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Finance Adjunct Instructor
Calhoun Community College in Huntsville, Alabama
Date Posted 03/24/2021
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

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.

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 résumé
  • Copy of college transcripts (Transcript must confirm applicant meets educational requirements.)
Application materials must provide documentation that the applicant meets all minimum qualifications.

Essential Duties & 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. Record grades in a timely manner and in an online format accessible by students (e.g. Blackboard or online homework system).
  • Check college e-mails and Blackboard course messages regularly and respond in a timely, professional manner.
  • Follow all guidelines for development and assessment of student learning outcomes and submit assessment information as required by the department chair and/or dean.
  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications


  • A minimum of a Master's degree with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Finance or a related field from a regionally accredited institution is required.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the subject 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.

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