Notice of Vacancy: Adjunct Geology Instructor

Qualifications & Experience


  • (M1) Master's Degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning with a minimum of 18 graduate level hours in the subject matter;
  • (M2) At least 2 years experience teaching in an educational institution;
  • (M3) Excellent Computer skills.


  • (D1) Previous experience teaching at a community college.

Application Information & Deadline

Position Description

Position Title: Adjunct Geology Instructor

Salary Classification: Exempt


The instructor will be responsible for the instruction and management of assigned classes; will maintain professionalism within specialized field, including currency and required certifications; will participate on department and college-wide committees and assignments.


Reports to and is under the daily supervision of the Waynesville Education Center Director and the general academic direction of the Science Department Chair.


  1. Provides quality instruction which is current, accurate, interesting, and up-to-date.      
  1. Maintains minimum contact hour teaching assignment as provided by college policy.
  2. Teaches from the same syllabus guidelines as similar courses on the Main Campus.
  3. Maintains discipline and decorum in the classroom.
  4. Maintains appropriate record keeping for assigned classes, to include an individual class attendance record.
  5. Schedules and keeps a minimum of five office hours per week, convenient to students.
  6. Is available to assist students outside of scheduled classroom time.
  7. Participates in departmental, committee and college meetings and decisions. Attends meetings as scheduled and announced.
  8. Assists in textbook selection.
  9. Participates in curriculum development.
  10. Prepares materials for laboratory and properly disposes of chemicals after laboratory.
  11. Maintains a current MSDS book for the laboratory and prep room area.
  12. Provides basic first aid to students who may become injured in the lab.

2.     Maintains professionalism.

  1. Maintains currency of knowledge and skill in field of specialization and areas of instruction.
  2. Maintains professional certification.
  3. Participates in professional organizations as appropriate.
  4. Is involved in community activities and services which enhance or support the goals and mission of the college.

3.     Participates in annual commencement ceremonies.

4.     Performs other duties as assigned.

The College:

Ozarks Technical Community College's primary mission is to provide accessible, high quality, affordable technical and general education that is responsive to the educational needs of the community and its diverse constituencies.

Ozarks Technical Community College prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunities in its admissions, educational programs, activities, and employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, and disabilities that include HIV and AIDS, and medical conditions. Bona fide occupational qualifications will be allowed in those instances where age, gender, or physical requirements apply to the appropriate and efficient administration of the position.