Adjunct Faculty (HPER)

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Job TitleAdjunct Faculty (HPER)FLSA StatusExemptPosted Salary Range$2,800-$3,000Employment StatusPart Time .25DepartmentSchool of Education & PsychologyMinimum Qualifications

Master’s in either Health,Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Management, or related discipline.

Purpose of Job

To provide students and majors with a quality education and with a diverse and relevant knowledge base in Health, Physical Education, Recreation,Sport Management and Athletic Administration so that they can compete and perform successfully on any hierarchical level of athletics or sport.

Scope of Responsibilities

Adjunct instructors/professors must ensure accessibility to students for consultation. They must also prepare, distribute, and submit course syllabi for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies. Maintain confidentiality of student information. Be prepared to substitute for other colleagues within the field or discipline in case of an emergency/absence. Exercise stewardship of college facilities and materials.

Essential Job Functions

Teach course load appropriate to field or discipline
Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning
Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.
Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse students’ needs.
Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the internet, tele-course, interactive technology, when appropriate.
Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments.
Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives.
Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final rosters to division administrator each semester according to establish deadlines.


Must have a Master’s in either Health,Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Management, or related discipline.

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Knowledge Skills and Abilities

The employee must be professional in articulation. Be knowledgeable of Microsoft Word,Banner, Blackboard, NCATE, SACS, and NASPE Standards and must have great effective interpersonal and communication skills.

EEO / ADA StatementWork in noisy (above 85 decibels) areasNoSedentary Work - Exerting 10 poundsOccasionallyLight Work - Exerting up to 20 poundsNot RequiredMedium Work - Exerting 20-50 poundsNot RequiredHeavy Work - Exerting 50-100 poundsNot RequiredVery Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 poundsNot RequiredTravelNot RequiredExtended Work HoursNot RequiredPosting NumberNumber of Vacancies1LocationLormanPosition End Date (if temporary)Open Date08/10/2020Close DateOpen Until FilledYesEEO Statement

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA/ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Unofficial Transcripts
    3. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
    4. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
    5. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
    6. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    7. Curriculum Vitae
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      Posted: 8/11/2020
      Application Due: 11/9/2020
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