Adjunct Instructor - Exercise Science

Location
Orem
Posted
Jul 07, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Adjunct Instructor - Exercise Science

Position Category:

Summary:
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.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited four-year 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:
Knowledge:

  • 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.
  • Knowledge of work experience programs (if appropriate for assignment).

Skills:

  • Effective human relations skills and communication techniques.
  • Thorough knowledge of appropriate field of study.
  • Thorough knowledge of counseling and advising techniques.
  • Skill in public speaking.

Abilities:

  • 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:
Graduation from an accredited four-year 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.

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

Benefits Summary:


FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ www.uvu.edu/hr/compensation (for salary schedules)

Advertisement Number: FAC05917
Open Date: 07/06/2017
Review Start Date:
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

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. Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/1583

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.

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