Adjunct Instructor - Strategic Management & Operations

Jun 16, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct Instructor - Strategic Management & Operations

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Under administrative direction from the program coordinator, department chairperson, and dean, individual shall perform some or all of the following duties:

-Design and teach courses in field of study.

-Plans, prepares, 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 through 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 a Bachelor or MBA degree in the subject matter or a closely related area and four years of teaching or closely related professional experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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.
  • 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.
    Extensive knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught, instructional strategies and techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:
MBA degree in the subject matter or a closely related area and four years of teaching or closely related professional experience.

Physical Requirements:
Teaching, standing, sitting, may lift approximately 10 pounds.

Benefits Summary:

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC03317
Open Date: 06/15/2017
Review Start Date:
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Applicants may be subject to a criminal background check and degree verification. 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.

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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.