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Adjunct Instructor - Social Work-Addictions

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Work status: Regular/Continuing
Location: LCC Downtown Campus
Categories: Adjunct Faculty
Work type: Part Time
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Title: Adjunct Instructor - Social Work-Addictions

Posting Closes at 11:55 PM on:  5/6/2023

Hours Per Week: Up to 28 Hours

Compensation Type: PT Faculty-Pay Based on PT Salary Schedule

Rate of pay is based on the required qualifications of this position.

Employee Classification: Adjunct Instructor

Level: Adjunct-MD

Division: HHS Division - 405000

Department: Human Services - 405215

Campus Location: LCC Downtown Campus

Position Type: Regular/Continuing

Bargaining Unit: MAHE

To view the applicable labor contract, visit the Labor Relations web site.

Job Summary:

Adjunct Positions are filled by semester on an as needed basis. Applicants in this applicant pool are reviewed when the department has an immediate need to fill a vacancy.  Review of applications will then stop for the semester once the vacancy has been filled.

Adjunct faculty teach courses in Social Work – addictions and substance misuse including planning, preparation and delivery of lecture/lab instruction materials at all levels of training. Faculty members also participate in curriculum development and student advising. The teaching style needs to integrate critical thinking and ethical decision-making to solve problems and find resources. Must be able to discuss sensitive issues, such as populations at risk, lifestyle differences, ethnic, religious and cultural issues, along with the impact of addiction, domestic violence, family issues, and more. Proficient in theories and the continuum of addiction with treatment. Skilled the professional “helping” interview process and stages. Understanding of the influence of substances on the brain and hereditary research is recommended. Teaching schedules include day and evening courses face-to-face on main campus. Select course may be online.

Required Qualifications:

Master Degree or higher, in Social Work or Counseling from a regionally accredited college or university.

Current full license for clinical practice in the State of Michigan or National License. State of Michigan LMSW or LPC.

Maintain licensure.

Significant years of experience working in the field of addiction, family dynamics and domestic violence.

Significant years of work experience with the “helping” interview process.

IMPORTANT: If an educational degree is required for this position, unofficial copies of transcripts from each institution of higher learning where either a degree has been conferred or coursework completed are required documents that must be submitted as part of the online application process.

Applicants with foreign education credentials (i.e. earned degree and related to this position) must contact a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) credential evaluation services ( and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (email: ; World Education Services, Inc.(email: ; International Education Research Foundation, Inc. (email: The credential evaluation must be submitted with the application materials.

Coursework information, if applicable, must be added as an attachment under Additional Attachments.

REMEMBER: If an educational degree is required for this position, applications lacking these required documents will not be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous teaching experience.

Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.


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