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Adjunct Instructor of Teacher Education Programs

Central New Mexico Community College
Albuquerque, NM

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Education, Child Development & Family Studies, Special Education
Position Type
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

$778 per credit hour

This position may be eligible for remote work, please see conditions below.
San Juan College may approve remote or hybrid work for adjunct employees within New Mexico and within certain approved states. All requests for remote work must be approved in advance by the Dean and Human Resources. Candidates located outside of New Mexico should contact Human Resources for additional information. Remote work options for locations outside of the United States are not permitted.Compensation Type:

ExemptEmployment Type:

Adjunct/Part Time Faculty (Fixed Term)Grade:

Position Summary

The primary duty is effective teaching of college-level teacher education for Teacher Education programs including the Alternative Licensure Education Program, Early Childhood Education Program, and Elementary/Secondary Program.

The primary duty is effective teaching of college-level teacher education for Teacher Education programs including the Alternative Licensure Education Program, Early Childhood Education Program, and Elementary/Secondary Program.

This position reports to the Senior Director of Teacher Education and is responsible for developing and revising instructional materials; presenting material in an organized manner; evaluating student learning; maintaining student records; teaching day, evening, weekend, and on-line classes, as assigned; teaching at the main and/or satellite campuses, as assigned; maintaining a minimum of 1 office hour per week per assigned course; participating in Adjunct Professional Development activities; demonstrating and promoting the school values of: Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.


Successful candidates must have an active NMPED teaching license, a master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in teacher education, gifted education, special education, reading, and/or TESOL coursework from an accredited college or university.

Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience.

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, culturally sustaining pedagogy, instruction and assessment practices and knowledge of online learning practices.

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 Associate 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 $778 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
o 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
o Allstate/Aflac
o 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

The following REQUIRED documents must be submitted with application in order to be considered. Upload all required documents under the Application Questions 2 section for "Additional Documents Required".

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume (Required)
  • Unofficial Transcripts with qualifying degree conferred. (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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