Entrepreneurship Faculty, Part-Time (Adjunct Faculty Pool)

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Entrepreneurship Faculty, Part-Time (Adjunct Faculty Pool)

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General Description:

The Business Leadership, Fashion, and Hospitality department invites applications for adjunct faculty positions in Entrepreneurship for the 2022 Spring and Fall semesters. Applicant credentials will be kept on file until 12/31/2022.
The academic programs and courses provided by the Business Leadership, Fashion, and Hospitality department equip students with the knowledge, tools, skill sets, and practical experience to be competitive in job markets as well as prepare those who desire to continue their education and pursue a bachelor’s degree. Students are challenged and encouraged by subject matter experts and participate in active-learning classroom instruction delivered on-campus and distance learning environments. In addition, there are opportunities for personal growth and social interaction through engagement events, guest speakers, and student organizations.

The Entrepreneurship Proficiency Certificate is a 16 credit-hour program for students who are interested in becoming entrepreneurs. Students will learn the basics of how to launch an entrepreneurial venture including planning, funding, accounting, marketing, and law for the entrepreneur.
Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission, associate-degree-granting institution which provides access to higher education for all who may benefit. Its programs of study in the liberal arts and sciences, career technologies, and basic academic skills provide a coherent foundation for college transfer, employment and lifelong learning. The College serves Philadelphia by preparing its students to be informed and concerned citizens, active participants in the cultural life of the city, and enabled to meet the changing needs of business, industry and the professions. To help address broad economic, cultural, and political concerns in the city and beyond, the College draws together students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds and seeks to provide the programs and support they need to achieve their goals.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Teach Entrepreneurship courses to students with a broad range of entrepreneurial interests.

• Communicate effectively, value differences, and foster collaboration.

• Work with others to achieve college, department, and individual success.

• Proactively identify and address problems.

• Utilize effective teaching strategies and technologies for online learning and other technology tools to meet the learning needs of a diverse student population.

• Commitment to professional learning and growth and service to the profession.· Demonstrate a sense of connection and responsibility for helping the College to achieve success through a commitment to its mission, vision, and values.

• Establish an inclusive environment in the classroom. Demonstrate an understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of the College’s faculty, staff and students.

• Participation in continual assessment and course updates to ensure excellence in meeting program and student learning outcomes.

• Strive for excellence in teaching, applying best practices in field of discipline, and modeling behaviors that encourage student success and retention.

• Commitment to professional learning and growth, student mentoring, and service to the profession. Remain current in the use of technology, developments within the field of discipline, and developments related to teaching and student success.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related degree.

• 6 years’ experience in entrepreneurship and/or small business management.

• Prior venture experience including developing and operating an entrepreneurial venture and/or small business.• At least one year of teaching experience.

• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

• Ability to effectively use teaching strategies and technologies for in-person and/or online learning.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Firsthand experience in developing and effectively using a business plan.

• Active participation in industry related professional development activities, meetings and/or conferences.

• Experience teaching at a Community College.

• Commitment to participating in the intellectual life of the department, and a willingness to participate in the life of the College.

Work Location:

Main Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants:

• Interested persons should complete an online application. • Cover letter of interest and CV/resume REQUIRED. • Name and contact information for three (3) references REQUIRED. • Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of background checks in accordance with the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law. • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. Community College of Philadelphia is an affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access employer. The College encourages applications from individuals from traditionally under-represented groups. AA/EOE.

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