Visiting Lecturer in Child Development and Family Studies

Employer
UNT Dallas
Location
Dallas, TX
Posted
Aug 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Requisition Number FAC - 201000000227
Job Title Visiting Lecturer in Child Development and Family Studies
Job Description
This position is open only to internal candidates in the Counseling & Human Services Department.

The program of Child Development and Family Studies at The University of North Texas at Dallas is seeking applications for a visiting lecturer position to begin in August, 2017. The position includes an undergraduate teaching load of 12 hours per semester, with the expectations of student advisement, and participation in departmental, university, and community committees. The Child Development and Family Studies program provides a comprehensive, holistic, and systemic approach to preparing students to become practitioners working with children and families across the lifespan.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
  • Teaching undergraduate courses12 hours each semester with an opportunity to teach summer courses.
  • Teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses.
  • Manages aspects of curriculum development/assessment of program learning outcomes.
  • Serve as career course advisor when
    appropriate.
  • Serves on cross functional committees, assisting with strategic planning initiatives, maintaining key liaison relationships, and assist with programs and events.
  • Complement existing department projects.
  • Assist with program and curriculum development to achieve the mission, goals and expected programs outcomes, while aligning with national accrediting standards.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Child Development and/or Family Studies, or a related field (a strong ABD may be considered if degree completed by August 20, 2017).
  • Applicants will possess the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) credential issued by the National Council on Family Relations.
  • Applicants will have a strong teaching background in the area of infant and toddler development and intervention, child development, family theories, development, and crisis, parenting, sexuality, gender, and more within the context of the family.
  • Candidates will provide evidence of leadership in program development, curriculum development, community outreach and excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to the growth of the Child Development and Family Studies program by providing the leadership necessary to propel the program forward. Applicants with professional knowledge, experience, and an understanding of the 2009 Developmentally Appropriate Practice position statement, NAEYC standards for early childhood professional preparation programs, and the NAEYC and NAC accreditation process. The applicant must also be familiar with the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) certification process for the CDFS program and the CFLE certification for students.

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions
Work requires some muscular exertion and/or physical strain such as standing for long periods of time, recurring bending, or recurring lifting of items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Driving University Vehicle? No
Work Schedule

As required to meet academic schedule.


Substitution of Experience/Education No
Start Date
Ending Date (if temporary)
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position is open only to internal candidates in the Counseling & Human Services Department.


Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Texas Workforce Commission
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    • Job Fair
    • Current Employee
    • Other (Specify Below)
  2. Please specify source from above
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Child Development, Family Studies, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) credential issued by the National Council on Family Relations?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you currently employed in the Counseling & Human Services Department?
    • Yes
    • No



Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Graduate transcript
  5. Teaching philosophy
  6. Post graduate transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran Preference (DD-214)
  2. Teacher certification

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