Part-time Instructor with PCC Community Ed

Deadline October 31, 2022

PCC Community Education is seeking part-time instructors for in person and/or remote classes in book arts, dance, drawing, music recording, watercolor painting, documentary or street photography, printmaking, writing (horror, picture book, romance, science fiction/dystopian, humor, food), the business side of being an artist, sewing, knitting, crochet, and wood-burning arts.

PCC Community Education classes are taught for the community, by the community. We’re looking for people who have a passion for sharing their knowledge and expertise, and excellent communication skills. The Community Education program is committed to being a place where we learn from each other and all voices, backgrounds and perspectives are welcomed and respected. We offer hundreds of non-­credit classes each term and enroll more than 25,000 non-­credit students each year in Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Columbia, and Yamhill counties as well as online.

Prepare lesson plans, course materials, lectures, and in-class activities.
Provide student­-centered, quality, non-­credit classes that promote personal exploration and development.
Instructors are expected to be empathetic and caring; be reflective about their beliefs about people from cultures other than their own; and reflective about their own background and cultural frames of reference.
Create and support communities of learners through a supportive, constructive and engaging student learning environment.
Enhance communities by providing accessible, innovative, and diverse education experiences.
Establish and enforce ground rules for managing a class that can include lively discussions, and a variety of skill levels and social dynamics.
Utilize college digital systems for accessing and monitoring class rosters.
Review and respond if necessary to student and department emails in a timely manner.
Solicit and be receptive to teaching performance feedback from students and program staff.

Demonstrated subject matter expertise.
Teaching experience strongly preferred.
Proficiency with basic computer software applications.
Strong oral communication and the ability to work well with others.
Evening and/or weekend availability preferred.
Instructors teaching online must be able to demonstrate proficiency in Zoom.

$25.60 per contact hour.
Instructors are eligible for a $200 tuition waiver for Community Ed classes per year

Go to our website to learn more and complete a proposal form:

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

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multiple campuses and online