Jun 08, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Posting Number: 00454

Classification Title: ADJUNCT FACULTY

Position Status: Part Time

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

Position Type: Adjunct Faculty/Part-time Faculty

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

At Alvin Community College, 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
  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in Humanities from a regionally accredited college / university OR
    • Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours from any one or combination of the following areas: Philosophy, English Literature, Arts, History, and Humanities. A Master’s in Classical Studies is appropriate. “Arts” is limited to an MFA or a minimum of 15 of the 18 graduate hours in non-performance arts. Graduate hours in Speech or Foreign Languages would not be appropriate.
    • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, as well as intermediate computer skills

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in Humanities
    • Minimum of one (1) year college level teaching experience
    • Working knowledge of Blackboard course management system preferred
    • Must be familiar with interactive teaching methods and instruction via the Internet

    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 Criminal Justice units.

    Closing Date: 12/31/2017

    Open Until Filled: No

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Your application will be considered for a pool of qualified candidates for the stated instructional discipline.

    Applications will be accepted throughout the year and reviewed as vacancies become available.

    At the end of the posting 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 thirty (30) days of an employment offer.

    For department specifics, email the Department Chair, Dr. Jay Burton;

    To apply, please visit


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