Adjunct Assistant Professor – Communications


Position Type: Education/Teaching/Administration

FLSA: Exempt

About Ocean County

For more than 50 years, Ocean County College, a public two-year college, has continued to provide value added
higher education instruction to over 10,000 students annually. With more than 50 academic programs offering options for students to continue
their studies and earn a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree through a variety of partnerships with several prominent colleges in New
Jersey, the college continues to explore and expand new and innovative programs that can be completed on-line and on campus. Centrally
located in Toms River, NJ, the campus spans over 275 beautiful acres within a coastal community that affords student, employees and area
residents the opportunity to benefit from a variety of cultural, recreational, entertainment and educational enrichment

Information about the benefits provided to Ocean County College employees can be found at:

Please Note: At the current time visa sponsorship is not available.


Adjunct Faculty provide course instruction in a manner that ensures student comprehension, retention of
knowledge and positive and effective student engagement. This position demonstrates an understanding of course content, appropriate
instructional and communication methods and the importance of following established syllabi and adhering to College policies, guidelines
and teaching requirements.

List of Essential Activities

1. Holds classes for all scheduled
times; including the last scheduled class and adheres to and meets all established college teaching policies, guidelines and
2. Adheres to course delivery requirements that are outlined in the official course description, master course
syllabi/outline, class syllabi, and lab schedules as applicable; submits a course syllabus and course outline that must be approved by the
School Dean seven calendar days prior to the start of class 
3. May attend departmental meetings; and serve on search committees as
determined by the School Dean, Dean of e-Learning and/or Vice President at their discretion 
4. Responds to invitations to make
recommendations to the School Dean regarding the selection of textbooks or other required texts relative to the adjunct faculty member’s
appropriate academic discipline and teaching assignment 
5. Completes grading of student assignments and exams within 5 days; submits
final grades no later than 48 hours after the conclusion of their last day of class; remains available to students during the week
following the posting of final grades as mutually determined by the School Dean and the adjunct faculty member 
6. Participates in
student learning outcomes assessment related to the adjunct’s teaching assignment as directed by the School Dean 
7. Adheres to all
established College faculty and student absence and attendance policies, guidelines and requirements which includes the Adjunct
8. Prepares and maintains Canvas shells for assigned classes to include recording student attendance, posting assignment
grades and exam grades, and communicates electronically to students 
9. Completes related projects and duties as

Required Qualifications

1. Education – one of the following: 
a. Master’s Degree in
the discipline
b. Master’s Degree in a different discipline with at least 18 graduate credits in the discipline; 
c. Master’s Degree
in a different discipline, plus at least two years of directly related professional field experience and/or certification/licensure in the
field of specialization 
2. Prior experience teaching at the high school or college level; or experience as a trainer or in conducting
group presentations 
3. Proven communication and interpersonal skills. 
4. Recent technology experience as required of the

Preferred Qualifications

1. Prior exposure to online course study or a Learning
Management System (LMS).

ADA Selection Definitions: ADA Selection Definitions


ADA Definitions

Sedentary Work: Involves occasional (defined as one third or less
of the time) lifting of no more than 10 pounds at a time. Work is performed primarily in a seated position and entails no significant
stooping, standing, climbing, walking, etc. Many sedentary jobs require good use of the hands and fingers for repetitive hand-finger
actions. Working conditions occur within low to moderate noise levels related to use of standard office or classroom

Hours: Other

If other, please specify

Based on college needs; Daytime
Availability (morning and early afternoon)

Duration Type: Semester to Semester basis

of Employment:
Semester to Semester basis

EEO Statement Summary

Ocean County College is an EEO/AA
employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital,
civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, family medical
history or genetic information, political affiliation, military or veteran status, or any other protected

Salary: $850/ Semester Hour

Posting Number: CANC600PT


Close Date: 01/10/2022

Open Until Filled: No

Ocean County College is an EEO/AA/ADA employer.


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