Political Science Instructor Pool - Adjunct (Part-time)
Overview and Responsibilities
Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to be considered when adjunct and/or substitute instructors are needed to teach Political Science courses. Needs may become available prior to or during each semester. Program and course information can be found at https://www.cvtc.edu/academics.aspx#programs.
Upon successful submission of your application, resume, and transcripts, you will be considered for future adjunct and/or substitute teaching opportunities. CVTC will keep your application on file as a prospective candidate who could potentially fill a position when a need arises. If the need shall arise and review of your application materials result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.
Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. Courses are taught face-to-face in classroom, lab, or clinical settings; online; or a combination of online and face-to-face.
All CVTC instructors are required to meet with students and/or attend meetings on-site on a regular basis. This means that all instructors, including online instructors, must live within driving distance of CVTC campuses. Campuses are located in Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls, Wisconsin.
- Design and implement effective learning strategies and environments.
- Deliver instruction of high quality.
- Assess student learning.
- Advise students.
- Maintain labs as appropriate.
- Participate in college activities and pursue ongoing professional development.
- Develop a relevant and progressive curriculum.
- Please view the Adjunct Instructor Position Description for additional roles and responsibilities of adjunct instructors at CVTC.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to plan for and deliver quality instruction.
- Ability to facilitate and assess student learning.
- Ability to manage the classroom effectively.
- Ability to work collaboratively with the internal community.
- Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with external external community.
- Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
- Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
- Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
- Ability to value diversity and demonstrate commitment to equity, inclusion, and culturally respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
- Basic to intermediate knowledge of and skills with technology used for communication, grade entry, and teaching; including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint and SIS.
- Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Political Science or master’s degree in any area with 18 graduate credits in Political Science.
- Prior teaching or training experience preferred.
- Qualified per CVTC requirements at time of, and throughout, employment as an instructor. Must also meet and maintain Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, Faculty Quality Assurance Standards (FQAS), and/or other job specific licensing standards.
In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.Benefits Summary
This position is not eligible for benefits.
CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711