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Psychology, Adjunct Faculty
Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake City, Utah
Date Posted 09/18/2020
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Psychology
Salary Current Adjunct Rate -  
Employment Type Part-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Position Title

Psychology, Adjunct Faculty

Open Internally or Externally


If faculty, tenure track status

Not Applicable

Reports to (title)

Associate Dean



Requisition Number


Position Type

One Semester Temporary

Job Category

Adjunct - Variable



Initial Work Location


Starting Salary

Current Adjunct Rate

Job Open Date


Job Close Date


Open Until Filled


Job Summary

Teach Psychology courses within the Psychology Department (primarily assigned to teach PSY 1010, General Psychology, and PSY 1100, Lifespan Human Growth and Development).

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Following the course curriculum outline/syllabus, prepares and delivers lectures and other classroom activities.
2. Prepares and administers student assessments.
3. Keeps accurate classroom records.
4. Provides ADA accommodations as directed.
5. Responds to student inquiries about the course.
6. Follows SLCC policies and procedures.
7. Responds to student and college emails in a timely fashion (within 48 hours).
8. Visits with hiring supervisor or full-time faculty mentor at least once per semester.
9. Completes required department paperwork on time.
10. Conducts student course evaluations as directed.
11. Completes all required employee trainings; participates in other professional development opportunities and department trainings, when possible.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

1. Become familiar with, and abide by, all college policies with immediate priority
given to those policies that govern interactions with colleagues, staff, administrators, and departments throughout the organization.
2. Maintain professional etiquette in communications with students, staff, faculty, and administrators.
3. Provides appropriate and timely feedback for all assignments.
4. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion per department standards.
5. Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes) and grades.
6. Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance. Informs
students of progress to date periodically and assigns and submits grades by
published deadlines.
7. Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment.
8. Follows and abides by the Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy.
9. Handles/responds to student concerns/complaints and responds to student communications and inquiries promptly (generally within 1‐2 days).
10. Maintains professional appearance as defined by the discipline and/or College
11. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines.
12. Administer ADA accommodations as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience teaching at the college level.
2. PhD in Psychology
3. Research experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s or PhD in Psychology (or closely-related field) from accredited institution.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Good written and oral communication skills. Computer (word processing, powerpoint) and internet (web, email) skills essential. Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties Flexibility.

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture,
ethnic background, and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the
College. The ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic,
cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Special Instructions

Please attach additional documents (Resume, copies of credentials or transcripts, etc.) for consideration.

1) In accordance with SLCC policy, adjunct positions are offered on a semester by
semester basis with no guarantee of continued employment.
2) Official transcripts are required for those who are offered employment within in 30
days of hire.
3) In accordance with Board of Regents policy, SLCC’s Human Resources will
conduct a criminal background check on instructors if concurrent enrollment (K-12)
students are assigned to classes.

This is a pooled position and the department will review applications when positions become available.



SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

*Please mention to employers when applying for this job*
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