Adjunct Instructor-Digital Media

Location
St. Louis, MO
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 492507
Work type: Adjunct
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Adjunct, College of Arts & Sciences

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community and teach courses online and/or on campus.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an academically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty member to teach Communications with emphasis in Digital Media undergraduate courses. NOTE: This is for a course that will be conducted face to face. Specifically, for the below course during the Fall 2021 semester:

COMM-231-01
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MEDIA
M/W 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
8/23/2021 - 12/12/2021

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
• Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.
• Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
• Prepare essential learning objectives, lesson plans, and assignments. Develop course syllabus.
• Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.
• Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
• Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
• Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner (with 24-36 hrs.).
• Establish office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
• Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.
• Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Communications or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications


• Doctorate with at least 15 graduate hours in Communications from a regionally accredited institution.
• Experience with Digital media.
• Teaching experience and relevant experience in the field.

Physical Demands

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Advertised: April 28, 2021
Applications close: Open until filled