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College Overview: Owensboro Community and Technical College is a three-campus institution located along the Ohio River in Western Kentucky. OCTC is one of sixteen institutions in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in liberal arts and technical education. To learn more about OCTC, please visit https://owensboro.kctcs.edu/ and to learn more about Owensboro and the surrounding area, you may visit https://visitowensboro.com.
Job Summary: Owensboro Community and Technical College invites applications for part-time faculty to teach BAS 267: Introduction to Business Law in the Business, Health, and Public Service Department.
Course Overview: BAS 267 introduces the state and federal court systems, tort, and criminal law, law of contracts, partnerships, sale of goods, government regulations, bailment, negotiable instruments, methods of research, and the judicial system (discovery, trial, and appellate processes). Learning competencies include:
Explain the levels found in the state and federal court systems and their jurisdictional limits.
Explain the differences between tort and criminal law and how they relate to the business environment.
Describe the essential elements of a contract and demonstrate an understanding of the remedies / damages for breach of a contract.
Identify and distinguish among sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations.
Describe corporate financing procedures and the Securities Exchange Commission Laws that govern financial reporting procedures.
Describe bailment and the rights and duties of all parties.
Describe negotiable instruments and their relationships to commercial law.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of the methods of researching legal citations.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of how business law affects current events (local, national, and international and geography cultural diversity).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide in-person on on-line learner-centered instruction in the discipline. The course could be conducted in either a 16 week or 8 week format.
Provide instruction to students in both theory and practice.
Maintenance and care of classrooms and training materials.
Keep abreast of changes in the respective field and help keep the program updated.
Education, Certifications, and Licenses:
Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).
Previous experience teaching online, in-person, or hybrid courses is preferred.
Experience in and understanding of working with students from diverse populations is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Excellent organizational skills; high attention to detail; independent; self-motivated; able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with many individuals at all levels throughout the internal college environment and external business and community partners, representing himself/herself professionally and courteously.
Ability to multi-task, work under deadlines, and prioritize projects to meet deadlines with high levels of efficiency and accuracy.
Must have proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Application Process: Applicants must complete and submit:
Copy of all college transcripts and/or licensures
Kentucky State Law requires state and national pre-employment background checks as a condition of employment
Please note that this is an adjunct pool. We will only contact applicants as needed for classes.
Owensboro Community and Technical College is a three-campus institution located along the Ohio River in Western Kentucky. OCTC is one of sixteen institutions in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and awards certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees in liberal arts and technical education. To learn more about OCTC, please visit https://owensboro.kctcs.edu/ and to learn more about Owensboro and the surrounding area, you may visit https://visitowensboro.com.