Adjunct Instructor - Graduate Studies - School of Education

Jun 28, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Adjunct Instructor - Graduate Studies - School of Education

Position Category: Faculty - Adjunct (Variable Hour)

Under the direction of the Dean and the Director of the Master of Education Program, the individual will perform some or all of the following duties:
Teach graduate teacher education courses.
Plan, prepare, and follow an approved course of study with measurable objectives and student outcomes for each course taught.
Instruct, manage, and supervise individuals and groups in classrooms and clinical settings using accepted, appropriate methods.
Evaluate student learning using appropriate assessment methods and School of Education program evaluation system.
Prepare all instructional materials (including, but not limited to, course syllabi, exams, readings, instructions, visual aids) in electronic and paper formats.
Maintain and submit accurate and current records concerning student accountability, attendance, and performance.
Work with graduate students to complete the Master of Education project.
Serve on Master of Education project committees.
Effectively and accurately participate in the School of Education accreditation process.
Maintain a student-oriented approach to education.
Maintain currency and improve professionally in the content and pedagogy of courses taught.
Develop positive relationships with colleagues and public school educators and administrators.
Support collegiality.
Uphold professional and ethical standards and adhere to University policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an earned master’s degree in a field related to her/his teaching assignment, an endorsement from the Utah State Office of Education in the subject matter to be taught (if applicable), and a record of effective teaching, leadership, or facilitation in the area of education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of content and skills required to teach courses in teacher education
Excellent communication skills and ability to relate well with students and colleagues
Extensive and thorough knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught, including instructional and assessment strategies and techniques
Extensive knowledge of teacher preparation and K-12 learning environments
Knowledge of and skill in scholarly writing
Skill in preparation of all instructional materials in both paper and electronic formats
Knowledge of and skill in scholarly writing
Ability to work well with people and relate effectively with students, colleagues, administration, and K-12 school personnel
Ability and willingness to follow written and oral procedures and instructions

Preferred Qualifications:
Highly Preferred:
Current professional teaching license.

Successful college/university level teaching experience in a teacher education program.

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an earned doctorate in the subject area to be taught, a continuing record of scholarship or recent professional experience related to the courses s/he will be teaching, and evidence of effective teaching practices.

Physical Requirements:
Standing, sitting, moving about a classroom continuously, continual talking and listening.

Benefits Summary:

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ:

Advertisement Number: FAC04617
Open Date: 06/27/2017
Review Start Date:
Close Date: 12/31/2017
Open Until Filled:

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.