Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce

Adjunct Faculty for American Sign Language

Southern State Community College
Job Description
DISTINGUISHING JOB CHARACTERISTICS: Engage students in the teaching/learning process for a variety of speech and communication courses (e.g. public speaking, small group, and business communication).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform essential duties to expected performance standards. Reasonable accommodations are made as required for persons who are disabled under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
  • Plan and teach courses which fulfill the current curriculum goals and objectives.
  • Remain current with subject matter and instructional methodology.
  • Post office hours with the Onsite Faculty Administrative Support as necessary, based on students’ needs.
  • Employ appropriate assessment techniques to measure student performance in achieving course goals and objectives.
  • Communicate progress in the course to students in a timely manner.
  • Comply with the policies, procedures, and standards found in the Southern State Community College Policy and Information Manual.
  • Determine and submit students’ grades in accordance with established College policies and procedures.
  • Attend one Adjunct Faculty Orientation and Development event per academic year.
  • Become familiar with the College’s ‘Emergency Crisis Response Plan,’ and follow the campus’ protocol for drills and emergency situations.
  • Support the mission of the program, division, and College.
  • Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as needed to meet workload demands.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs other related duties as required.


EQUIPMENT OPERATED: Classroom Extron and mobile projection systems; computer; printer; copier; fax machine; telephone; other standard office equipment.

CONFIDENTIAL DATA: Non-public personnel records and issues; student and other information covered by FERPA guidelines and agreed to in the College’s FERPA Confidentiality Agreement.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Good classroom working conditions. The work requires the use of safe work practices with office, classroom and laboratory equipment, and observance of safety regulations.

USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following physical demands are typically used to perform this job’s essential duties and responsibilities. They are not qualification standards, rather they may be used to help the College, employee, or applicant identify where and how reasonable accommodations may be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties due to an ADA disability.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly sits for extended periods of time and regularly stands and walks.
  • The employee regularly exhibits manual dexterity when working on the computer, typing and performing other related 
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