Title: Part-Time Faculty – Psychology
Employee Classification: Part-Time Faculty
Institution: Columbia State Community College
Campus Location: Columbia State Community College
Part time faculty are hired as needed on a semester-to-semester basis and typically teach up to nine credit hours during the semester. Columbia State offers classes at five campuses: Columbia Campus, Williamson Campus, Lawrenceburg Campus, Lewisburg Campus, and Clifton Campus. Columbia State also offers classes at several off-campus locations and clinical sites.
Master’s degree in Psychology (or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in Psychology).
Higher Education Experience
Special Instruction to Applicants:
You must submit a transcript and a resume/CV to be considered for a Part-Time Faculty position. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Applicants may be subject to a background check. Please note the closing date for pool postings. If you are still interested, you must re-apply each calendar year.
Salary is $545 per credit hour. Workload adjustments will be made for faculty teaching classes where the number of contact hours exceeds the number of credit hours. Additionally, a travel stipend may be negotiated at time of hire for faculty traveling more than 80 miles each week to teach their classes. For part-time faculty who continue to work at Columbia State, salary is based on collegiate level teaching experience documented during the first semester of teaching.
Part-Time Faculty Duties and Responsibilities
The part-time faculty member reports directly to the dean for assignments/duties and is responsible for:
- Preparing for courses as assigned and adhering to departmental course syllabi and course minimum student learning outcomes.
- Beginning and ending all classes as schedules.
- Organizing, assigning, and supervising learning activities of students in his/her classes.
- Maintaining academic standards and classroom behavior to ensure an environment conducive to learning. Evaluating students using a variety of methods and for informing each student of scores received on each assessment in a timely manner.
- Maintaining accurate records of student attendance/participating and grades.
- Reading Columbia State email and responding to student questions via email in a timely manner.
- Meeting deadlines for all administrative requests such as submitting personnel paperwork, student enrollment
About Columbia State Community College
As Tennessee’s first community college (established in 1966), Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents.
Columbia State offers more than 80 Academic Paths and has friendly faculty and staff who care that you have a great college experience. We offer both traditional and online courses, in both credit and non-credit formats. At Columbia State you can earn a degree that can take you straight into the workforce or that can transfer to the college or university of your choice.
Columbia State is known for excellence both inside and outside the classroom. Our athletics program includes women's soccer, women's and men's basketball, softball and baseball. We are a member of the Tennessee Community College Athletic Association (TCCAA).
The College is also home to popular Middle Tennessee arts venues such as the Cherry Theater and the Pryor Art Gallery.
There are FIVE locations throughout southern Middle Tennessee.
Columbia State serves a nine-county area in Middle Tennessee: Giles, Lawrence, Lewis, Hickman, Marshall, Maury, Perry, Wayne and Williamson
Retention and transfer rates are among the highest in the Tennessee. Graduation is everyone's focus.
Columbia State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Columbia State 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 (www.sacscoc.org).
More than 85% of faculty hold advanced degrees.
More than $10 million in financial aid awarded each year.
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- Mascot - the Charger
- Wednesdays - students, faculty and alumni show support by wearing green