Position Title Faculty, Tenure Track, Assistant Professor - Elementary
Position Category Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)
UVU has the largest student enrollment among public universities in the state,
with 40,000+ students. It is one of a growing number of institutions in the
nation offering an integrated dual-mission model that combines the rigor and
richness of a first-rate teaching university with the openness and vocational
programs of a community college.
Under the direction of the dean and the chair of the Department of Elementary
Education, teach undergraduate elementary teacher education courses in
differentiation and other courses as deemed appropriate, potentially including
graduate courses. Engage with partner school district teachers and
administrators in clinical teacher preparation as well as in supervision of
students in field placements. Provide service to the university and community,
support collegiality, and uphold professional and ethical standards. Engage in
scholarly activities and/or creative endeavors which contribute to the
academic mission of the university, School of Education, and profession.
Support the implementation of a teacher performance assessment and the
Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctorate degree in a field
directly related to the area of instruction (or ABD with dissertation defense
scheduled – degree must be in hand by position start date).
At least three years of successful K-12 teaching experience.
Earned professional teaching license.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of current research-based content, skills, and dispositions
required to teach academic differentiation, including knowledge of
assessment, curriculum design, and asset-based models of instruction.
Knowledge relevant to teaching other elementary education courses.
Knowledge of current trends and innovations in preservice teacher
education, including clinical programming and teacher performance
Knowledge of effective supervisory practices related to preservice teacher
Knowledge of and willingness to uphold professional and ethical teaching
Skill in managing a productive environment for teaching and learning.
Skill in providing timely and effective feedback to preservice teachers.
Excellent communication skills.
Skill in elementary subject matter integration.
Ability to teach effectively in an inclusive and engaged student-centered
Ability to engage in critical professional issues and innovations,
including teacher performance assessments.
Ability to communicate and interact positively with colleagues, students,
and K-12 personnel.
Ability to serve on School of Education, university, and other
professional committees. Ability to uphold a collegial teaching and
At least two years of successful college/university-level teaching experience
in a teacher education program.
Evidence of scholarly pursuits and potential.
Frequently standing, walking, and sitting. Frequent use of fine-hand
manipulation associated with the use of a computer. Consistently talking,
hearing, and speaking.
Work is normally performed in a typical classroom/office work environment.
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.
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave
policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options,
life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for
employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement
Pay Range DOQ
Advertisement Number FAC24021
Open Date 01/07/2022
Review Start Date 02/07/2022
Close Date 03/01/2022
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant
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Documents Needed to Apply
Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
License or Certification
Other Document #1
Other Document #2
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2