Astronomy Instructor, Part-time

Astronomy Instructor, Part-time

Employer

Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Phone: 828-327-7000

Salary/Grade

Depends on qualifications

Benefits

part-time; no benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Closes: Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Target Start Date

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Expected Work Hours

part-time teaching hours

Employment Type

part-time

Minimum Qualifications

Education requirements:
Master's degree from an accredited required in Astronomy; and/or Master's degree in an related field with at least 18 graduate hours completed in Astronomy-related coursework. 

All coursework must be from a regionally accredited institution.

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and procedures of academic and institutional program development in relevant field
  • Current trends, research, developments, and resources in relevant field
  • Federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations as they relate to students and teaching

Ability to:

  • Create effective instruction for delivery both online and in the classroom
  • Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Work effectively in diverse teams, both within assigned department and cross-functionally across the college
  • Interpret and apply college goals, policies, and procedures
  • Maintain any relevant equipment and supplies related to instruction

Preferred Qualifications

See minimums

Position Description

Description

Adjunct faculty members provide instruction in assigned courses on a part-time, as needed basis. Courses may be seated, online, or hybrid. Some courses may be taught in area high schools.

Part-time faculty postings are a part of Catawba Valley Community College's efforts to expand our pool of adjunct instructors. Openings for these positions may or may not be available at this time, however, applications from qualified applicants will be kept on file and may be contacted at a later date.

Examples of Duties

Provide effective instruction to students online and/or in the classroom by preparing for each learning experience, providing supplemental materials to enhance textbooks and lessons, and using effective evaluation methods to measure student performance.

Ensure teaching and working environment (classroom, lab, shop) by maintaining equipment and supplies, ensuring overall cleanliness, functionality, and conformance to OSHA standards.

Maintain accurate records (such as attendance, grades, documentation for accreditation, etc.) and submit any corresponding reports according to departmental or college guidelines.

How to Apply

Please visit the job posting to apply. 

Job Post Contact

Roger Irvin
Human Resources Director
Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-8302
Phone:  (828) 327-7000 Ext. 4277
Fax:  (828) 624-5246
Email:  rirvin@cvcc.edu