Adjunct Instructors for the Division of Business, Criminal Justice and Law

Schenectady County Community College

Job Description

The Division of Business, Criminal Justice and Law develops innovative programs by engaging the community to design courses that focuses on helping students "learn by doing". Our programs help students connect theories and concepts to the application in the real world. Our faculty use their classroom as labs by developing hands-on projects, service and community-based projects to enable students apply concepts and theories in real-world scenarios, showcasing good business acumen on the training ground for professionals throughout the world. As faculty, you will empower our students to achieve success by helping them develop their competencies through innovative education.

The Division of Business, Criminal Justice and Law offers the following degrees and certificate programs:

  • Associate in Science (A.S.) in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Teacher Education Transfer
  • Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood, Paralegal*, Supply Chain Management
  • Certificate Programs in Bank Financial Security and Money Laundering Prevention, Early Childhood, Entrepreneurship, Teaching Assistant
  • Microcredentials in Global Business and Transportation
  • Cohort Programs in Criminal Justice Cohort - Humanities Enhanced

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Business Law
  • Economics
  • Business Math

Reporting to the Division Dean, the Adjunct Instructor position provides part-time course instruction in a specific content area. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have background that includes virtual, online teaching and experience implementing student-centered instructional strategies. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will contribute to an inclusive culture and ethos on campus.              


  • Provide instruction to students in a specific content area
  • Prepare course work and develop the syllabus for each course assigned in accordance with established SUNY Schenectady approved curriculum and course outlines
  • Teach the depth and scope of course content using engaging classroom methods to support students' mastery of course Student Learning Outcomes
  • Model lifelong learning, focus on consistent improvement of instructional practice (engage as a reflective practitioner), and actively engage in independent and college offered professional development to increase knowledge in one's content area and teaching methods



Minimum Requirements:

  • Master's Degree, or at least 18 upper level credits, in the prospective course one will teach
  • At least one year of experience in teaching, preferably at the community college level
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to create inclusive and engaging learning environments to a diverse student population

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in utilizing differentiated instructional strategies
  • Experience with virtual, online instruction


Additional Information:

Special Information:

  • VISA sponsorship is not available for this position
  • Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful completion of a background check


Application Instructions:

Applications Due By: Applications accepted until position is filled.

Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for this position:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Completed SUNY Schenectady employment application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • References

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College's crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the College's current campus security policies. SUNY Schenectady County Community College's Annual Security Report is available here.

SUNY Schenectady is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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