Natural Science Instructor at Brookwood Secure Center

Columbia Greene Community College   Claverack, NY   Part-time     Education
Posted on May 21, 2024

Natural Science Instructor at Brookwood Secure Center


The Division of Natural and Social Sciences at Columbia-Greene Community College is seeking qualified candidates to teach the following courses in our Prison Education Program beginning Fall 2024:


  • Astronomy and Culture
  • Extreme Weather and Climate Change
  • Chemistry of Food Drugs and Behavior
  • Contemporary Environmental Issues


Class sessions are held at Brookwood Secure Center, serving male and female juvenile and adolescent offenders in Claverack, New York where students are enrolled in an Associate in Applied Science degree program.


Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree or higher in science or relevant field.
  • Willingness to complete application and background check with the Office of Children and Family Services.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous instructional experience.
  • Experience teaching in incarcerated settings.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of students.


Benefit Information

Starting salary $900 per credit hour and will be commensurate with education and teaching experience. Some benefits include New York State Retirement options, supplemental retirement and life insurance options, and employee tuition waiver.


Application Information

For full consideration please send a cover letter, cv, and contact information of three professional references as ONE PDF to


Columbia-Greene Community College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission based on an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education.


The College makes every reasonable effort to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for individuals with documented disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations for completing the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 518-697-6337.




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