SPEECH - Part Time Instructor

Mar 02, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

SPEECH - Part Time Instructor

Posting Number: 00407

Classification Title: Adjunct Faculty

Position Status: Part Time

Pay Grade/Step: $1,850 per 3-hour lecture course per semester

Position Type: Adjunct Faculty/Part-time Faculty

Position Summary:
Alvin Community College faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that promotes outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement.

Faculty are expected to …
  • Instruct and supervise a diverse population of students in the classroom at various times and locations
  • Possess a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and oral
  • Prepare and utilize a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution
  • Maintain current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources
  • Assist in the recruitment and retention of students
  • Advise students in academic matters or refers students to appropriate resources
  • Assess students' performance through a range of measurement activities and keeps them informed of their progress in a timely manner
  • Engage students face-to-face and through electronic communications
  • Utilize technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others
  • Assist in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives
  • Build positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community
  • Submit timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions and departments
  • Provide recommendations to the Instructional Dean, Department Chair, and appropriate college committees regarding curriculum, instruction and division operations
  • Exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities
  • Adhere to Alvin Community College's policies and procedures
  • Attend institutional meetings as required
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Speech or Communications from a regionally accredited college / university
    • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, as well as intermediate computer skills
    • Must be familiar with interactive teaching methods and instruction via the Internet

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in Speech
    • Working knowledge of Blackboard course management system
    • Prior teaching experience at the college or university level

    Work Hours:
    Varies; May include day and evening teaching assignments, as well as, dual credit courses offered at local high school campuses and/or Texas Department of Corrections units.

    Closing Date: 3/1/2018

    Open Until Filled: No

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Your application will be considered for a pool of qualified candidates for the stated instructional discipline for the 2017 Summer and Fall semesters, and 2018 Spring semester.

    Job postings for part-time adjunct positions will be open for one year. Applications will be accepted throughout the year and reviewed as vacancies become available.
    At the end of the one year period, the posting will be closed. A new posting will be created and all applicants who wish to still be considered must reapply under the new job posting.

    Official college transcripts must be provided within ten (10) days of an employment offer.

    For department specifics, email the Department Chair, Bill Waggoner; bwaggoner@alvincollege.edu

    To apply, please visit https://jobs.alvincollege.edu/.


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