Adjunct Instructor - All areas (part-time)

Job Details

Position Description

Adjunct faculty can teach in any area of the college including providing training to business and industry through our Business and Industry Solutions division. Adjunct faculty can teach a maximum of 12 student contact hours per week averaged over the semester. The instructor is primarily responsible for creating a learning and teaching environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the college.

We accept adjunct applications for every instructional area continuously, however continuous needs are identified with an asterisk(*):

2D Machine Tool CAD
#D Studio MAX
Accounting (Cost Analysis)*
Adult Basic Education*
Advertising / Marketing
Ag Accounting
Agriculture Business
Agriculture Equipment*
Agriculture Marketing
Alternative High School
American Government
Animal Breeding and Reproduction*
Auto CAD
Auto Collision*
Automotive Technology
Blueprint Reading
Business Law
Business Technology
Certified Nursing Assistant *
Clinical Nursing Adjuncts (MSN required)*
CPR (days)
Critical and Creative Thinking
Customer Service
Dairy Management & Health*
Dairy Nutrition
Dairy Science
Dental Hygiene*
Diesel Technology
Electrical Power Distribution
Electronics in Antigo*
EMT Basic
English (Alternative High School) – Reading specialty preferred
Enterprise 5 Lab (portfolio)*
Farm Business
Farm Machinery Operation
Fluid Power – Medford and Phillips
Gas Utility
GD & T
General Education*
Hydraulics and Electrical Motor Controls*-Antigo
Herd Management
Human Services
Interpreting in Education
Insurance (Life and Property)
Intensive English Program*
Intro to Health Records
ISO 9001 / Quality*
IT (Networking and Programming)
JAVA Programmer (Special Project)
Leadership Excellence*
Leadership & Management*
Lean for Healthcare
Lean for Manufacturing
Machine Tool
Manufacturing Electronics Maintenance
Manufacturing/Blueprint Reading
Math (Alternative High School)
Mechanical Design (a.m.s)* Day Hours
Medical Coding (ICD 9 and ICD10)
Medical Financial Management*
Medical Terminology
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Topics*
Milk Quality
Nursing (MSN required)
Nutrient Management (Ag)

Power Sports
Programmer (Logic Control)
Programmer (Logic Control)* in Antigo
Project Management
Renal Dialysis
Sales (B2B)*
Sign Language Interpreting in Education (SLIE)
Social Media/Marketing
Social Science *
Sociology *
SolidWorks – Phillips
Soft Skills*
Supply Chain Management
Surgical Technician
Team Building & Problem Solving*
Time Management
Thinking Critically*
Veterinary Tech
Welding – Phillips* – Day Hours
Welding (CWI Certified)*
Wood Manufacturing Processes – Antigo/Wittenberg

Duties & Responsibilities

The instructor is primarily responsible for creating a learning and teaching environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the college.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Teach units of instruction to students in higher education programs, adult and continuing education courses, or economic development activities as follows:

  • Meet classes as assigned
  • Present instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course
  • Maintain accurate attendance and scholastic records of students
  • Respond to student questions
  • Participate in the college's assessment process
  • Validate that learning has taken place
  • Submit required reports
2. Plan learning activities and use teaching methods designed for a variety of learning styles to help students achieve course outcomes.

3. Assist with maintaining a classroom/laboratory/shop environment emphasizing safety, good housekeeping, and equipment security.

4. Use course text, outlines, syllabi, and other curriculum materials in accordance with college and department guidelines.

5. Participate in communications with the college, department, and team. Meet response deadlines as required.

6. Participate in professional development and in-service activities.

7. Meet and maintain qualifications and training requirements as required by the Wisconsin Technical College System and other licensing agencies.

The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the essential functions of persons assigned to this job. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

Academic instructors:

  • General Education: Master's degree with 18 credits in the content area required (English, Math, Natural Science, Economics, Social Science)
  • Basic Education: Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Adult Education or Specials Needs Education OR Bachelor's with DPI certification (or 20 semester credits) in any area taught at Elementary Education or Secondary Education levels AND 3 credits or Reading Instruction and/or Teaching Methods.
  • Occupational area (Business, Health, IT, Technical & Trades, etc.): Education and training in the occupational area being taught, and at least 4,000 hours of directly related work experience within the last five years, one year of post-secondary teaching in content area may substitute for 2,000 required hours.


Working at Northcentral Technical College

NTC is a customer-focused, accessible provider of innovative lifelong learning that builds a globally competitive workforce. The College’s 5,900 square mile, 10-county district includes six convenient campus locations in Wausau, Antigo, Medford, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg, as well as a Public Safety Center of Excellence in Merrill, a Wood Technology Center of Excellence in Antigo, an Apprenticeship Center of Excellence in Wausau and an Agriculture Center of Excellence just north of the Wausau Campus in the Town of Maine. The Wausau Campus also features a Center for Health Sciences, Center for Business & Industry and an Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center of Excellence. 

2012 marks the centennial anniversary of Northcentral Technical College, recently named the 21st fastest growing community/technical college in the nation by Community College Week magazine. The College currently offers over 150 associate degree programs, technical diploma programs and short- term certificate options, with many credits transferring to Wisconsin’s four-year public and private colleges, creating a seamless path for lifelong learning. Through a variety of flexible course options (, NTC is providing an additional opportunity for learners to receive a degree or certification through flexible learning opportunities including late starts, a new Virtual College and winterim courses. Additional services include programming in ELL, Adult Basic Education, and HSED/ GED, as well as a learning center and testing center.

NTC is also closely connected to the local business community through the training and development of incumbent workers. The College’s Business & Industry Solutions team works with local businesses to offer customized training, technical assistance and professional development opportunities. NTC’s Continuing Education team provides educational offerings designed to help individuals gain needed education for career advancement or change, meet professional certification and licensing requirements and develop new skills to be successful in today’s competitive workforce.

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