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Adjunct Faculty Resource Page

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Welcome to Mississippi Delta Community College! We are so pleased you have joined us as an adjunct faculty member. Each adjunct faculty member brings with them a wealth of real world knowledge, this knowledge is so important to our students’ learning. As you begin this journey at MDCC, we have created this page to help you become more familiar with MDCC.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

Administrative Issues

 

  • Complete the employment application packet

It is the responsibility of the applicant to complete, in its entirety, the application packet. The entire packet must be returned to the address provided below. An OFFICIAL transcript must also be mailed to the same address.

Mississippi Delta Community College
Director of Human Resources
P. O. Box 668
Moorhead, MS 38761

The Director of Human Resources will mail to you a pay roll packet after the completed application packet and official transcript have been received and the applicant has been verified by the appropriate Division Chair.

 

  • Become familiar with FERPA and ADA

FERPA POLICY (PRIVACY)
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), is a federal law that grants important privacy rights to students regarding their educational records. More specifically, unless required by federal law, the information contained in educational records may not be disclosed to third parties, including parents, without the written consent of a student who is 18 or over. However, if the student is a minor, or, if the parents can demonstrate that their student is a dependent for income tax purposes, the parents may access the records. In addition to granting privacy rights, FERPA gives students the right to review their educational records and the right to request an amendment of those records should they feel the records contain inaccurate information.

The term, “educational records,” as used in the FERPA statute, includes more than academic records in its meaning. Educational records may also be financial aid records, transcripts, letters of recommendation, disciplinary files, grades, test scores, admissions applications, and course enrollments. In essence, any records maintained by an institution and which contain information directly related to a student are educational records.

ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act
Mississippi Delta Community College abides by the regulations outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). The College does not discriminate against any qualified individual with a disability in regard to employment, transportation, accommodations or telecommunications. This policy incorporates the provisions of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Section 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title 11 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and the Communications Act of 1934.

Disability Services
Disability Services provides comprehensive and innovative accommodations to assist students with disabilities in meeting their academic and career goals. Students who self-identify and provide the proper disability documentation are eligible for services.
Disability Services are available to students with a hearing, learning, physical, mental, visual, or psychological/psychiatric disability. A comprehensive list of eligible disabilities is available in the Disabilities Services Office.

      • MDCC embraces the diversity and cultural richness of all students.
      • We focus on accessibility for all students.
      • Students, faculty, staff, and parents are our customers.
      • We strive to teach our students to embrace who they are.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 protects the rights of qualified individuals who have disabilities such as, but not limited to:

Blindness/visual impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Deafness/hearing impairment
Epilepsy/seizure disorders
Orthopedic/mobility impairment
Specific learning disability
Speech/language disorders
Spinal cord injury
Tourette’s Syndrome
Traumatic brain injury

Chronic illnesses such as:
AIDS
Arthritis
Cancer
Cardiac disease
Diabetes
Multiple Sclerosis
Muscular Dystrophy
Psychiatric disability

MDCC Contact Person:
Frances Williams
Center of Learning
P. O. Box 668
Stanny Sanders Library
Moorhead, MS 38761
662-246-6251

Resources
We Connect Now website
This website was developed to serve, connect and integrate college students with disabilities to important issues. We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting college students with disabilities in access to higher education and employment issues.

 

  • Become familiar with procedures for reporting crime and emergencies

 

  • Know who your Division Chair is and his/her contact information

Vice President of Instruction/Business Division Chair - Teresa Webster (246-6317)
Dean of Career-Technical Education - Suzanne Thompson (246-6516)
College Prep Division Chair - Dawn Herring (246-6386)
English Division Chair - Emily Riser (246-6404)
Fine Arts Division Chair - Jennifer Woodard (246-6348)
HPR Division Chair - Burnadette McDonald (246-6474)
Humanities Division Chair - Allyson Price (246-6236)
Dean of Health Sciences - Patricia Kelly (246-6417)
Math & Science Division Chair - Debbie Gantz (246-6402)

 

  • Know the contact person at the campus you teach your course(s)

Greenwood Center - Mary Joseph (453-7377)
Greenville Higher Education Center - Mary Anne Brocato (332-8011)

 

 

 

Before You Start

 

Before You Start: 2 Weeks Out

  • Verify with your Division Chair that all paper work is turned in and a Banner ID # has been issued
  • Log in to Banner to check that your course(s) are listed and view your class roll(s)
  • Sign in to your MDCC email account and make sure it is active
  • Be familiar with the Academic, E-Learning, and Events Calendars (These can be found on the homepage by clicking on Quick Links and then Calendar)
  • Understand the college attendance and grading policies as well as graduation requirements (These can be found in the MDCC Catalog/Student Handbook which can be downloaded from the homepage. (click on Quick Links then Catalog)

 

Before You Start: 1 Week Out

  • Make sure your course syllabus has the required information and you have a copy of the division syllabus (this comes from your Division Chair)
  • Send a copy of your course syllabus to your Division Chair
  • Print your course roll(s) from Banner (keep in mind these can change up until the class is closed or the last day of late registration)

Auxiliary Resources

 

  • Copies can be made at the center/campus where you teach. Please remember personal copies should not be made on MDCC copiers.

 

  • Audio-Visual resources may be reserved for instruction. These are reserved through the center/campus contact person where you teach.

eLearning

eLearning instruction is done through Canvas. You can access Canvas and all other eLearning resources through the MDCC website (click on Quick Links and then E-Learning).  Click here for the Adjunct Faculty Canvas Manual.

All eLearning Canvas technical issues should be directed to the following:

Brenda Bridgers, eLearning Coordinator
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662-246-6341

Tracy Turner, eLearning Assistant
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662-246-6319