Potential Adjunct Instructors in Human Devel/Stud Success

Location
Greenfield, MA
Posted
Jun 01, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Community College

About Greenfield Community College:


Greenfield Community College (GCC) is located in the beautiful and historic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, between the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and the fertile farmland of the Connecticut River watershed. GCC is a public community college of approximately 2,100 students. Known for the caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community, the college is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to a strong Liberal Arts focus, the College offers a wide variety of innovative and successful programs including Gender and Women's Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, Renewable Energy, and Outdoor Leadership, as well as varied learning environments, from traditional classrooms, to distance learning, peer tutoring, one-on-one faculty-student advising, workforce development, and learning communities that cater to specific needs and interests. Close to fifty percent of Greenfield Community College students transfer to four-year colleges, and it is Smith College's largest source of community college transfer students. Much of the College has just undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that sets the stage for future developments in learning. Greenfield Community College actively encourages and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development.

Job Description:

Category: Potential Adjunct Faculty
Department: Hum Devel/Stud Success
Posted: Jul 02, '13
Type: PT No Benefits
Ref_No: DCE C14-2013

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Teaches course(s) in areas related to student college and career success including: service learning, diversity, and career exploration. Responsible for instructional preparation, course delivery, and assessment of student performance. Provides assistance to students by appointment. Attends a limited number of faculty meetings related to ongoing design and improvement of the course and related program.


Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Masters degree in relevant subject area, previous teaching experience in higher education setting. Commitment to open admissions and an inclusive instructional approach with respect for diversity.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATION:
Knowledge of student development theory and best practices in student retention and success. Community college teaching and/or advising experience also preferred.


Additional Information:

EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT:
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.



Please upload the following documents to your Greenfield Community College Career account.
APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:
1) Resume
2) Cover letter (When preparing your cover letter, please refer to the minimum and preferred qualifications and, if applicable, include an equivalency statement. Your cover letter should be written in a manner that addresses these qualifications).
3) Contact information for 3 professional references.
4) Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.


***Greenfield Community College is proud to value diversity in our community of faculty,staff and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

***THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS ACCREDITED BY THE NEW ENGLAND ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES.

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