Adjunct, Physical Therapy, Campus Position
South University, the right direction for a brighter future.
Instruct and facilitate meaningful learning of the course outcomes in the curriculum and proactively support all facets of the learning environment. Provide education through learning-centered instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving needs of the marketplace. Encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect, life-long learning, diversity and ethics as well as personal and professional development. Assure that the South University philosophy: quality service to students; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position. Participate in activities that promote the stature of the academic programs, departments, and colleges and abide by the mandates set by the South University Board of Trustees and administration.
KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
Manage the educational process to ensure every student is
involved in a positive educational experience through the learning,
teaching, and social environment.
Perform faculty responsibilities as outlined in the faculty job
description and in accordance with the provisions of Faculty
Supplement to the South University Employee Handbook.
Provide course instruction that aligns with the South
University model of curricula as well as supports the South
University style of system delivery.
Design and deliver class instruction through the development of
instructional plans to meet course outcomes, the development of
activities which support lesson objectives, and for online courses,
deliver the instruction as approved within each course
Enable the achievement of pre-described outcomes for student
achievement and evaluation of learning by providing instruction
which fosters proficiency and establishes student performance
criteria and evaluation.
Deliver learning-centered instruction by establishing a
classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement
as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and
Promote student success by showing flexibility in style and
work schedule as well as exhibiting a passion for teaching and
students and engaging students in the learning
Manage the learning environment through keeping accurate
records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing
academic and attendance policies consistent with the school,
campus, or online division.
Relate professional/life/industry experience to learning by the
continuation of professional/technical skills development, the
introduction of industry perspective into courses, and the active
awareness of professional/industry trends and
Participate in the faculty development process to enhance
knowledge, skills, and abilities in learner-centered instruction.
Communicate consistently and effectively with supervisor(s),
faculty, and other South University administrators.
Contribute to a learning culture by participating on curriculum
and system task forces, support local campus events such as
orientation and graduation, and participate in various other
workshops and meetings. (Onground)
graduate programs, a terminal degree from a regionally accredited
institution in the discipline to be taught, with a concentration in
the teaching discipline (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in
the teaching discipline) required.
undergraduate programs, a master's degree from a regionally
accredited institution in the discipline to be taught, with a
concentration in the teaching discipline (minimum of 18 graduate
semester hours in the teaching discipline) required.
Experience in instruction or formalized education process,
preferably in a post-secondary or college institution. Membership
in a professional association tied to area of instruction
Active, valid, and unencumbered state licensure or
certification as applicable to the discipline.
least six months teaching experience at South University or another
post-secondary education institution preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the
ability to build successful relationships with student
Outstanding conflict resolution skills.
Excellent time management and detail-oriented
Computer based skills (i.e., software, analytical, and report
Experience with computerized learning
management systems, including proficiency with the use of
standard office applications on personal computers.
Excellent critical thinking and decision-making
Excellent teaching skills as evidenced in prior teaching
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.
Other details Required Education Bachelor's Degree
- South University Montgomery, AL, 5355 VAUGHN ROAD, Montgomery, Alabama, United States of America
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