Part Time Faculty Interest Pool - Small Business Development

Part Time Faculty Interest Pool - Small Business Development

Requisition ID req144 Academic Department Small Business Development Center Campus CLIMB Center, 1626 SE Water Avenue, Portland, OR Position Summary

Portland Community College is accepting applications to be considered for Part-Time Faculty assignments in Small Business Development. The Department will review applications in this pool as the need arises for new part-time faculty in this area.

This is NOT an announcement of a specific open position, but a Part-time Faculty Interest Pool, from which the department will identify applicants based on course assignment needs during the Academic Year. Your application may be considered for substitute assignments as well as full term class assignments.

Learn more about our program here https://www.pcc.edu/climb/small-business/

Candidate Profile

Instructor Qualifications

For Part-Time Instructors – Entrepreneurial Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or business-related field
  • At least five years of Small business management, previous ownership, top management experience in small business or other business experience in a significant management capacity


Subject areas of interest include:

  • Marketing
  • Financing businesses
  • Understanding and using financial statements, taxes


For Business Advisors:

  • SBCD business advisors provide direct business management and technical assistance to entrepreneurs and small business owners who are growing their businesses.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or business-related field (Master’s degree preferred)
  • At least ten years of small business management, previous ownership, top management experience in small business or other business experience in a significant management capacity
  • Ability to relate to a diverse group of people (Primary contacts will be a broad cross-section of the general public)
  • Ability to analyze and research issues and work with others toward a solution
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision while maintaining excellent records
  • Familiarity with business software (word processing, spreadsheets, database software, Quickbooks or other accounting software)
  • A team player who enjoys working in a collaborative manner with entrepreneurs, business owners and other resources in the SBDC Network, and with partner organizations


Note Regarding Academic Credentials:

  • Official transcripts are required to be submitted within 2 weeks of offer date for degrees required in the stated Instructor Qualifications.
  • Instructors shall have earned required academic credentials at a regionally accredited US institution or a foreign institution having the equivalent of regional accreditation. Instructors with credentials from other countries will have their transcripts evaluated by agencies that have good standing with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services to establish fulfillment of this standard. (for more information see http://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/faculty-information.html )
  • For more information on PCC's General Instructor Qualifications Policy I301 visit:
    http://catalog.pcc.edu/handbook/i301-instructorqualifications/


These positions are included in the bargaining agreement between Portland Community College and the Portland Community College Faculty Federation Employees.

Part-Time Faculty Compensation

2019/2020 Hourly Rates:

  • Lecture $61.15/hour
  • Lab $45.25/hour
  • Lecture/Lab $49.23/hour


Note: All newly hired Part-time Faculty will start at Step 1

View the current PCC Part-time Faculty Pay Schedule

PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs. Benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees.

Part-time faculty health insurance eligibility is based on workload during the previous academic year. Once eligible, available insurance plans include Health, Dental, and Vision options, as well as Long-term Care.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. Part-time faculty may be eligible for PERS/OPSRP if they meet the requirement of six months of employment and are working 600 hours or more per year. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Paid Leave:

- 2 hours sick leave per pay period, up to 32 hours per year; a maximum of 8 hours of accrued sick leave per academic year may be used for personal reasons.

View a complete list of PCC benefits .

Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly.

For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA


Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

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