Continuing Education Instructor

Position ID: 42080
Georgia Highlands College
Continuing Education
Branch Campus: 
Cartersville Instructional Site
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Continuing Education Instructor
Job ID:  1656
Location GHC - Cartersville Instr. Site
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary:  Temporary
Job Summary

Georgia Highlands College is seeking qualified, experienced, and knowledgeable working professionals who enjoy teaching to serve as Temporary/Part-Time Instructors in GHC’s Center for Continuing Education and Professional Programs. Courses and seminars are taught in a broad array of subjects, presented in varying formats lasting from one day to several weeks. Flexible scheduling is available, including day, evening, and weekend courses.


Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing lesson plans for classroom instruction
  • Developing program and syllabi, goals and objectives
  • Evaluating students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives
  • Preparing and maintaining all required documentation and administrative reports
  • Maintaining knowledge of current trends and developments in the field
  • Ensuring safety and security requirements are met in the classroom area

Required Qualifications

Required qualifications may vary by discipline taught, but generally include a minimum of three years full-time work experience and appropriate education/training credentials pertinent to the course subject matter. Formal teaching certification is not required.

Proposed Salary

Salary is commensurate with education and work experience. Positions are typically appointed on a course-by-course basis.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Apply Before Date

Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis to establish an applicant pool. Applications are retained for one year.

About Us

Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Dallas, and Douglasville. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor’s degree options both in the classroom and online.

We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Highlands College, as determined by Georgia Highlands College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity institution, Georgia Highlands College is committed to recruiting, hiring, training, promoting and educating persons without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. Any individuals requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application, selection or employment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources at 706-802-5136. GHC expects successful applicants to share this commitment.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator