Adjunct Faculty, Dialogues of Justice and Civic Life

Employer
Lynn University
Location
Boca Raton, FL, USA

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  • 01-Oct-2021 to 30-Nov-2021 (EST)
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Boca Raton, FL, USA
  • Part Time
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    Summary

    Lynn University is an innovative, global and personalized college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Our 3,000 students are from approximately 100 countries. Our NCAA Division II Fighting Knights athletics program has won 25 national championships (and counting!)

    Lynn is one of the top colleges to work for in the nation, according to a survey by the Great College to Work For program. We are an Honor Roll institution with accolades in 10 categories, including compensation and benefits, confidence in senior leadership, job satisfaction and support, and teaching environment.

    As a Lynn employee, you will help us build a better world with our students. The College of Arts and Sciences is currently accepting applications for the position of Adjunct Faculty, Dialogues. The Dialogues is an internationally recognized, innovative, and interdisciplinary core curriculum that blends collaborative in-class discussions and activities with real world experience. The college seeks applicants whose academic and practical experiences will interface strongly with the Dialogues of Justice and Civic Life. The college requires adjunct faculty to teach courses at our campus in Boca Raton, Florida. Our on-campus undergraduate classes are conducted every day Monday through Thursday, in 2.5-hour class sessions, for a four-week term.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

      Teach courses in accordance with college guidelinesParticipate in the college's assessment program of student performanceTimely response to student questions and concernsTimely submission of university reports and requirements, such as attendance, grades, and student progress reports

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      Candidates must be proficient with using technology for instructional delivery, such as learning management systems (e.g. Canvas) and presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint)Candidates must have an appreciation of different learning styles to incorporate into their instructional deliveryCandidates must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

    Minimum Qualifications

      Candidates must have at least a master's degree in a discipline appropriate to the position. Disciplines appropriate for Justice and Civic Life may include but are not limited to criminal justice, ethics, government, history, law, political science, sociology, and English/writing/composition. Preference may be given to applicants who hold a doctorate degree in a discipline appropriate to the position and/or applicants with interdisciplinary teaching experienceAll degrees must have been completed at a regionally accredited institution

    To Apply

    Completed applications will be reviewed upon receipt for match to potential needs. Only completed applications will be reviewed, which must include a short cover letter, resume or CV with detailed academic credentials, and copies of all college transcripts. Before an applicant is approved to teach, three letters of reference and official transcripts will also be required.

    Accreditation and equal opportunity

    Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, pregnancy, parenting status, veteran status or retirement status in its activities and programs. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Lynn University does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Inquiries concerning the application of the non-discrimination policy may be directed to the Lynn University Compliance Officer/Title IX Coordinator at 3601 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431, [email protected], or +1 561-237-7727; or to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

    Lynn University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call +1 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lynn University. 2020 Lynn University

    Americans with Disabilities Act

    Please notify us at least five days in advance if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed by calling +1 561-237-7639.

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    In compliance with the Clery Act, the University annually provides a report to each student and current employee, as well as to prospective employees and students, that provides a detailed disclosure of information regarding campus security practices (including Emergency Response Plan, Timely Warnings, Emergency Warnings, Missing Persons, fire safety policies, fire prevention data, and Crime Log policies), as well as crime and fire-related incident statistics for the preceding year. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at lynn.edu/securityreport

    For your health, Lynn University is now smoke- and tobacco-free.

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    Organization

    Working at Lynn isn't just a job ... it's a mission.

    Our people are talented enough to do anything, but they choose to work at Lynn because they believe that they are contributing to something important. 

    Our top priority is to support our students as they achieve their dreams—and we pride ourselves on finding intellectually fearless people who enable us to constantly improve and adapt. We embrace new ideas, and we continually challenge ourselves to be better, faster, first. Here, you’ll be free to think differently. We celebrate innovation and we don’t let bureaucracy get in the way of a good idea. The words "we've always done it this way" are never uttered.

    Most importantly, Lynn employees go above and beyond for our students, parents, alumni and supporters. We’re available and responsive, and we learn from them just as much as they learn from us.

    Recognition

    Lynn University has been recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For" in the areas of:

    • Respect and appreciation
    • Work/life balance
    • Compensation and benefits
    • Collaborative governance
    • Confidence in senior leadership
    • Facilities, workspace and security
    • Job satisfaction
    • Supervisor/department chair relationship

    Culture and Community

    Our employees enjoy lots of events aimed at reducing stress, encouraging a healthy lifestyle and creating a strong sense of community. These events include cooking lessons, Lunch 'n Learn workshops and 5Ks, as well as festivities like Furry Friend Friday and Bring Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

    We also promote community involvement, and traditionally have taken part in events such as:

    • The Corporate Run
    • Gift drives for underprivileged children
    • Food drives
    • Fundraising for a variety of local and national charitable organizations

    View our online photo album to see more events that Lynn employees take part in.

    Mission and vision

    Mission

    The mission of Lynn University today is the same mission that has defined the institution through its first 50 years and that will continue to define it in the future.

    Our mission is to provide the education, support and environment that enable individual students to realize their full potential and to prepare for success in the world.

    Vision

    Lynn’s vision is to be recognized as one of the most innovative, international and individualized small universities in America. Lynn University will capitalize on its youth, location and close student and faculty bonds to become a forerunner institution, a different kind of learning center, an independent, innovative 21st century university that is unusually devoted to preparing young persons for America’s and the world’s future. To do so, Lynn will:

    1. Remain relatively small, with approximately 2,400 undergraduate and 600 graduate students, and 500 or more adults enrolled annually in continuing education courses and institutes. A multi‐faceted, coeducational, primarily residential university with a small‐college atmosphere.
    2. Admit a wide array of diverse students, from those with learning differences to the gifted, and those from many countries of the world and states across the nation.
    3. Be grounded in the liberal arts but contain a collection of colleges oriented toward emerging professional opportunities, each of which feature superior teaching, applied learning and international focus and experiences.
    4. Contain a hallmark student development program that discerns each student’s strengths, shortcomings and special needs and works to develop his or her full capabilities.
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