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

Position Title

Economics, Adjunct Faculty

Open Internally or Externally


If faculty, tenure track status

Not Applicable

Reports to (title)

Associate Dean


Economics (School of Humanities and Soc Sci)-2F8

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

Under general supervision, teach various economics classes to community college students. May be assigned to any SLCC location. Courses may include economic history, micro/macro economics, economic principles, international economics, labor economics, comparative economic systems, environmental economics, and money and banking.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Effectively prepare and teach classes to facilitate student learning consistent with department, division, school, and college standards and expectations.
2. Assess and maintain records of student performance.
3. Distribute and adhere to current course outlines and/or syllabi.
4. Attend required training and department meetings, as invited.
5. Demonstrate and support professional commitment to Division, School, and College mission and values.
6. Maintain a supportive attitude toward work, students, colleagues, and administration.
7. Demonstrate depth of understanding in the economics discipline.
8. Support College policies.
9. Other job related duties as required.

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. Completes all required employee trainings.
12. Knows and enforces FERPA guidelines.
13. Administer ADA accommodations as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Three (3) years non-teaching full-time (or full-time equivalent) work experience in economics, finance, or related field.
2. College level teaching/corporate training experience.
3. Knowledge and experience in technology-enhanced instruction.
4. Technologically literate and innovative.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

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 resume or curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, or other documents 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.
As directed by SLCC Policy, Adjunct positions are semester by semester contract with no guarantee of continued employment.

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.

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