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Adjunct Instructor - Surgical First Assist

Central New Mexico Community College
SJC Main Campus - Farmington

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Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

$778 per credit hourCompensation Type:

ExemptEmployment Type:

Adjunct/Part Time Faculty (Fixed Term)Grade:

Position Summary

San Juan College seeks qualified part-time faculty to teach in the Surgical First Assist Program courses.

Adjunct faculty serve as temporary part-time faculty and are appointed as needed on a semester by semester basis. The primary duty is effective teaching of college-level courses and/or labs in the qualified discipline.


  • Must hold either the CSFA or CSA credential or be a licensed physician certified in a surgical specialty recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties

  • Experience with traditional face-to-face, hybrid and online courses and the ability to use San Juan College’s Learning Management System (Canvas) as well as technology-enhanced curriculum. Access to home internet, a personal computer, and telephone is required.

  • Demonstrates skill and willingness to learn and use multiple technology platforms to communicate with students.

  • San Juan College is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek an individual invested in equity and inclusiveness, who has experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of diverse populations.
  • Adjunct faculty are hired on a semester basis, depending upon the instructional needs identified for each semester. Such services shall be compensated on a credit hour or contact hour basis, dependent upon the position.
  • It is the policy of San Juan College that adjunct faculty may teach no more than 9 credit hours per semester, except upon approval by the Vice-President of Learning and the Vice-President of HR and Legal Activities.

Payroll and Benefits:

  • Adjunct faculty are paid twice a month, on the 15th and last working day of the month, provided that all payroll forms are signed in a timely manner. Adjunct faculty are paid at either $755 per credit hour, or at an hourly rate as applicable.
  • Adjunct faculty teaching one (1) credit class or more are eligible for the tuition waiver benefit. Tuition may be waived for one class, up to four (4) credit hours per semester, and any one (1) credit HHPC Fitness Conditioning class for each semester they are employed. This tuition waiver benefit may be transferred to a qualified family member for the semester they are employed. If transferring to a qualified family member, proof of family status is required (i.e., marriage certificate, affidavit of domestic partnership or birth certificate) and must be verified by Human Resources.

Additional benefits available to Adjunct faculty teaching one (1) credit class or more:

  • Free Professional Development (technology training; teaching and learning seminars; learning symposiums).
  • Free Library Services (CD and DVD checkout; book and periodical checkout).
  • 403(b) participation.
  • Employee Assistance Program
    • Available 24 /7 – Provides 3 FREE sessions for services such as short-term counseling and assessments, referrals, prevention/education resources, and crisis intervention
  • Voluntary Benefits
    • Allstate/Aflac
    • Liberty Mutual
  • Adjunct faculty teaching three (3) or more credit hours will have Educational Retirement Board (ERB) contributions withheld each pay period. Contribution rates and retirement eligibility are available on the State of New Mexico Educational Retirement Board website .
  • Adjunct faculty are not medical benefit eligible. State and federal taxes, FICA and social security will be withheld for all adjunct faculty.
  • Unofficial transcripts may be attached to this application. Official transcripts must be sent to Human Resources upon hire.
  • The completion of a satisfactory background check is required.
EEO STATEMENT: San Juan College is dedicated to providing equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin. disability, age, genetic, veteran's status, or on the basis of any other category protected under federal, state and local laws.

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