Adjunct Faculty/First-Year Seminar
Category:: Adjunct Positions - Teaching Faculty
Department:: English, ESL and Reading
Locations:: Valhalla, NY
Posted:: Jul 10, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Credit Adjunct
Ref. No.:: AFFYS7919
About Westchester Community College:
Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.
Westchester Community College seeks part-time adjuncts to teach a one-credit First-Year Seminar course for the fall 2019 semester. The course is contextualized for each School with an emphasis on academic, career, and transfer pathways; study skills; familiarity with campus resources; and awareness of real-world life skills. The Adjunct will teach the First-Year Seminar according to the course curriculum. Applicants must be enthusiastic about teaching first-year students and demonstrate an understanding of the college experience. Incumbents will participate in faculty development activities to include a one day-long orientation meeting on July 18, 2019.
A minimum of a Master's degree from an accredited university and one-year of experience are required.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: Fall 2019
SALARY & BENEFITS: $80.95 per hour. No benefits.
TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. Candidates should submit a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume, and three letters of recommendation to: [email protected] Please indicate "Adjunct Faculty/First-Year Seminar" in the subject line of the email; or mail to: Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, HR Department, Administration Building - Suite B42, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, New York 10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. Westchester Community College is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.