Adjunct Faculty - Business

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Job TitleAdjunct Faculty - BusinessFLSA StatusExemptPosted Salary RangeEmployment StatusPart Time .25DepartmentSchool of BusinessMinimum QualificationsPurpose of Job

Adjunct faculty members are scheduled to teach courses on as as-needed basis in the sphere of expertise and for which he/she has achieved and established academic qualifications.

Scope of Responsibilities

Instruct and facilitate meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively support all facets of the learning environment, as demonstrated by university prescribed assessments. Provide education through learning-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the marketplace.

Essential Job Functions

•Demonstrates commitment to teaching, supervision, and advising
•Delivers learning-centered instruction
•Conducts assessments of student and program learning outcomes
•Prepares for courses as needed, including completing required training/certification
•Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and collegiality


•Terminal degree in Business or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate credits in one or more of the disciplines (Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Management Science)
•At least one year teaching experience at the university level
•Working knowledge of common learning management systems such as Banner and Canvas.
•Proficiency with standard office applications on personal computers.

Licensing and Certifications

•License or professional credential in relevant discipline (if applicable)

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

•Knowledge and ability to teach courses online, synchronous as well as asynchronous; use of Canvas, knowledge of the subject, skill in delivering required knowledge and ability to engender learning in students.
Communication skills: Clearly conveys information and ideas to others both verbally and in writing.
•Interpersonal Effectiveness: Facilitates student success by setting goals and motivating students to achieve them, handles conflict in a constructive manner.
•Student Focused: Creates and/or implements student-focused processes or procedures.
•Professionalism: Participates in all activities in a collegial, ethical and responsible manner.
•Ability to read, analyze, and interpret academic material such as textbooks and journals
•Ability to respond to inquiries from students, staff and administration in a timely manner as stipulated.

EEO / ADA StatementWork in noisy (above 85 decibels) areasNoSedentary Work - Exerting 10 poundsOccasionallyLight Work - Exerting up to 20 poundsOccasionallyMedium Work - Exerting 20-50 poundsNot RequiredHeavy Work - Exerting 50-100 poundsNot RequiredVery Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 poundsNot RequiredTravelNot RequiredExtended Work HoursOccasionallyPosting NumberNumber of VacanciesLocationLormanPosition 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. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
    5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
    6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
    7. Curriculum Vitae
    8. Teaching Philosophy
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      Posted: 8/12/2020
      Application Due: 11/10/2020
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