The position of Adjunct Faculty – Dance Instructor teaches classes in Dance within the Theatre and Dance Programs.
Adjunct Faculty teaches classes in the assigned instructional area. The position reports to the dean of the specific school or division. Basic responsibilities of Adjunct Faculty are to review and distribute course syllabi to each class, follow standard course design designated by the dean or school, arrange for the acquisition and preparation of appropriate materials and equipment necessary to meet course objectives, and basic reporting duties including grade reports, etc… The Adjunct Faculty member is evaluated by students and the Dance Coordinator.
Teach Modern Dance I for non-dance majors
Possible additional teaching duties in Jazz Dance and/or Tap Dance
Prepare syllabi and schedules for each course
Develop lesson plans
Procure appropriate materials needed for course instruction
Reporting duties including student grade data
Utilize active learning strategies to assist the learner in meeting the course objectives
Participate in all required meetings and events as requested by the department or administration
Typical work environment is a classroom, theatre, dance studio, and/or office setting requiring normal safety precautions. Work is usually performed during the normal workday, however, early morning, late evening and weekend work will be required. Short periods of time will be spent outdoors travelling between campus buildings in various weather conditions.
Employee must be able to stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time, speak, hear, use hands and fingers to handle materials and use computer, feel, and reach with hands and arms. Occasional lifting of up to 10 pounds may be required. Less frequent lifting of more than 10 pounds may be required (moving large musical equipment).
Master’s degree in the discipline
Master of Fine Arts degree
Demonstrated teaching competence
Demonstrated professional experience
Completed online Casper College application
Resume or CV
Statement of teaching philosophy
Samples of work (links preferred)
A listing of three references
This is a part-time, non-benefited position.
A teaching demonstration will be required at the time of the interview.
Employment is contingent on a successful background check.
Applications for faculty positions will be screened to ensure applicants meet the necessary credential requirements set forth by the Higher Learning Commission to teach college credit classes.