Adjunct Faculty: Learning Community Seminar

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Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: Humanities & Learning Communities

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Jun 6, 2019

Type: Adjunct Faculty

Ref No.: ADJ


About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, serving some 18,000 students annually across all modes of instruction. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry specific training programs. The College is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is a Hispanic and Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Approximately 900 International Students attend from 107 countries, speaking 75 languages.

COLLEGE GOALS:

BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.

LIVING IN BOSTON:

Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

The Learning Community Seminar for First-Year Students (LCS101 ) is a thematic, three-credit course designed to help incoming students make a successful transition to college. The Seminar provides a student-centered, active learning environment that maximizes academic and personal growth. Students develop competencies in the following areas: Education, Financial & Career Planning, Civic Engagement, Information Literacy, Life Long Learning, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Integrated Communication, Intercultural Knowledge and Competence, Reflection and Self-Assessment and Teamwork. Faculty design Seminar topics based on area of study and interests.

Requirements:

  • Master's degree required
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Community college teaching experience preferred
  • Experience working with first-year college students preferred

Qualified candidates will be invited to attend the Adjunct Academy prior to being assigned courses.

Additional Information:

Salary: $1,104.00 per credit hour

Review Date: Open until filled

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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Posted: 6/7/2019
Application Due: 6/26/2019
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