Emergent Media and Communication Adjunct (Part-time) Faculty Pool (Faculty)
All Valdosta State University faculty share the responsibility of teaching courses at multiple levels as needed in their respective disciplines. To carry out our comprehensive mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to successfully engage students as they launch or continue their intellectual journey.Classification Information Regular/Temp Regular Full-time/Part-time Part-Time Position Information Position Title Emergent Media and Communication Adjunct (Part-time) Faculty Pool (Faculty) Job Search Identifier Part-Time Faculty Proposed Salary Based upon Qualifications General Summary of Responsibilities
Valdosta State University invites applicants to apply for an adjunct (part-time) position.
Hiring occurs on an as needed, limited-term basis. Successful candidates will teach online courses in our Emergent Media and Communication program; have the ability to work with a diverse population of students and staff; and have a commitment to cultural diversity and educational equity.
Screening of candidates begins immediately.
The position will be responsible for teaching courses in the Emergent Media and Communication Program, such as fundamentals of emerging communication, writing for emerging media, international communication, and research in the digital age. Other teaching assignments possible based on qualifications and experience. Courses will be delivered in online formats.
Adjunct (part-time) faculty must perform duties associated with teaching at the post-secondary level. These include (but are not limited to): preparing lectures and their class instructional materials; preparing and leading class discussion; providing prompt responses to student questions and inquiries as well as prompt and appropriate feedback on tests, quizzes, and assignments; and following VSU policies and procedures related to teaching.Required Qualifications
Must have earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited university with at least 18 graduate credit hours in a related field, or have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with significant professional experience.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.
Commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Teaching experience at the college level, particularly in online formats.Physical Requirements
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation.
Ability to communicate with reasonable accommodation.Position Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time, non-benefited (0-19 hours) Standard Hours 19 Compliance Requirements
Position Requires completion of VSU’s Annual Compliance Training course (such as State Business Transactions, Drug Free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interest/ Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Contracts 101. Supervisory positions require training in FMLA and Worker’s Compensation.
Position Requires a Criminal Background Check.
Position May Require Credit Check (if using P-Card, working with Cash, etc.).Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.Job Duty
TeachingPercentage Of Time 90 Posting Details Posting Details Posting Number F00279 Desired Start Date Open Date 12/01/2017 Close Date Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- What is your highest level of completed education?
- High School/GED
- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Doctorate Degree
- Are you available to teach online, on campus, or both?
(Open Ended Question)
- Do you have experience teaching at the college level?
- Do you have a graduate degree from an accredited institution with 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline?
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy
- List of References
- Unofficial Transcripts
- Teaching Course Syllabus