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Social Sciences & Public Affairs





Reports To: 

Department Chair

Position Status:

Part-Time, Non-Benefited

Posted Pay Range: 

$1,000 per credit


About Us:

The College of Western Idaho (CWI) expands learning and life opportunities, encourages individual advancement, contributes to Idaho’s economic growth, strengthens community prosperity, and develops leaders.

We are a comprehensive community college providing higher education programs. We offer a full range of academic and career-technical courses leading to an Associate of Arts or Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degrees, continuing education, and certifications. CWI also offers Basic Skills Education to help prepare for a GED, Dual Credit for high school students, and fast-track career training for working professionals.

At CWI we are proud of our talented and dedicated faculty and staff. Our employees have an opportunity to make a difference in students’ lives every day. We are excited for you to join us and share our passion for higher education.


Position Summary:

The Psychology Program at College of Western Idaho invites applications for adjunct faculty members qualified to teach Introduction to Psychology, Human Relations, and Child and Adolescent Development. These courses are generally taught in face to face, hybrid and online format. Successful candidates are required to complete internal trainings through our Center for Teaching and Learning before the course begins, use the Blackboard learning platform for grading, hold regular office hours, communicate with students outside of class, etc.


Essential Functions:

• Teach contracted credit load of courses in accordance with the descriptions published in the CWI catalog
• Utilize outcomes assessment measures
• Participate in instructional evaluation processes
• Meet all scheduled classes promptly with any deviations promptly and accurately communicated through the appropriate channels
• Monitor and record student progress, maintain accurate records and adhere to the College of Western Idaho’s deadlines for such procedures
• Demonstrate sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students
• Read, understand, agree and adhere to the Social Sciences and Public Affairs Letter of Teaching Appointment and Faculty Expectations
• Must be able to provide own means of transportation to various locations throughout the day.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed and assigned.
• Conveys by words and action the values expected by CWI


Minimum Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Psychology, or a closely related degree with a minimum of 12 graduate credits in Psychology.
• Direct experience teaching topics such as interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence as part of a college curriculum preferred.
• Ability to enact a variety of teaching methodologies including lectures, group activities, individual instruction, distance learning, and teaching with technology
• Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and development
• Proficiency in the use of internet, email, word processing, spreadsheet, presentation software, and Blackboard applications
• Experience using instructional technology preferred
• Experience with service learning is highly preferred


Additional Application Requirements:

Successful candidates are required to reside in Idaho by the first day of work for the College of Western Idaho.


If so, please submit your resumé and cover letter. We look forward to receiving your application.