Human Services Affiliate Faculty

Denver, CO
Feb 21, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The Department of Human Services offers a major in Human Services with concentrations in addiction studies, domestic violence counseling, high risk youth studies, mental health counseling, and nonprofit studies. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for Affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Spring 2016 – Spring 2019.

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Position Title
Human Services Affiliate Faculty

Position Number

Salary for Announcement

Salary is based on the number of credit hours assigned at a rate determined by University policy.

Employee Category
Affiliate Faculty

HSP - Human Services

EClass Code
Part-Time Affiliate Faculty


Affiliate faculty are part-time, at-will employees hired to teach on a per credit hour basis for specific classes, as needed, usually on a semester by semester basis. Affiliate faculty are not eligible for benefit coverage under the University’s benefit program. All such teaching assignments are dependent on budget and enrollment. An affiliate faculty member’s duties include: meeting assigned classes or delivering on-line content consistent with university, college/school, and department policies; providing instruction in assigned classes consistent with the content and learning objectives of the regular course syllabus and, if appropriate, with department course coordination policies; being available, either face to face or electronically, to students in assigned classes to provide additional academic support as needed and appropriate for the teaching assignment; and complying with university-wide student evaluation of instruction policies and peer observation policies.

EO STATEMENT: Metropolitan State College of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Human Services, Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Education, Gerontology, Rehabilitation, Women’s Studies, Communication, Nonprofit Studies, Behavior Science or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the field; teaching experience or experience presenting or facilitating educational activities; experience working with diverse populations; CAC III and State approval required for certain addiction studies classes.

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Closing Instructions
Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

The Department of Human Services offers concentrations in Addiction Studies, High Risk Youth Studies, Mental Health Counseling, and Nonprofit Studies. We review the affiliate pool two or three times per year and hire for specific classes on an as needed basis. We interview applicants based on their expertise in the specific classes we need to fill. It is important for your cover letter to explain your experience and expertise and which types of classes you believe you are qualified to teach. Providing specific class titles is very helpful. (See the online university catalog for a list of course descriptions.) In addition, please address your teaching experience. If you do not have teaching experience, describe related experience and skills that will support effective teaching as well as your teaching philosophy. Please note that we only contact applicants if we have a class available in your area of expertise. When a class becomes available, we contact the most qualified applicants for interviews.

If you have been previously employed by the department, you will only need to submit an updated resume or curriculum vita.


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