Position Title : Adjunct Instructor/Part-time
Reports To: Chair, Department of Humanities
Paine College is a private institution steeped in the tenets of Methodism that provides a liberal arts education of the highest quality. The College emphasizes academic excellence, ethical and spiritual values, social responsibility, and personal development to prepare spiritually-centered men and women for positions of leadership and service.
Adjunct faculty members of Paine College are professional educators who have the responsibility for fulfilling the College's mission, vision, ethical and spiritual values, and Strategic Plan. This is done in a manner that is consistent with the College's Faith Statement, the Christian Philosophy of Education, and other college policies.
Adjunct Instructors are part-time employees of the College.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Adjunct faculty members are expected to deliver effective instruction; facilitate, assess, and document student learning; and manage the classroom environment. Adjunct faculty should engage in careful preparation of course materials and provide appropriate feedback to students on course assignments. An adjunct teaching load consists of 2 – 3 classes of undergraduate courses which may include daytime, evening, weekend, and hybrid courses. Specific course assignments are determined by the individual's credentials (i.e., training and competence) and needs of the department. Courses are assigned by the Department Chair in consultation with the adjunct faculty member. Other responsibilities include maintaining office hours to meet with students and attending departmental and faculty meetings, as may be necessary.
Adjunct faculty members must sign a Certification Statement indicating that they have read, understand, and will respect the Faith Statement and the Christian Philosophy of Education Statement of Paine College. These statements may be found at https://paine.edu/web/about/about/foundational-statements .
Adjunct faculty may be sought for the Department of Humanities to teach in the following areas: English, Philosophy, Religion, History, French, Spanish, Music, and Art.
It is preferred that the successful adjunct faculty member will have an earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline from a regionally accredited institution, the Transactional Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) accredited institution, or agencies recognized by the Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The accrediting agency must be in good standing. Under some circumstances, a person considered ABD or with a Master's degree may be accepted.
· Previous collegiate teaching experience is desired.
· Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.
· Strong interpersonal skills with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (The sum of all requirements should equal 100%).
EFFECTIVE DATE OF APPOINTMENT
As needed. To be determined.
Complete an application for employment online.
Submit the following materials to apply for the position(s):
Letter of interest that details the applicant's expertise and outlines the applicant's qualifications for the position; curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts from all institutions of higher education attended by the applicant. Also, a criminal background check is required prior to employment. If hired, official transcripts must be submitted within one (1) month of hire.
For questions regarding this posting contact:
Interim Chair, Department of Humanities
Prof. Nancy Bookhart
Paine College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Education Opportunity Institution