Adjunct semester contract info
Contract Fact Sheet (Spring semester pay dates)
Leave Request Form (Submit to Chair following sick leave)
Substitute Pay Form (Completed by sub. You locate sub with help of department)
Employment Benefits Summary (Discounts and opportunities)
1. Complete new hire forms
All new hire forms must be turned in to Human Resources before you can receive your employee ("Cougar") ID, computer system password ("Novell Log-in"). Questions? Call Amy Burns (287-5381) if you are in Career and Technical programs and Julie VanWynsberge (287-5607) if you are in Arts and Sciences. See Tip Sheet for completing new hire forms. If you have not yet have a Cougar ID or Novell log-in information please inquire with your department chairperson or human resources at 287-2408. This information will be emailed to you at your personal email address. You may need to check your spam folder.
2. Participate in Faculty Orientation
Beginning Spring 2014 Faculty orientation will be fully online. Register to be notified when the online orientation materials and activity are ready.
New adjunct faculty (excluding COLS instructors) will be paid for four hours at the current meeting rate pay ($23.73/hr) for completing orientation. Orientation materials will be available in late December and faculty have until January 31st, 2014 to complete it.
Faculty orientation will introduce you to campus resources and processes that will help you and your students be successful at Columbus State. These include:
- Syllabus Requirements
- Academic reporting requirements
- Evaluation of teaching
- Student information & privacy
- Classroom conduct
- Student support services
- Faculty support services
3. Introduction to Blackboard (Optional)
These classes will help you quickly get started using the college's course management system. All courses have an online space (often called a "shell") available in Blackboard.. Even if you are not teaching an online course you can use Blackboard to share materials, communicate with students and even post and grade assignments or quizzes. This course will get you started by covering:
- How to navigate the Blackboard portal and class shell.
- How to setup/customize a new Blackboard course shell.
- How to post/modify/delete an announcement.
- How to add a course syllabus to a course shell.
- How to create folders for separating content.
- How to use the online grade book.
You can view the available online or in-person classes here.Currently there is no additional compensation for Blackboard training.