Adjunct Faculty/Career Readiness

Yonkers, Westchester County
Apr 23, 2014
The Educational Opportunity Center of Westchester, a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking experienced, highly motivated, energetic, skilled, results oriented adjunct faculty and other professionals to join its team. Located in Yonkers, this non-traditional adult education institution provides tuition-free academic and vocational training to eligible underserved adults seeking to develop basic academic and vocational skills competencies and credentials needed for enrollment in college and/or entry into the workforce. Successful candidates must demonstrate a sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population and the ability to engage students through innovative instructional approaches. Seeking energetic and engaging faculty to teach Career Readiness in a variety of vocational programs. Successful candidates will deliver a Career Readiness curriculum that includes skills necessary to succeed in the ever changing workplace such as problem solving, communication, self-management, job search, resume building, interview skills and overall career preparedness. Instructors will support the development and enhancement of students’ soft skills, workplace skills, interpersonal skills, communication skills, and leadership skills. Successful candidates must demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population and have the ability to work effectively with students who have barriers to employment. $72.60 per hour. No benefits. A Master’s Degree in education or related field. Minimum one (1) year of prior group teaching or training experience, including the teaching or training of at risk, adult students. Three years of experience strongly preferred. S/he must be organized and detail-oriented. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills. Submit letters, resumes, transcripts and references to: Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, HR Department, Administration Building – Suite 111, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, New York 10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838 or email Word documents to Please indicate “CODE: IHE” and “Adjunct Faculty/Career Readiness” on envelope or in the email “subject” field. The position is open until filled. Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning. AA/EOE.