Adjunct Faculty - History

Job description

Category:: Adjunct
Department:: Academic Affairs
Locations:: Roxbury Crossing, MA
Posted:: Apr 1, 2021
Closes:: May 3, 2021 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type:: Part Time
Position ID:: 129637

About Roxbury Community College:

Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community, including peoples of color, recent immigrants and non-traditional populations. The College's mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high-quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL, and community education. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Roxbury Community College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Job Description:

Roxbury Community College invites qualified candidates in History to apply to teach starting in Summer 2021. Successful applicants could be expected to teach course offerings in Caribbean History. Candidates should have experience teaching in a multicultural environment and teaching related coursework at the college level.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and distribute syllabi which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, attendance policy, and other information for each course assigned.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress.
  • Follow procedures related to the Registrar's office, including grade reports and deadlines; attendance record reports; withdrawal deadlines; class changes; and time and room scheduling.
  • Participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs.
  • Encourage use of support service by students.
  • Collaborate with support services staff to ensure that information is being shared and discussed.


  • Master's degree in History
  • Prior Experience teaching Caribbean History of acceptable equivalent
  • Teaching experience in higher education (Community college experience is preferred)
  • Three certified training sessions for online instruction via Quality Matters or acceptable equivalent
  • Experience with, and a desire to use, instructional technology

Additional Information:

Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.

Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

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Application Instructions:

To apply: Submit your Resume, Cover letter, Educational credentials, online training credentials, and contact information for three or more references.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/2/2021
Application Due: 5/3/2021
Work Type: Part Time