Adjunct Faculty Job Description

Adjunct Faculty Job Description

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Adjunct faculty provides oversight responsibility for all personnel processes related to academic employees (instructional and librarian faculty, coaches, academic related counselors, and academic-administrators).

Adjunct Faculty Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Exercises and ensures students’ online decorum to provide a positive learning environment
Advises students on matters related to academics, behavior, attendance
Participates in retention initiatives by maintaining productive contact with students and by getting in touch with and offering assistance to absent students
Motivates students to actively participate in all aspect of the educational process, including but not limited to, class discussions, demonstrations, outside assignments, research, enrichment activities
Maintains and reports student grades in accordance with college policies and procedures
Participates in department curriculum implementation and development meetings
Plans and carries out instruction, instructional activities and prepares learning materials
Provides instruction to students in the subject area
Prepares lesson plans (as needed) and maintains records and reports on student attainment, attendance/activity and progress
Utilizes approved online course templates and syllabus format, maintains classroom order and discipline

Adjunct Faculty Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Adjunct Faculty

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, ASE, NCIDQ, BLS, I-CAR, ASID, FNP, ASLTA, NICET, CA

Education for Adjunct Faculty

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the adjunct faculty job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Doctoral Degree in Teaching, Management, Social Work, Human Behavior, Graduate Education, English, Education, Communication, Liberal Arts, Linguistics

Skills for Adjunct Faculty

Desired skills for adjunct faculty include:

Academic evaluation
Academic technology
Academic administration
Adult learners
Online educational delivery tools
Implements emergency and safety procedures for classrooms
Labs and all learning environments
Follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks
General written standards and procedures utilized
Have the ability to read

Desired experience for adjunct faculty includes:

CDAG Video Gaming Design – Master’s degree in Arts, Technology, Computer Science or related field
CDAG Graphic/Animation – Master’s degree in Arts, Technology, Animation/Game Design or related field
Familiarity with software to support instruction
Of dance technique, theory and history
Master's degree in the discipline or a closely related area with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline
An earned doctorate in the discipline (or closely related field) with a minimum of 18 graduate hours

