Adjunct Instructor, Honors College - Flourishing

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 11, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title Adjunct Instructor, Honors College - Flourishing Department Honors College 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 Commensurate Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours 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? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Description of the Job

The Honors College seeks applications to fill a 1-credit undergraduate course, HONR 150 – Flourishing. This course is designed to teach Honors College freshmen to use evidence based principles and practices of positive psychology to enhance personal well-being.

Required Qualifications

A master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours of coursework in psychology, counseling, education, behavioral health, student affairs, student development, or a related field demonstrating specialized knowledge in the emotional, motivational and development needs of college students.

Prior teaching experience at the postsecondary level.

Preferred Qualifications


Job Open Date 06/07/2019 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants


For consideration, please upload a cover letter, resume/CV, and all unofficial transcripts (transcripts can be uploaded under “Other Documents”). Please also list three professional references and indicate your schedule availability. Please contact Dr. Jacqueline Smith-Mason at with any questions.

Additional Information

A state application, background check, and official transcripts will be required prior to start date. Additionally, all course materials (syllabus, lecture slides, readings, assignments, and in-class exercises) will be provided.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you find out about this position?
    • Alumni association magazine
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Community event
    • Email notification
    • HERC (Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium)
    • Higher education publication
    • Internal Recruiter
    • Job fair
    • Job site (e.g.
    • Listserv
    • Newspaper
    • Professional association/journal
    • Referred by person/employee
    • Search firm notification
    • VCU vacancy listing - eJobs
    • Other
  2. If you selected 'Other' for your referral source please indicate where you heard about this posting. (If you did not select 'Other,' please enter 'n/a.')

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Education: Do you have a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Resume
  3. Reference Letter - 1
  4. Reference Letter - 2
  5. Reference Letter - 3

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