Adjunct Instructor - Mandarin Chinese

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

Adjunct Instructor - Mandarin Chinese

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Utah Valley University seeks adjunct applicants to teach Mandarin Chinese in the Department of Languages. The individual shall perform some or all of the following duties:
Design and teach courses in field of study.
Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
Prepare instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
Instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms, laboratories, and shops through using appropriate teaching methods.
Evaluate instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods.
Maintain a student-oriented approach to education.
Maintain and submit accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
Assist advisor, department chairperson and or program coordinator, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program.
Improve professionally and maintain 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.
Be thoroughly familiar with the academic freedom and professional responsibility statement and adhere to these policies.
Maintain desirable and safe laboratory, shop, and classroom conditions.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in the subject matter OR a bachelor’s and 2 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, program development and evaluation.
  • Thorough knowledge of an appropriate field of study.
  • Thorough knowledge of counseling and advising techniques.
  • Knowledge of work experience programs (if appropriate for assignment).
  • Effective human relations skills and communication techniques.
  • Skill in public speaking and report writing.
  • 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:
Teaching, standing, sitting

Benefits Summary:

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range:

Advertisement Number: FAC03417
Open Date: 06/15/2017
Review Start Date:
Close Date: 12/31/2017
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant:

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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.