Columbus State Community College
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Requisition ID: req3209

Job Title: Adjunct-Marketing

Department: Business Programs

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Contract

Compensation: $52.88 per contact hour

Schedule: Time varies, Day classes (Monday – Thursday)

End Date(if applicable): 

Job Description: 

The College  Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education and workforce landscapes. With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio. The CityColumbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in this position description. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this position description.

The Ideal Candidate

Columbus State seeks to attract faculty who believe in the community collegemission; who are academically and culturally diverse; who believe the studentcomes first, always; and who share in our commitment to student success. The ideal candidate is committed to academic excellence, continuous improvementthrough professional development, assessment, contributing to program andcourse development, and creating a collegial environment of civility,collaboration and open communication.

There is a particular need for qualified adjuncts to teach during the day atcentral Ohio area high schools as a part of the Columbus State College CreditPlus program and also at our Delaware campus and regional centers located inDublin, Reynoldsburg and Westerville. Distance learning course sections areonly available after successfully teaching face-to-face classes. Applicants seeking a strictly online course schedule need not apply for thisposition.

Essential Job Functions

 Inconjunction with the Business Program's department’s policies, teaches assignedcourses as scheduled and assumes primary responsibility for and exercisesoversight of the curriculum in conjunction with the Department’s policies,ensuring both the rigor of programs and the quality of instruction. Considersindividual differences of students in order to design and support a range ofappropriate learning activities. Participates in the identification of studentswith academic or other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource.Uses technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of coursesand programs and communicates clearly to students the expectations concerningthe use of such technology. Keeps accurate and appropriate records inaccordance with departmental policies.

Maintainsattendance records, determines and submits grades timely, and in accordancewith established policies and procedures of the College, and communicatesprogress feedback as well as other relevant information to students throughoutthe semester. Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporatesdepartmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements. Conductsclasses punctually and in accordance with the prescribed meeting schedule.Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’ performance inachieving course goals and objectives. Engages in periodic meetings with thedepartment, Lead Instructor, and Chairperson relative to teaching duties andprofessional development.

Createsa positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and collaborativelearning, student effort, academic challenge, student and faculty interaction,and support for learners. Maintains posted office hours in accordance withdepartmental and policies of the College. Uses technology to assist incommunication with students. Encourages a sense of community among students forlearning both inside and outside the classroom.

Advises potential or current students within the discipline about the program,career, or transfer options available to assist with degree completion. Refersstudents to appropriate student and academic support services available at theCollege or in the community.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Attendall department meetings and required trainings. Regular, predictable, andpunctual attendance is required.

Usual Physical Requirements
Whileperforming duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digitaldexterity when entering information into computer. The employee regularly sits,stands and walks for extended periods of time. Employee converses verbally withothers in person and by telephone. Employee occasionally reaches with hands orarms, climbs or balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employeeoccasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions
Typicaloffice and classroom environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise typical tobusiness offices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: online instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office; Blackboard; internet research; online communication and record-keeping.Skills in: providing quality instruction; learning technologies and the use multi-media technology to enhance student learning; instructional planning and presentation; incorporating critical thinking, effective communication and other general education outcomes in course content; effective time management; proficiency with online communication record-keeping.Ability to: effectively communicate and use interpersonal skills; create engaging learning environments that respect a wide variety of viewpoints; be sensitive to the needs and concerns of a diverse student population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities; work independently without ongoing direct supervision; meet deadlines; perform student learning outcomes; maintain confidential and sensitive information, including FERPA.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’sDegree in Marketing. Five (5) years’ industry experience above entrylevel. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability togain access to work site(s).

Additional Information:  Adjunct faculty positions are ongoing pooled positions and as such, applications are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed by the department when openings become available. To be considered for a position, candidates must complete the online application and provide the following documents: unofficial transcripts based on the requirements of the position, cover letter and CV or resume. Official transcripts must be provided within 30-days of hire date. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective applicant to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.


About Columbus State Community College

Columbus State is one of the largest colleges in Ohio, serving approximately 45,000 students annually. Committed to equity and accessibility, and driven to innovate on behalf of our students and our community at large, Columbus State is positioned as Central Ohio’s front door to higher education. Embracing a partnership mindset, Columbus State collaborates with university partners to provide affordable bachelor’s degree options, and with the region’s major employers to develop relevant, real-world educational offerings that produce in-demand workforce talent.


Columbus State offers convenient access to classes and college services at its locations across Central Ohio. Our Columbus Campus is located in the downtown Creative Campus neighborhood of the city’s Discovery District, while our Delaware Campus serves students in the fast-growing northern part of the region. Our Regional Learning Centers are located in Dublin, Grove City, Reynoldsburg, Westerville at Otterbein University, and The Southwest Center at Bolton Field.

National Recognition

Columbus State’s commitment to diverse, equitable and inclusive outcomes for our students and a better society is reflected in our recognition as the 2019 Leah Meyer Austin Award winner by Achieving the Dream, a national network dedicated to eliminating equity gaps in community college education. Columbus State is an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction and a 2021 member of its Racial Equity Leadership Academy initiative to further institutional racial equity change.

Points of Distinction

• In August 2019, Columbus State opened the new home for its School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, Mitchell Hall.

• The College is a leader in The College Credit Plus Program, an Ohio Department of Education strategy aimed at increasing educational attainment.

• Thanks to its strong academic foundation, Columbus State is extremely successful in the grant-writing arena, with 98 active grants from federal and state agencies, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and other sources with a total value of $70.4 million.

• Columbus State holds an annual Day of Service, where hundreds of students, faculty, and staff volunteer at dozens of locations around the area, totaling nearly 2,500 hours of service each year.

• In 2018, Columbus State adopted Four Pillars of Student Financial Stability and is actively partnering with community organizations to help solve issues of housing and food insecurity for our students.

• In 2019, the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State opened on the Columbus Campus to help address food insecurity for students and the larger community.

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