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Faculty - Adjunct Instructor Social Sciences

Employer
University of Silicon Valley
Location
University of Silicon Valley - San Jose, CA, 951341697

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Faculty Jobs
Professional Fields, Social Work
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Level: Experienced

Job Location: University of Silicon Valley - San Jose, CA

Position Type: Part Time

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Job Category: Education

Description

The Arts & Sciences Department at the University of Silicon Valley is seeking experienced, enthusiastic instructors to teach on-site at our San Jose campus in the following Social Science areas:

  • Introductory Psychology
  • US Government
  • World Architecture
  • Political Economics

Transfer knowledge including theory, practical skills, methods and techniques. Impart practical application of principles, techniques, and software. Other aspects of teaching include; supervision of instructional activities, curriculum and course development; and creation of teaching and instructional materials.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach one or more classes per semester
  • Collaborate with department faculty in curriculum implementation, student support, and continuous program improvement. Ensure curriculum and syllabi are up to date and all classes have relevant materials through program review
  • Maintain regular office hours outside of instructional time
  • Participate in department meetings and student success initiatives
  • Participate in program learning assessment
  • Build and maintain community and industry relationships, including project partnerships, student opportunities
  • Maintain subject knowledge
  • Other duties and related projects as assigned

Working conditions

This job operates in a classroom environment on-ground and/or online with extensive people interaction. Classes may be scheduled at night, during the day, as well as on weekends.

Physical requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand or sit for long periods; use hands and reach with hands and arms for such activities as keyboarding.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities are subject to change at any time

Qualifications

Qualifications

Education:

Master’s Degree in Related Field OR Bachelor’s Degree with equivalent experience. Bachelor’s degree is only acceptable with extensive industry or teaching experience.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working at a professional level with practical domain-specific experience.
  • Teaching experience in an academic or professional setting is preferred.

Skills:

  • Ability to work with and help students. Ability and willingness to discern and meet the needs of students.
  • Strong computer skills including an ability to collect and analyze information.
  • Competent in a wide variety of tools or techniques related to the pertinent field.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to establish interpersonal rapport and relate to individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to work with others in a collegial and productive manner.
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