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
Adjunct Faculty in School of Continuing Education
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
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
- 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
- Maintains accurate records of student attendance, academic
achievement and performance in accordance with college policies and
- 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
- Experience teaching at the post-secondary level is
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Full consideration of application if received by:
Instructions to candidates
Applicants must apply online at http://careers,providence.edu
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
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.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
- What is the highest level of education attained?
- High School Diploma
- Associates Degree
- Bachelors Degree
- Masters Degree
- How many years of experience do you have in this type of
- Do you have a masters degree?
- In what field is your degree in?
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Optional Document