North Short Community College Adjunct Faculty, Legal Writing, Summer 2019 in Danvers, Massachusetts

Adjunct Faculty, Legal Writing, Summer 2019


Department:Division of STEM and Education

Locations:Danvers, MA

Posted:Aug 7, 2018

Closes:May 12, 2019 - 11:59 PM EDT

Type:PT No Benefits


About North Shore Community College:

NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Job Description:

The Natural Sciences Department, Division of STEM and Education, invites applications for the following anticipated adjunct faculty vacancy for the Fall 2018 semester:

Legal Writing (PLG106)

Dates: May 20, 2019 - June 30, 2019

Location: Danvers Campus

Times: 6:00 pm - 9:35 pm

Days: Mondays/Wednesdays

Pre: CMP101, PLG101, and PLG102

An introduction to the fundamentals of legal writing including legal reasoning and analysis, the writing process, proper citation form, and a review of grammar, punctuation, and style. Emphasis will be placed on development of the drafting skills necessary for pleadings, briefs, memoranda, and correspondence. This course will continue to refine legal research techniques.

Please refer to the Find Courses link on theCollege websitefor specific course descriptions.


  • A JD degree or bachelors in Paralegal plus a related Master's degree and a minimum of three years paralegal experience.

  • Experiencing supervising paralegals within the last five years.

  • Current work experience related to the current content field required.

  • Teaching experience in higher education and/or at the community college level is strongly preferred.

  • Experience teaching online/hybrid and/or embedding the use of technology into the curriculum preferred.

  • A commitment to and experience working with a diverse student body is also required.

Additional Information:

Adjunct salaries are dependent upon the number of credit hours. Effective January 15, 2019, the salary will be $1,104 per credit for first time faculty. This is a non-benefited, MCCC position.

North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates should submit a CV/resume along with a cover letter addressing your availability to teach evening classes. Please address how your experience illustrates a commitment to working with a diverse student body of learners.

Candidates selected for interviews will be required to bring an unofficial academic transcript to the interview.

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