Part-time Lecturer-Arts & Humanities

Connecticut State Community College

Job Description



The CT State Community College is developing a pool of applicants for potential part-time teaching positions for the credit course offerings in The School of Arts & Humanities.

Classes may be taught on ground and/or online. Please take a look at our website to find out more about each of our campuses. CT State CC-Campuses

Courses include the following:

  • 2D Animation
  • American Sign Language
  • Art
  • Communication
  • Dance
  • Digital Arts
  • English
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Graphics
  • Humanities
  • Music-Piano Instructor Needed at Nauagtuck Valley Campus
  • Philosophy
  • Religion
  • Theater
  • World Languages

These positions are on continuous recruitment, and are filled on an as-needed basis, depending on course offerings, enrollment and specific department needs. You will only be contacted if there is a current need at the college you indicated on your application and have met the qualifications/skills and experience that are required for the position. Your applications will stay active for 1 year.

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date:

Fall or Spring Semester

Position Summary:

Within the academic area of the college, performs the duties of a part-time faculty member. Including developing course compendia and reading lists and participating in departmental responsibilities in the selection of textbooks and related teaching resources; maintaining at least one (1) regularly scheduled office hour per week per three (3) contact/credit hours or any part thereof for the purpose of student-faculty contact as it relates to classroom/laboratory instruction; meeting with students for the purpose of academic advisement and maintaining accurate student records. Incumbents can teach a total of up to 8 credits per semester within the CC system.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. Experience with reflective, interactive, culturally responsive pedagogical teaching techniques. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree or equivalent in subject matter.

For Piano instructor must be trained in piano and/or music theory.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) or more years’ teaching-related college-level courses (24+ credits).
  • Familiarity with the community college experience as a student, or staff.
  • Experience incorporating technology to enhance the learning environment, e.g., Blackboard, online instruction or other modalities/software.

For ASL applicants: A score of 4.0 or higher on the ASLPI and/or ASLTA certified.

Additional qualifications may be requested, as relevant to the academic department.

Example of Job Duties:

Under the supervision of the Dean or designee, the Adjunct shall teach their assigned course(s) in accordance with approved course descriptions and class schedules, perform other related responsibilities, be available at reasonable times to confer with students outside of class, and maintain accurate student records. Each semester shall be for a maximum of sixteen (16) weeks and shall include eighty (80) scheduled days of instruction and evaluation. Incumbents can teach a total of up to 8 credits per semester within the CSCC system.

Starting Salary:

$1,906 per contact/credit hour ($5,718 for a 3-credit course).

Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable. Please note that due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to field phone/email inquiries and confirm receipt of completed applications. You will receive an automated email confirming that your application was submitted successfully.

Background Screening:

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas, PhD, MSW, Vice-president of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, (

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