Adjunct Instructor - Business Essentials

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 1, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Marketing & Sales, Other Business & Management
Employment Type
Full Time

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Job Code/Title AJ - Adjunct Position Number J00001 Working Title Adjunct Instructor - Business Essentials Department Undergraduate Studies 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 with experience Campus Monroe Park Campus Position Type Adjunct - Teaching Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category 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

In response to a changing business world, the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business launched a strategic plan to harness and build on strengths, ensure
continued innovation and impact, and boldly ignite a collaborative energy among
students, faculty, staff, alumni and the business community in Richmond and beyond.
As an Adjunct Instructor in the School of Business, you will help support the School of Business strategic plan that focuses on
creativity in the curriculum. “Drive the future of Business through the power of creativity.”

The Business Essentials Unit is the home of foundational courses for undergraduate business majors and minors. The BE Unit is recruiting applicants for adjunct instructor positions for the following courses,

* Introduction to the World of Business
* Mathematical Applications of Business & Differential Calculus
* Career and Professional Development
* Legal Environment of Business

Courses range from 1-3 credit hours per semester. The majority of courses are taught in-person. Online and blended modalities are available on a limited basis to meet the needs of online degree programs. Instructors are expected to hold office hours each week, in-person or virtually.

Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Business, Mathematics, and/or Juris Doctor
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching
  • Experience and mastery of the topic of study you are interested in teaching
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD in Business, Mathematics, or relevant field
  • Demonstrated excellence teaching higher education business essentials courses
  • Experience teaching in-person and online

Job Open Date 07/01/2021 Remove from posting on or before 06/30/2022 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants
  1. Cover letter that includes a brief professional profile, your area of expertise, and the course(s) for which you would like to be considered
  2. Resume or CV with business and teaching experience.
  3. List of 3 references, including names, titles, companies, and email addresses and the nature of your experience with them.
  4. Teaching/Course evaluations, most recent, 1 academic year maximum.

Additional Information
All candidates must attach to this application a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, and the names/contact information for three references (as an “Other Document”).

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to
apply. 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)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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