Adjunct Faculty- College Prison Fall 2019

SUNY Ulster - Stone Ridge, NY4.5


Adjunct Faculty Member

Fall 2019 Semester

SUNY Ulster County Community College is currently seeking adjunct faculty to teach in our College Prison Program at Shawangunk Correctional Facility for the Fall 2019 semester.

The College partners with Hudson- Link for Higher Education in Prison to offer an Associate’s degree in Individual Studies. Courses must be taught in person at the Shawangunk Correctional Facility, and does not currently have an online component. A background check by the New York State Department of Corrections is required.

We seek adjunct instructors in a variety of areas, but particularly the following courses:

Earth's Atmosphere & Oceans

ESC 101 Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Credits: 3

Designed for the non-science major, this course provides an introduction to Earth Science through an examination of the Earth's atmosphere and oceans. Topics covered include the Earth-Sun system, the structure and composition of the Earth's atmosphere, global circulation patterns, severe weather, global climate change, physical oceanography, shoreline processes, and the seafloor and plate tectonics. This course may not be taken for credit by students who take GEG 101. 3 hrs. lect.

Environmental Themes

SCI 104 Biological Sciences

Credits: 3

Designed for the non-science major, this course provides students with a basic understanding of how various aspects of the global natural environment interconnect with each other and with human society. Emphasis is placed on sustainable technological, economic, and social solutions to environmental dilemmas. Such topics as resource management, energy sources, pollution control, water resources, legal aspects, economics, and ethics are covered. 3 hrs. lect; optional 3 hrs. lab SCI 105 for 1 credit.

Elementary Spanish I

SPA 101 English, Foreign Language & Philosophy

Credits: 4

A four-skills approach (listening, speaking, reading, writing) is taken in this introductory course for beginners. Communication in Spanish is emphasized and regular practice with language tapes and videos forms an integral part of the course. SPA 101 is not open to students with two or more years of high school Spanish except by advisement.

Elementary Spanish II

SPA 102 English, Foreign Language & Philosophy

Credits: 4

In this second-level course for students who already have some knowledge of Spanish, the focus is on the use of the preterite and imperfect to talk the about the past. In addition, students learn to use the future, the conditional, and the subjunctive in everyday conversations. Regular practice with language tapes and videos forms an integral part of the course. Recommended: Two years of high school Spanish, the equivalent of SPA 101 or SPA 110, or by advisement.

CSC 101 - Fundamentals of Computers

Credits: 3

Students are introduced to the computer and some of its current uses in this computer literacy course which provides hands‐on experience. Students learn to prepare documents, spreadsheets, and database reports during laboratory class time. Students are expected to complete homework assignments outside class in the College’s computer laboratory or on home computers. This course does not satisfy any requirements for students in the Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or Network Administrator programs. The course is taught using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.


  • Masters’ degree OR
  • The equivalent (as determined by SUNY Ulster faculty).


  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Submission Requirements:

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover letter which discusses your qualifications, interests and your ability to serve a diverse student population.
  • Copy of transcripts indicating possession of minimum qualifications (officials will be required at the time of hire)

Email materials to resumes@ sunyulster.eduor by mail to Human Resources, SUNY Ulster, P.O. Box 557, Stone Ridge, NY 12484.

For questions and/or information contact:

*Ivan Godfrey Ph.D. D.P. Th. LCSW-R
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice & Behavioral Science
Academic Coordinator for the College Prison Program
Department of Criminal Justice & Human Services
Ulster Community College
Stone Ridge NY. 12481

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, disabled veteran status, or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.

Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met.

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

We invite you to be part of a dedicated community of learners in a department that puts students first. Please go towww.sunyulster.edufor additional campus community information.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

Job Type: Part-time