Online Resources about Community Colleges and Job Searches
Provides a broad overview of student, staff and faculty characteristics at community colleges
Serves as a valuable data source about faculty teaching methods and student learning in two-year colleges. See the 2008 CCSSE National Report, High Expectations and High Support for a summary of key findings nationally, but individual college findings occasionally also can be found on their websites.
This resource includes salary data and overviews of tenure status by type of institution. (Available to Chronicle of Higher Education subscribers only)
Provides an overview of the benefits of working at a community college and qualifications that are most important to have as a Ph.D. from a research university
Offers general suggestions about how to handle common questions that may arise in an interview
Gives advice about possible missteps to avoid in an interview
Gives an overview of the community college interview process, including possibilities such as the teaching demonstration and a grading demonstration.
Links to Michigan community colleges and includes job postings.
Includes sections on choosing a career in a community college, faculty roles as an English or foreign language instructor, and sample interview questions.
Gives ten tips for writing a community college cover letter.