AE College Prep Instructor I (Hourly)

Austin Community College

Highland Campus, TX

ID: 7253237 (Ref.No. R-6179)
Posted: June 7, 2024

Job Description

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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a multicultural population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college, as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching

  • Is attracted by the college's mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities

  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for populations including; first generation college students, low-income students, and students from underserved communities.

  • Focused on student academic achievement and postgraduate outcomes

  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others

  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

Job Posting Title:

AE College Prep Instructor I (Hourly)

Job Description Summary:

To provide college preparatory instruction to returning adult learners in Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) content areas.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Utilizes curriculum and instruction correlated to the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA).

  • Utilizes best practices regarding classroom management in the classroom or in an online setting to foster student persistence and success.

  • Offers College Prep students opportunities for one-on-one instruction and academic support.

  • Collaborates closely with other College Prep instructors, College Prep Program Coordinator, and other appropriate personnel to maximize benefits for each student.


Must possess the required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of adult instruction and learning methods.

  • Knowledge of best practices in classroom management.

  • Knowledge of Texas College and Career Readiness Standards.


Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Maintaining an established work schedule.

  • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.

  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.

  • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

  • Ability to manage time and the classroom effectively.

  • Ability to follow policies and procedures.

  • Ability to serve as a positive role model for students.

  • Demonstrating patience in working with students.

  • Demonstrating creativity in the classroom.

  • Demonstrating a variety of teaching methods.

Technology Skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications.

  • Demonstrated proficiency using video conferencing tools such as Blackboard Collaborate or Google Meet.

  • Demonstrated proficiency using a learning management system (LMS) such as Blackboard.

  • Demonstrated proficiency using online techniques for effective instruction, such as virtual whiteboards or other software.

Required Work Experience

  • Two years experience teaching adult education, developmental education, or post-secondary education students.

Preferred Work Experience

  • Two years experience teaching developmental and/or college credit coursework.

  • Experience working with educationally and/or economically disadvantaged adult students.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree, plus graduate coursework.

Preferred Education

  • 18 hours or more towards a master's degree.

Special Requirements

Licenses/Certifications; Other

  • Valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation for local Austin area travel.

  • Must be available to teach evenings and weekends.

Physical Requirements

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment.

  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling.

  • Occasional lifting and moving of objects up to 20 pounds.


  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Pay Rate

$39.40 per hour 

Number of Openings:


Job Posting Close Date:

June 19, 2024

Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC at its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.