Adjunct Instructor, Partnership for People with Disabilities


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Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title Adjunct Instructor, Partnership for People with Disabilities Department SOESpecEd&DP: PPD Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $1,100 per credit Campus Off-site Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week Varies Normal work days Varies Normal work hours Varies Job Category Adjunct - Teaching Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

Virginia Commonwealth University’s School Education Partnership for People with Disabilities is a long standing grant-funded organization celebrating 35 years at VCU . We employ approximately 100 employees, and are located downtown near the MCV campus. Our mission is to “To partner with people with disabilities and others to build communities where all people can live, learn, work and play together.” The Partnership is recognized as Virginia’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities ( UCEDD ) by the US Department of Health and Human Services, and is charged with conducting interdisciplinary pre-service and community training, continuing education, direct service, research and evaluation, policy, and dissemination.

The Partnership is recruiting a pool of adjunct faculty for 2020-2021 academic year course sections within the Department of Counseling and Special Education in the Partnership for People with Disabilities. This pool will be utilized on an as needed basis.

Applications will remain active for a year; and may be resubmitted for subsequent years. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Position duties include:
1) Meet all designated course instruction guidelines.
2) Grade assignments and exams in a timely manner based on instructions/rubric provided.
3) Respond to student inquiries within 24 hours.
4) Submit final grades according to School policy.

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree or licensure, certifications and/or professional experience required in
the content area.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in content area and previous higher education teaching experience preferred.

Job Open Date 08/10/2020 Remove from posting on or before 08/09/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Additional Information Quick Link http://www.vcujobs.com/postings/100062 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The School of Education values the following as our culture statement, 'The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of the SOE community is the foundation of a positive work climate. Realizes that our wellbeing as an institution depends upon the wellbeing of our members. Respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status. Values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues. Strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding. Is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all its members. Knows that the SOE community thrives, because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise. Fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community.'. Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document


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