Adjunct Instructor Job Description

Adjunct Instructor Job Description

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Adjunct instructor provides teaching, supervision and evaluation of student learning experiences in lab, classroom or clinical, for the Surgical Technology Program.

Adjunct Instructor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provides input on recruitment and marketing efforts
Coordinates assignments and course scheduling
Counsels individual clients/students concerning the program and their progress and completion requirements
Manage CDL operational needs and supplies for the program, working closely with the Workforce Solution Sr
Teach courses in accordance with college and departmental policies and procedures, teaching applied voice, perhaps a voice class, attending Vocal Repertory classes, and performing with the faculty when opportunities arise
Other duties as assigned by Division Chair or the Department Coordinator
Prepare instructional materials (course syllabi, exams, visual aids, and other instruction materials) as necessary
Evaluate instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods (oral, written)
Be available for student consultation
Establish and maintain a positive classroom environment and rapport with students

Adjunct Instructor Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Adjunct Instructor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, EPA, OSHA, R-410A, II, CMA, CPA, NCCER, ARRT, EMT

Education for Adjunct Instructor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the adjunct instructor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Teaching, Management, Education, Faculty, Business, Public Health, School of Public Health, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Communications, Technical

Skills for Adjunct Instructor

Desired skills for adjunct instructor include:

Evaluation
Curriculum development
Subject matter and course content of classes to be taught
Motivation
Student management
Evaluation of instruction
Instructional strategies and techniques
Program development and evaluation
Work experience programs
Appropriate field of study

Desired experience for adjunct instructor includes:

Must have a doctorate or a master’s degree and earned 18 graduate semester (or equivalent) credit hours in Biology or Microbiology
Minimum of three (3) years applicable experience in biology or microbiology related field is required
Macromedia Director, Character Studio, Adobe Premiere, Sound Forge, and/or Microsoft Inter Dev and 15 semester hours in the subject matter area is required
Must have a doctorate or a master’s degree and earned 18 graduate semester (or equivalent) credit hours in fine arts
Masters degree, from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the US Department of Education, in Philosophy or related area is required
Must have a doctorate or a master’s degree and earned 18 graduate semester (or equivalent) credit hours in humanities

Adjunct Instructor Examples

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Adjunct Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of adjunct instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for adjunct instructor
  • Maintain knowledge in one’s own discipline-related area by participating in professional development
  • Engage in the classroom, reply to emails/voicemails within 24 hours, and hold on campus/online office hours
  • Prepare lesson plans based on ELI’s established syllabi, and deliver classroom based instruction
  • Evaluate student class work, assignments, and papers
  • Participate in departmental meetings and professional development events
  • Instructors teaching credit-bearing courses are to maintain office hours
  • Submit final grades according to College/Department policy
  • Develop a full syllabus using the Course Description and Course Objectives on the Master Course Syllabus, and following the Syllabi Requirements outlined in the School’s Handbook
  • Attend (in-person or virtually) Adjunct Faculty meetings in the fall and spring semesters
  • Maintain a strong commitment to Social Work’s ethics and values, the School’s mission, values, and vision
Qualifications for adjunct instructor
  • Morning availability is preferred
  • Masters in a specified discipline from an accredited college
  • Virginia State Application
  • A minimum of a Master's degree in physics or astronomy is required
  • MFA in Studio Art
  • Master?s degree with 18 hours in the field OR Master?s degree with commensurate experience
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Adjunct Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of adjunct instructor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for adjunct instructor
  • Requirements will vary depending on the program
  • Deliver seated and/or online lessons to EOC students
  • Enter grades, attendance into BANNER
  • Engage in the classroom, reply to emails/voicemails, and hold on campus/online office hours
  • Deliver test/certifications following all procedures
  • Developing a syllabus and assessing student performance against learning outcomes
  • Providing students with appropriate materials and expertise in the assigned subjects
  • Contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative learning environment
  • Ensuring that students receive prompt and productive feedback concerning their work
  • Attending adjunct faculty meetings in the fall and spring semesters
Qualifications for adjunct instructor
  • Masters level or higher in Biology or a closely related discipline
  • Master’s degree in Biology required with graduate-level coursework in one of the above subject areas
  • Professional experience in the scientific/ medical field outside of higher education preferred
  • Teaching experience in a diverse, career college environment preferred
  • MBA, with Marketing concentration or Master’s in Marketing
  • Relevant experience in Restaurant Operations and Management
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Adjunct Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of adjunct instructor. 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 instructor
  • 10% Supervise research activities
  • Participate in peer reviews of courses as needed
  • Prepare and disseminate online lecture material
  • Moderate online discussions
  • Facilitate 1 or 2 synchronous discussions using Google hangouts
  • Provide feedback to Program Director on student participation and progress
  • Provide samples of student work for external evaluator review at partner university
  • Provide an end of semester course overview for international partner (KCL and UA) review
  • Clinical teaching and supervision of students in specialty areas (Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mental/Behavioral Health and Community Health Nursing)
  • Preparing syllabi for the assigned courses
Qualifications for adjunct instructor
  • Masters level degree or higher in Mathematics or a closely related discipline
  • Masters in Philosophy required
  • Ability to apply general principles effectively to specific conditions
  • BA in Theatre is preferred
  • Experience working in a professional theatre
  • Duties will include, but are not limited to, supervising the costume shop, including the supervision and training of THE 1100 practicum students student work/study workers
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Adjunct Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an adjunct instructor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for adjunct instructor
  • Evaluating student performance using both traditional methods (e.g., written tests) and non-traditional methods (e.g., student portfolios)
  • Documenting outcomes and appropriateness of all teaching/research activities on an ongoing basis
  • Teach or assist in a class of subject matter or expertise
  • Create and manage D2L learning platform for the course
  • Maintain office hours to meet with students
  • Attend (in-person or virtually) meetings in the fall and spring semesters
  • Teach or assist in a class of Mexican American Studies as subject matter or expertise
  • Teach undergraduate courses- courses as needed
  • Teach Research Proposal Writing – MSE 502
  • Hold class once a week during the semester in which the course is taught
Qualifications for adjunct instructor
  • A master’s degree (any field) with a valid CPA license
  • At least one-year experience working in an accounting role or a position that does accounting functions
  • Upload a copy of your unofficial transcripts (all degrees listed on your resume)
  • Upload your references (at least three)
  • You are strongly encouraged to upload a copy of your resume and cover letter
  • Masters in Chemistry is preferred
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Adjunct Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of adjunct instructor. 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 instructor
  • Maintain timely communications with students and staff at all times
  • Interact with students in a positive manner, listen effectively, field questions pertaining to subject matter
  • Assess participation and performance of students within the classroom
  • Evaluate student work on out of class assignments
  • Administer exams according to university guidelines
  • Complete student record keeping in a timely and accurate manner
  • Participate in departmental, faculty and staff meetings as requested
  • Other job related duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice
  • Teach architecture design studios and related courses, special projects courses, and/or seminars involving architectural theory and practices
  • Coordinate their studios and assist their students in preparing for careers in Architecture
Qualifications for adjunct instructor
  • Knowledge of current trends in nursing education
  • Associate's degree in a related field, plus 3 years in industrial robotics and automated manufacturing controls
  • Calculates exam scores and grades
  • Master's degree in Chemistry or one of the fields closely aligned with Chemistry
  • Experience in constructivist, inquiry-based pedagogies
  • PhD in Chemistry or one of the fields closely aligned with Chemistry

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