Adjunct Faculty - Refugee Training Program (Part-Time)

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education, Humanities, English as a Second Language, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
Adjunct Faculty

Position Information

Position Title

Adjunct Faculty - Refugee Training Program (Part-Time)

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Adult Education

FLSA

Exempt

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Fixed Term

Grade

...

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary commensurate with education and experience

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 morning and/or afternoon via instructional delivery formats to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote for Prince George’s Community College’s Refugee Training Program. Face-to-face and hybrid classes may be offered at Prince George’s Community College’s UTC campus in Hyattsville. 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, and curriculum design.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Minimum 2 years of adult education and/or ESL teaching experience.
  3. Master’s degree or certificate in ESL / TESOL strongly preferred.
  4. Experience working with diverse populations.


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. Please ensure that your application and attached documents address the criteria listed below:

  1. Plan, organize, and teach curriculum content in conjunction with course outcomes.
  2. Using applicable technology and pedagogical principles, teach course content via an appropriate delivery format to include face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote instruction.
  3. Complete mandated institutional trainings and professional development trainings related to content discipline and pedagogy.
  4. Facilitate appropriate instructional activities that promote student engagement and learning.
  5. Evaluate student performance using assessment tools that align with established course objectives and outcomes.
  6. Create and administer assessments that monitor student progress and provide timely student feedback.
  7. Provide an orientation at the first class meeting to include an overview of the course syllabus. The overview should include an outline of course objectives, requirements, attendance policy, grading system, textbook(s), and supplemental materials.
  8. Notify students of key academic dates and course adjustments, maintain an up-to-date, electronic grade book, and enter final grades by the established due date.
  9. Maintain accurate records and submit class records (as appropriate) to the Department Chair or Program Coordinator by the established due date, and participate in the departmental evaluation and course assessment process.
  10. Maintain office hours, advise students, and refer students to appropriate resources.
  11. Adjunct faculty are expected to respond to student emails and phone calls within 48 hours with the exception of weekends and holidays. Faculty are expected to maintain regular communication with students and should exclusively use the assigned PGCC email.
  12. Attend all required meetings.
  13. Perform all other duties as directed by the Department Chair, Program Coordinator, or designee.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  1. Remote and Online teaching
  2. Technology skills and computer literacy
  3. Critical thinking, organization, and conflict management
  4. Communication and interpersonal skills
  5. Time management
  6. Teamwork
  7. Planning and organization
  8. Problem-solving and analytical ability


Job Requirements

  1. Must be available to work Monday – Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Classes currently run from 9-12pm and 1-4pm. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. 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.


Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Is the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or directly engaging with minor children on campus?

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

ADJ16911/12

Open Date

11/02/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

No

Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prince George’s Community College values the safety of its students, faculty, and staff. As part of that commitment, the College has announced effective October 21, 2021, all students, faculty, and staff must be vaccinated against COVID -19 or tested for the virus weekly. As a prospective or new employee, you will be required to comply with this mandate and all the necessary safety protocols, including wearing a mask. Please direct your questions related to the vaccination, testing, mask mandates, and requirements for exemptions to VMPO@pgcc.edu .


Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Application Status ; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless your are 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 a minimum 2 years of adult education and/or ESL teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe your experience working with diverse populations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have experience teaching in online, remote, or hybrid formats?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * 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
  6. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Other


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