Part-Time Instructor (History)

Employer
Valdosta State University
Location
Valdosta State University

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Arts & Humanities, History & Classics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Part-Time Instructor (History)
Location: Valdosta State University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 218279
About Us

As a comprehensive institution of the University System of Georgia, Valdosta State University (VSU) is a welcoming, aware, and vibrant community founded on and dedicated to serving our communities’ rich and diverse heritages. Through excellence in teaching, basic and applied research, and service, VSU provides rigorous programs and opportunities that enrich our students, our university, and our region. As such, the VSU mission consists of three interrelated parts that includes a student mission, university mission and regional mission. The university is equally dedicated to the core values of community, including a commitment to practice civility, integrity and citizenship. As members of this community and proud Blazers we strive to uphold these core values for the advancement of the University.

Job Summary

The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Responsibilities

Valdosta State University invites applicants to apply for an adjunct (part-time) position in the Department of History. Hiring occurs on an as needed, limited-term basis. Successful candidates may teach on-campus or electronically; have the ability to work with a diverse population of students and staff; and have a commitment to cultural diversity and educational equity.

Screening of candidates begins immediately.

Adjunct (part-time) faculty must perform duties associated with teaching at the post-secondary level. These include (but are not limited to): preparing lectures and their class instructional materials; preparing and leading class discussion; providing prompt responses to student questions and inquiries as well as prompt and appropriate feedback on tests, quizzes, and assignments; and following VSU policies and procedures related to teaching.

Typical Allocation of Duties:

100% Teaching

Required Qualifications
  • Must have earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited university with at least 18 graduate credit hours in a related field.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting
  • A record of mentoring students of diverse backgrounds
  • Teaching experience at the college level both online and face-to-face.
Proposed Salary

Commensurate with experience.

Conditions of Employment

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Position May Require Credit Check (if using P-Card, working with Cash, etc.).

Position Requires completion of VSU’s Annual Compliance Training course (such as State Business Transactions, Drug Free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interest/ Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Contracts 101. Supervisory positions require training in FMLA and Worker’s Compensation.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Valdosta State University is an equal opportunity educational institution. It is not the intent of the institution to discriminate against any applicant for admission or any student or employee of the institution based on the age, sex, race, religion, color, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation of the individual.

Other Information

VSU reserves the right to:

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  • Check references at any point during the search process
  • Shut down a posting without additional notification
Special Applicant Instructions

Required attachments:

  • Transcript
  • List of three references

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