Occasional Hourly Professional (Program Instructor)

Valdosta State University
Valdosta State University

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Arts & Humanities, English As A Second Language
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Occasional Hourly Professional (Program Instructor)
Location: Valdosta State University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 231694
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

Instruct students, manage laboratory, shop, studio, and/or classroom activities for an assigned academic or clinical program.

Responsibilities The incumbent in this position will teach all levels and components of the ELI classes to students from diverse international backgrounds. Prepare and evaluate classroom work in conjunction with the curriculum provided. Contribute to the development of program policies and procedures. Help mentor new teachers, and act as team leader for one of the teaching components.

Typical Allocation of Duties:

Instruct students - 50%
Instruct students in assigned laboratory, shop, studio, and/or classroom setting.

Monitor students - 20%
Monitor students to ensure compliance with lab, shop, studio, and/or program rules and/or requirements.

Advise and assist - 15%
Advise and assist students.

Assignment-specific duties - 15%
Perform a variety of assignment-specific duties which may include maintain equipment, purchasing supplies and materials, assisting with curriculum development, inputting data, and other specialized tasks.

Required Qualifications

Required Experience
Must be met by one of the following:

    TESL/TEFL certification 1 year teaching ESL Bachelor's Degree in English Bachelor's degree in a foreign language
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 and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to minorities and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

Other Information

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  • Shut down a posting without additional notification.
Background Check

Position of Trust + Credit

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