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Associate Faculty Pool, Paralegal Program (PT Faculty)

at Edmonds Community College

Posted: 8/20/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 968000
Keywords: teaching

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Job Title:Associate Faculty Pool, Paralegal Program (PT Faculty)
Opening Date/Time: Thu. 09/18/14 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Salary:See Position Description
Job Type:Part-Time Faculty
Location:Main Campus - 20000 68th Avenue West, Lynnwood, Washington
Department:Instruction
 


Edmonds Community College is committed to diversity, equity and social justice.  The college values its talented, diverse workforce and seeks to attract, hire, and support employees who consistently and actively embrace diversity and equity.  We are intentional about social justice – the active engagement toward equity and inclusion that addresses issues of institutional, structural, and environmental inequity, power and privilege.

Associate Faculty Pool, Paralegal Program (PT Faculty)
 

We accept applications for part-time faculty positions on an ongoing basis. Typical requirements for part-time faculty in the Paralegal Department are listed below, along with a link to the department's web page.  To be included in the part-time pool, please follow the application procedure below.  Applications remain on file for one year. If you wish to remain in the part-time pool beyond that time, you can update and resubmit your online application yearly. 

DESCRIPTION 

The Paralegal Program is expanding its pool of part-time instructors.  The areas of teaching that are in the highest demand are:  Legal Research & Writing (LEG 210), Civil Litigation (LEG 225), Criminal Law (LEG 275), Medical Law (LEG 224), and Law Office Technology (LEG 228).  For descriptions and objectives for these courses please visit http://www.edcc.edu/legal/course-descriptions.html

The Paralegal Program at Edmonds Community College is ABA-approved.  Students may obtain a Paralegal Associate of Technical Arts Degree (for new college students), an Advanced Paralegal Certificate (for students with a bachelor's degree or higher), or a Medical Paralegal Certificate (for registered nurses with a degree or diploma).  For more information about the Paralegal Program please visit http://www.edcc.edu/legal/.  For more information about this position, please contact Scott Haddock, Paralegal Department Chair, at 425-640-1185 (scott.haddock@edcc.edu), or Pat Copeland, Dean of Health and Human Services, at 425-640-1316 (pcopelan@edcc.edu).  


 Qualifications:


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • J.D. degree, or paralegal degree or Certificate from an ABA-approved program.
  • Experience working in a law office or legal department with paralegals, or as a paralegal.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.
  • Excellent technology skills and a familiarity with the Internet and communicating online. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Active member of the Washington State Bar Association with at least five years of experience practicing as an attorney, or active member of the Washington State Paralegal Association with at least 10 years of experience as a paralegal.
  • Teaching experience at a community college or university.
  • Ability to work effectively with populations representing diverse ages, cultures, backgrounds, life experiences, and abilities, including adult learners.
  • Experience working with learning management systems (LMOs).

 Additional Information:


PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Work is typically performed in a classroom and laboratory, which requires standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time.  Instructors typically use a personal computer in the work environment. 

COMPENSATION:  Compensation is made in accordance with the Negotiated Agreement between the Washington Community College District and Edmonds Community College Federation of Teachers.  Salary is dependent upon contract load and mode of instruction.  A standard five-credit "lecture mode" class would be approximately $3,855 per quarter. 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • You must document your citizenship or employment authorization within three days of hire.
  • This position is part of a bargaining unit subject to a collective bargaining agreement. 
  • Position is subject to a criminal background check. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
All applicants must apply online (http://www.edcc.edu/hr/Recruitment/job-openings.html).  Once there, click on Apply (above right).  No paper submissions or emailed materials will be accepted.  In order for your online application to be complete, it must include: (1) your current resume or CV, and (2) the names and contact information for two references.  You may also include a cover letter, teaching evaluations, or other documents, if you choose.  Please attach all documents to your online application. 

ABOUT THE COLLEGE:
Edmonds Community College, founded in 1967, is a public, two-year, coeducational state community college which each year welcomes some 11,500 academic and vocational students, including approximately 1,200 international students who come here from as many as 79 countries. 

The college is located in the center of the growing south Snohomish County communities of Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Mill Creek and Woodway.  Situated in Washington State's Puget Sound region, the College is just north of Seattle and a short distance from the scenic beauty and recreation of the San Juan Islands, British Columbia, and the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges.  For more information, see the college web site at www.edcc.edu. 

EEO/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT:

Edmonds Community College is an equal opportunity employer and assures equality of treatment in educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), disability, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information.  Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may call 425-640-1470 or (425) 640-1832, or email jobs@edcc.edu, and accommodations will be made to the extent reasonably possible.  The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.