Adjunct Faculty (French)

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education, Humanities, English & Literature, Other Humanities, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
Adjunct Faculty

Position Information

Position Title

Adjunct Faculty (French)

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Humanities

FLSA

Exempt

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Fixed Term

Grade

...

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Job Description Summary

The instructor is responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of 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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent certification and accreditation from recognized college, university or national, state, or regional organization.
● Degrees are applicable only if earned at accredited institutions and verified with official transcripts.
● Pertinent professional experience may be substituted for the master’s degree at the discretion of the Vice President.

AREA SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Information provided based on the area discipline – discipline specific credentials and/or education are listed here.
● Master’s or Terminal Degree in related discipline. The degree may be in French, French language acquisition or linguistics, or the literatures/ cultures/ or area studies of the French-speaking world including France, Africa and/or the Americas.
● Native or near-native fluency in French.
● Specialized doctoral degree (J.D., M.D., M.F.A. etc.) are applicable to doctoral placement only for teaching assignments directly relevant to the degree; otherwise, such degrees are equated to the master’s degree for placement.
● Professional certification and/or state license for area of expertise

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Mastery of course content
  • Ability to provide service to diverse populations using a student-centered approach
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to plan, deliver and assess effective instruction
  • Ability to teach in face to face, remote and online modalities, as needed
  • Ability to effectively use instructional technology (Internet, instructional software, learning management system, videoconferencing, etc.).
  • Critical thinking, organization, and conflict management skills
  • Research skills (where appropriate)
  • Time management, planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Problem-solving and analytical ability
  • Ability to teach in non-traditional formats (online, remote, hybrid) and settings (off-campus, weekends, evenings and accelerated).
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. A Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Plan, organize, and teach curriculum content in conjunction with course outcomes.
  • Using applicable technology and pedagogical principles, teach course content via an appropriate delivery format to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote instruction.
  • Complete mandated institutional trainings and professional development trainings related to content discipline and pedagogy.
  • Facilitate appropriate instructional activities that promote student engagement and learning.
  • Evaluate student performance using assessment tools that align with established course objectives and outcomes.
  • Create and administer assessments that monitor student progress and provide timely student feedback.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintain office hours, advise students, and refer students to appropriate resources.
  • 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.
  • Attend all required meetings.
  • Perform all other duties as directed by the Department Chair, Program Coordinator, or designee.
Job Requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to a, personal computer, calculator, copier, and fax machine. No significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  • 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.
  • A background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for the release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Is Background Check Required?

Yes

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

No

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

ADJ21011/12

Open Date

07/12/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled

No

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 VMPO@pgcc.edu .

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.
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your education level in the related discipline?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you a native or near-native French speaker?
    • Yes
    • No
  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
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Certifications - See Minimum Qualifications for type
  4. Other


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