Anthropology Instructor

  • McHenry County College
  • Crystal Lake, IL 60012
  • Oct 24, 2022
Part time / Adjunct Anthropology & Sociology

Job Description


Position Information

Adjunct Faculty Title Anthropology Instructor
Department Anthropology
Job Type Adjunct Faculty
Employee Type Part Time
Academic Year Fall
Course(s) ANT151 Introduction to Anthropology
Anticipated Schedule 2 Flexible Online & one in-person (Fridays)
Location Main Campus
Pay Rate Information
Placed on our Adjunct Faculty Matrix
Position Start Date 08/11/2022
Position End Date
Position Summary Information

Position Introduction
Position Summary
Teach Introduction to Anthropology in an on-line format.
Essential Responsibilities
Including but are not limited to:
- Teach courses as assigned by the College.
- Available to teach daytime, evening, or weekend 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 pedagogical techniques to meet the diverse needs of our student population
- Utilize computer-based instruction and databases when necessary
Required Qualifications
· Guide student development
· Assist in maintaining a clean and safe learning environment
· Review classroom or curricula topics and assignments
· Assisting students with homework, projects, test preparation, papers, research and other academic tasks
· Work with students to help them understand key concepts, learned in the classroom
· Teach skills to improve academic performance, including study strategies, note-taking skills and approaches to answering test questions
· Demonstrate academic best practices for specific subjects and assignments, including research and writing tactics
· Track progress, identify areas of improvement and help set goals for exam preparation
· Provide students positive and constructive feedback
· Perform other related duties as assigned
Other Required Qualifications
- A master's degree in anthropology or a master's degree
- Experience teaching the Introduction to Anthropology course
- 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
- Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
Desired Qualifications
-Masters degree in Anthropology OR Masters degree in another discipline plus 18 graduate-level credit hours in Anthropology.
-Demonstrated online teaching experience
Applications accepted until the position is filled? No
If No, Application Deadline Date
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