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The Hiring Process
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APPLICATION STEPS FOR STAFF AND FACULTY

  • Staff
  • Full-Time Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty
  1. Complete a staff employment application by the closing date. If qualified for more than one position, apply for them individually.
  2. After the closing date, packets are prepared and forwarded to the departments. Search committees review applications.
  3. The committee chair contacts applicants if an interview is requested.
  4. The committee chooses a candidate. Information is sent to the Human Resources Office for the criminal background check.
  5. Once the criminal background check clears, a compensation specialist determines the salary and calls the candidate with an offer of employment.
  1. Complete a faculty employment application by the closing date. If qualified for more than one teaching position, complete a separate application for each one. Please see transcript policy below.*
  2. After the closing date, packets are prepared and forwarded to the departments. Academic committees review applications.
  3. The committee chair will contact applicants if an interview is requested. It is at this point that the committee can provide the candidate with additional information about a particular position. The interview will include a demonstration of teaching capability, communication, and presentation skills.
  4. The committee recommends candidates to the dean, vice presidents, and the college president.
  5. Candidate is contacted by Human Resources with an offer of employment.
  6. Decisions for full-time faculty are made the spring semester prior to the start of the following academic year.

Applicants submitting applications for adjunct positions are applying to be a part of ACC’s adjunct faculty pool of instructors. Departments may have multiple teaching opportunities for each adjunct position advertised on the ACC website. As current adjunct faculty are assigned courses to teach, the number of teaching opportunities advertised for potential new adjuncts are subject to change.

  1. Complete a faculty employment application by the closing date. If qualified for more than one teaching discipline, complete a separate application for each discipline. Please see transcript policy below.*
  2. Departments download online applications. Applications are reviewed on a monthly basis around academic schedules.
  3. The committee chair contacts applicants if an interview is requested. It is at this point that the committee can provide the candidate with additional information about a particular position. The interview may include a demonstration of teaching capability, communication, and presentation skills.
  4. Candidates accepted to teach are placed on an adjunct faculty pool and assigned to teach courses on a semester-by-semester basis.
  5. The dean contacts eligible faculty regarding assignments.

*Transcript Policy

Offcial transcripts are required when applying for faculty and adjunct positions. Contact your education institution(s) and have your offcial transcripts mailed directly to Austin Community College, Highland Business Center, Attn: E.M. Breedlove, 5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin, TX 78752.

Applicants with earned degrees from educational institutions located outside the United States are required to have their transcripts evaluated by a recognized credential evaluation service. Applicants who have foreign transcripts may submit a copy of their translated transcript attached to the original transcript evaluation. Applicants are responsible for the costs associated with translation/evaluation services. Evaluated transcripts may be mailed to the Highland Business Center, Attn: E.M. Breedlove, 5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Austin, TX 78752.

ACC Guidelines for Teaching Credentials

The college is committed to meeting or exceeding the minimum guidelines of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, our accreditation agency, for faculty credentials. The ACC Human Resources website lists the minimum credential qualifications for a faculty position at ACC in each discipline.

Austin Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

For Employment Opportunities with Continuing Education please go to:
http://www5.austincc.edu/ehire/posting/cont_ed.php

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