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Adjunct Instructor - Child Development

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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 - Child Development

Posting Closes at 11:55 PM on:  5/23/2025

Hours Per Week: Up to 28 Hours

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

New Hire Starting Pay: Rate of pay is based on the required qualifications of this position.

Employee Classification: Adjunct Instructor

Level: Adjunct-MD

Division: HHS Division - 405000

Department: Child Development - 405211

Campus Location: LCC Downtown Campus

Position Type: Regular/Continuing

Bargaining Unit: MAHE

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

For information about the benefits offered, please visit the Benefits web site.

Job Summary:

*An on-campus presence and traditional in-person teaching is required. Teaching assignments may include face-to-face and/or online instruction.*

**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 (part-time) faculty in this position teach courses in didactic, lab, and practicum formats at all levels of Child Development training. Depending upon program needs and the candidate’s qualifications, teaching assignments will be primarily on LCC’s downtown Lansing campus with the possibility of other campus and/or online assignments. An on-campus presence and traditional in-person teaching is required. 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, program accreditation, state guidelines, and industry best practices. Duties include planning & preparation of course materials, delivery of instruction to students, assessment and grading, and assisting students outside of class. Additional responsibilities may include participation in course assessment, department/program meetings, advisory board meetings, professional development activities, and other duties as needed. 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.

Adjunct faculty in this position must be qualified to teach in one or more of the following courses and subject areas:
• Foundations Early Childhood Ed (CHDV 100)
• Child Growth/ Development: 0-12 Yrs (CHDV 101)
• Child Guidance/Communication (CHDV 111)
• Creativity and Play (CHDV 122)
• Literacy and Play (CHDV 123)
• Young Investigators: Math/Science (CHDV 124)
• Caring for Youngest Learners (CHDV 129)
• Leadership Early Childhood Ed (CHDV 132)
• Inclusion for Every Learner (CHDV 135)
• Infant Toddler Program Dev (CHDV 215)
• Preschool Curriculum Approach (CHDV 220)
• Caring for School Age Children (CHDV 222)
• Early Childhood Program Admin (CHDV 230)
• Early Childhood Practicum (CHDV 284)

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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 thirty (30) clock hours per week or 1560 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.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s Degree (or higher) in Child Development or Early Education from a regionally accredited college or university OR Master’s Degree (or higher) in related field from a regionally accredited college or university with minimum 18 credits in Child Development at Bachelor/Master’s Degree level.

Significant experience teaching in or leading early learning settings or working with or on behalf of young children in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) field.

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 ( and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. ( ; World Education Services, Inc.( ; International Education Research Foundation, Inc. ( 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:

Teaching experience at the college or community college level.

Course management system (Desire2Learn, Canvas, Blackboard, Angel, etc.) experience.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including email, electronic calendars, presentation software, etc.

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


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