Adjunct-Human Services Dept.

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Posting NumberQuick Link for Internal Postings TitleAdjunct FacultyWorking TitleAdjunct-Human Services Dept.DepartmentHuman ServicesSalary RangePosition Summary

Applications are continually invited for part-time adjunct instructors for the Department of Human Services. Adjunct faculty generally teach one to three classes (up to eight credits per semester) in one of the eight programs that is your specialty.

This position will be semester by semester. Compensation is paid per class. The department consists of eight programs:

Counseling (Clinical Mental Health & School)-graduate and undergraduate.
Human Resources-graduate.
Parks and Recreation Management-undergraduate.
Higher Education Student Affairs-graduate.
School Administration-graduate.
Education Leadership-doctorate.
Leadership minor-undergraduate.

These postings are continuous in order to develop a qualified pool of interested candidates. If your academic area of interest/expertise meets the programmatic needs of WCU at any time, you will be contacted to discuss proposed teaching opportunities.

Carnegie statement

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this PositionMinimum Qualifications

For undergraduate teaching a Master’s degree in the teaching discipline or a master’s degree with a concentration in the discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in teaching discipline).

For graduate teaching the applicant must have a doctorate degree in the expected teaching discipline or a doctorate degree determined as closely related.

Preferred QualificationsPhysical Demands Posting Text

Open Date11/02/2015Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsBackground/E-VerifyCredential Verification

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, and veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. List of references
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    Posted: 6/15/2019
    Application Due: 8/14/2019
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