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Union County College
New Jersey, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
May 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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General Description:


Faculty member’s responsibilities shall be teaching courses as assigned.

Faculty members must possess a willingness to teach face to face classes.

Faculty member must possess a willingness to be certified to teach online.


The following are some disciplines in need of adjunct faculty: Accounting, Architecture, Astronomy, Biology, Business, Chemistry, College Success, Communications, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Developmental English, Economics, Engineering, Engineering Technology,  English, English as a Second Language, Fine Arts,  Fire Science, Game Design, Government, History, Mathematics, Modern Language, Paralegal Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology and Sociology.  



Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities:


  • Teaches assigned courses in accordance with description published in catalog and the approved course syllabus, in accordance with schedule of classes and incorporating interactive approaches, technologies and methods when possible.


  • Incorporates an appreciation of diverse lifestyles, cultures and national perspectives into courses.


  • Incorporates the use of the library into courses, uses writing as an instructional method, and utilizes computing and other academic technologies in courses when possible.


  • Meets all scheduled class meetings.


  • Advises Division Dean/Assistant Dean of absences in a timely manner.


  • Maintains accurate grade and attendance records for students enrolled in classes and submits required reports to Dean/ Assistant Dean or Student Records Office.


  • Submits grades per published deadline.


  • Participates in assessment of learning outcomes and demonstrates the use of the results of these assessments in course planning.


  • Plans in advance to ensure availability of supplies, textbooks, and classroom equipment requisite to successful teaching of assigned classes.


  • Submits progress reports on students for counseling, athletic oversight, and record keeping purposes and discusses with counselors and other appropriate personnel any problems of students which may require special attention.


  • Adheres to College policies and procedures.




  • Master’s Degree required in the discipline unless otherwise specified.


  • Some teaching experience is required.


  • Official college transcripts must be submitted prior to interview.




  • Teaching experience at the community college level preferred.


Competencies and Skills Required:


  • Certification or license as needed and appropriate.


  • Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduates.


  • Willingness to use alternatives educational delivery systems and instructional techniques.


  • Commitment to incorporation of library, computers, writing and culturally diverse perspective into the curriculum.


  • Knowledge of competency-based education.


  • Commitment to the practice of providing for out-of-class interaction with students.


  • Fundamental competency in the use of information technology.


  • Commitment to continued assessment of the teaching-learning process and its outcomes.


  • Commitment to continual professional growth and development.


  • Demonstrated mastery of subject matter of discipline.



Terms of Employment:


Part-time. Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required.  Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off- campus sites as needed by the college.  Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:


  • This position’s duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.


  • Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.


  • Some travel required.



Union County College does not discriminate and prohibits discrimination, as required by state and/or federal law, in all programs and activities, including employment and access to its career and technical programs.



Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.


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