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History Adjunct

Olympic College
Bremerton Campus, WA, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details


History Adjunct

Salary: $5,000 - $6,000 per 5 credit class

Classification: Adjunct Faculty

Reports to: Dean of Social Sciences & Humanities

* This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future vacancies. Individuals will be contacted as vacancies occur. *
Olympic College is continuously recruiting adjunct faculty to teach courses in History. Candidates must be available to teach in person on the Bremerton campus. Olympic College seeks applicants who are dedicated to student-centered learning, closing achievement gaps, supporting diversity and social justice learning opportunities, and who employ data-informed decision-making in their instruction.

Part-time positions at the college are open continuously and reviewed on a quarter-by-quarter basis. Individuals who apply to the applicant pool are considered active for 12 months from the application date and may be contacted when vacancies occur. Applying does not guarantee that a position will be available or offered. Candidates who are only available to teach online will not be considered.

Olympic College seeks faculty who are dedicated to student-centered learning and to fostering an equitable and inclusive educational environment. A member of the Achieving the Dream Network, the College is committed to advancing excellence by leading with racial equity, in order to maximize student potential across all populations, including racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, sexual identity, gender identity, and differing ability. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a track record of employing culturally-responsive pedagogy, utilizing disaggregated data to guide instruction, and teaching and mentoring minoritized student populations. Olympic College enrolls a racially and socioeconomically diverse student body of approximately 10,500 students annually. Among them, 4% are African American, 5% Latinx, 1% are Native American/Alaska Native, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7 % are Asian, 62% are White, and 15% are multiracial.

A comprehensive community college, we offer instruction in Basic Studies to include awarding a high school diploma, GED preparation, and English to Speakers of Other Languages; academic transfer and workforce education degrees and certificates; four applied baccalaureate degrees, and community education in our two-county region.

Essential Functions

Teach in-person classes on the Bremerton campus, and distance classes as needed.Teach college-level courses in accordance with the college catalog, schedule of classes, course outlines, course syllabi, and any departmental guidelines.Provide quality teaching including related preparation and grading.Provide class syllabi to students enrolled in classes and to the division office as requested.Maintain accurate records of students and complete forms as required.May include evening instruction and/or instruction at satellite campuses.Punctual communication with students, faculty, and staff.Perform other related duties as assigned and/or required.Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in History from an accredited College or UniversityPrevious teaching experience. Instructors should have the ability to teach U.S. history and/or World History courses. Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications.Desired Qualifications

College-level teaching experience. Successful Applicants Will

Effectively teach and impart excitement and enthusiasm in teaching courses. Demonstrate a commitment to teaching students with little or no background, as well as experienced students desiring to further their careers. Foster a climate of multi-cultural understanding and appreciation.Demonstrate success working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds as well as military veterans.Demonstrate success incorporating accessibility and special needs accommodations via course materials and classroom activities.Communicate effectively and collegially, both orally and in writing, in the classroom, and with other professionals to maintain effective working relationships.Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate and build rapport with colleagues, staff, and students as a part of an educational team.Incorporate the use of technology in the delivery of course content and services, including the use of learning management systems.Demonstrate an appreciation of diversity and the benefits of commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace. Additional Information

Terms of Employment

Please note that we are unable to sponsor visas for this position. Only candidates who are currently authorized to work in the United States will be considered.

Faculty members must submit official, unopened transcripts to the Human Resources department within 30 days of their employment.

This is an adjunct faculty position contracted on a quarterly basis. The salary listed is a range based on per quarter. A collective bargaining agreement exists, and this position is covered by the Association for Higher Education (AHE). Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the department. Evening and/or weekend classes, instruction at satellite Olympic College campuses, and off-campus assignments including travel to clinical sites may be a part of the instructional load.
Adjunct positions at the college are open continuously and reviewed on a quarter-by-quarter basis. Individuals who apply to the applicant pool are considered active for a period of 12 months from the application date and may be contacted when vacancies occur. Applying does not guarantee that a position will be available or offered.
Adjuncts are not eligible for benefits upon their initial hire. Adjunct faculty must work 50 percent of a full-time load for two consecutive quarters to become eligible. Additional hours earned at other SBCTC colleges may count towards this requirement. Adjuncts are not initially eligible for benefits upon hire but could qualify for the following.
Deferred Compensation Program (DRS) retirement savings plan; TIAA supplemental retirement savings plan, sick leave, Aflac, space available tuition waiver, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), fitness center, reduced rate and priority consideration on-site childcare on a space available.
For more information regarding benefits, please visit our website here.

Conditions of Employment

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. In addition to the background check, candidates will be required to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form as required WB HB 2327.

Olympic College seeks candidates for employment who share our commitment to fostering and equitable and inclusive learning environment (read our Equity Statement). All applicants are required to submit a statement of 500 words or less, describing the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the higher education environment and their prior, current, and/or potential contribution(s) to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion as an employee.

How To Apply

To be considered for this position a candidate must apply online through the Olympic College website and submit the following required materials:

Olympic College Online Application


Cover Letter - in your cover letter describe how your experience sets you apart for this position.

Unofficial college transcripts. Official transcripts and copies of mandated certifications will be required of the successful candidate. Faculty members must submit official, unopened transcripts to the Human Resources department within 30 days of their employment.

EEO Statement

Olympic College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Olympic College Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination and accommodation policies: Carroll McWhorter, 360-475-7301. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice


Olympic College is a public two-year community college accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities that educates more than 13,000 students a year. Named a 2014 top-ten finalist for the Aspen Prize; the nation's preeminent recognition of high performing community colleges. The College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and encourages applications from women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Olympic College is located on the scenic Kitsap Peninsula across the Puget Sound from the city of Seattle. Kitsap is surrounded by 236 miles of salt water shoreline and centrally located between the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges, affording spectacular views of mountains and water from every vantage point. 


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