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Are You Interested in Teaching at Rio Salado College? 

We staff over 1,300 adjunct instructors each semester, and we're currently looking for instructors to teach in-person, online, and print-based classes. With 40+ start dates a year, we're constantly seeking competent, caring, qualified professionals who not only possess outstanding credentials and experience in their fields, but also have the desire to share their expertise with our students.

Before moving forward with the adjunct faculty application process, please note that Rio Salado College is not currently hiring adjunct faculty from the following state: New York.

Please visit the FAQ page for more information.

To be considered, an applicant must possess the following qualifications:

Minimum Requirements for Academic Areas

The Academic Teaching Fields require the following from an accredited college or university:
  • A master's degree in the teaching field, or
  • A master's in any teaching field with 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching field
  • EDU 250 - Teaching and Learning in the Community College -- or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire
  • E-Verify Learn More... (English or Spanish)

Minimum Requirements for Occupational Areas

The Occupational Teaching Fields require the following from an accredited college or university:
  • The same qualifications as those listed for Academic Teaching Fields, or
  • A bachelor's degree plus 3 years work experience in field to be taught, or
  • An associate's degree or 64 semester hours and 5 years work experience in the field to be taught, or 5 years work experience in the field to be taught
  • EDU 250 - Teaching and Learning in the Community College or equivalent must be completed within two years of date of hire
  • eVerify logo Learn More... (English or Spanish)

Some disciplines have minimum requirements exceptions. View those exceptions at the Faculty Minimum Qualifications page, on the Maricopa Community Colleges web site.

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