Thursday, May 30
4 - 7 p.m.
@ SPC EpiCenter
Learn how you can become a part-time professor at St. Petersburg College. Job openings include day, evening, and online part-time positions in most academic and technical educational disciplines and will be filled as early as the fall 2013 semester.
Due to time constraints and to expedite the application process, we highly encourage you to apply online prior to the event. We will have Human Resource representatives available to answer questions and computers will be available if needed. Please bring copies of your resume, as well as your transcripts. Original unopened official transcripts can be turned into the Human Resources table at the event to complete that part of the application process.
Visit the College's Adjunct Instructional employment page. This link let's you browse open positions and also apply to them.
All St. Petersburg College applications are considered active for a period of 180 days (6 months). You will have the option to keep it active after the 180-day period.
You decide that based on answers you give on the application, namely: at which campus(es) you want to work and in what discipline(s) you believe you are qualified to teach. When you submit your application, it will automatically be directed to the appropriate program directors and deans at the campus(es) you selected.
For each degree you have earned or for course work that will be used to credential and/or establish your rate of pay, please submit an official transcript to the Program Director or Dean. Transcripts are only required from adjuncts being formally considered for a position. It is not necessary to order them to apply for a position.
You will meet with a Human Resources representative after being contacted via phone and email to attend an orientation session, which consists of a background check and new hire paperwork. Currently the schedule is Tuesday 8AM, Wednesday 12PM & Thursday 5:30PM. Each meeting lasts 30 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the number of individuals scheduled to attend.
There are several factors which go into determining the rate of pay for an adjunct instructor. Those who will be teaching a credit course for a lower division subject will be paid based on the highest verifiable degree held and the total number of ECH (Equated Credit Hour) being taught. This rate changes for those who will be teaching an upper level credit course as well as those who will be percent of load instructors. Non-credit instruction will be paid based on an hourly rate depending on the course being taught. Please see the salary schedule for more details.
As an Adjunct Instructor, you are considered a part-time, temporary employee with no access to benefits of any kind.
While you are employed as an adjunct faculty member at St. Petersburg College, you will be automatically enrolled in a 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan in lieu of participation in Social Security. This means that the College will deduct and deposit 7.5% of your gross earnings to an account established in your name with TIAA-CREF. TIAA-CREF has been selected by the College to fund the Alternative to Social Security Program. This plan does not provide for matching contributions by the College under provision of the IRS Code 3121(7)(b).
With the Lunsford Act, all institutions that have minors on their campuses must run FBI fingerprint screenings on all employees, volunteer and outside vendors. If you are offered an Adjunct Instructional position, you will be fingerprinted when you attend orientation. Your hiring is dependent upon successfully passing this screening.
2 gigahertz (GHz) processor
512 megabytes (MB) of RAM
High speed internet with DSL
2 GHz processor
1 gigabyte (GB) RAM, 2 GB or higher
High speed internet with Cable or Fiber
The college requires the following online training: Excellence in Adjunct Instruction, Pathways to eLearning and Preventing Sexual Harassment
Most adjunct faculty are paid four times during Terms I and II (fall and spring) and twice during Term III (summer). However, if an adjunct instructor is teaching a class that does not meet for the traditional number of weeks, that pay schedule is adjusted accordingly. Pay dates are outlined on the Instructional Assignment Letter mailed each term to each adjunct instructor.