Adjunct - Education (Special Appointment Faculty)

Hawaii Pacific University
March 18, 2023
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Adjunct - Education (Special Appointment Faculty)


Adjunct - Education (Special Appointment Faculty)


HPU Downtown Campus; Honolulu, HI

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Faculty - Adjunct Faculty


OOC, School of Education

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  • Description

    Job Summary:

    Teaches general education courses and specialized elementary and secondary curriculum, instruction, and assessment courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.


    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in education or related field.
  • Two years post graduate experience in education and/or teaching in K-12 school settings.
  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in education or related field.
  • Licensure or experience as an elementary or secondary education teacher.
  • Meaningful engagement in related scholarship.
  • Master teacher, or well recognized for competence in the teaching field.
  • Ability to adapt instruction to diverse learners
  • Expertise in the use of educational technology for teaching and learning.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with campus-based and school-based colleagues.
  • Other Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United State. Visa sponsorship and relocation allowance is not available for this position.
  • Report to work obligations to support the department and may require work during HPU's winter break, if necessary.
  • This position may be considered an essential position with report to work obligations depending on the type of emergency, campus closure, or evacuation.
  • Must meet training and background check qualifications and comply with the Protection of Minors policy.
  • Upon hire, candidate must have reliable personal transportation to facilitate travel between to all HPU worksites and other locations as required by the position. This includes a valid driver's license and a personal vehicle that is legally registered and insured.
  • This position may also require driving responsibility for an HPU vehicle. Due to driving responsibilities, you must meet training and background check qualifications and comply with HPU's Vehicle Driving policy.
  • Able to teach classes scheduled during days, evenings, and weekends.
  • Able to teach classes at multiple locations on Oahu.
  • Successful candidate will be able to work in an environment that utilize excellent time and stress management skills.
  • Demonstrate a sincere interest and ability in undergraduate and graduate teaching in a multicultural environment, a promising record of scholarship, and a desire to involve undergraduates and graduate students in the scholarship of teaching.
  • Faculty should have an interest and/or demonstrated record of active involvement in faculty/student extracurricular activities (e.g., club organizations, program-wide presentations), program review, and community service.
  • Must submit tuberculosis clearance upon hire.
  • Key Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions:

    1. Models best professional practices in teaching (85%):

  • Develops a syllabus of course activities and assessments of learning that meet the requirements of the course description and established institutional, state, and professional standards.
  • Plans and delivers individual class sessions that conform to the syllabus and other requirements of the University.
  • Maintains records on student participation and performance and assigns course grades in a timely manner.
  • Evaluates teacher candidates' performance on established program assessments and submits assessment results in a timely manner.
  • Integrates in-depth knowledge of content area, teaching, and learning into instructional practice.
  • Exhibits intellectual vitality in sensitivity to critical issues in education.
  • Demonstrates the proficiencies outlined in professional, state, and institutional standards.
  • Incorporates appropriate performance assessments into coursework
  • Integrates diversity and technology throughout coursework, field experiences, and clinical practices.
  • Values candidates' learning and adjusts instruction appropriately to enhance candidate learning.
  • Understands assessment technology, uses multiple forms of assessments in determining effectiveness, and uses the data to improve practice.
  • Recognized as outstanding teachers by candidates and peers across campus and in schools.
  • 2. Models best professional practices in scholarship (10%):

  • Demonstrates scholarly work related to teaching, learning, and field of specialization.
  • Aligns scholarly work with the mission of the unit and institution.
  • Actively engages in inquiry that ranges from knowledge generation to exploration and questioning of the field to evaluating the effectiveness of a teaching approach.
  • 3 . Performs other related duties as assigned (5%)

  • Actively participates as an effective member of a team by completing assigned duties, accepting additional assignments or reassignments.
  • Assists with seasonal peaks.
  • This description is not designed to list all activities, duties or responsibilities which may be required for this job. Other duties, responsibilities ,and activities may be assigned at any time.

    Hawai'i Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable environment in which faculty and staff can excel irrespective of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or any other protected class covered by state and federal law. Hawai'i Pacific University encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

    We seek talented and energetic people who thrive on challenge and innovation in supporting the mission and values of our university. HPU offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.


    Do you have a Master's degree in education or related field?

  • Yes
  • No
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    Do you have two years post graduate experience in education and/or teaching in K-12 school settings?

  • Yes
  • No
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