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Part-Time Instructor of Economics - Dual Enrollment Dade County High School

Dalton State College
Dalton State College
Job Title: Part-Time Instructor of Economics - Dual Enrollment Dade County High School
Location: Dalton State College
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 271431
About Us

Dalton State College delivers a transformational education experience in a diverse, caring community serving nearly 5,000 students through its two campuses and online programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, we provide access to high-quality bachelor's degrees, associate degrees, and career and teaching certificate programs that are responsive to regional and state needs.

Located about 90 minutes from Atlanta and 30 minutes from Chattanooga, Dalton State is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in northwest Georgia and is surrounded by abundant outdoor recreation opportunities. We attract students from 35 countries and 26 states. More than half of our students are first-generation college students, and more than one-third of our students identify as Hispanic/Latino. Dalton State is Georgia's first federally-designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); through this designation, we administer a Title V and Title III HSI STEM Grant program that benefit all students.

Our mission and values undergird our commitment to creating a sense of belonging for all students and to ensuring their success. Dalton State was ranked number one in the nation for Student Experience in The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse 2024 Best Colleges in the U.S. rankings. In addition, we are proud to have been recognized in 2020 as one of 79 "Great Colleges to Work For" by ModernThink.

Job Summary

Dalton State College Wright School of Business seeks a part-time non-tenure track Lecturer of Economics beginning August 2024.The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching.The candidate should have attained a master's degree in economics, or a closely related field (e.g. MBA or MS Economics with at least 18 graduate hours in economics), with appropriate coursework in Economics preferably from an AACSB accredited institution.Business experience, service, research, and industry certifications are important pluses. The candidate will be expected to teach a face-to-face class.

The appointment is for the dual enrollment part-time faculty at the Dade County, GA High School and is renewable each year given satisfactory performance and budget.

The C. Lamar and Ann Wright School of Business is AACSB-accredited, and salary is competitive with the AACSB small school network. Master's level degree will pay $2,400 per 3 credit class and Doctoral level degree will pay $3,000 per 3 credit class. We currently offer six B.B.A. degrees with majors in Accounting, Finance and Applied Economics, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing.

Review of the applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Position starting Fall 2024.

A complete application includes:

1) Current resume or CV

2) Teaching philosophy

3) Two current letters of reference (within the last 6 months) Please all letters as one PDF document

4) Transcripts of all college work. Unofficial transcripts will suffice for initial screening however official transcripts will be required upon employment

  • Teach undergraduate level Economics courses. The teaching load will consist of a minimum of 3 hours per semester.
  • Provide instruction in accordance with course descriptions, outlines, and class schedules.
  • Provide a syllabus with learning objectives, an assessment at the end, and take regular attendance.
  • Evaluate progress of students concerning educational matters continuously.
  • Respond to student questions outside of class hours.
  • Participate in any training required by the college and follow all college policies.
Required Qualifications
  • Applicants must hold an earned Master's, preferably from an AACSB accredited college of business in the field of Economics or closely related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with dual-enrolled high school students a plus.
  • College classroom teaching experience
  • Earned industry certifications such as ASCM or ASQ credentials
Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two Letters of reference (please upload all letters as one PDF document).
  • Unofficial transcripts should be attached to the application process and official transcripts will be required upon hire.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Applicants must provide evidence of teaching and classroom effectiveness.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach in face-to-face course formats.
  • Willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and use applied learning and assessment approaches.
  • Support the DSC Vision, Mission and Values and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience.
USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Dalton State College, as determined by Dalton State College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Dalton State College is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Dalton State College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact Dalton State College's Office of Human Resources at 706-272-2034. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 706-272-2034.

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