Adjunct Faculty - Spanish

Henry Ford College

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Posted : 2022-07-19
Job Description Summary

Henry Ford College Presents an opportunity for an adjunct faculty in Spanish.

Core Competencies and Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Spanish Language, Spanish Linguistics, Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, or a closely-related area from a regionally accredited intuition.

The most successful candidate will have a career that reflects the following:

  • Recent experience teaching Spanish language class in a post-secondary setting preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Uphold the best scholarly and ethical standards of his or her discipline.

  • Make a reasonable effort to participate in professional development activities in order to identify and implement effective teaching strategies that foster student learning.

  • Make a reasonable effort to foster honest academic conduct and ensure that his or her evaluations of students reflect each student’s performance.

  • Demonstrate respect for students as individuals and foster a respectful atmosphere in the classroom or an online environment.

  • Treat all students with respect and fairness without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, weight, height, marital status, protected disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief or any other status protected by law.

  • Demonstrate mastery of course material, come to class prepared to teach the days lesson (including preparing all handouts, exams or other materials before the start of class), and present the material conscientiously.

  • Teach course(s) in accordance with the description in the Course Master and in accordance with Department and/or standardized course policies. It is recognized that the methods, procedures, and interpretations of various instructors may differ.

  • Make himself or herself available for student consultations and provide guidance to students to promote student learning and success.

  • Meet all scheduled classes and final examinations as scheduled.

  • Grade and return written work to students in a timely manner. Maintain appropriate records of students’ attendance, intermediate, and final grades; submit required reports to the appropriate office by the scheduled deadlines.

  • Develop and distribute an effective course syllabus, following the guidelines of the College policies and incorporating required elements of the course master; adhere to the written syllabus throughout the semester, within reasonable limits; participates in the College course evaluation process.

  • Be informed of the College support services for students and recommend their use, when advisable.

  • Make every reasonable effort to attend scheduled staff meetings.

  • Behave appropriately in dealing with students and staff so as to maintain a scholarly and professional atmosphere.

  • Notify the Associate Dean as soon as possible if you are unable to meet scheduled class session; schedule personal vacations to coincide with the College.

  • Responsible for performing, analyzing and reporting assessment of student learning.

  • Support HFC’s Mission and Underlying Principles.

  • Participate in the College’s shared governance system.

  • Participate in the collegiate, professional, and community activities.

  • Facilitate student learning, and initiate and participate in efforts to consistently improve the level of student success.


Henry Ford College takes great pride in offering a variety of comprehensive and industry-leading programs and resources to support the health and well-being of our team members and their families.
Being an industry leader means giving back to our most valuable asset – our employees.

Henry Ford College is pleased to offer the following benefit and wellness options to eligible Part-time Faculty (AFO):
The following benefits are available to Part-Time Faculty members:
  • Office of Retirement Services (ORS)

Office of Retirement System (ORS) provides a choice between Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Plans. Employees contribute between 0% and 13% in addition to HFC contributions towards retirement, based on plan choice.

  • Employment Assistance Program
HFC offers the following work-life balance in Counseling, Coaching, and Legal & Financial Consultation.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off

Job Location
Dearborn, Michigan, United States
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