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Adjunct Instructor - Business, Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources & Leadership Development ...

Northcentral Technical College
Wausau, WI

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Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Thank you for your interest in a career at Northcentral Technical College (NTC). NTC offers outstanding career opportunities to work in a stimulating and diverse environment with state-of-the art facilities. If you have a desire to help students while positively impacting the community, we’d love for you to join our team!

Job Description & Qualifications:

Job Summary

The instructor is primarily responsible for creating a performance-based learning and teaching environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the College.

Adjunct Application Information

While there may not be an immediate need for an adjunct in every area, Northcentral Technical College (NTC) accepts applications regardless, in order to create a pool for when there may be a need. Upon successful submission of your application, you will be considered for future part-time adjunct instructor opportunities and your application will be on file as a potential candidate who could possibly fill a position if or when the need arises. Adjunct positions in this area include but are not limited to:

  • Accounting

  • Business Management

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Human Resources

  • Leadership Development & Supervision

  • Marketing

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Team Building & Problem Solving

Part-time Instructors are hired on a per-course basis each semester, and teaching one semester does not guarantee being assigned the following semester. The teaching hours for a part-time instructor vary and can include day, evening, and weekend classes. Adjunct faculty can teach a maximum of 12 student contact hours per week averaged over the semester.

This posting will close on June 30, 2024. If you are not contacted by this time and you are still interested in employment with NTC, especially if your qualifications have changed, please reapply.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Plan learning-centered instruction based on the competencies and performance levels of the course including activities and teaching methods designed for a variety of learning styles to help students achieve course outcomes and validate that learning has taken place.

  • Maintain accurate attendance, student success, and scholastic records of students; submit required reports and meet response deadlines.

  • Meet with classes as assigned and maintain a classroom/laboratory/shop environment emphasizing safety, good housekeeping, and equipment security.

  • Use course text, outlines, syllabi, and other curriculum materials in accordance with college and department guidelines.

  • Utilize learning technology for teaching, delivery of course content, learning, assessment, online/distance learning, and student record keeping (ex. Canvas, Starfish, Cengage, Teams, etc.)

  • Communicate, respond to questions, and provide consistent and timely feedback to students about successful course completion; actively participate in communications with the college, department, and team.

  • Participate in the College's assessment process, professional development, Faculty Quality Assurance Standards (FQAS) and in-service activities.

  • Maintain qualification requirements throughout employment as an instructor under Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS), Higher Learning Commission (HLC), FQAS, accreditation standards, and/or licensing standards where applicable.

The essential functions and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the primary functions of persons assigned to this position. They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements and may require some flexibility and interpretation to fit the needs of other areas of the College.

Minimum Qualifications Required

Ability to meet the qualifications under Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS), Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, accreditation standards, and/or licensing standards where applicable. Human Resources will determine if the candidate is qualified per specific instructional area.


  • Associate’s degree in subject area or closely related field; or equivalent to teach within the technical degree instructional area/program.

  • Bachelor’s degree in subject area or closely related field; or equivalent to teach within the Associate degree instructional area/program.


A minimum of two years (4,000 hours) full-time or equivalent relevant occupational experience. At a minimum, occupational experience has to have occurred at least one year within the last five years; may waive the occupational experience of one year within the last five years if the candidate has two years post-secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in teaching and working with diverse populations in a post-secondary setting.

Subject area-related industry licensures or certifications.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.

  • Success and commitment as a team member, fostering consensus and collaboration in and out of the classroom.

  • The ability to manage projects, set and achieve specific objectives and measure results.

  • Proficiency in the use of technology, computers and software.

  • Promote and model professionalism as an educator and business professional.

Physical Requirements

Carrying/Lifting 10-25lbs - Low

Carrying/Lifting 25-50lbs - Low

Carrying/Lifting > 50lbs - Low

Sitting - High

Standing/walking/climbing - Medium

Squatting/Crouching/Kneeling/Bending - Low

Repetitive Hand/Foot Movement - Low

Pushing/Pulling/Reaching Above Shoulder - Low

Work Environment

Indoor/Office Work Environment - High

Outdoor Weather Conditions - N/A

Irritated or Agitated Individuals - Low

Hostile or Violent Individuals - Low

Hazardous Fumes/Odors/Toxic Chemicals - N/A

Confined Spaces (as identified by OSHA) - N/A

Work-Related Travel - Low


Working at Northcentral Technical College

NTC is a customer-focused, accessible provider of innovative lifelong learning that builds a globally competitive workforce. The College’s 5,900 square mile, 10-county district includes six convenient campus locations in Wausau, Antigo, Medford, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg, as well as a Public Safety Center of Excellence in Merrill, a Wood Technology Center of Excellence in Antigo, an Apprenticeship Center of Excellence in Wausau and an Agriculture Center of Excellence just north of the Wausau Campus in the Town of Maine. The Wausau Campus also features a Center for Health Sciences, Center for Business & Industry and an Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center of Excellence. 

2012 marks the centennial anniversary of Northcentral Technical College, recently named the 21st fastest growing community/technical college in the nation by Community College Week magazine. The College currently offers over 150 associate degree programs, technical diploma programs and short- term certificate options, with many credits transferring to Wisconsin’s four-year public and private colleges, creating a seamless path for lifelong learning. Through a variety of flexible course options (, NTC is providing an additional opportunity for learners to receive a degree or certification through flexible learning opportunities including late starts, a new Virtual College and winterim courses. Additional services include programming in ELL, Adult Basic Education, and HSED/ GED, as well as a learning center and testing center.

NTC is also closely connected to the local business community through the training and development of incumbent workers. The College’s Business & Industry Solutions team works with local businesses to offer customized training, technical assistance and professional development opportunities. NTC’s Continuing Education team provides educational offerings designed to help individuals gain needed education for career advancement or change, meet professional certification and licensing requirements and develop new skills to be successful in today’s competitive workforce.

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