ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
MALCOLM X COLLEGE
Malcolm X College is currently seeking adjunct instructors to teach
African American Studies. If you have passion for teaching and
learning and are committed to the mission of the community college,
consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have
demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using
effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and
engage the students in critical thinking and problem-solving.
The Social Sciences Department empowers students to become
life-long learners and critical thinkers by developing their
analytical skills, teaching from a global perspective and promoting
creative problem-solving skills.
The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal
arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and
professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the
following core values: accountability, community, diversity,
empowerment, learning, and respect.
- Design courses to meet learning outcomes and promote students’
active participation in their own learning.
- Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’
intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using
discipline-specific thinking strategies.
- Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to
ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the
attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
- Help students reach their academic, personal and career goals
and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people
and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying
confidence in every student’s ability to learn.
- Contribute to and provide leadership in the student’s academic
and professional communities and promote collaboration and teamwork
among members of these communities.
- Present effective instruction to students based upon approved
- Assess and grade students based upon legitimate assessment
- Maintain and submit student attendance records and student
- Hold one hour of student conference time per week for every
course section taught.
- Master’s degree or higher in African American Studies or
- Knowledge of Brightspace Learning Management System or similar
Learning Management System, preferred
- Prior experience with online teaching (via Zoom) and/or online
teaching certification is strongly preferred
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to
communicate with diverse group of staff and students, required
- Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is
desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the
When applying, please attach your unofficial transcripts and
include any scholarship work, publications, committee work, and
other relevant engagements in your cover letter.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
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