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Elder Law Adjunct Instructor (Temporary)

Employer
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Location
Greensboro, NC

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Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Number:

490293

Functional Title:

Elder Law Adjunct Instructor (Temporary)

Position Type:

Temporary Faculty

Position Eclass:

FS - Temporary Semester Faculty

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The UNCG Gerontology Program, proudly housed in the Department of Social Work, consists of an Undergraduate Minor in Gerontology, Master of Science in Gerontology, and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Gerontology. The MS in Gerontology is the only, fully online, accredited program in Gerontology in North Carolina. The mission of the UNCG Gerontology Program is to provide opportunities for learning and practice that create competent and capable gerontologists who meet the needs of the aging population. Students are provided with a scientific, broad, and integrated view of aging through collaborative relationships with academic disciplines, community organizations, and businesses, so students can approach issues of aging from a truly biopsychosocial perspective. The graduate programs in Gerontology prepare students for careers in agencies and programs serving older adults and their families. Graduate programs are flexible and practitioner-oriented with a focus on authentic learning and developing practical knowledge and skills for the job market.

Position Summary:

The Gerontology Program in the Department of Social Work invites applications for an adjunct instructor in the graduate Gerontology program. We are seeking a dynamic and experienced professional with expertise in elder law to teach our Elder Law for Gerontological Professionals course. The online course is taught over a 7.5-week period from August through October.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include:

  • Instruct and guide the class in an efficient and effective manner
  • Use course materials in Canvas effectively
  • Maintain accurate records of student work and attendance
  • Maintain a safe and orderly learning environment
  • Grade and return student work in a timely manner
  • Counsel students regarding their grades and progress in the course
  • Comply with the university’s professional development procedures for online instructors

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate must meet the SACSCOC guidelines for teaching graduate classes, which is a terminal degree in the field of instruction, or a combination of a graduate degree and significant work experience in the field. Preferably, the candidate will be an elder law attorney or have experience working in an elder law practice.

Preferred Qualifications:

Because this position will teach exclusively in the fully online Gerontology Program, the following will also be sought:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of online pedagogy
  • Experience in teaching online students

Tenure Status:

N/A

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References

Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that include:
  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number

Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.
Review of applications will begin on 07/01/2022 and continue until the position is filled. We are accepting electronic submissions only. Applicants should apply through the JobSearch portal at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/

Recruitment Range:

$4,000 per course

Org #-Department:

Social Work - 12401

Job Open Date:

06/03/2022

For Best Consideration Date:

07/01/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

FTE:

0.225

Type of Appointment:

Temporary

Number of Months per Year:

9

Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions, Reading, Writing, Eye-hand coordination, Hearing, Talking, Standing, Sitting

Work Environment:

Inside

Organization

UNCG at a Glance

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest and most diverse state university in the Piedmont Triad. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make. 

With more than 19,400 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 79 undergraduate majors, 65 master's programs and 30 doctoral programs.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than $35 million in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG's research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Both are partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Globalization of the curriculum has expanded opportunities for international education, through new programs such as the UNC Exchange Program and the Lloyd International Honors College. In addition, innovative signature programs such as Building Entrepreneurial Learning for Life (BELL), Communication Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Freshman Seminars enhance the student experience.

As a cultural leader, UNCG offers concerts, lectures, dance and theater performances, exhibitions at the internationally known Weatherspoon Art Museum and readings by nationally known authors. In athletics, Spartan teams compete in nine women's and nine men's sports in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With ethnic minority students making up 26 percent of the student body, UNCG is the most diverse of the UNC system's historically white campuses.

Although much has changed, some things remain the same. The university motto — “Service” — continues to be a guiding principle put into practice through all aspects of university life.

UNCG Schools and College of Arts & Sciences

The University's Academic Affairs Division consists of seven academic schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the Lloyd International Honors College. The names below are the ones currently in use. In some cases, the names have changed since the academic units were founded. The schools and their dates of establishment are: Graduate School 1921-22;College of Arts & Sciences 1969, Lloyd International Honors College 2005, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering 2007, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics 1969, School of Education 1921, School of Health and Human Sciences 2011, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 2010, and School of Nursing 1966.

Achievements & Accolades

UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe. Curious about more accolades, achievements, our student body, faculty and staff excellence and other signs of our success? Find out more at UNCG Now: http://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/

Challenging Academic Programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from BestColleges.com.

The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.

Supportive Environment

UNCG is a Military Friendly School for the fourth straight year, putting it in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that are doing the most to support veterans and ensure their success.

UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.

The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

Engaged Community

For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency.

For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.

Careers at UNCG

UNCG is committed to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative and responsive university by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university's mission.

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Telephone
336-334-5009
Location
723 Kenilworth Street
Greensboro
NC
27402
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