Adult Basic Education Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Position Information

Position Title

Adult Basic Education Adjunct Faculty

Position Type



Adult Education



Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Job Description Summary

The Adult Basic Education adjunct faculty reports to the Adult Basic Education Program Director and is responsible for creating a classroom environment that develops in each student the reading, analytical and critical thinking, writing, and math skills that are fundamental to life and work, and in preparing for the GED® exam.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree
  2. Minimum 2 years of adult education teaching or tutoring experience strongly preferred
  3. Master’s degree and/or teaching certification preferred


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. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.
  1. Align classroom instruction with the program curriculum and prescribed texts.
  2. Prepare lessons incorporating activities that augment text-based lessons.
  3. Prepare and submit lesson plans according to program requirements.
  4. Monitor students’ progress using formative assessments.
  5. Maintain an appropriate classroom environment.
  6. Track and manage students’ attendance.
  7. Assist students with their education and transition goals.
  8. Participate in student intake and testing, as needed.
  9. Work with the program staff to assure quality instruction.
  10. Meet the program’s mandated participation in professional development
  11. Participate in team meetings, as necessary.
  12. Comply with program requirements for paperwork, observations, etc.
  13. Regularly check and respond to emails through college email address.
  14. Other instructional duties, as needed.
  15. Deliver lessons in multiple formats as needed (in-person, online, hybrid).

  1. Ability to apply principles of Adult Learning Theory into classroom instruction.
  2. Experience with College and Career Readiness Standards, preferred.
  3. Experience with standard Adult Education assessments, preferred.
  4. Experience creating and implementing quality lesson plans.
  5. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  6. Strong analytic and critical thinking skills.
  7. Strong computer literacy and demonstrated computer skills.
  8. Patience, flexibility, and ability to work with diverse adult learners.
  9. Experience working with diverse populations

Job Requirements

  1. Must be available to work Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. 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.

Is Background Check Required?


Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to .

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
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 a minimum 2 years of adult education teaching or tutoring experience? Briefly explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * 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
  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Other

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