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Instructor, GED (High Point or Greensboro Detention Center) - Adjunct

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Instructor, GED (High Point or Greensboro Detention Center) - Adjunct

Job Description

Adjunct instructors at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other instructors and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.

Under general supervision, this position will prepare and teach GED courses in the Adult Education program. The instructor must be able to instruct a wide variety of topics within the curriculum and will be required to teach during the daytime hours. The instructor will be responsible for student CASAS and/or TABE post-testing referrals as needed. Assignment will involve preparing students for the HiSET Equivalency exam, as well as for transition to post-secondary education and employment.


Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:
  • developing learner centered lesson plans
  • employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles
  • incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments
  • creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population
  • preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate
  • conducting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate

Professional Development
Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:
  • participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation
  • participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies

Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:
  • maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment
  • providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions
  • maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)
  • complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations

Student Support
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
  • addressing student concerns in a timely manner
  • promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success
  • referring students to appropriate resources when appropriate
  • Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.
Difficult Challenges


Education Required
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
Education Preferred
  • Master’s degree in Adult Education or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
Experience Required
  • Teaching and/or industry training experience.
  • Fluent reading, spoken, and written English communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Experience Preferred
  • Teaching experience in Adult Education (Basic Skills) or in post-secondary education.
  • Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems.
KSA Required

The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its “open door” policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:

  1. Multi-task
  2. Respect Diversity
  3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
  4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment
  5. Communicate effectively
  6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions.

KSA Preferred

Department/Job Specific Requirements
  1. Completing and reviewing course documentation, ie rosters, contracts, etc.
  2. Ability to work independently and balance multiple priorities.

Mandatory GTCC Trainings (upon initial hire) and annual updates as required; other required trainings may be added as needed):
  1. Reporting Requirements
  2. Discrimination & Anti-Harassment (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  3. Shooter on Campus (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  4. Personal Information Protection (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  5. Ethics and Social Responsibility (within 30 days of hire; annual refresher thereafter)
  6. Linking Student Learning Outcomes (within 30 days of hire)
  7. Moodle Certification (if teaching online or hybrid – within 30 days of hire)

Physical Demands
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule which may include some evenings and occasional weekends in order to accommodate public/student needs. Assignment will require instruction in the Greensboro or High Point Detention Center.
  • Work requires mostly sitting with some walking or standing.
  • Work requires carrying objects or loads of 20 pounds or less.
  • Rare (less than 15%) exposure to hazardous chemicals, filth, fumes, adverse weather, or personal health and safety risks.
  1. Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.

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Adjunct Faculty

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Documents Needed To Apply
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  1. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other
  4. Letter of Recommendation
  5. Curriculum Vitae

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