Adjunct Instructor - Information Systems and Technology

Jun 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct Instructor - Information Systems and Technology

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Under administrative direction from the program coordinator, department chair, and dean, adjunct faculty shall perform some or all of the following duties:
-Design and teach courses in the field of information systems or information technology.
-Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
-Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, etc.) as necessary.
-Instructs, manages, and supervises students in classrooms and computer labs using appropriate teaching methods.
-Evaluates instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods and in consultation with full-time faculty.
-Prepares and administers assessment instruments, an assessment report, and improvement plan in accordance with department specifications for ABET accreditation.
-Works closely with an assigned full-time faculty member to ensure academic standards, department standards, and course/program outcomes are met in each class taught.
-Maintains a student-oriented approach to education.
-Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
-Coordinates engaged and/or service-learning work experience programs with students as assigned.
-Assists counselors, department chairperson and or program coordinator, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program.
-Serves on curriculum committees and attends meetings as assigned.
-Improves professionally and maintains currency in the courses taught by: Reading and utilizing materials found in trade, technical, and professional publications; Surveying and researching industrial and business establishments; Obtaining and maintaining certification and degrees as required; Attending professional and specialty courses; Keeping abreast of new development trends, and techniques.
-Is thoroughly familiar with the academic freedom and professional responsibility statement and adheres to these policies.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in the subject matter or a closely related area and two years of teaching or closely related professional experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Extensive knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught, instructional strategies, and techniques.
  • Extensive knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
  • Extensive knowledge of evaluation of instruction, curriculum development, and program development and evaluation.
  • Thorough knowledge of the appropriate field of study.
  • Knowledge of work experience programs (if appropriate for assignment).
  • Effective human relations skills and communication techniques.
  • Excellent public speaking and writing skills.
  • Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:
Adjunct faculty is hired on an as-needed basis for appointment only. May teach online, blended, off campus or evening courses.

Benefits Summary:

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range:

Advertisement Number: FAC00717
Open Date: 06/01/2017
Review Start Date:
Close Date: 6/30/2017
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants that apply on or before the screening date. The position is subject to close at any time.

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Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.