SCC to hold job fair for part-time faculty

April 16, 2014

SPARTANBURG — Spartanburg Community College (SCC) will hold a job fair to recruit qualified part-time faculty members and provide an opportunity for job seekers to meet with SCC’s hiring managers. The job fair will be held on Thursday, April 24, from 4-6p.m. at SCC’s central campus in Spartanburg.

SCC is seeking part-time faculty from various educational backgrounds and experience for future vacancies with the college.

“Our goal is to meet local educators-active and retired-who are interested in teaching in higher education,” said Mary Whitener, employment and training manager for SCC human resources. “This job fair allows SCC hiring managers to speak with applicants and discuss qualifications and potential vacancies. These rewarding positions offer flexible schedules and convenient locations with classes offered in Spartanburg, Gaffney, Duncan and Union, as well as online.”

Credential requirements for faculty teaching positions in a variety of courses are as follows:

Transfer Courses

A master’s degree and 18 graduate hours in one of the following teaching disciplines —

• Accounting

• Computer and Engineering Technology

• Economics

• Humanities/Fine Arts

• Social/Behavioral Sciences

• Natural Sciences/Mathematics

Non-Transfer Courses

The minimum academic degree for faculty teaching in professional, occupational, and technical areas must be at the same level at which the faculty member is teaching. A typical combination is a bachelor’s degree with appropriate work experience.

Corporate and Community Education

Qualifications may require some college or specialized training, but with emphasis on competence through experience. Positions are available in Healthcare, Manufacturing, Business, Professional Development, and Personal Enrichment.

Diploma/Certificate Programs (Industrial Classes)

Requires some college, but with emphasis on competence through work experience.

Developmental Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Math, English, Education, Language Arts, and Literature with teaching experience or graduate training.

Individuals who meet the above requirements are encouraged to complete an online application at www.jobs.sc.gov and attend the job fair to learn more about the part-time faculty positions.

SCC’s Part-Time Faculty Job Fair will be held in the Commissioners Dining Room in the Dan Lee Terhune Student Services Building on SCC’s central campus off Business I-85 and New Cut Road. For more information about the job fair, please call Mary Whitener at (864) 592-4615 or toll-free (800) 922-3679. For more information about SCC, visit www.sccsc.edu.

About Spartanburg Community College

Named one of the fastest-growing colleges in the nation according to Community College Week, SCC offers more than 100 academic program offerings including associate degrees, diplomas and certificates, plus University Transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities. SCC provides flexible class scheduling including day, evening, weekend and classes with multiple start dates as well as more than 100 online classes through SCCOnline. Offering the lowest tuition in the region, convenient locations, and regional/national accreditations, SCC offers educational opportunities leading to high-growth, high-demand jobs. The SCC Corporate & Community Education Division provides job and career enhancement, workforce development and personal enrichment courses and training programs. For more information, visit www.sccsc.edu.