Adjunct Instructor, Honors College - Humans of RVA and VCU


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Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title Adjunct Instructor, Honors College - Humans of RVA and VCU 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 is seeking part-time adjunct instructor(s) to teach one or more sections of Humans of RVA and VCU, a required experiential learning, community engagement 1 credit course, for first year Honors College students in Fall 2021 and Spring 2022. This course is designed for students to study the nature of community, Richmond history, community engagement, and their role in it. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship among community engagement, social justice and social change, and will communicate ethically, sensitively and effectively with members of the campus and RVA communities. In the style of Humans of New York, student cohorts interview Richmond area residents and post stories and photos to social media, with an eye toward better understanding the many aspects of community. Position duties include: • Facilitate the course objectives • Meet all designated course instruction guidelines. • Grade assignments and exams in a timely manner based on instructions/rubric provided. • Respond to student inquiries within 24 hours. • Submit final grades according to College/Department policy Required Qualifications
- Master’s degree in an academic discipline
- Demonstrated teaching experience
- Community engagement experience Preferred Qualifications
- College teaching experience
- Knowledge of the Richmond Community (e.g., historical and critical issues) Job Open Date 06/28/2021 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
This pool will be utilized on an as-needed basis. Your application will remain active for a year; you may resubmit your application for subsequent years. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional Information Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/107181 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please indicate your teaching modality preference – online, face-to-face, both.
    • online
    • face-to-face
    • both
  3. * Please describe your community engagement experience

    (Open Ended Question)

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


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