Adjunct - Japanese (Special Appointment Faculty)

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


Adjunct - Japanese (Special Appointment Faculty)


HPU Downtown Campus; Honolulu, HI

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Faculty - Adjunct Faculty


OLA, Dept of Arts, Communications, Languages & Media

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    Job Summary:

    Teach introductory and intermediate level course(s) in Japanese language. Plan and supervise semester activities that meet course objectives, maintain records on and evaluate student performance, assign grades.


    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Japanese or related field
  • Available to teach in person one or two sections of Japanese scheduled during weekdays
  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching Japanese
  • Experience teaching university students in a diverse environment
  • Other Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship and relocation allowance is not available for this position. as applicable
  • Must meet training and background check qualifications and comply with the Protection of Minors policy.
  • Able to teach classes scheduled during days, evenings, and weekends. faculty only
  • Able to teach classes at multiple locations on Oahu. faculty only
  • Successful candidate will be able to work in an environment that utilize excellent time and stress management skills.
  • Key Responsibilities/Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching (95%)
  • Follow a syllabus of course activities, using established university requirements, appropriate student learning outcomes, and grading methods throughout the semester.
  • Plan and deliver individual classes that conform to the syllabus and other requirements of the University.
  • Maintain records on student participation and performance, evaluate student performance on the basis of established student learning outcomes, and assign grades.
  • Hold office hours and respond to student questions.
  • Submit required documents (including student grades) in a timely manner.
  • Meet deadlines and follow direction of the program/department chair
  • 2. Performs other related duties as assigned (5%)

  • Actively participates as an effective member of team by completing assigned duties, accepting additional assignments or reassignments.
  • 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 Japanese or related field?

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