Humanities Adjunct

Humanities Adjunct


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

Anson and/or Union County 


Part-Time Adjunct Rate



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, October 2, 2023
Closes: Sunday, December 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, January 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Chair, Department of Arts & Humanities

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in the teaching discipline OR a completed Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Community college teaching experience
  • Online teaching experience
  • Familiarity with a course management system such as Canvas
  • Working knowledge/utilization of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications

Position Description

Position Overview:

The humanities adjunct instructor provides quality-learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations in the School of Arts and Sciences. Disciplines taught in the department include communication, English, foreign languages, philosophy, and humanities.

Position Expectations:

  • Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to South Piedmont Community College as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services
  • Develop learning strategies and curriculum that will promote successful teaching and learning in a learning-centered environment
  • Facilitate learning through classroom activities, distance learning experiences, workforce development, and out-of-classroom activities
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement planning through the assessment of learning outcomes at the course and program levels
  • Select and use appropriate learning materials and resources, including library resources, equipment, and supplies to enhance learning and to maintain program currency
  • Stay current with developments in the field of technology and learning theory
  • Demonstrate high-level professionalism in developing and/or implementing long- and short-range plans in accordance with the philosophy of a learning-centered college
  • Continue professional development for the improvement of self and the program to meet the needs of a learning-centered college
  • Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for the position
  • Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
  • Maintain and submit all required class records and/or reports on time
  • Provide accessibility to students and colleagues as expected in a learning-centered college
  • Accept teaching assignments, based on the needs of the college, at one or more of the following: L.L. Polk campus (Polkton), Old Charlotte Highway campus (Monroe), in community locations (Anson and/or Union counties), or in a corrections setting (Anson county)
  • Accept teaching assignments scheduled during the day, evening, weekends, or online
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the dean, or the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs

How to Apply

Apply online:

Communication -

English and Humanities -

Spanish -

French -

Chinese -

Russian -

American Sign Language -

Positions are posted year-round to collect an applicant pool as needed. 

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135