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Adjunct Faculty - Communication and Public Relations

Employer
Prince George's Community College
Location
Largo, Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 12, 2021

Job Details

Adjunct Faculty

Position Information

Position Title

Adjunct Faculty - Communication and Public Relations

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Humanities

FLSA

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 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. 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree or equivalent certification and accreditation from recognized college, university or national, state, or regional organization.
  2. Degrees are applicable only if earned at accredited institutions and verified with official transcripts.
  3. Pertinent professional experience may be substituted for the master’s degree at the discretion of both the Academic Coordinator and Chair.


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. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position:

  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.


Job Requirements

  1. Master’s or Terminal Degree in related discipline (Communication, Public Relations and or Journalism).
  2. Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  4. 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.
  5. A limited background investigation will be conducted prior to an 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?

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

ADJ17311/12

Open Date

11/12/2021

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 .

Background Check Statement: 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 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 teaching experience at the college or high school level in the area of concentration?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  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
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Certifications - See Minimum Qualifications for type
  5. Other


Company

Prince George’s Community College has delivered a superior, affordable education since 1958. Our main campus is located in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. The National Harbor, University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center, the Kennedy Center, the National Security Agency, and NASA are all nearby.

Student Success is the highest priority at Prince George’s Community College (PGCC). The College serves all who seek a degree, want to boost a career, or are looking to learn new skills. Our leadership team is dedicated to making our college better every day. We give students a clear, direct path to their goals, which will help them save money, stay on track, and graduate faster. Each student is on a unique journey, and we help them stay connected along the way. Our students have become leaders in many career fields.

PGCC offers more than 200 academic and career training programs. New buildings with cutting-edge technology dot the 150-acre PGCC campus in Largo, Maryland. Five off-campus learning sites make classes more accessible to students across the county. Prince George’s Community College (PGCC) aligns its programs and resources with student and community needs. This is part of the College’s mission to enhance the economic vitality of the region.

Achieving excellence through people is how PGCC gets the job done! Join a winning team where we offer a comprehensive total rewards package including competitive healthcare, retirement plans, generous paid leave and other perks.

 

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