Adjunct Faculty - Sociology

Open Until Filled
Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Roxanna Harlow -
This position is placed on the credit adjunct faculty pay scale.
Directions To Apply:

If an offer of employment is offered and accepted, the candidate must be a resident of DC, VA, WV, MD or PA on the date employment commences.

Interested applicants must submit  a cover letter, resume or CV, and unofficial transcript emailed to  Please be sure the following are visible on the unofficial transcript: your name, the institution's name and the degree/date conferred.

Position will remain open until filled.


Department:         Social Sciences 

Pay Grade:            Credit Adjunct Faculty Scale       

FLSA Status:          Exempt



Carroll Community College is a positive, student-centered learning environment.  We provide an empowering and high quality educational experience to help students achieve their goals.  

The Division of Social Sciences is looking for an adjunct instructor to teach Introduction to Sociology in a remote synchronous format - i.e., live, in real time, by computer, using MS Teams.

Candidates should be available to teach during the Spring 2021 semester on MW and/or TTH early or late mornings. 

Adjunct faculty are assigned primarily teaching duties. Actual hours worked on- and off-campus in any given week can vary according to grading, class preparation requirements, professional development activities, and office hours. Adjunct faculty member responsibilities are primarily to teach students, assess learning, and engage in professional development. Adjunct Faculty report to either the Division Chair or Program Director. 


  • Teach no more than the equivalent of 24-teaching load hours per year (per measurement period under the ACA)
  • Hold classes as scheduled
  • Design assignments and/or give required assignments to measure student learning
  • Provide clear and concise feedback to students in a timely manner (generally within two weeks)
  • Check and respond to all emails within two business days
  • Post the syllabus, faculty information, and a welcome announcement for Preview Week and maintain a current gradebook in the Learning Management System
  • Hold required office hours
  • Assist students and direct them to appropriate resources
  • Contribute to student retention and completion initiatives
  • Participate in outcomes assessment and respond to data
  • Collaborate with student support offices and professionals
  • Report grades and reconcile incomplete grades as necessary
  • Engage in professional development including departmental orientation
  • Attend required meetings and complete mandatory trainings
  • Adapt to emerging challenges and demands to serve the college and its students
  • Follow policies as outlined in the Faculty Handbook
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Master’s Degree in a related field; PhD preferred; degree in sociology preferred
  • Prior teaching experience at college level required
  • Ability to use technology in teaching, especially learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) and live video collaboration platforms (e.g. MS Teams)
  • Must be positive, cooperative and supportive 


This work is normally sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required: 

  • Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual Acuity/ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity – Able to focus, concentrate, understand and convey subject matter
  • Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
  • Stand/sit/walk/able to move or traverse from one area to another


College campus, direct contact with students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, and campus environments.  Use of safe workplace practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations; and observance of traffic laws when/if driving a College vehicle.  


This position is placed on the credit adjunct faculty pay scale. 

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

"Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment."