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College and Career Transitions Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Position Information

Position Title

College and Career Transitions Adjunct Faculty

Position Type

Faculty

Department

COLLEGE AND CAREER TRANSITION

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Fixed Term

Grade

...

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

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.
The College and Career Transitions ( CCT ) unit operates under the Teaching, Learning, and Student Success. Our focus is on children and youth; and adults who face significant barriers to a sustainable career above a livable wage. Our work evolves from external partners, who desire to connect their customers with customized opportunities to earn a degree or credential. Faculty may teach for one of many programs that serve children, young adults, and adults.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Associate’s Degree required. Candidates with some college or related industry-recognized credentials are also considered
  • Previous experience delivering academic or personal development curricula.
  • One year full-time or equivalent part-time experience in providing direct services (instruction or tutoring) in an educational, human service, or industry specific environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
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 perform a range of physical positions and mobile conditions including but not limited to occasionally moving materials 5-25 pounds.
  • Ability to teach core introductory courses and general education courses in economics
  • 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
  • Must be available to work Evenings and/or Weekends. Work schedule is subject to change based on department needs.
  • 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.
  • Must have reliable transportation to the training sites located in Prince George’s County.
  • A fingerprint supported background investigation will be conducted prior to the offer of employment. A signed authorization for 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

ADJ22211/12

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

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. * 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 at least one year full-time or equivalent part-time experience in providing direct services (instruction or tutoring) in an educational, human service, or industry specific environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please be advised that as required by the 1986 Immigration Act, candidates must be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing identity and that you are a U.S. Citizen or an alien who is authorized to work. It is the college's policy that PGCC does not provide sponsorship for prospective employees. Will you require sponsorship to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  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
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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