Part Time Faculty

Job description

Employment Status:Adjunct (Up to 28 hours) Closing:4/28/21 Proposed Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience Type of Employment:Adjunct Location:ASU-Jonesboro

Please note: All postings close at 12 A.M. CST on the closing date. A-State participates in E-Verify.

Position Summary:

A-State invites applications for qualified, experienced adjunct teaching faculty. Adjunct Instructors are hired to teach on a per course basis.

Part-time contract instructors are actively involved in programs offered by Global Initiatives. This contract position is for a remote virtual reality instructor for online technology classes. The position requires teaching approximately 4-8 hours per week for 7 weeks of technology classes including one or more of the following:

• Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Concepts, Virtual Reality Design and Development, VR Filmmaking/Production, VR 360 degree content creation

The online, synchronous/asynchronous classes, plus related duties will total a minimum of 32 hours for the term of the contract. Contracts will be assigned per class, as needed, based on enrollment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

    Review and familiarize yourself with course content before the course start dateTeach (4-8) hours per week live (synchronous) online in the technology program through Zoom platformAdvise and assist students on how to be successful in the courseAsses student work and provide detailed feedback in a timely mannerSubmit syllabi for classes taught and recommendation for certificate award; maintain attendance and class record of student workProvide feedback for improving the programProvide flexible schedule for online synchronous/asynchronous morning, day, evening, or Saturday classes depending on client needsStay updated on innovations and changes within their course fieldRespond to student emails and requests within 24-48 hoursShare all course resources via class upload folder (Dropbox)Other duties as assigned


• Knowledge of methods and techniques to enhance the acquisition of programming and/or leadership skills
• Knowledge of effective teaching and learning practices
• Knowledge of methods and techniques including project-based learning to demonstrate student understanding of class information
• Experience adapting content to better meet students’ needs
• Knowledge of and experience in developing, administering, and assessing student learning
• Strong online synchronous classroom organizational and planning skills, ability to give clear, concise directions and explanations
• Ability to effectively use technology to enhance instruction
• Ability to work with students of diverse backgrounds

General Days/Hours:

Schedule as Needed


A-State participates in E-Verify

Arkansas State University (A-State) is recruiting applicants for the position of Online Technology part-time instructor in Global Initiatives. It is the policy of Arkansas State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, age, disability, genetic information, national origin, status as a veteran or other status protected by law; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive continuing program of affirmative action. A-State is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified applicants to apply, regardless of minority, gender, disability or protected veteran status

A-State has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. A-State is also committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment

Minimum Qualifications:

• Strong academic and industry preparation: Master’s degree in related field
• A minimum of two (2) years online teaching experience
• Familiarity with Zoom preferred
• High level of English proficiency

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Posted: 3/31/2021
Application Due: 5/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time