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Adjunct Faculty

Position Information

Position Title

Owl Scholars Instructor

Position Type

Faculty

Department

College and Career Transitions

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Full Time or Part Time

Part Time

Fixed Term/Tenure Track

Fixed Term

Grade

...

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

$30/hour

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.

The Owl Scholars program supports the retention of grade-level skills in preparation for the rigor of the upcoming school year. Courses also engage students in activities that stimulate their career interests. We are always looking for proposal to offer new and innovative courses.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. Previous experience delivering academic or personal development curricula.
  3. One year full-time or equivalent part-time experience in providing direct services (instruction or tutoring) in an educational or human service environment.


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.
  • 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 pedagogy.
  • 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 appropriate resources.
  • 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.
  • Attend all required meetings.
  • Perform all other duties as directed by the Department Chair, Program Coordinator, or designee.
Job Requirements

  1. Must be available to work Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule is subject to change based on department needs.
  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.
  4. Must have reliable transportation to the training sites located in Prince George’s County.
  5. A fingerprint supported background investigation will be conducted prior to the 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?

Yes

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

ADJ19411/12

Open Date

05/10/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled

No

Background Check Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Effective August 8, 2022, Prince George’s Community College’s current vaccine mandate will expire for students, faculty, and staff. Select exceptions may apply. Face coverings will be voluntary campus-wide, including in classrooms and instructional spaces. Although the College will no longer require new employees and students to be vaccinated as a condition of employment or instruction based on current public health conditions, COVID -19 vaccines and boosters are strongly recommended.

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.

Please indicate in your cover letter which level you are applying to teach under (elementary school aged, middle school aged, high school aged) and your area of expertise ((ex: math, science, language art, foreign language, communication, communication, technology, etc.)

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 one year full-time or equivalent part-time experience in providing direct services (instruction or tutoring) in an educational or human service environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have previous experience delivering academic or personal development curricula?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have teaching experience at the elementary, middle school or high school level?
    • 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
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
Optional Documents
  1. Certifications - See Minimum Qualifications for type
  2. Other


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