SFCC Pullman Economics

Spokane Falls Community College
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$35.42 - $75.36
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Working Time:Full time
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SFCC Pullman Economics


$35.42 - $75.36 Hourly


Pullman, WA

Job Type

Adjunct Faculty


SFCC Business & Workforce Educ

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    Compensation for the course is $4,145.00.

    Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) District Equity Statement

    CCS believes that access to high-quality education in a safe and inclusive environment is the right of all individuals and imperative for the continued advancement of a strong democracy and workforce. We also believe higher education institutions have an obligation to work toward and demonstrate progress in ensuring equity amongst their students, faculty, and staff. Equity is grounded in the principle of fairness. In higher education, equity refers to ensuring that each student receives what they need to be successful through the intentional design of the college experience.

    Spokane Falls Community College is seeking qualified candidates for consideration of employment as an Economics Adjunct Instructor in the Business Department. We seek applicants with a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, diversity and global awareness, and the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. The college strives for faculty who are content experts and who are knowledgeable about best practices, innovative strategies, and instructional technologies that support teaching and learning.

    The SFCC Pullman Center at the WSU Campus invites applications for an adjunct (part-time) teaching position in Economics. We seek to fill a vacancy for a section of Economics 202, Macro Economics, with in-person sessions on TuTh, 10:35 – 11:50 am, during the spring quarter, April 3 – June 16, 2023. Compensation for the course is $4,145.00.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, since the screening committee will begin reviewing applications on Feb 24, 2023, submissions are encouraged prior to that time.

    The Community Colleges of Spokane is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of SFCC Pullman Economics in the SFCC Business Department.


  • Prepare for and instruct college-level courses in Economics in face-to- face, hybrid or online formats based on need of the department.
  • Communicate expectations and establish clear grading criteria through appropriate instructional means, to include but not limited to developing course syllabi, handouts, and materials supporting the instructional process; evaluates student progress and provides clear, timely feedback.
  • Provide availability and accessibility to students through a combination of scheduled office hours, e-mail, and other effective means of responsive and timely communication.
  • Provide timely feedback and support to students.
  • Maintain accurate records for course grades.
  • May participate in department and general faculty meetings whenever germane.
  • Maintain professional standards in interactions with the college community.
  • Comply with state and federal law applicable to professional duties and responsibilities; follow established procedures in areas such as printing, turning in grades, bookstore orders, student safety and health issues, and related administrative processes.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required.


  • MA or MS in Economics.
  • Prior teaching experience in Economics within higher education.
  • Communicating effectively in oral and written English in a classroom and with other professionals.
  • Working/interacting effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators and others of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
  • Acceptance of and willingness to support the role that community colleges serve in higher education, and specifically the mission, values, goals and objectives of the Community Colleges of Spokane.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution and the community/technical college system.
  • Demonstrated commitment to student success in classes comprised of students with a wide range of abilities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • PhD in Economics.
  • Additional experience in teaching a variety of teaching modalities, specifically hybrid/blended classes
  • Prior community college teaching experience.


    This is an adjunct (part-time) position. Compensation will be pro-rated according to the amount of workload assigned. CCS reserves the right to cancel this recruitment without notice. Academic employees are represented by the Association of Higher Education (AHE), which is affiliated with NEA and WEA. Membership is optional.

    Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S. Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug- free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural work and education environment.

    Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. Once an applicant is chosen for an interview, they are required to complete and submit a declaration regarding sexual misconduct and investigation per state law.

    To be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  • Complete a NEOGOV online application / profile
  • Letter of interest
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Legible copy of your college transcripts (unofficial transcripts initially accepted; official transcripts must be provided at time of interview)

    To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

  • CCS online application.
  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied to the responsibilities of this position.
  • Comprehensive resume.
  • Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.
  • College transcript(s) if applicable - unofficial/copies of transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official copies must be submitted upon acceptance of job offer.
  • NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required attachments to your application prior to submission. If you require an accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact HR at [email protected]

    Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate in its programs, activities and employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, parental status or families with children, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, honorably discharged veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with disability, genetic information or any other legally protected category. Please direct all inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievances to the Chief Administration Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., PO Box 6000, MS 1004, Spokane WA 99217-6000 or call 509-434-5037; WA Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) 1-800-833-6384 or 7-1-1.

    Native Land Acknowledgement

    We are honored to acknowledge that the Community Colleges of Spokane, and our main campuses for Spokane Falls and Spokane Community College, are located on the traditional and sacred homelands of the Spokane Tribe. We also provide services in a region that includes the traditional and sacred homelands of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and the Kalispel Tribe. The CCS Pullman Center operates on the WSU campus and is located on the ancestral homelands of the Palus people and on the ceded lands of the Nimíipuu (Nez Perce) Tribe.

    We pay our respect to tribal elders both past and present as well as to all indigenous people today. This land holds their cultural DNA and we are honored and grateful to be here on their traditional lands. We give thanks to the legacy of the original people and their descendants and pledge to honor their stewardship and values.

    Adjunct Faculty : Adjunct faculty must work two (2) consecutive quarters at 50% or more of full time academic load in order to qualify for benefits (based on instructional hours only). Once determined to be eligible, benefits begin on the first day of the month following the beginning of the quarter. Medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance benefits are provided as currently administered under Public Employees Benefits Board; TIAA-Cref retirement plan; leave accruals and usage are governed by the faculty master contract.


    Do you have a MA or MS in Economics?

  • Yes
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    Do you have prior teaching experience in Economics within higher education?

  • Yes
  • No
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