Adjunct Instructor – Communications

Adjunct Instructor – Communications


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Job Location

Tarboro and Rocky Mount Campuses


$34.80 per hour



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, February 5, 2024
Closes: Sunday, March 31, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, May 13, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Program or Department Chair of English and Humanities

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Instructor must meet all SACSCOC faculty credentials for this position. Must have a Master’s Degree in Communications or a Master’s Degree in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Communications.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in Communications or a Master’s Degree in a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Communications with at least two (2) years of post-secondary teaching experience. Ability to use Microsoft office, Office 365, and Moodle.  

Position Description

Provide quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations. Faculty are responsible for the quality of the educational program.

Essential Job Functions

Responsible for the course and syllabi content for all assigned courses.  

Knowledge and support of College policies and procedures.

Demonstrate excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills with staff, faculty, and students.

Implement active learning techniques and use a variety of learner- centered instructional strategies designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course.  Such activities can include, but are not limited to:

  • Cooperative learning
  • Experiential learning
  • Writing for learning
  • Critical thinking initiatives

(Faculty development support will be available to enhance skills in these areas.)

Focus on student learning outcomes while considering the needs and abilities of the students and the mission of the college.

Be familiar with academic and social supports that benefit diverse groups.

Be supportive of students’ educational goals and make reasonable provisions to accommodate their individual differences while maintaining the academic integrity of the college.

Perform other assignments, consistent with his/her professional abilities, as assigned by the program or department chair or administration in carrying out the mission of the institution.  These duties include, but are not limited to the following:

                Work with students, peers, and administrative and support staff in a professional manner 

that models constructive problem-solving (flexibility, preparation for required tasks); ethical conduct (respect and courtesy, consistency, fairness); organization (proper attire, attendance, decorum); and adherence to college policies and procedures.

Be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of student data information to include enrollment reports, final grade reports, and book orders.

Submit required paperwork by established deadlines.

Participate in professional development activities as deemed necessary by supervision.

Assist in new course development as needed.

Teach online and at least one evening section of COM 231 (Public Speaking) and/or COM 120 (Interpersonal Communication) and other courses as assigned.



The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as assigned by administration and supervision.

Job Post Contact

Jessica Balazsi, Director of Human Resources

Edgecombe Community College

2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886