Adjunct Faculty - Refugee Training Program (Part-Time)
Full Time or Part Time
Fixed Term/Tenure Track
Hiring Salary Range
Salary commensurate with education and experience
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
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Minimum 2 years of adult education and/or ESL teaching
- Master’s degree or certificate in ESL / TESOL strongly
- Experience working with diverse populations.
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:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Plan, organize, and teach curriculum content in conjunction
with course outcomes.
- Using applicable technology and pedagogical principles, teach
course content via an appropriate delivery format to include
face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote instruction.
- Complete mandated institutional trainings and professional
development trainings related to content discipline and
- Facilitate appropriate instructional activities that promote
student engagement and learning.
- Evaluate student performance using assessment tools that align
with established course objectives and outcomes.
- Create and administer assessments that monitor student progress
and provide timely student feedback.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Maintain office hours, advise students, and refer students to
- 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
- Attend all required meetings.
- Perform all other duties as directed by the Department Chair,
Program Coordinator, or designee.
- Remote and Online teaching
- Technology skills and computer literacy
- Critical thinking, organization, and conflict management
- Communication and interpersonal skills
- Time management
- Planning and organization
- Problem-solving and analytical ability
Is Background Check Required?
- 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.
- Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written
- 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 the incumbent responsible for working with minor children or
directly engaging with minor children on campus?
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
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.
; 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
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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Which of the following best describes your level of completed
education? (Education details must be included in your
- Master's Degree or above from an accredited
- 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
- * Do you have a minimum 2 years of adult education and/or ESL
- * Please describe your experience working with diverse
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have experience teaching in online, remote, or hybrid
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- HigherEd Jobs
- Hispanic Outlook
- Personal Referral
- PGCC Website
- Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
- The Chronicle of Higher Ed
- The Washington Post
- Other: Please indicate below
- How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you
selected 'Other' please indicate source:
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2