Requisition ID: req2830
Job Title: Adjunct-Mathematics (Pool)
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Contract
Compensation: $51.88 per contact hour
Schedule: Hours vary depending upon course assignment; day,
evening, or weekend hours
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce
needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has
never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no
better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on
student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus
State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and
a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education
and workforce landscapes.
With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, several
regional learning centers and online, Columbus State is the
nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream
(ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a
participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina
Foundation. The College is also a proud partner to over 40 high
schools in the Central Ohio area to create pathways from high
school to college that encourage qualified young people to earn
dual credit – high school and college credit – while they are still
in high school.
Columbus State employees benefit from an engaging, collaborative,
and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. Our
adjunct faculty enjoy competitive compensation and professional
development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the
diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our
students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a
community that embraces differences and celebrates the many
cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio.
Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more
than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters
of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s
fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences,
dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why
Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both
professionally and personally.
The Ideal Candidate
Columbus State seeks to attract faculty who believe in the
community college mission; who are academically and culturally
diverse; who believe the student comes first, always; and who share
in our commitment to student success. The ideal candidate is
committed to academic excellence, continuous improvement through
professional development, assessment, contributing to program and
course development, and creating a collegial environment of
civility, collaboration and open communication.
There is a particular need for qualified adjuncts to teach during
the day at central Ohio area high schools as a part of the Columbus
State College Credit Plus program and also at our Delaware campus
and regional centers located in Dublin, Reynoldsburg and
Westerville. Distance learning course sections are only available
after successfully teaching face-to-face classes. Applicants
seeking a strictly online course schedule need not apply for this
The Adjunct – Mathematics position provides quality instruction and
maintains a positive learning environment in the classroom, with
major emphasis placed on teaching, supporting and evaluating
students. The Adjunct role provides instruction and monitors
teaching/learning effectiveness in courses assigned by the
Department Chair, or other leadership members. The incumbent must
exhibit strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask
while engaging large groups of people with complicated
Core Competencies Required
Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement,
Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Quality Focus,
Communication, Guiding Interactions, Positive Approach, Planning
Essential Job Functions
In conjunction with the Mathematics department’s policies, teaches
assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary responsibility
for the delivery of the curriculum in the classroom, ensuring both
the rigor of the program and quality of instruction in order to
achieve course outcomes. Employs appropriate teaching and learning
strategies and uses available instructional technology.
Distributes and submits syllabi for all assigned sections in
accordance with department and College policies. Maintains student
attendance records and submits reports by specified deadlines.
Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and
collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student
and faculty interaction and support for learners. Regularly
communicates with students and is available either in person or
electronically. Encourages a sense of community among students for
learning both inside and outside the classroom.
Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measure student
performance in achieving course outcomes and objectives.
Communicates course progress to students in a timely manner.
Determines and submits student grades (electronic format) in
accordance with established College policies and procedures.
Assists in the identification of students with academic or other
needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Maintains
confidentiality of student information in accordance with the
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
Periodic meetings with the department, Lead Instructor, and
Chairperson relative to teaching duties, and professional
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Attend department meetings and trainings as required. Regular,
predictable, and punctual attendance is required.
Usual Physical Requirements
While performing duties of this job the employee: regularly stands
and walks for extended periods of time, and occasionally sits;
converses verbally with others in person and by telephone;
regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into
computer; occasionally reaches with hands or arms, climbs or
balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls; and frequently
uses hand or fingers to touch. Vision demands include close,
relatively detailed vision and distance vision. Employee
occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10 pounds.
Normal classroom and office working conditions. Travel may be
required based upon assignment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: online instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft
Office; BlackBoard; internet research; online communication and
Skill in: providing quality instruction; learning technologies and
the use of multi-media technology to enhance to enhance student
learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporating
critical thinking, effective communication and other general
education outcomes in course content; effective time management;
proficiency with online communication record-keeping.
Ability to: effectively communicate and use interpersonal skills;
create engaging learning environments that respect a wide variety
of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a diverse
student population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
and students with disabilities; work independently without ongoing
supervision; meet deadlines; perform student learning outcomes;
maintain confidential and sensitive information, including
Master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or Mathematical
Sciences, plus one year of teaching experience in the
A Master’s degree, plus 18 semester credit hours of graduate-level
Mathematics or Statistics, plus one year of teaching experiencing
in the discipline. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or
demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).
Preferred Qualifications: Two years of college Mathematics
or Statistics instruction, including at least one course in the
area the applicant will be teaching, plus: a Master’s concentration
or Ph.D. concentration in Mathematics or Statistics.
Additional Information: Adjunct faculty positions are
ongoing pooled positions and as such, applications are accepted on
a continuous basis and reviewed by the department when openings
become available. To be considered for a position, candidates must
complete the online application and provide the following
documents: unofficial transcripts based on the requirements of the
position, cover letter and CV or resume. Official transcripts must
be provided within 30-days of hire date. If transcripts are from an
international institution, it is the responsibility of the
prospective applicant to have the transcripts translated and
evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.