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Part Time Faculty Interest Pool - Addiction Counseling

Part Time Faculty Interest Pool - Addiction Counseling

Requisition ID

Academic Department
Addictions Counseling

Cascade Campus

Position Summary

Portland Community College is accepting applications to be considered for Part-Time Faculty assignments for the following courses in our Addiction Counseling Program. The Department will review applications in this pool as the needs arise for new part-time faculty in this area.

Learn more about our program here

As part of this application, you will be asked to list the current PCC courses below which you would be able to teach.

If this sounds like a learning community that you would like to be a part of, and an important role that you would like to play at PCC, please complete your application today to be considered.

Note: This is not an announcement of a specific open position, but a Part-time Faculty Interest Pool, from which the department will identify applicants based on course assignment needs during the Academic Year. Your application may be considered for substitute assignments as well as full term class assignments.

See an overview of the Addiction Counseling Program at PCC here:

Course Opportunities

AD 120
Introduction to Addiction Counseling
Introducción a Consejería de Adicciones

AD 121
Pharmacology and Addiction
Farmacología y Adicción

AD 122
Ethics in Addiction Counseling
Ética en Consejería de Adición

AD 124 (No pre-requisites)
Cultural Humility in Counseling
Humildad Cultural en Consejería.

AD 140
Risk Assessment & Reduction
Reducción de Riesgo y Evaluación

AD 142
Addiction Counseling
Consejería en Adicción

AD 143
Addiction Group Counseling
Consejería de Adicción en Grupo

AD 144
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Entrevista Motivacional

Candidate Profile

Instructor Qualifications

All new instructors will have one of the following:

  1. A Bachelors degree in counseling, psychology, human service, human development, sociology, social work or related discipline and be a current Certified Addiction Counselor Level II (or equivalent) or a current Certified Prevention Specialist (or equivalent) and have a minimum of five years of experience working with chemically or behaviorally addicted or at risk populations, or
  2. A Masters degree in counseling, psychology, human service, human development, sociology, social work or related discipline and have a minimum of five years working with chemically or behaviorally addicted or at risk populations, or
  3. A Doctoral degree in counseling, psychology, human service, human development, sociology, social work or related discipline or a clinical doctorate degree (MD or DO only) and at least one year of working with the chemically or behaviorally addicted or at risk populations or as a researcher in the arena of behavior and/or neuroscience.

See the PCC Instructor Qualifications webpage for more information.

Part-Time Faculty Compensation

2022/2023 Hourly Rates:
  • Lecture $78.46/hour
  • Lab $58.06/hour
  • Lecture/Lab $63.16/hour
Note: All newly hired Part-time Faculty will start at Step 1

View the current PCC Part-time Faculty Pay Schedule

PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs. Benefits are pro-rated for part-time employees.

Part-time faculty health insurance eligibility is based on workload during the previous academic year. Once eligible, available insurance plans include Health, Dental, and Vision options, as well as Long-term Care.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. Part-time faculty may be eligible for PERS/OPSRP if they meet the requirement of six months of employment and are working 600 hours or more per year. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children under 24 years of age, as well as tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.

Paid Leave:

- 2 hours sick leave per pay period, up to 32 hours per year; a maximum of 8 hours of accrued sick leave per academic year may be used for personal reasons.

View a complete list of PCC benefits .

Background Check Required

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility.

Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly.

For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:
  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

Notice of the Availability of the Annual Security Report:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), you may view Portland Community College’s (PCC) most recent Annual Security Report (ASR) on the Department of Public Safety website. The ASR contains current security and safety-related policy disclosure statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information and resources, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains crime statistics for Clery Act crimes which occurred on PCC properties for the last three calendar years. Paper copies of the ASR are available upon request at all Department of Public Safety offices.

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