Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is seeking exceptional faculty members committed to the college’s philosophy that education serves the greater good by providing students access to a better life. The candidates for faculty positions understand that community colleges are positioned to fundamentally change people’s lives, and as a result, society itself. Required qualities include a belief that continuous improvement in pedagogy and relationships with students, other faculty, and staff are hallmarks of an educator who has been called to the profession. We are seeking colleagues who embrace the idea of helping students achieve their goals, and approach academic excellence as evidenced in equity as a moral imperative.AACC believes that faculty are the heart of the institution. We are seeking faculty members who are energized by the community college pathways and inclusivity/equity initiatives, and see it as their job to support a diverse set of learners inside and outside the classroom. AACC embraces the notion of life-long learning and continuous improvement, and so is looking for those with a sincere desire to self-reflect on personal instructional practices and work collaboratively with colleagues to improve teaching and learning for all students. AACC seeks to hire faculty members who espouse the ideals in AACC’s mission and those who will collaborate with their department colleagues to bring AACC’s vision and strategic plan to reality.
With meeting community needs and improving teaching and learning among Anne Arundel Community College’s highest priorities, we are strategically positioned to set and surpass new standards of excellence in our primary teaching and learning mission. Guided by principles that emphasize equity and student success, especially in learning, and continuous improvement for a progressive and vital learning community, we envision AACC as a premier learning organization that is in the vanguard of community college education. As a consequence, we welcome qualified faculty candidates who demonstrate a:
• Commitment to teaching excellence with a diverse student body and in a variety of teaching formats
• Commitment to developing curriculum and programs
• Experience in Learning Outcomes Assessment
• Commitment to engaging with students inside and outside of the classroom
• Commitment to college service and value community partnerships
• Commitment to continuous improvement and professional development
• Commitment to AACC’s values
• Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
30 faculty load hours each academic year
6 office hours per week during the fall and spring semesters
Teaching and assessing student learning
In addition to a faculty member’s primary responsibilities, the exceptional candidate will also demonstrate commitment and experience in one or more of the following areas:
creating experiential learning opportunities, assessment techniques and internships, (e.g., work-based and service learning, portfolio assessment, including developing and evaluating learning portfolios, etc.)
students from target groups
new full-time faculty
designing, formatting and delivering curriculum for all learning modalities
training and consulting for workforce initiatives (e.g., for public and corporate partners, etc.)
developing and implementing community education and extended learning programs
partnering with colleagues to enhance services to students and the community
recruiting and marketing
advising with expanded responsibilities
devising retention strategies and activities
strengthening relationships and collaborative activities including K-12 and baccalaureate-granting colleagues
Master’s degree in Anthropology, Archeology, Sociology or closely related discipline
Minimum of three years teaching in higher education.
• Ph.D in above disciplines
• Two or more years of teaching at the community college level (This will be determined by each school: too narrow for best pool of candidates
• Field experience in Archeology and/or anthropology
Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Anne Arundel Community College
With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. The college’s nationally recognized and award-winning programs have helped its more than 51,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. AACC is a fully accredited, public, two-year institution offering credit programs leading to an associate degree, certificate or a letter of recognition. Students may prepare to transfer to a four-year institution or prepare for an immediate career. AACC also offers extensive lifelong learning opportunities and noncredit, continuing education to those seeking career training or retraining, working to boost basic skills or pursuing new areas of interest. In addition to its main campus in Arnold, Md., the college has degree centers at Arundel Mills, Glen Burnie and at centers and schools around the county. In 2012, the college opened the 30,000-square-foot Center for Cyber and Professional Training in Hanover, which houses 13 specialized labs, a testing center and faculty support space. Located in Anne... Arundel County near historic Annapolis - home to the U.S. Naval Academy – AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore. To learn more, visit www.aacc.edu.