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Adjunct Faculty for Healthcare Program

Florida Memorial University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 6, 2022

The Adjunct Faculty for Healthcare position shall have the primary responsibility to play an active role in FMU's existing academic success. This is an adjunct faculty position supporting the Division of Arts and Sciences in maximizing the University’s operating performance while achieving institutional goals and objectives.

Essential Functions
  • Meet all scheduled class meetings for the assigned period.
  • Be available to students before and after class for individual consultation.
  • Cooperate in the dissemination of information to students.
  • Faculty must develop curricula and must attend all adjunct faculty meetings and orientation.
  • To teach one or two courses during a designated semester, as defined in the Faculty Handbook, according to the official schedule, using an approved syllabus, which conforms with University requirements.
  • To keep students informed about their progress through the prompt grading and returning of assignments.
  • To maintain accurate and complete scholastic records, including attendance.
  • To assess student learning outcomes which conform with University requirements, and to document the use of the results of the assessment to improve student learning.
  • To collect and submit data for assessment every semester, and to meet with area faculty, as prescribed by the dean/chair, in the preparation of the assessment reports.
  • The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that logically relate to the position.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of healthcare industry regulatory practices, code of ethics and standards.
  • Clinical and/or non-clinical Healthcare experience/skills/abilities appropriate for specific Healthcare subject matter instruction.
  • Ability and knowledge on how to pivot to an online/hybrid instructional modality
  • Demonstrated confirmation of teaching effectiveness, exceptional oral and written communication skills, and evidence of, and/or potential for scholarships.
  • Ability to handle information of sensitive and confidential nature in the utmost professional manner. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, initiative, resourcefulness, and personal accountability.
  • Effective analytical and decision-making skills. Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and time management skills. Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse constituents.
  • Attention to detail and adaptability to a changing environment is extremely important as well as dependability.
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling objects of average-weight up to fifty (50) pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • The position requires a master’s degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution and/or a minimum of 5 years of experience in the healthcare field; an established record of teaching and service in the discipline.
  • Minimum of two years of instructional experience in higher education.
  • Knowledge of Learning Management Systems (LMS). A thorough understanding of technology, learning management systems, and computer applications is essential (i.e. Blackboard, Canvas, Powercampus, Jenzabar, LinkedIn Learning).
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, as well as knowledge and understanding of the organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
  • Pre-Employment screening is required: criminal background check and drug testing.
Qualified applicants are asked to upload a cover letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and/or certifications, if applicable.

Supplemental Information

In addition to the completed application, candidates must submit a list of three professional references (at least one from a previous employer) that includes names and contact information. Review of application materials will begin ASAP and will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Florida Memorial University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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