Adjunct Instructor – Communications/English/Humanities

Adjunct Instructor – Communications/English/Humanities


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

Job Location

Rocky Mount and Tarboro Campuses


$31.49 per hour



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Closes: Thursday, March 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, January 3, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Hours Vary - part time position

Reports to

Department Chair

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Instructor must meet all SACSCOC faculty credentials for this position.
A Master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in subject area.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in subject area.

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 Duties

  • Prepare, distribute, and review with the student the first week of class a course syllabus that outlines clear and reasonable learning outcomes and expectations.
  • 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, and critical thinking initiatives. Faculty development support will be available to enhance skills in these areas.
  • Focus on student learning outcomes, 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 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 and final grade reports.
  • Submit required paperwork by established deadlines.
  • Teach day, evening, and online classes as needed.

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