Fundamentals of Communication (CMNS 101) Adjunct Faculty are needed
to teach asynchronous online courses for the Community College of
Baltimore County. Adjunct faculty will be expected to facilitate
already built online courses (institutional course shell) in
Fundamentals of Communication is the second most highly enrolled
general education course at CCBC. This is a survey course that
covers a variety of communication topics, including: interpersonal
communication, interpersonal communication, intercultural
communication, small group communication, and public
Adjunct faculty will be available to help students during one
online office hour each week (for each class), communicate
regularly with students using the school’s learning management
system, will cooperate with College support staff by timely
submission of grades and coordinate activities with the Department
Chairperson or discipline coordinator and are encouraged to
participate in professional development, particularly in online
Adjunct Level 1 - $1,050 per credit hour.
Adjunct faculty may teach up to 22 credit hours each year and
usually teach no more than 11 credits each semester.
A Master’s degree in Communication, Communication Studies, Speech
Communication, Speech, or a closely related field or a Master’s
degree in another discipline with at least 18 graduate credits in
required in Communication, Communication Studies, Speech
Communication, Speech, or a closely related field. Experience in
facilitating online learning classes preferred and two (2) years
prior teaching experience required. Excellent verbal and written
communications skills required.
Interested candidates must provide documentation of online learning
training at the time of application. Should a candidate not have
prior experience facilitating an online learning course, upon being
hired, the candidate must complete CCBC’s Teaching Online Course
prior to the start of the semester.
Candidates must be residents of Maryland or one of the following
states to be eligible for employment at CCBC: Maryland, Virginia,
West Virginia, Pennsylvania, or the District of Columbia. The
college will annually review this restriction and, if appropriate,
expand the list of states of employment eligibility.
Position Specific Essential Duties
CCBC Part Time Benefits At A Glance
Supplemental (Retirement Annuities) 403(b) and 457(b)
- Effectively communicate course objectives, requirements, and
expectations to students using weekly announcements.
- Facilitate interactive and dynamic online discussions,
fostering a collaborative learning environment.
- Utilize appropriate technologies and online platforms to
deliver course content and engage students effectively.
- Provide timely and constructive feedback on assignments,
papers, and class work to guide student learning and success.
- Maintain regular and consistent communication with students
through online channels, such as email and discussion forums.
- Ensure adherence to course syllabus, academic policies, and
established curriculum guidelines.
- Use innovative teaching strategies and resources to enhance
student engagement and understanding of communication
- Assess and evaluate student performance, including grading
assignments, exams, and other assessments in a timely manner.
- Collaborate with other faculty members and participate in
departmental meetings or training sessions as required.
- Provide support and guidance to students, addressing their
academic needs and concerns promptly.
- Maintain accurate records of student attendance, grades, and
other relevant data as per CCBC policies.
- Adhere to college policies, procedures, and ethical standards,
promoting a positive and inclusive learning environment.
- Tax-sheltered annuities – 403(b). Payroll salary reduction
authorization is needed. The form is available on SharePoint
Forms/Human Resources Forms.
The 403(b) supplemental retirement plan is available to all CCBC
employees (Adjunct Faculty, Part Time Associates and Full Time
- Roth 403(b) is a savings feature that is available when you
open a 403(b) account. The Roth 403(b) savings feature allows
employees to contribute after-tax dollars and then withdraw
tax-free dollars from their account upon retirement. The Roth
403(b) savings feature is only offered by the following vendors:
TIAA-CREF and VOYA Financial Advisors, Inc. Adjunct Faculty, Part
Time Associates and Full Time employees are eligible to save for
retirement using the Roth 403(b) savings feature. Employees may
contribute traditional pre-tax 403(b) dollars and Roth 403(b)
post-tax dollars simultaneously. The savings limits are combined
for the Traditional 403(b) and the Roth 403(b) contributions.
- Deferred Compensation Plan — 457(b) offered through VOYA
Financial Advisors, Inc. The 457(b) salary reduction authorization
form is needed. The form is available on SharePoint Forms/Human
Free. Must obtain a parking permit from the Department of Public
Safety to use on all campuses.
Sick and Safe Leave
CCBC is pleased to offer paid sick and safe leave for part-time
employees. Paid sick and safe leave is earned by all part-time
employees including credit and non-credit adjunct faculty,
part-time associates and other part-time employees.