NOTE: This course requires intermediate reading, intermediate writing and intermediate math. Online courses require advanced reading. Students must have earned a grade of C or higher in AOM 132 within the past seven years.
Essential Responsibilities
-         Teach courses as assigned by the College.
-         Proficient teaching courses via in person, blended or online modalities. 
-         Available to teach daytime, evening, weekend, or online classes, as needed
-         Available for student conferences either before or after class, and by College email if necessary
-         Develop syllabus using MCC syllabus template
-         Work cooperatively within the department, the division, and throughout the College in striving for educational excellence
-         Conduct regular assessment of student learning
-         Maintain and submit accurate student and course-related paperwork and data needed for College purposes in a timely fashion
-         Document and report attendance daily and maintain and submit accurate attendance records weekly
-         Submit grade reports electronically by the required date
-         Utilize a variety of teaching styles in order to satisfy the different learning styles of students
-         Utilize computer-based instruction and databases when necessary
Required Qualifications
-         Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Education or related field and 2,000 hours of related work experience.
-         Willingness to use educational technology (i.e. course management platform such as Canvas)
-         Demonstrated commitment to professional growth, especially regarding contemporary expertise specific to assigned teaching content  
-         Commitment to the mission of the community college, and to teaching and motivating community college students in ways appropriate to their diverse backgrounds and learning styles
-         Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
Other Required Qualifications
Desired Qualifications
-         Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Access certification
-         Demonstrated synchronous and asynchronous online teaching experience
Applications accepted until the position is filled? No
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