Adjunct Instructor - K-12 Education

Arizona Christian University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
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General Job Brief

The Adjunct Professor will teach courses in K-12 Education. Instructors are responsible for the preparation and delivery of all course materials including the syllabus, lecture, and other course delivery preparation, as well as keeping attendance records.

This role also requires a comprehensive understanding of and commitment to the unique Christian mission and vision of ACU to Transform Culture with Truth, and the ability to advance that mission and vision through classroom instruction and person-to-person mentorship and discipleship.

Prerequisite Qualifications:

  • Applicants must possess a master's or Ph.D. degree with an emphasis in Education.
  • At least 1 years of experience teaching in a higher education setting preferred
  • Experience with various instructional delivery systems including integration of technology into coursework
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Evidence of a Christian commitment with interest in and ability to integrate orthodox biblical principles and learning
  • Typical Duties (The following duties are those typically required to do the job but are not intended to include all duties that comprise the job content. Typical duties are intended to illustrate the diverse and levels of difficulty of the job.)

  • Supervision and instruction of students in classroom and/or lab settings
  • Development of written syllabi and required course materials
  • Evaluation of subject matter taught and maintenance of student records
  • Preparation and grading of exams
  • Maintaining office hours to advise and assist students
  • Participation in departmental and university-wide meetings
  • Provide spiritual support and prayer to students and staff
  • Working Conditions

  • Requires the ability to read, write, see, hear, and speak clearly
  • Requires the ability to stand, walk, bend, reach or sit for long periods of time
  • Requires working on a computer, PC or laptop; ability to work these and office related equipment
  • May be required to lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds
  • Ability and Skills (Classification is typically expected to possess or show potential of satisfactory development when placed in the job.)

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style
  • Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables in situations where only a limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
  • Commitment to the University's faith statement, mission, and purposes; and an active Christian faith
  • Comfort and familiarity with the practice of praying with and for others, including students, faculty, and fellow University staff
  • The ability to meaningfully support and encourage students, faculty, and staff from a biblical worldview perspective, using relevant and applicable references from the Old and New Testaments and orthodox Christian writings
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