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History Adjunct Instructor

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
Fennimore, Wisconsin
Masters: $49,792-$60,677

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Arts & Humanities, History & Classics
Position Type
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

SUMMARY This position delivers courses in the discipline of history in an online and face-to-face format to students enrolled in Southwest Tech programs. The History Adjunct Instructor will promote student success by demonstrating and maintaining instructional excellence and currency in their field throughout employment at the college.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE • Teach US History to 1877 and US History 1877 to Present and related history courses to students enrolled in Southwest Tech programs. • Prepare for assigned classes, including: developing course syllabi, organizing and maintaining classroom(s) to facilitate learning, and promote optimum student success. • Promote continuous quality improvement of curriculum and program operations to increase program effectiveness. • Work cooperatively with current Southwest Tech staff & a variety of business customers to customize training. • Continuously evaluate student progress, providing informative and summative feedback through formal and informal means. • Assist with recruitment and retention of students. • Provide applications-based learning activities that accommodate a variety of learning styles. • Other duties as assigned.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE • Master’s Degree (with a minimum of 18 credits) in History required. • A minimum of one year as a post-secondary instructor preferred. • Experience with online education and other alternative delivery methods preferred.

KNOWLEDGE • Thorough knowledge of current history skills and practices used in business and industry. • Knowledge of techniques for teaching with computers and word processing software. • Thorough understanding of applied academics and integrated curricula. • Knowledge and application of modern computer software and hardware: MS Office Suite, email, and internet experience.

SKILLS • Ability to work within a team setting and implement jointly developed curriculum. • Ability to generate, organize, and implement course outlines and lesson plans to meet specific needs of students representing diverse occupations and backgrounds.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS STATEMENT • Southwest Tech is committed to creating an inclusive and accessible workplace. While certain job roles may require physical capabilities, we welcome applicants of all abilities and are committed to providing reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and in the workplace.

APPLICATIONS Internal and External applicants complete and submit the online employment application at For questions regarding the application process please email Human Resources at or 608.822.2314. If you need an accommodation, call 608.822.2632 (TDD: 608.822.2072) or email

ADJUNCT SALARY RANGES Masters: $49,792-$60,677

SELECTION PROCESS The Review Committee will screen applicants and contact them for an interview. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview. Final candidate’s employment offer may be subject to completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screening. Southwest Tech does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Officer has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies. Call 800-362-3322, Ext. 2315 (TDD: 608-822-2072) or write Southwest Tech, 1800 Bronson Blvd., Fennimore, WI 53809.

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