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Department of Student Affairs, Student Success, and Disability Access - Temporary Faculty

Employer
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Location
Punxsutawney, PA
Closing date
Jul 12, 2024

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Specialty
Student Affairs
Position Type
Faculty / Professor / Lecturer
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Contract
Organization Type
College / University
Position Summary & Description

The Department of Student Affairs, Student Success, and Disability Accessat Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applicants for a part-time temporary faculty position for the Fall 2024 semester.

Duties:
  • Teach courses:
  • UGSS 281 College Adjustment and Student Success.
  • UGSS 281 Academic and Career Planning.
  • Advising UC Students (Up to 3 credits)

The successful candidate may be asked to work at off-campus sites and/or provide instruction through distance education.

Position Qualifications

Required:
  • UGSS 281 College Adjustment and Student Success/Advising
  • Master's Degree in Education, Student Development, Student Affairs or related field.
  • Experience teaching in college setting.
  • Expertise in First-year student development.
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with At-risk or underprepared students.
  • Experience teaching First-year experience courses.

UGSS 281 Academic and Career Planning/Advising
  • Master's Degree in Education, Student Development, Student Affairs or related field.
  • Experience teaching in college setting.
  • Expertise in Career and Major Exploration.
  • Experience assisting in Career and Major decision making.
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working with At-risk or underprepared students.
  • Experience teaching First-year experience courses.

The department seeks candidates whose teaching, research, and/or service has prepared them to contribute to IUP's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education.

Essential Functions

Academic faculty must have, and maintain the physical and mental abilities, communicative skills, and stamina necessary to carry out the essential functions of their positions in teaching, research, scholarship, and service. Work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve standing to a significant degree, walking for brief periods of time and may include driving requirements.

Faculty must be able to:
  • Teach courses assigned by the departmental chair on a schedule made of a combination of standard class-meeting times as determined to meet instructional needs and adhere to the requirements of the department's curriculum.
  • Teach courses for a mandated number of contact hours per week over a full semester and meet university expectations for final exams.
  • Present course material in a clear and organized manner using methodologies appropriate to the discipline.
  • Evaluate student work fairly and promptly.
  • Perform the physical requirements of laboratory, field work, studio work, or other activities outside typical classroom instruction if applicable.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the discipline through continued scholarly activity and research.
  • Participate actively in assignments necessary to advance the service and/or outreach of the department, college, and university.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply for this position:Please submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of transcripts, and the names and email addresses of three references via our online application system:https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/iupedu.

Automated reference requests and a confirmation email will be generated upon submission of your application. Candidates who fail to submit all of the aforementioned materials will not be considered.

If the degree listed as required for this position was earned at IUP - no official transcripts are required to be submitted as part of this employment application. IUP HR will verify IUP obtained degrees and only request official transcripts from candidates if needed. Official transcripts will be required prior to hire date for applicants who did not earn the required degrees at IUP.

Committed to excellence through diversity, IUP is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V and is a proud member of the State System of Higher Education.

All offers of employment are contingent upon verification of earned degrees through the receipt of official transcripts, confirmation of work eligibility, and satisfactory completion of background checks.

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