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.
Paramedic Adjunct faculty teach courses in didactic and lab formats at all levels of Paramedic and Military Medic to Paramedic (MM2P) training. Adjunct faculty are expected to work collaboratively with senior department faculty, department coordinators, and the Program Director to develop course content consistent with official course syllabi and accreditation standards. Duties include preparation and delivery of instruction materials, assessment and grading, and assisting students outside of class, and participation in course assessment, department/program meetings, advisory board meetings, professional development activities, etc. Faculty must demonstrate a commitment to the diversity of a multi-cultural population, as well as work effectively in a team-based environment, seeking continuous improvement and adherence to the community college philosophy.
Part-time Teaching Faculty Assignments/Workload
Teaching Load Limits. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, each part-time Teaching Faculty member shall be accountable for teaching workload subject to the following limits:
a. Adjunct Instructors shall not exceed twelve (12) workload hours of teaching during Fall Semester and twelve (12) workload hours of teaching during Spring Semester, together with all associated preparation (including customary updates/maintenance of assigned courses), assessment and evaluation, and student consultation/office hours; and
b. Adjunct Instructors shall not exceed ten (10) workload hours of teaching during Summer Semester, together with all associated preparation (including customary updates/maintenance of assigned courses), assessment and evaluation, and student consultation/office hours.
c. Increases in workload will not change the part-time status of bargaining unit members.
Professional Activities and Duties
In addition to or in lieu of teaching assignments, part-time Teaching Faculty may be given non-teaching assignments such as course development or revision, curriculum development, student advising, leadership assignments, etc., provided their workload does not regularly exceed the nominal equivalent of twenty-eight (28) clock hours per week or 1456 clock hours in an academic year.
Nothing contained in this section is intended to modify the minimum workload opportunities or obligations of part-time Teaching Faculty as set forth in Article XIII. Employment Practices.
General Adjunct Instructor Requirements:
Primary duty and responsibility of teaching students in instructional settings;
Functioning as the principal source of instruction and the faculty of record in the instructional setting for a course, class, workshop, etc., offered for academic credit (i.e., designated by the College as responsible for the course, class, workshop, etc., including assigning the grade); and
Being responsible for curriculum planning and development; preparation and delivery of course content in accordance with student needs; comprehensive assessment and grading in the assigned course, class, workshop, etc., offered for academic credit.
Regular on campus presence is expected for all LCC employment. Any flexible work schedules and/or hybrid work schedules approved by the College are subject to change based on the needs of the LCC community.
Associate’s Degree in Emergency Medical Services (or related field) or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.
Current unencumbered State of Michigan Paramedic License; certification must be maintained throughout the duration of employment.
Provider status in BLS; certification must be maintained throughout the duration of employment.
Significant experience in the EMS field.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population and as a member of a team
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 (www.naces.org) and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (https://www.ece.org/) ; World Education Services, Inc.(https://www.wes.org/) ; International Education Research Foundation, Inc. (https://ierf.org/). 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.