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Part-time Adjunct Instructor - Office Management/Administrative Professional

Nicolet College
Rhinelander, WI, WI

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Position Summary

At Nicolet College our mission is to transform lives and enrich communities, and we see change as an opportunity to transform even more lives and to serve our communities even better. To accomplish this mission, we are redesigning higher education to serve today’s learners in the most inclusive, creative, and flexible ways imaginable. Are you committed to academic excellence? If so, we can’t wait to meet you.

Nicolet College is a comprehensive two-year college located on the shores of Lake Julia in Wisconsin's beautiful Northwoods region. We seek thoughtful, innovative, enthusiastic, and student-friendly professionals to join our team. We are establishing a pool of qualified applicants to be considered when Adjunct Instructors are needed to provide classroom and/or online instruction in Office Management and Administrative Professional courses. The Adjunct Instructor will report directly to the Dean of Business & Entrepreneurship.

Responsibilities will be at the Rhinelander Campus or online, with variable hours depending upon the individual teaching assignment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Deliver performance-based, learning-centered instruction in accordance with the mission, vision, and philosophy of Nicolet College.
  • Utilize technology to enhance teaching and learning, as well as other aspects of work.
  • Communicate regularly and provide consistent feedback to students about successful course completion.
  • Maintain accurate scholastic records of students and submit required reports according to published deadlines.
  • Meet and maintain Nicolet College Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements for adjunct faculty. See:
  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in subject being taught or a closely related field.
  • Two years (4,000 hours) of verified occupational work experience in the subject area.
  • Occupational experience must include one year (2,000 hours) within the past five years.
  • Recent teaching experience in post-secondary higher education may substitute for up to one year of the occupational experience requirement.
  • Ability to promote an educational philosophy that places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of learning.
  • Knowledge of emerging trends and implications for administrative professionals.
  • Actively promote and model professionalism as an educator and professional in the field/role.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and maintain positive working relationships across the college and within the district.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in subject or related area.
  • Additional experience in Business area outside of the field of education.
  • Ability and motivation to effectively teach students of varied ages, learning styles, academic levels, and cultural backgrounds in classroom and non-classroom settings.
  • Successful teaching experience in a post-secondary setting.
  • Ability and motivation to work both independently and collaboratively to create and facilitate student learning.
  • Experience with alternative delivery methods preferred, such as ITV, Online, Brightspace, and Accelerated Learning methods.
  • Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee must demonstrate strong attention to detail, and must be able to problem solve and perform complex tasks without error.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to normal classroom and office conditions and usual office equipment.
  • The employee will be constantly required to talk, hear, and type/write.
  • The employee will be frequently required to sit, touch/handle/grasp (using hands and fingers), and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally move up to 10 pounds of general office items.
  • Specific hearing abilities required by this job include hearing normal speaking-level sounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, far, and field of vision.
  • Other


    Adjunct instructors are extended a contract for each course instructed. Benefits are not included with these part-time positions.

    Application Procedure:

    Apply at Attach a current résumé, unofficial transcripts of coursework, and a cover letter specifying the courses you are interested in teaching and how your background and experience are consistent with the position requirements. Qualified applicants may be contacted as needs arise.

    Nicolet Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities.


    Working at Nicolet Area Technical College

    Nicolet College is a public community college serving Northern Wisconsin from its campus situated along Lake Julia south of Rhinelander, and from outreach centers located within the Nicolet District. The College offers one- and two-year career diplomas and degrees, liberal arts, university transfer studies, and a comprehensive continuing education program. Visit our website at to learn more! Nicolet Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities.

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    5364 College Drive
    PO Box 518

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