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Adjunct, Paralegal
Frederick Community College in Frederick, Maryland
 
 
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Date Posted 09/15/2020
Category
Faculty-Law And Legal Studies
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Institution:Frederick Community College
Location:Frederick, MD
Category:Faculty - Law and Legal Studies
Posted:06/01/2020
Type:Adjunct/Part-Time
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At Frederick Community College we proudly serve the educational needs of our students, help develop the economic vitality of our local communities, and enrich the lives of Frederick County residents. Each year, more than 16, 000 students take a diverse scope of courses at Frederick Community College, located in Frederick, Maryland. Our vast range of courses includes quality instruction in more than 85 degree and certificate programs as well as workforce training and continuing education to meet the needs and interests of our community members. FCC proudly embraces and showcases academics, arts, athletics and more to provide pathways to success for all students.

Each year we provide direct service to thousands of residents and indirect services to countless more. We credit our ability to deliver these services to the strength and commitment of our people. We invite you to explore all that we have to offer!

Position Summary::

Position Summary:

The adjunct Paralegal Faculty in the Computing and Business Technology Department work as members of an instructional team of full- and part-time colleagues to consistently deliver high quality instruction to students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are the functions essential to performing this job:

1. Teach legal studies courses.

2. Facilitate student mastery of core learning outcomes using the most relevant and scholarly tools available.

3. Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum.

4. Actively engage students in critical thinking, meta-cognitive processes and advancement of critical communication skills.

5. Model and cultivate open-minded inquiry, an appreciation for diverse perspectives, and creative problem-solving.

6. Provide service to the College and community to support and to enhance the College mission.

7. Serve on committees and participate in department meetings.

8. Maintain currency in academic discipline and pedagogy by actively participating in professional organizations at the state, regional, and national levels and by engaging in other professional development opportunities.

9. Appreciate and articulate the value of a strong general education program and uses that framework to mentor adjunct faculty members and students.

10. Uphold and contribute to the achievement of the Frederick Community College Strategic Plan.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

1. Bachelors in Law/Legal Studies/Paralegal, Masters in Paralegal, Masters in Laws

2. Experienced working as a paralegal or supervising paralegals

3. Professional experience with court system, law firms, corporations, governmental/administrative agencies, public interest organizations, or related industries

4. Poised in navigating the developing landscape of the paralegal profession and related industries including a command of stakeholders

Desired Qualifications:

1. Doctorate of Jurisprudence

2. Ability to use varying styles and approaches that reflect an understanding and acceptance of the role of culture in a diverse, multi-cultural workplace and classroom

3. Two years of college teaching experience.

4. Experience using online learning management system such as Blackboard

Special Instructions::

All applications and required documents must be submitted online. Mail, e-mail, or fax submissions will not be accepted. By completing this application, you are putting your name into consideration to be hired as a Frederick Community College adjunct faculty member. This posting will remain active through 5/31/2021.

For questions regarding this position or for more information, please contact the Department Chair, Karen Wilson at kawilson@frederick.edu or (301) 624-2848.

Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and strongly encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply. Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.

Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

FCC offers a generous benefits package which includes medical insurance, dental and vision plans, waiver of FCC tuition for employee and eligible dependents, tuition reimbursement, generous leave benefits, retirement plans, and more!

Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.
Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

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