Adjunct Instructor - Digital Media

Jun 09, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct Instructor - Digital Media

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

The Adjunct Instructor in Digital Media will design and teach courses in a field of study. Plans and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.

  • Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
  • Instructs, manages, and supervises individual and groups in classrooms, laboratories, and shops using appropriate teaching methods.
  • Evaluates instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods.
  • Maintains a student-oriented approach to education.
  • Recommends students for advancement and graduation.
  • Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
  • Coordinates cooperative work experience programs and students as assigned.
  • Assists counselors, department chairperson and or program coordinator, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program.
  • Serves on committees and attends faculty and other 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.
  • Maintains desirable and safe laboratory, shop, and classroom conditions.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited business college with an associate of applied science degree in the subject matter or a closely related area and four years of teaching or closely related professional experience OR a minimum of six years’ experience in the Digital Media industry.

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, program development and evaluation.
  • Thorough knowledge of appropriate field of study and thorough knowledge of counseling and advising techniques
  • Knowledge of work experience programs (if appropriate for assignment).
  • Skill in public speaking and report writing.
  • Effective human relations skills and communication techniques.
  • Ability to apply effectively general principles to specific conditions.
  • Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with people.

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:
Standing, sitting, moving about a classroom continuously. Continual talking and listening and fine hand manipulation with the use of computer programs.

Benefits Summary:

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC02217
Open Date: 06/08/2017
Review Start Date:
Close Date: 3/31/2018
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Adjunct faculty are hired on an as needed basis for a semester appointment only. This position is posted on a continuous recruit basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.

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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.