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Adult Education Literacy Adjunct Faculty

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Teacher Education, Humanities, English as a Second Language, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
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Job Details

Adjunct Faculty

Position Title

Adult Education Literacy Adjunct Faculty

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Adul Education

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Grade

...

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary Commensurate with Degree

Union/Non Union

Job Description Summary

The classroom instruction and related activities during the day, evening, or weekend via instructional delivery formats to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote. Face-to-face and hybrid classes may be offered on any Prince George’s Community College campus. The instructor must remain current in the discipline area and continually explore teaching methods and strategies to engage learners, organize and plan instructional content that accommodates diverse learning styles, and devise appropriate assessment tools that monitor student learning outcomes. The instructor is also responsible for participating in related activities to include professional development, academic advising, curriculum design.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Minimum 2 years of adult education and/or special education teaching experience.
  3. Master’s degree or certificate in special education preferred.
  4. Experience working with diverse populations.


Criteria

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. Plan, organize, and teach curriculum content in conjunction with course outcomes.
  2. Using applicable technology and pedagogical principles, teach course content via an appropriate delivery format to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote instruction.
  3. Complete mandated institutional trainings and professional development trainings related to content discipline and pedagogy.
  4. Facilitate appropriate instructional activities that promote student engagement and learning.
  5. Evaluate student performance using assessment tools that align with established course objectives and outcomes.
  6. Create and administer assessments that monitor student progress and provide timely student feedback.
  7. Provide an orientation at the first class meeting to include an overview of the course syllabus. The overview should include an outline of course objectives, requirements, attendance policy, grading system, textbook(s), and supplemental materials.
  8. Notify students of key academic dates and course adjustments, maintain an up-to-date, electronic grade book, and enter final grades by the established due date.
  9. Maintain accurate records and submit class records (as appropriate) to the Department Chair or Program Coordinator by the established due date, and participate in the departmental evaluation and course assessment process.
  10. Maintain office hours, advise students, and refer students to appropriate resources.
  11. Adjunct faculty are expected to respond to student emails and phone calls within 48 hours with the exception of weekends and holidays. Faculty are expected to maintain regular communication with students and should exclusively use the assigned PGCC email.
  12. Attend all required meetings.
  13. Perform all other duties as directed by the Department Chair, Program Coordinator, or designee.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  1. Remote and Online teaching
  2. Technology skills and computer literacy
  3. Critical thinking, organization, and conflict management
  4. Communication and interpersonal skills
  5. Research skills
  6. Time management
  7. Teamwork
  8. Planning and organization
  9. Problem-solving and analytical ability


Job Requirements

  1. Degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Unofficial transcripts must accompany application for teaching positions. Lack of transcripts may cause your application to be rejected from further consideration. 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.



Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Posting Number

ADJ15611/12

Open Date

07/27/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

No

Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Accepting applications to establish a pool of applicants for possible future part-time openings.

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 and/or special education teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * 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
  5. 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. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Other


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