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Adjunct Faculty - ESOL/English Learner (Transitional)

Carroll Community College
Westminster, Maryland
Closing date
Mar 23, 2023

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Job Title: Adjunct Faculty - ESOL/English Learner (Transitional)

Job Posting Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: World Languages

Application Deadline: This position is open until filled.

Contact: Deborah Prejean

Salary: This position is placed on the credit adjunct faculty pay scale.


Department: World Languages

Pay Grade: Credit adjunct faculty scale

FLSA Status: Exempt

Fall 2023 opening!

Energetic, experienced instructor needed for Fall semester transitional English learner class. Class will be held on campus, two days per week; students are preparing to enter English 101.

Qualified candidate must possess a Master's degree in TESOL, Education or related field and have experience working with second language learners. Preference will be given to candidates with experience who have taught transitional writing courses, as well as use of open education resources.


Adjunct faculty are assigned primarily teaching duties. Actual hours worked on- and off-campus in any given week can vary according to grading, class preparation requirements, professional development activities, and office hours. Adjunct faculty member responsibilities are primarily to teach students, assess learning, and engage in professional development. Adjunct Faculty report to either the Division Chair or Program Director.


  • Teach no more than the equivalent of 24-teaching load hours per year (per measurement period under the ACA)
  • Hold classes as scheduled
  • Design assignments and/or give required assignments to measure student learning
  • Provide clear and concise feedback to students in a timely manner (generally within two weeks)
  • Check and respond to all emails within two business days
  • Post the syllabus, faculty information, and a welcome announcement for Preview Week and maintain a current gradebook in the Learning Management System
  • Hold required office hours
  • Assist students and direct them to appropriate resources
  • Contribute to student retention and completion initiatives
  • Participate in outcomes assessment and respond to data
  • Collaborate with student support offices and professionals
  • Report grades and reconcile incomplete grades as necessary
  • Engage in professional development including departmental orientation
  • Attend required meetings and complete mandatory trainings
  • Adapt to emerging challenges and demands to serve the college and its students
  • Follow policies as outlined in the Faculty Handbook
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:


  • Master's Degree in a related field (required in most cases)
  • Prior teaching experience at college level preferred and may be required depending on program
  • Ability to use technology in teaching
  • Must be positive, cooperative and supportive


The work is normally sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and or negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Hear/talk/communicate: must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual acuity: ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity: able to focus, concentrate, understand and convey subject matter
  • Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
  • Stand/sit/walk: able to move or traverse from one area to another


College campus, direct contact with students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, and campus environments. Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms. Use of safe work place practices with office and lab equipment; computers for data entry and word processing; need to follow safety protocol with chemicals and biological elements both in usage and storage to avoid potential dangers. Avoidance of trips and falls. Observance of College policies, fire and building safety regulations and traffic laws when/if driving a College vehicle.

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Directions to Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, and unofficial transcript emailed. Please be sure the following are visible on the unofficial transcript: your name, the institution's name and the degree/date conferred.

This position is open until filled.

To qualify for employment, selected candidates must

  • successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)
  • be able to work on campus as of the first day of employment
  • be a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV, or DC as of the first day of employment
  • be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships
  • complete an employment application upon request, prior to progressing through the initial interview process

Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.

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