Part time Adjunct-Center for Advising and Student Transitions

Montclair, NJ
Apr 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date February 8, 2017

Position Title Part time Adjunct-Center for Advising and Student Transitions

Vacancy # GNED199

Department Center for Advising and Student Transitions

Division Student Devel And Campus Life

Job Description

Under the leadership of the Assistant Director, New Student Seminar adjunct instructors
may teach a maximum of six sections of this one-credit General Education requirement to
first-year students at the University. The course curriculum includes: study strategies,
time & money management, critical thinking, civility & diversity, wellness & balance,
appreciation for the liberal arts, career development, goal setting & motivation, learning
styles, interpersonal relations, and campus resources. A critical part of the course is the
instruction of policies and procedures as they relate to the University's degree requirements
and issues related to the Student Code of Conduct. The New Student Seminar adjunct
instructor will serve as a resource to first-year students and participate in instructor
training, as well as other departmental initiatives that are implemented through the
course (i.e., attendance monitoring, course evaluation, and training).

Qualifications & Requirements

• Masters degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or related field
• Previous college-level teaching experience
• Commitment to creating a structured student-centered learning environment
• Demonstrated knowledge of first-year transition issues
• Ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff
• Daytime availability is required
• Experience using a Learning Management System such as Canvas or Blackboard

Salary Range
Adjunct compensation rate is $1,300 per semester hour for Adjuncts who have taught 1 to
15 semesters at Montclair State; $1,350 per semester hour for Adjuncts who have taught
16 or more semesters at MSU.

Anticipated Start Date Fall Semester

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Please send all resumes to Shareakah Hopson.

Please send all resumes to Shareakah Hopson, Program Assistant in the CAST Office
Shareakah Hopson
Program Assistant, Center for Advising and Student Transitions, Webster Hall 208

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Organizational Marketing Statement:

Building on a distinguished 105-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The university's six colleges and schools serve more than 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State combines the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a dynamic, sophisticated, and diverse academic environment.

EEO/AA Statement:

Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at



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