Foreign Languages Adjunct Instructor

Watertown, NY
Jun 06, 2019
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
Category:: Adjunct
Department:: Humanities
Locations:: Watertown, NY
Posted:: Mar 22, 2019
Closes:: Dec 31, 2099 - 11:59 PM EST
Type:: Part-time
Position ID:: 108652

About Jefferson Community College:

Come work in beautiful northern New York at Jefferson Community College located in Watertown, New York, near the shores of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system, Jefferson serves students pursuing credit courses in liberal arts, business, math, science, allied health and technology for transfer or career purposes. We also offer a multitude of workshops for professional training, personal development and youth.

Job Description:

The Humanities Department at Jefferson Community College is seeking part-time adjunct faculty in Foreign Languages to grow our adjunct pool. Candidates may be needed to teach in one or more of the following courses: American Sign Language 1, 2, and 3; Elementary French 1 and 2; Elementary German, Elementary Conversational Italian, Elementary Conversational Spanish, Elementary Spanish 1 and 2; and Intermediate Spanish 1.


Master's Degree in the Foreign Language and/or native speaker. Prior teaching experience at the college level is required. Applicants must interact and communicate effectively with diverse populations, foster inclusion, and promote equal access and treatment for groups traditionally under-represented in higher education.

Additional Information:

This is a pooled search. Jefferson Community College is seeking to develop a pool of qualified applicants to teach courses in Foreign Languages. Adjunct applications will be kept on file for three years to fill part-time teaching vacancies as they occur.

The College determines the need for adjunct instructors based on planned courses each term; it is not possible to predict the need for future semesters. When an opening does occur, finalists for adjunct positions are contacted for interviews.

Application Instructions:

To Apply: For consideration, please apply by clicking the "Apply Now" button. A letter of application, résumé, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references are required to apply. Review of completed applications will begin immediately. Finalists will be responsible for interview-related expenses.

Jefferson Community College is an equal opportunity employer that aims to become a model institution for diversity and invites multicultural professionals from all backgrounds to contribute to its aspiration for building an inclusive community where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their potential.