Adjunct Faculty - Economics

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Economics, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Humanities, English & Literature, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
Adjunct Faculty

Position Information

Position Title

Adjunct Faculty - Economics

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Business and Entrepreneurship

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Grade

.

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience and education

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, or at off-campus locations. 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
Required
  • A master’s degree in economics
  • 2 years of college level teaching experience
  • Official documentation of credentials and degrees may be requested; degrees are recognized only if earned at an accredited institution.
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).
  • Ability to teach core introductory courses and general education courses in economics
  • Ability to perform a range of physical positions and mobile conditions including but not limited to occasionally moving materials 5-25 pounds.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to teach, handle, and maintain art related materials, chemicals, and equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
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 DUTIES
  • Plan, organize, and teach curriculum content in conjunction with course outcomes.
  • Using applicable technology and andragogical principles, teach course content via an appropriate delivery format (may include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote instruction)
  • Complete mandated institutional trainings and professional development as required
  • Follow department and division requirements for preparing a course syllabus
  • Facilitate appropriate instructional activities that promote student engagement and learning.
  • Evaluate student performance using assessment tools as directed by the department; inform students in a timely manner of their progress
  • Create and administer assessments that monitor student progress; provide timely student feedback.
  • Provide an orientation at the first- class meeting to include (as applicable) an overview of the course syllabus, an outline of course objectives, course requirements, attendance policy, grading system, textbook(s), and supplemental materials.
  • Notify students of key dates and course adjustments
  • Comply with attendance and grading requirements as established for the course (may include maintaining an up-to-date electronic grade book, and entering final grades by the established due date).
  • Maintain accurate class records; submit required class records by the established due date
  • Participate in departmental evaluation and course assessment processes as directed.
  • Follow department and division requirements for maintaining office hours, advising students, and referring students to appropriate resources.
  • Respond to student emails and phone calls within 48 hours with the exception of weekends and holidays. Maintain regular communication with students. Use the assigned PGCC email for communication with the department and with students.
  • Attend all required meetings.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
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. Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions maybe required. Occasionally the ability to physically move and lift materials 5-25 pounds maybe required. An understanding of and the ability to teach, handle, and maintain art related materials, chemicals, and equipment in a safe and responsible manner is essential.

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

ADJ20411/12

Open Date

07/18/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

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. * Do you have a Master's degree in Economics?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have 2 years of college level teaching experience?
    • 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
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2


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