Adjunct Instructor - Literacies & Composition

Utah Valley University

United States

June 30, 2022

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Position Title Adjunct Instructor - Literacies & Composition

Position Category Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour) Summary

Under administrative direction from the program coordinator, department chairperson, and dean, individual shall perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Design and teach courses in field of study.
  • Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
  • Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock- ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
  • Instructs, manages, and supervises individual and groups in classrooms, laboratories, and shops through using appropriate teaching methods.
  • Evaluates instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods.
  • Maintains a student-oriented approach to education.
  • Recommends students for advancement and graduation.
  • Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up
  • Coordinates cooperative work experience programs and students as assigned.
  • Assists counselors, department chairperson and or program coordinator, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program.
  • Serves on committees and attends faculty and other meetings.
  • Is thoroughly familiar with the academic freedom and professional responsibility statement and adheres to these policies.
  • Required Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in the subject matter or a closely related area and one year of teaching or closely related professional experience.

    OR: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in the subject matter or a closely related area and two years teaching or closely related professional experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of subject matter and content support courses.
  • Skill in effective instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Ability to manage, motivate and evaluate students and instruction.
  • Skill in curriculum and course development and evaluation.
  • Effective interpersonal, problem solving, and decision-making.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Preferred Qualifications Physical Requirements

    Standing, sitting, moving about a classroom continuously. Continual talking and listening and fine hand manipulation with use of computer programs.

    EEO Statement

    Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    Benefits Summary

    N/A

    FLSA Non-Exempt Pay Range DOQ

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    Open Date 04/15/2022 Review Start Date Close Date 06/30/2022 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

    Adjunct faculty are hired on an as needed basis for a semester appointment only. This position is posted on a continuous recruit basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.

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    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • PHD
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
  • Optional Documents

  • Unofficial Transcripts # 1
  • Other Document #2
  • Advising Philosophy Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • License or Certification
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