Adjunct Faculty in School of Continuing Education

Providence College
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Special Education, Teacher Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Curriculum & Instructional Development
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Adjunct Faculty in School of Continuing Education Rank Adjunct Faculty Tenure Information Non-Tenure Track Job Description
Providence College School of Continuing Education offers a post-baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program with non-degree and degree-based options approved by the RI Department of Education. The institution is looking qualified adjunct faculty for approved options in Secondary Grades (grades 7-12) certification in English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

Adjunct instructors are regularly hired to teach various education courses in the Teacher Certification Program, including Educational Psychology, Principles of Secondary Education, Special Needs, Reading in the Content Area, Educational Measurements, and Methods (Secondary), as opportunities arise. We also hire clinical instructors to provide supervision and evaluation of student teachers and facilitate the student teachers’ seminar.
Adjunct faculty prepares and delivers relevant course content using a variety of teaching methods and assessments that support student learning. Ensures that students achieve and demonstrate mastery of stated learning objectives.

Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations.

While there are occasional online courses offered, the majority of courses require some on-campus presence.

By applying to this posting, you are entering an applicant pool for adjunct faculty, which will be hired on an as needed basis for the 2022-2023 academic year. As such, not everyone in the applicant pool for this position will be contacted and/or selected to teach. Essential Duties
  • Teaches assigned course(s) by delivering appropriate course content to students, preparing course materials and lesson plans using the college LMS, and addressing students questions and/or concerns
  • Maintains accurate records of student attendance, academic achievement and performance in accordance with college policies and procedures
  • Develops and distributes, a college approved syllabus that includes course objectives, texts, attendance policy and materials required for course and evaluation criteria
  • Provides timely feedback and grades on assignments and posts final grades within proscribed timeframe.
  • Refers students to appropriate college sources
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Education and Experience Required
  • Minimum of a master’s degree in Education or a related field of study from a regionally accredited institution, or other appropriate accreditation as determined by Providence College School of Continuing Education
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in secondary education, and evidence of recent teaching effectiveness
  • Experience in teacher development and training is preferred.
  • Experience teaching at the post-secondary level is preferred

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F133P Open Date 05/26/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: Instructions to candidates
Applicants must apply online at http://careers, and submit a cover letter, CV, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names and email addresses of at least three reference who can submit letters of recommendation (at least one letter must address teaching ability). Any questions should be addressed to the School of Continuing Education at Providence College . Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. We believe that cultural and intellectual diversity is central to the excellence of our academic programs. As our students body becomes increasingly diverse, we encourage applicants with experience teaching and mentoring students from a range of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Providence College is committed to upholding an academic culture and campus community that attracts and support the development of a diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. An AA/ EOE, the College encourages applications of women and persons of color. Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  3. Do you have a masters degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. In what field is your degree in?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document

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