PT Adjunct Instructor - Economics

PT Adjunct Instructor - Economics

Employer

Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Winterville, NC

Salary/Grade

$34.64 / hour

Benefits

None

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Closes: Sunday, December 16, 2018

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Expected Work Hours

TBD

Reports to

Department Chair, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, & Economics

Employment Type

PT Adjunct

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in economics preferred, or MBA with 18 graduate semester hours in economics.  Preference given to applicants with community college teaching experience.

Physical Requirements:   Must be physically able to operate a variety of types of office and other equipment. Must be physically able to exert up to twenty-five pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work; position requires walking, standing, stooping, reaching, crouching, fingering, etc. for extended periods of time.  Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately fifty pounds.
 
Data Conception:   Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
 
Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.  Includes giving instructions to students.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.
 
 
Language Ability:   Requires the ability to read a variety of documents, reports, and various books such as various manuals, PCC handbook and catalog, various texts, PCC FACT book, etc.  Requires the ability to prepare various documents and reports such as lesson plans, grade/evaluation reports, attendance report, end-of semester reports, long-range plans, etc., using the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar.  Requires the ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisor, subordinates, other PCC personnel, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to be conversant in the theory, principles, and methods of effective and persuasive speaking, voice and diction, phonetics, and discussion and debate.  Requires the ability to be conversant in the language of information technology – all areas: internet, web development, networking/telecommunications, programming, and software/hardware maintenance.
 
Intelligence:   Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form.  Must be able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Requires the ability to apply rational systems such as education (teaching), business administration, computer applications, etc., in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
 
Verbal Aptitude:   Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions.  Must be able to instruct others via effective verbal communication.
 
Numerical Aptitude:   Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers; determine percentages and decimals; and determine time and weight.
 
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
 
Motor Coordination:   Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing automated office and audio-visual equipment, etc. 
 
Manual Dexterity:   Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc.  Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
 
Color Discrimination:   Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
 
Interpersonal Temperament:   Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.   Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
 
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

Preferred Qualifications

See minimum qualifications

Position Description

Under limited supervision, instructs students in various economics classes (ECO prefixes) and performs related administrative and recordkeeping duties.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaches assigned day and/or evening as well as online college-transfer courses in Principles of Microeconomics (ECO 251) and Principles of Macroeconomics (ECO 252).  Prepares and/or completes various reports and forms related to classes including census reports, end-of-semester reports, grade reports, rolls, etc.  
 
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the field or discipline. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning; employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students including strategies to meet diverse student needs.

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