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Job Description

Johnson County Community College is looking to fill a full-time faculty position in World History. JCCC is located in Overland Park, KS, the second largest city in the state of Kansas and part of the greater Kansas City Metro. The Kansas City Metro is known for its museums, restaurants, and music and art scenes. JCCC is similarly dedicated to creating and maintaining a rich cultural community, with an award-winning contemporary art museum and center for the performing arts located on campus.

JCCC is looking for a diverse pool of applicants for a full-time faculty position in the History and Political Science department. Full-time faculty in this department, all of whom have doctorates in their fields, work to strike a balance between teaching and research and have strong professional connections with the state historical society, the University of Kansas, the South Asia Studies Center at U.T. Austin, and the East-West Center for the study and promotion of strong relationships between the United States, Asia, and the Pacific. We educate a large, diverse student body. Many of our 18,000 students are non-traditional, military veterans, immigrants, international, and first-generation college students. African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic student populations are also growing. JCCC is committed to increasing the diversity of our college community.

The successful applicant for this job will teach the equivalent of 15 credit hours per semester in History. This person will perform other duties expected of full-time faculty, including maintaining scheduled office hours; developing and revising curriculum; developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; participating in department, division, and college meetings; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned. Teaching assignments could be any combination of face-to-face (day or evening), hybrid or online, and are subject to change as needed.

Additional responsibilities:

* Recruit for the program, with special emphasis on growing diversity.
* Provide extra and co-curricular opportunities for history students.
* Participate in the planning and administration of all departmental functions.

Required Skills

* Ph.D. in History
* Strong teaching ability
* Expertise in a field of World History
* Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the teaching mission of a comprehensive community college.
* Comfort with adopting and using new technologies
* Excellence in collaborating with faculty and students within and outside the discipline.

Preferred Skills

Ability to teach Asian or European History

Required Experience

Two years' documented successful teaching at the college level.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications:

* An expertise in European or Asian history.
* Demonstrated knowledge of online learning systems.
* Demonstrated knowledge of academic culture.

Benefit Information:

Click here for a summary of our benefit information. For a summary of our adjunct faculty compensation, click here.

Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect, demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engaging in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc) refer to the links on our Career page.

About Johnson County Community College

JCCC offers a variety of cultural performances, debates and guest speakers for the campus community as well as the community at large to participate in and enjoy.

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