ESL Instructor, Non-Credit (PT)


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College Overview

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus campus has abundant parking.

Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, HCCC serves more than 18,000 credit and non-credit students annually. The College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs, including award-winning English as a Second Language, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Fine and Performing Arts. The HCCC Culinary/Hospitality Management program was ranked number six in the U.S. by Best Choice Schools. Over 94% of HCCC Nursing program graduates passed the NCLEX first time out, placing the program’s graduates in the top tier of two- and four-year nursing programs nationwide. In 2017, the Equality of Opportunity Project ranked HCCC in the top 5% of 2,200 U.S. higher education institutions for social mobility. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the Dream as part of its expanding efforts towards continuous improvement in ensuring student success.

HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education.

The College has been recognized with numerous national and state awards for excellence in student success programming, diversity and equity, educational innovativeness, facilities design, and communications from the Association of Community College Trustees, American Association of Community Colleges, Association of College and Research Libraries, National College Learning Association, National Council of Teachers of English, College Advertising Awards, New Jersey Business & Industry Association, and others.

Hudson County Community College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting student success in all its forms.


Department/Division Introduction

The Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development is an exciting and entrepreneurial office within the College, which offers a wide variety of non-credit classes, courses, seminars and training sessions for the community. These offerings are focused on revitalizing careers, upgrading skills and credentials, growing businesses and pursuing pastimes and passions. Additionally, the HCCC Center for Business & Industry (CBI) is the area leader in developing and delivering educational classes and programs for Hudson County’s businesses, organizations and individuals. Join a winning team focused on serving the educational training needs of the Hudson County business community.


Position Summary/Job Description

Provide non-credit, workforce development instruction in ESL for CEWD clients utilizing approved training curriculum and materials.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Effectively deliver training for the Continuing Education and Workforce Development’s clients.
  • Design, develop and update instructional material, including training handouts, workbooks, guides, and other materials as needed.
  • Create an upbeat and engaging classroom environment.
  • Use a variety of methods to help ensure the transfer of learning after class.
  • Administer competency-based pre and post-assessments; Design and develop assessments as needed.
  • Take attendance and administer evaluations.
  • Complete progress reports on students as needed.
  • Evaluate training effectiveness and recommend training follow-up as needed.


Required/Minimum Qualifications

Education Requirements

Bachelor degree required. Master degree preferred.


Training and Development: three years in Workforce Development preferred.

Training Locations

Training can be held Online or at one of our campuses. Training may also be held at partner sites in Hudson County or one of the surrounding areas.

Work Hours

Varies based on the program. Training may be delivered on weekends and evenings.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Highly skilled in training and facilitation using adult learning methodologies.
  • Ability to manage a classroom environment and keep the audience engaged.
  • Computer and internet skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods.
  • Have a high degree of professionalism.
  • Enjoy training/staff development.
  • Ability to proactively address client needs.
  • Some travel is required.
  • Ability to deliver classes remotely on virtual platforms such as Zoom and WebEx.



Email resumes to Keirsten Gordon at kgordonFREEHUDSONCOUNTYCOMMUNITYCOLLEGE.

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