Under the direction of the Dean, Department Chair or Program Director, the Adjunct Faculty Member is responsible for providing academic instruction to students for the assigned graduate courses.Representative Duties
Provide academic instruction to students through lecture, lab, or performance courses; assess and develop cognitive abilities, communication skills, and higher order thinking skills among students through appropriate assignments and activities in one-on-one, classroom, and distance mediated instructional settings. E
Advise and instruct students regarding programs of study, other institutions of higher education, lifelong learning resources, and effective study skills; refer students to support services, programs, resources, and other professionals as appropriate. E
Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and student learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions, and examinations; provide feedback in a timely manner to student inquiries in class, online, or during established consultation office hours. E
Plan and organize instruction according to approved course outlines and student learning outcomes to maximize student learning in alignment with department, and university mission/goals; implement the student performance objectives as listed on the official course outline of record. E
Maintain current, accurate records of course enrollment, attendance, student academic progress, course curriculum, and student learning outcomes; prepare and submit data and reports related to course and student progress in a timely manner. E
Evaluate and select instructional materials such as textbooks, manuals, software, and tools in collaboration, as appropriate, with discipline faculty; order instructional materials according to campus bookstore procedure to ensure timely delivery. E
Performs related duties as assigned.
E=Essential DutiesKnowledge Of
Current theory and practice within the subject discipline
Principles and best practices of effective teachingAbility To
Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the subject field or discipline
Deliver course curricula in various learning styles
Exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of University students.
Exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the needs of students with disabilities.
Integrate current and emerging instructional delivery technologies into the learning process to enhance teaching and the educational experience
Maintain professional standards that protect student confidentiality
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing using tact, patience, and courtesyMinimum Qualifications
Possession of a master’s degree from a graduate institution of recognized standing or equivalent experience and professional recognition.Preferred Qualifications
NoneLicenses and other requirements
Indoor classroom environment; subject to visiting a variety of classroom sites on campus.Posting Number Adjunct000332019 Number of Vacancies Dependent upon enrollment Desired Start Date Position End Date Open Date 06/01/2020 Close Date 05/31/2023 Open Until Filled No Application Procedure/Special Instructions
The Cal Lutheran Graduate School of Education invites applications for part-time adjunct faculty positions for the Fall and Spring semesters. New applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Applicants will be contacted by the Department Chair based upon need and applicant qualifications.Statement
California Lutheran University is an accredited, private, comprehensive university located midway between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Cal Lutheran is home to more than 2800 undergraduate and 1350 graduate students who come from more than 66 countries and represent a wide variety of faiths. 48% of Cal Lutheran students are international students or from underrepresented groups, and over 30% of first time freshmen are first generation students. The University encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of Cal Lutheran to apply.
Additional information may be found at www.callutheran.edu. All offers will be contingent upon the completion of a successful background check.
California Lutheran University is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment for all persons, regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by applicable law. No person shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any program, activity or facility of the University on the basis of these factors in a manner consistent with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, ordinances, orders and rules, and University’s policies, procedures, and processes.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process can be provided to individuals with qualifying disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information or to request an accommodation.Supplemental Questions
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