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Adjunct Faculty Pool

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications to the Adjunct Faculty pool are kept on file for 18 months. After that time you will be asked to update your application in order to keep the pool current. You can update your application materials at any time by signing back in to your account, keep your login and password information used for your initial application to the pool.

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Adjunct Faculty Pool
Brief Position Overview

Great Falls College MSU has varying needs for adjunct instructors. Adjunct instructors are hired Semester to Semester based on the needs of the institution, in a variety of subject areas.

Faculty Tenure Track No
Faculty Rank Adjunct Instructor
Position Number
Department Office of Academics
Division Academics
Appointment Type Faculty
Contract Term Semester
If other, specify From date
If other, specify End date
Union Affiliation Not applicable (Temporary)
FTE na
Benefits Eligible No
Compensation By Credit
Salary $735.00 per credit for Academic (pay is different for clinical)
Contract Type LOA
If other, please specify
Recruitment Type External

Position Details

General Statement

Adjunct instructors are hired based on the needs of the institution, which are evaluated every semester in each of these areas: General Education, Business, Technology & Transfer; Trades; and Health Sciences.
In some instances, specific open adjunct positions will be advertised on our job seekers webpage. However, because our needs can change quickly and because we may not advertise an opening, having your application on file with us in an Adjunct Faculty pool may be beneficial!

Duties and Responsibilities

• Preparing and teaching subject matter content to traditional and non traditional students;
• Assist with syllabus preparation and developing curriculum;
• Ability to stay current in field;
• Contribute to an effective work atmosphere by interacting positively and appropriately with students, co-workers, supervisors and visitors.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Required qualifications for adjunct teaching positions vary depending on the type of openings available and are based on the Montana Board of Regent’s Policy 730.
View the policy here:

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

• Master’s or Doctorate degree(s) in industry or related field;
• Appropriate industry or field certifications (if applicable);
• Related work experience in degree area, industry or field of expertise;
• Successful teaching experience face to face and/or online;
• Experience in Higher Education, two year college, or Community College setting;
• Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office Suite.

The Successful Candidate Will
Special Requirements
Physical Demands
The Program

Program Information can be found in the catalog here:
Course Catalog can be found here:

The Department
The College

Great Falls College MSU is a comprehensive two-year college located on a beautiful 20-acre campus and serves approximately 2000 students a year, including students taking courses and programs online. It is one of four units of Montana State University and MSU’s only “stand-alone” two-year college. An extensive renovation and expansion project in 2010 added three state-of-the-art science labs, an expansive library and resource center, and an Industrial Trades building. An infant through preschool learning center was built in 2012 to provide early learning opportunities for children of students and the community. Renovations include a one-stop Student Central area, remodeled bookstore, a community conference center, and additional space for the Lifelong Learning & Workforce Development Departments and College Communications, Marketing & Development. MSU – Northern’s Great Falls satellite campus is located at Great Falls College MSU, offering 4-year and graduate degrees. The College has a reputation for high-quality educational programming delivered with a student-centered philosophy.
The College constantly evaluates its educational offerings to provide challenging, high-demand programs leading to transfer Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, and terminal Associate of Applied Science degrees. One-year Certificates and professional certifications are also offered. As a comprehensive two-year college, credit and non-credit community enrichment, customized training and contract courses are provided. Day, evening, weekend, and online classes are offered.

This position has supervisory duties?

Posting Detail Information

Announcement Number F00040P
Number of Vacancies Varies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 06/28/2017
Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Applications to the Adjunct Faculty pool are kept on file for 18 months. After that time you will be asked to update your application in order to keep the pool current. You can update your application materials at any time by signing back in to your account, keep your login and password information used for your initial application to the pool.

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Diversity Statement

Great Falls College Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the College does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the College’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Great Falls College Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, GFC MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference or request accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, Great Falls College Montana State University, 2100 16th Ave S, Great Falls, MT 59405; 406-268-3712;

GFC MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the GFC MSU Website:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3
  5. License and Certification

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please indicate what subject area's you are interested in teaching here. (For example, Mathematics, Writing, Psychology, Lifelong Learning, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)