Monday, April 6, 2015

Adjunct Faculty Hiring Event April 14

We're getting ready for more students, as the Tennessee Promise free tuition program is expected to boost enrollment this fall. As part of the effort to get prepared, Vol State is holding an adjunct faculty recruitment fair on April 14. The college is hiring college instructors in Humanities, Mathematics and Science, Social Science and Education, Business and Technology, Health Sciences and Continuing Education. Adjunct faculty members are required to have a master’s degree and 18 hours in the teaching discipline. There may be exceptions for some Health Sciences and Continuing Education positions, which require different credentials. The fair will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Thigpen Library on the campus at 1480 Nashville Pike in Gallatin. Deans and department heads will be available to talk to job seekers. Job seekers don’t need to attend the event to apply for adjunct faculty positions. For specific hiring areas and to apply visit and click on the Vol State logo. Applicants may be subject to a background check.


  1. So instead of doing the right thing and hiring full time employees, Vol State will keep more state money off the back of contingent labor. Providing no benefits and poverty level wadges. Shame on you Vol. State... Shame on you...

  2. The fact is that we are planning to hire 8 new full time faculty. There is still much uncertainty as to the enrollment impact of TnPromise, co-requisite learning support, changes to dual enrollment, and other efforts. At this point we felt in some areas it would be wiser to hire adjuncts rather than hire full time faculty that we might not be able to keep.

    Jerry L. Faulkner. Ph.D.
    Volunteer State Community College