PT Chemistry Concepts Instructor

PT Chemistry Concepts Instructor


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location

Main Campus - Smithfield, NC


$30.00 - $33.50



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Closes: Friday, May 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Friday, August 16, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

Education Minimum:  Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related field.
Experience Minimum:  Demonstrated subject matter expertise in the discipline. 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred:  One to three years teaching experience in a post-secondary level environment.  Specific experience with online instruction and educational technology is preferred.  Curriculum development and course assessment experience is preferred. 

Position Description

Adjunct faculty are professionals with the responsibility of providing a quality learning experience for Johnston Community College students on a semester basis. Adjunct faculty report to a dean and/or director and perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college.  The categories listed below constitute the expectations for the adjunct faculty member. These responsibilities will be assessed utilizing student evaluations and classroom observations by the supervisor.


Knowledge & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 
Provide instruction in Chemistry Concepts course (CHM-090) in coordination with your Dean and/or Director of Programs and established course model syllabus.  Provide a high quality learning and teaching environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the college.
Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Minimum & Preferred Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each specific duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the specific functions.

  • Ability to demonstrate competence in areas expected to teach
  • Ability to plan, organize and deploy quality college level instruction
  • Ability to communicate effectively with adult learners and to maintain good relationships with staff and students.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement, individual initiative, independent actions within a professional environment

Specific responsibilities of adjunct curriculum instructors include:

  • Teach assigned classes
  • Create an effective learning environment
  • Meet classes as assigned
  • Present instruction based on the student learning outcomes and performance levels of the course
  • Maintain accurate attendance and scholastic records of students
  • Use teaching methods designed for a variety of learning styles
  • Use course text, outlines, syllabi and other curriculum materials in accordance with college and departmental guidelines
  • Assist with maintaining a classroom environment emphasizing safety, good housekeeping, and equipment security
  • Participate in communications with the college and department and meet deadlines as required
  • Submit required reports
  • Participate in the college's assessment process, if required
  • Fulfill all contract provisions
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism as a representative of the college


Additional Information:

Language Skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills are required.
Mathematical Skills   
Ability to perform basic math computations including adding, subtracting, multiplying and averaging all units of measure.  Ability to compute fractions, percentages and decimals.
Reasoning Ability    
Ability to use effective critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.
Computer Skills      
To perform this job successfully an individual should be proficient in a Windows environment and have knowledge of email systems, PowerPoint, Blackboard and online lab environments.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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