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Farmingdale State College Adjunct Instructor - Smart Scholars - Multiple Disciplines in Farmingdale, New York

Location: Farmingdale, NY Category: Adjunct Posted On: Fri Jun 21 2019 Job Description:

FSC operates multiple grant-based programs that serve secondary school students from local and nearby school districts. Periodically, adjunct teaching positions become available in the Smart Scholars program within various academic disciplines. The Smart Scholars program is intended to support students in successful completion of high school and to help ensure they are college-ready. The primary objective of the program is to provide students with the opportunity to earn college credits by the time they graduate from high school. Though teaching style may vary to best meet the needs of a younger audience; the course content and objectives must replicate those offered to matriculated FSC students. Positions periodically become available to teach within our summer, Saturday, and after school programs. Classes may be conducted on the FSC campus, local high schools, or online.

Adjunct instructors needed for the following courses:

(course descriptions may be found in the college catalog at

  • Freshman Experience 101- The Freshman Experience (College Transition)

Additional positions may be needed for the following disciplines:

  • Business

  • Criminal Justice

  • Liberal Arts & Sciences

  • Computer Programming/Information Systems

  • Nutrition Science & Wellness

  • Psychology

  • Visual Communications/Marketing

  • Engineering/Technology

Adjunct Instructor responsibilities:

  • Develop course syllabus that is inclusive of lesson plans detailing topics of discussion and related projects, and a chronological timeline for instruction and assignments due.

  • Provide appropriate, professional and effective instruction of lesson plans.

  • Provide constant supervision for all students while in instructional setting.

  • Follow all FSC policy and procedures as related to time and attendance, submission of mid-term and final grades, and department contact practices.

  • Participate in faculty/staff meetings, as needed, with site coordinator and/or program director.

In your cover letter, you must indicate which area(s) listed above you are interested in applying for. Please note academic departments will not be accepting phone inquiries regarding your resume.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.

  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.

  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.

    Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Master's Degree is required.

  • Expertise in subject area as evidenced by education/training, professional and teaching experience.

  • Availability to teach all classes through the duration of the semester.

    Additional Information:

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The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans. A benefits summary for this part-time UUP position can be found here. (

Farmingdale State College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. At Farmingdale State College, we continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply.

The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.

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