Faculty Part Time - Human Services 072016

Adjunct Faculty

Position Title

Faculty Part Time - Human Services 072016

Position Type



Psychological and Sociological Sciences


Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range


Union/Non Union

Job Description Summary

Faculty Part-Time, Accepting applications to establish a pool of applicants for possible future part-time openings. Salary commensurate with degree.

Seeking candidates with clinical experience including but not limited to working mental health clinics, psychiatric hospitals, homeless shelters, day treatment programs facilities, sheltered workshops.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in Human Services, or related field, psychology, sociology marriage & family counseling & pastoral counseling.
  2. Three – five years’ experience in a clinical setting in the field of Human Services:
    Clinical experience includes but is not limited to working mental health clinics, psychiatric hospitals, homeless shelters, day treatment programs facilities, sheltered workshops (people with disabilities)
  3. Licensed or licensed eligible as a social worker, marriage & family therapist, professional counseling, pastoral counseling or certified in the therapeutic recreation field.
  4. Working toward certification as a Human Service provider (HS- BCP ) through the National Board of Counselors
  5. The candidate most demonstrate a good working knowledge of the concepts of oppression, marginalization, empowerment, resilience & strength perspective. Also candidate most understand power-differential relationships (transference) especially in a college environment.
  6. Candidate must demonstrate good “networking” skills when it comes to community involvement and as a member of the Human Service faculty.


CRITERIA :The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process.

  1. Extent and relevance of graduate educational preparation to coordination of human services program and teaching of human services courses.
  2. Relevance of non-teaching professional experience to coordination of a Human Services program and teaching of human services courses.
  3. Evidence of ability to effectively teach essential skills related to human services, counseling, and social work.
  4. Evidence of knowledge of and experience in employing a variety of instructional methods and techniques, including instructional technology and alternative approaches to accommodate different student learning styles.
  5. Evidence of currency in professional discipline through continuing education, professional development, and/or scholarly activity.
  6. Evidence of ability to work effectively within, and contribute positively to, a diverse, multi¬ ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment

Job Requirements

  1. Degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Unofficial transcripts must accompany application for teaching positions. Official transcripts of academic work required upon an offer of employment.
  3. Documentation of experience and performance required.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  5. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  6. Evidence of willingness to teach daytime, evening and/or weekends.

Is Background Check Required?

Posting Number


Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a cover letter of interest, a detailed resume/CV listing qualifications and experience. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum qualification and criteria listed because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Candidates for teaching positions who are invited for an interview may be asked to do a teaching demonstration.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have at least three years of related experience? See minimum qualifications for this position. Application and resume must show evidence of experience.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe in detail the extent and relevance of your teaching experience to anticipated teaching assignments.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you available to teach day, evening, and/or weekends?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * I have clearly addressed the criteria for this position in my application, resume or other attached documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  8. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. Certifications - See Minimum Qualifications for type
  7. Other

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