Adjunct Spanish Instructor

Calhoun Community College

Expired Part-time
Job Category
Job Type : Part-time

Provide competent classroom and laboratory instruction in the area of credentialed expertise. The instructor will adhere to the general and adjunct faculty guidelines as specified by the Calhoun Community College Personnel Handbook, the Vice President of Academic Affairs, and the Alabama Community College System policy.

Salary: Dependent upon level of education and amount of credit/contact hours taught.

Work Hours: Classes are taught day, evening, and weekends on the Decatur and Huntsville/Research Park campuses, and several off-campus sites. In addition, multiple forms of distance education are offered.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide competent classroom and laboratory instruction in the area of credentialed expertise.
  • Utilize a variety of instructional strategies in order to engage students.
  • Teach at the specified time and place, and in the specified format.
  • Evaluate the progress of students in all classes according to institutional, divisional, departmental, and individual criteria.
  • Assist in the development of discipline-specific student learning outcome objectives.
  • Assess student learning using multiple assessment strategies.
  • Analyze and interpret data relative to student learning and provide feedback to the institution and students for the purpose of improving and expanding student learning.
  • Collect, maintain, and submit accurate class records including grades, attendance rosters, absences, withdrawal, and/or class drop information to appropriate offices by the specified deadlines.
  • Prepare or assist in the preparation of materials used in academic administration when requested, including course syllabi.
  • Participate in school activities when possible.
  • Provide academic and career advice to students and promote student leadership and enrichment experiences.
  • Be prompt and punctual in reporting for work.
  • Inform the responsible Department Chair or Dean of any problems or concerns with classroom equipment or facilities.
  • Actively participate in tool retention and preservation of department assets where appropriate.
  • Perform all duties with professionalism.



For academic courses: A minimum of a Master's degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in the discipline from a regionally accredited institution is required.
  • Documented evidence in the proficiency of use of current educational technologies in the classroom including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or presentation software.
  • Ability to conduct individual, small group, and classroom instruction.
  • Previous experience using Blackboard, Canvas, or other learning management system, from an instructor standpoint.
  • Ability to learn new teaching pedagogy, and new software, as required.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the philosophy and mission of the community college system.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, with diverse students, parents, the general public and others having business with the school.
  • Commitment to all students, including those of diverse ages, cultures, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Successful problem solving skills.
  • Successful college teaching experience is preferred.
  • Willingness and desire to learn new things and apply that learning.
  • A positive attitude regardless of circumstances at hand.
  • Confidence in decision making and communication skills.
  • Documented successful experience teaching and developing web-based courses where appropriate.

Application Procedures/Additional Information

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a complete application packet through the on-line application system to be considered. A complete application consists of the following:

  • An on-line application
  • Current resume
  • Copy of college transcripts (Transcript must confirm applicant meets educational requirements.)
Application materials must provide documentation that the applicant meets all minimum

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated on this vacancy notice and must submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for this position. Complete application files must be received no later than the application deadline. Applicant who fail to submit all required information will be disqualified. Only applications received during the period of this announcement will be considered. Applicants must travel at their own expense. Finalist will be required to provide official transcripts that are mailed directly to the Office of Human Resources at Calhoun Community College from the institution(s) granting the credits.

Background Check Requirement
In accordance with Alabama Community College System Policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form and to submit a non-refundable $17.40 payment for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check.

Calhoun Community College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all post secondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitations, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. Calhoun Community College participated in the E-Verify system to verify employment eligibility for all newly-hired employees. Calhoun Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Calhoun Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website ( ). Specific questions regarding Calhoun's educational programs, admissions, and other matters related specifically to the College should be forwarded directly to the college.
P.O. Box 2216 Decatur, AL 35609
256-306-2590 .

Part-Time position not eligible for benefits.

Job Location
Tanner, Alabama, United States
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