Communication Instructor - Adjunct

Communication Instructor - Adjunct


Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-878-3200

Job Location

Statesville Campus


$33.47 hour


None - Part Time

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Closes: Saturday, December 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Part Time

Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

• subject matter education and/or training and experience that have both the breadth and depth needed to ensure effective teaching in the appropriate subject areas per the guidelines as adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and any appropriate governing agency

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Communication preferred or Master’s degree in related field with 18 graduate hours in Communication
• experience with diverse populations strongly preferred
• demonstrated experience in teaching in a community college setting is a plus

Position Description

Job Summary:
This position is primarily responsible for subject matter expertise and a thorough preparation for every instructional responsibility; developing course syllabi and instructional materials; maintaining instructional records; implementing strategies for student retention; developing and evaluating courses, programs and services; participating in College activities and committees; and other duties which support the mission and initiatives of the College.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• be thoroughly prepared for each instructional responsibility, regardless of setting
• teaches assigned courses in classroom settings to meet program needs including, but not limited to, day, evening, weekend, and distance courses
• follow appropriate course goals and objectives along with evaluation methods which accurately measure student learning
• evaluates student progress and provides appropriate feedback
• develops up-to-date course syllabi using the approved syllabus template and provides appropriate written information to students concerning course evaluation and criteria
• explores, assesses, and implements appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning outcomes
• prepares and submits instructional records, reports, and grades established by institutional policy

Related Responsibilities:
• assists in the evaluation of courses
• maintains communication and accessibility for students
• attends appropriate College meetings
• participates in professional development to enhance instructional and technical skills
• promotes College mission, values, and vision
• other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• expertise in applicable area of study
• skill in the use of computers and commitment to use of technology in instruction
• excellent oral and written communication skills
• ability to work effectively and collegially with others
• ability to plan and organize courses using a variety of teaching and learning strategies
• ability to utilize effective classroom management skills
• ability to employ effective and appropriate evaluations of student performance
• ability to use instructional technology effectively
• working knowledge of campus services for appropriate referral
• effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
o translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
o collaborating and facilitating
o creating and innovating
o anticipating and responding to change
o providing vision and leadership
o assessment of student learning
o engagement and assessment of successful student retention models
• an understanding of and commitment to open-access community college philosophy, teamwork, and diversity

Standard classroom environment, usually indoors, away from elements, with moderate noise.

Physical Effort:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to maintain a stationary position for an extended period; move about the classroom, operate and position computers, as needed; and frequently communicate with students. The employee may occasionally move up to 15 pounds.

This is a part-time position, with scheduling based on curriculum needs. Classes meet during the day, evening and online.

Job Post Contact

Christina Sharkey, Human Resources Assistant

Mitchell Community College

500 W. Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28677

(704)978-1371 office

(704)978-3117 fax