Adult Education Instructors


                                            INTENT TO EMPLOY                                         


POSITION:    ADULT EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR (Part-Time) (Multiple Positions)

                        (Continuation of position is contingent upon grant funding)


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution required
  • Evidence of effective human relations skills and agility to relate to a variety of internal and external constituencies required
  • Ability to work between the hours of 8:00 am - 7:30 pm required.
  • Teaching experience in adult education at a postsecondary institution
  • Two (2) years of teaching experience
  • Excellent oral, auditory and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students and other employees
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of multi-media, instructional technology

Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate through their experiences and accomplishments:
•  An understanding of and commitment to the philosophy and mission of a community and technical college
•  A sensitivity and commitment to cultural diversity
•  The ability to handle multiple tasks and various situations in a calm and professional manner
•  A commitment to teaching and learning, where recent high school graduates, adult students, and                         non-traditional students are involved

The Adult Education Instructor shall perform the duties as specified in conformity with policies established by the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees and the J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College Faculty and Staff Handbook.
•  Maintain a high level of competence and expertise in the area of Adult Education
•  Incorporate current teaching techniques, subject area developments, and current technology into the                   Adult Education program design
•  Provide classroom instruction in accordance with approved state requirements
•  Inform students concerning course requirements, evaluation procedures, attendance                                             requirements, and academic progress   
•  Provide effective evaluation of the learning experience of each student
•  Submit timely and accurate Adult Education National Reporting System (NRS) records
•  Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic, financial, and personnel records, and submit                                       them according to announced deadlines
•  Participate in the planning of effective long-range goals for the Adult Education program
•  Demonstrate effective people skills, communication skills, and work ethic (i.e., preparation and punctuality)
•  Assist students with educational and career decisions
•  Participate in the College’s recruiting program
•  Research “best practices” in Adult Education and disseminate the information to AE program faculty and staff
•  Perform duties at alternate sites within the College’s Adult Education Service area when needed
•  Perform duties related to program orientation sessions including assessment and class assignments
•  Perform duties assisting other instructors with technology applications
•  Maintain compliance with college and program related accreditation and certification standards
•  Retain and submit documentation as requested to support accreditation efforts
•  Perform other work related responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Adult Education, Associate Dean of Instruction, Dean of Instructional and Student Services, and/or the President

Job description may be modified or altered at any time by management.

SALARY:                  Appropriate placement on Local Salary Schedule "L"                                  
                                 Salary Ranges from $17.68 per hour - $20.80 per hour
APPLICATION:        Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and must submit a completed application packet to be considered for this position. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure his or her application packet is complete.  A complete application packet includes:

  • A completed and signed DSCTC application
  • Current resume
  • All official transcripts for the required degree and higher. Transcripts must include the conferred or award date

J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College employment forms are available online at or from the Office of Human Resources. The completed application packet should be returned to:
                                              J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College
                                              Attn:  Office of Human Resources
                                              3421 Meridian Street, North
                                              Huntsville, AL, 35811
                                              Telephone (256) 551-7278

DEADLINE:                          Continuous Posting  

All applicants must have on file a completed application packet by the deadline date.  From all the applications received, a screening committee will select the applicants to be interviewed.  Interviews will be by appointment only.  Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in written English as part of the on-campus interview process.  All applicants must adhere to the College’s prescribed interview schedule and must travel at his/her own expense. Employment will be contingent upon the receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check.  J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).  E-Verify electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security. Verification of employment letters will be required after an offer of employment has been made. Verification letters must include the applicant’s beginning and ending dates of employment, employment title, and indicate if the employment was full or part time. Part-time employment verifications must state the number of hours worked per week. This information is required within fifteen (15) working days of acceptance of an employment offer.

J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the official policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.  J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to awarding.  J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College compiles information about safety and security and publishes an annual report. This report can be found on the website by accessing the crime and safety report link.  The link can be found on the Drake State home page by clicking on the “About Us” tab and then selecting the “Campus Security Report” link.  A copy can also be obtained by contacting the Director of Operations at 256-551-7268.