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Instructor, French Language - Adjunct

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Instructor, French Language - Adjunct

Full Time/Part Time

Job Description

Guilford Technical Community College ( GTCC ) is currently the fourth largest of N.C. Community College System’s 58 institutions. On our six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color. We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes, develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an exceptional leader, who shares our institutional mission, vision, and values, to join the team.

Teaching faculty 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 faculty 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 individual will prepare and teach French language courses aligned with the North Carolina Articulation Agreement, designed for degree seeking and transfer programs. The faculty member must be able to instruct a wide variety of topics within the classroom, via Canvas, and manage concepts/resources in an online learning laboratory environment. Candidates may be required to teach day, evening and/or weekend hours.


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 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, Self-Service, Canvas)
  • complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations
Student Support
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
  • conducting recruiting activities
  • promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success
  • referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate
  • Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork.
Additional Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Maintain student records.
  • Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.
Difficult Challenges


Education Required

Master’s degree in French or a related field from a regionally accredited university with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hour credits in French.

Education Preferred

Doctoral degree in French from a regionally accredited university

Experience Required

Post-secondary teaching experience in French

Experience Preferred
  • Greater than 3 years previous teaching experience in a post-secondary setting
  • Community College teaching experience
  • 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

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. Canvas Certification (if teaching online or hybrid – within 30 days of hire)

Physical Demands
  • May include teaching day and evening and on multiple campuses
  • Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.
Posting Type
Adjunct Faculty

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

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