Adjunct Faculty Examples

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Adjunct Faculty Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an adjunct faculty. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for adjunct faculty
  • Provide timely feedback to students’ questions and concerns
  • Maintain a safe lab environment
  • Become familiar with rules, regulations, administrative practices, guidelines and policies of the College
  • Prepare Course Challenge Exams for all levels offered
  • Providing instruction, curriculum development, critique and evaluation in traditional film darkroom photography and digital photography tools
  • Meeting with students for 6 hours per week per course
  • Supervising darkroom assistant
  • Communicating supply and lab order needs to Department Coordinator
  • Maintenance/management of lighting studio equipment and lending cameras
  • Provide clinical instruction to undergraduate students in a manner that is professional builds rapport and confidence
Qualifications for adjunct faculty
  • An earned doctorate in Psychology (or closely related field) with a minimum of 18 graduate hours
  • For an Adjunct Faculty appointment teaching graduate and/or undergraduate courses, an earned doctorate in the discipline or closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline
  • Previous teaching experience at the collegiate level
  • Master’s or higher degree in Marketing, or an MBA with a specialization in Marketing
  • Substantial current managerial or executive experience (more than five years) in Advertising, Marketing Research, Marketing Management, or in a closely related field
  • Prior experience teaching Marketing Management, Promotional Strategies, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Research, or Marketing Logistics and Distribution at the graduate or undergraduate level
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Adjunct Faculty Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an adjunct faculty. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for adjunct faculty
  • Provide didactic and technical mentorship to students in the clinic and/or labs
  • Aid the course director in setting up and grading practical exams
  • Assist students in skill development in basic concepts of occulsion, waxing and using high and low speed hand pieces
  • Demonstrate and manipulate different dental materials and instruments to restore teeth to its proper form and function
  • Reinforce proper ergonomics, infection control and professionalism encourage students in self-assessments of their work
  • Translation practice courses (Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish into English)
  • CAT tools and terminology
  • Theory of Translation and Interpreting
  • Documents in Multilingual Contexts
  • Develop a course syllabus (or revise an existing syllabus, as appropriate), preparing assessment rubrics for evaluating student performance on course assignments
Qualifications for adjunct faculty
  • Ability to teach specific courses in Promotional Strategies, Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Logistics and Distribution, Marketing Management, and International Marketing
  • Ability to teach online using a BlackBoard 9.1 e-Learning platform
  • Certifications appropriate to the specific field of expertise
  • Completion of terminal degree deemed appropriate per programmatic needs in the assigned discipline from a regionally accredited institution required
  • Current Radiology license from the Nebraska Department of Health is required
  • Successful applicants should have an M.S
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Adjunct Faculty Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an adjunct faculty. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for adjunct faculty
  • Grade assignments and exams in a timely manner based on course instructions/rubric
  • Follow guidelines of the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Submit final grades according to School of Medicine and Graduate School policy
  • Those selected for adjunct positions will be invited to participate in Division faculty meetings and workshops for teaching and professional development
  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the area of their expertise basic undergraduate engineering courses
  • Teach course(s) in the undergraduate program
  • Grading, keeping records, posting grades (mid-term & final), reporting and compliance with rules
  • Prepare a syllabus for each course
  • Keep attendance records for each student and deliver records to financial aid as requested
  • Evaluate student results and determine the quality of performance
Qualifications for adjunct faculty
  • Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications, online resources, and other technologies for the classroom and online learning to develop and build course content and perform administrative duties (posting office hours, syllabi, grades...etc.)
  • Educational requirements in accordance with SACSCOC accreditation standards
  • Computer based skills (i.e., course delivery software)
  • Master’s degree or higher in Library and Information Studies from an ALA accredited program
  • Recent relevant coursework or work experience
  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty (assists faculty with student instruction in clinical/lab/and/or simulation under the direct supervision of Dental Hygiene Full time faculty)
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Adjunct Faculty Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of adjunct faculty. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for adjunct faculty
  • Inform students regularly of their academic progress
  • Respond promptly to all student emails and phone calls
  • Comply with all grade reporting deadlines
  • Teach Associate level courses in English, Organizational Communication, Art History, Public Speaking and English
  • Attendance at programmatic/professional developmental meetings
  • Collaborate with Camino academic coach to ensure student are advised and instructed regarding programs of study and effective study skills
  • Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course level objectives and student learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions, and examinations
  • Material must be presented in accordance with syllabus
  • Attention to detail in the recording of grades and attendance
  • Consistent follow-up in monitoring student progress
Qualifications for adjunct faculty
  • Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene
  • Eligibility for licensure in the state of Kansas
  • Local Anesthesia and Nitrous Oxide Certification in the state of Kansas
  • Three (3) years clinical practice
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor Completion Program with a course in methodology concepts
  • Desire to mentor/teach clinical skills to dental hygiene students
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Adjunct Faculty Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an adjunct faculty. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for adjunct faculty
  • Collaborate with the academic team to develop new strategies
  • Attend faculty and team meetings as required
  • Collaborate with all colleagues in a positive manner towards providing excellent student service
  • Students will need to be checked off on all clinical competencies
  • CMA or nurse will watch all students perform hands on procedures per competency and complete the competency form by deducting points for anything missed and leave notes for any corrections with total score
  • Candidate may be considered for teaching in online/hybrid program
  • Maintains safe, quality classrooms, laboratories and equipment
  • Identify strategies to address unconscious bias and promote patient centered care for oneself and colleagues
  • Apply models of critical thinking to assess existing strategies
  • Identify gaps left to be addressed
Qualifications for adjunct faculty
  • An earned doctorate in English (or closely related field) with a minimum of 18 graduate hours
  • Master's degree in History or a closely related area with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline
  • An earned doctorate in History (or closely related field) with a minimum of 18 graduate hours
  • Master's degree in Philosophy or a closely related area with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline
  • An earned doctorate in Philosophy (or closely related field) with a minimum of 18 graduate hours
  • Earned doctorate in the discipline or closely related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline

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