Integrated Basic Education & Skills Training (I-BEST) Adjunct

United States
Apr 03, 2024
Apr 04, 2024
Integrated Basic Education & Skills Training (I-BEST) Adjunct


Adjunct Faculty
Reports to:

Associate Dean of Basic Studies/Career
This is a HYBRID position.

Olympic College is continuously seeking skilled Basic Studies adjunct faculty to fill positions within the Integrated Basic Education & Skills Training (I-BEST) Adjunct Faculty. Our identified I-BEST programs are designed to be team-taught by professional technical and basic skills facilities. I-BEST faculty are responsible for team-taught instruction. Classes are comprised of students that come from diverse educational, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds; therefore, faculty must be prepared to teach college readiness skills to all I-BEST students. This position will report to the Associate Dean of Basic Studies/Adult Education and as part of the Workforce Development Division. The work may vary between the Bremerton, Shelton, or Poulsbo Campuses.
Part-time positions at the college are open


and reviewed on a quarter-by-quarter basis. Individuals who apply to the applicant pool are considered active for a period of 12 months from the application date and may be contacted when vacancies occur.

Submitting an application

does not guarantee that a position will be available or offered
Olympic College is a public two-year community college accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities that educates more than 13,000 students a year. The College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and encourages applications from women, people of color, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Olympic College is located on the scenic Kitsap Peninsula across

the Puget

Sound from the city of Seattle. Kitsap is surrounded by 236 miles of saltwater shoreline and centrally located between the Olympic and Cascade Mountain ranges, affording spectacular views of mountains and water from every vantage point.
Team-teach with a group of professional-technical instructors in the one of the following areas with an I-BEST classroom and laboratory settings (


Manufacturing, Nursing Assistant Certified, Computer Information Systems, Business Technology) that supports students in math and basic skill areas as needed.

Administer Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) Appraisal, Pre-tests, and Post-tests, and collect, submit, and analyze data for program reporting in Web-based Adult Basic Education Reporting System (WABERS).

Collaborate with other instructors in developing courses and curricula.

Manage record keeping complying with federal and state requirements.

Consult with students as needed and assist all students in setting, documenting and monitoring progress toward meaningful personal and educational goals.

Provide quality teaching including related preparation and grading.

Provide class syllabi to students enrolled in classes and to the division office as requested.

Maintain accurate records of students and complete forms as required.

May require evening instruction.



or more frequently, Basic Studies meetings.

Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited College or University in adult / developmental education, TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or a closely related field.

Two (2)


Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) experience teaching adults.

Basic Computer skills, including Microsoft Office Applications.

Desired Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited College or University in adult / developmental education, TESOL, Applied Linguistics.

Two (2) year's Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) teaching experience in a community college setting.

Experience implementing Basic Skills requirements of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, e.g., Washington Adult Learning Standards, CCRS familiarity.

Successful Applicants will

Effectively teach and impart excitement and enthusiasm in teaching courses.

Demonstrate a commitment to teaching students with limited formal education, as well as the experienced student desiring to further their career goals.

Utilize a variety of methods and modes of instruction to ensure student success.

Teach and contribute through actions or in any other way to the college's diversity.

Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate and build rapport with colleagues, staff, and students as part of an educational team.

Foster a climate of multicultural understanding and appreciation.

Demonstrate success working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural, geographic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in the classroom and with other professionals.

Appropriately incorporate the use of computer information technology in the delivery of services.

Possess excellent customer service skills; including building and maintaining internal/external customer satisfaction.

Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the Olympic College mission, vision, and values.

Demonstrate ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgment.

Terms of Employment
Please note that we are unable to sponsor visas for this position.

Only candidates who are currently authorized to work in the United States will be considered.
This is an adjunct faculty position contracted on a quarterly basis. The salary listed is a range based on per quarter. A collective bargaining agreement exists, and this position is covered by the Association for Higher Education (AHE). Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the department. Evening and/or weekend classes, instruction at satellite Olympic College campuses, and off-campus assignments including travel to clinical sites may be a part of the instructional load.
Adjunct positions at the college are open continuously and reviewed on a quarter-by-quarter basis. Individuals who apply to the applicant pool are considered active for a period of 12 months from the application date and may be contacted when vacancies occur. Applying does not guarantee that a position will be available or offered.
Adjuncts are not eligible for benefits upon their initial hire. Adjunct faculty must work 50 percent of a full-time load for two consecutive quarters to become eligible. Additional hours earned at other SBCTC colleges may count towards this requirement.

Adjuncts are not initially eligible for benefits upon hire but could qualify for the following.
Deferred Compensation Program (DRS) retirement savings plan; TIAA supplemental retirement savings plan, sick leave, Aflac, space available tuition waiver, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), fitness center, reduced rate and priority consideration on-site childcare on a space available.
For more information regarding benefits, please visit our website

here .
Conditions of Employment

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. In addition to the background check, candidates will be required to complete the Sexual Misconduct Disclosure Form as required WB HB 2327.

Olympic College seeks candidates for employment who share our commitment to fostering


equitable and inclusive learning environment (read


Equity Statement

). All applicants are required to submit a statement of 500 words or less, describing the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the higher education environment and their prior, current, and/or potential contribution(s) to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion as an employee.

How To Apply

To be considered for this position a candidate must apply online through the Olympic College website and submit the following required materials:
Olympic College Online Application


Cover Letter - in your cover letter describe how your experience sets you apart for this position.

Unofficial college transcripts. Official transcripts and copies of mandated certifications will be required of the successful candidate.

EEO Statement

Olympic College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate

on the basis of

race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Olympic College Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination and accommodation policies: Carroll McWhorter, 360-475-7301. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice