Wednesday, May 3, 2023
What's next for you is the first priority
for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees,
South University is a private institution dedicated to providing
educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and
professional development of a diverse student
Our 120-year story—past, present and
future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have
developed the education and spirit of community that have become
our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters
of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning
sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one
support and personalized attention that helps students define goals
and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature
hands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills and
excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters
through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the
pursuit of life-long learning.
Visit www.southuniversity.edu today to learn more
about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe
and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the
lives of students eager to learn and grow.
South University, the right direction for a
responsibilities include: classroom instruction, facilitating
meaningful learning of course outcomes, assisting students toward
successful program completion, and promoting the academic
well-being of the program. Adjunct Faculty also 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. Incumbent
must assure that the South University philosophy is considered in
carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position:
quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and
recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and
maintenance of an environment which is conducive to innovation,
positive thinking and expansion. KEY JOB
Perform Faculty responsibilities as
outlined in the Faculty job description and the Faculty Supplement
to the South University Employee Handbook.
Designs and delivers instruction in
alignment with the South University model.
experience to learning by continuing professional/technical skills
development, and introducing professional/industry perspective into
Promotes student success by showing
flexibility and exhibiting a passion for teaching and
Manages the educational process to
ensure a positive educational experience.
Practices effective outreach to
at-risk and/or absent students.
Communicates consistently and
effectively with Supervisors, University Administrators, Faculty,
and other South University Departments.
Manages the learning environment
through keeping accurate records and enforcing academic policies
consistent with the University, College/School, Campus, or Online
Participates in the Faculty
development process to enhance knowledge, skills, and
Supports local campus by
participating on committees, events such as orientation and
graduation, including various other workshops and meetings.
For 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)
For 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
For associate degree programs in
physical therapist assistant, an entry-level degree in physical
therapy (PT) or physical therapist assistant (PTA) and a minimum of
a bachelor’s degree from a federally recognized Institutional
Accrediting Agency (or its international equivalent) are required.
A master’s degree is preferred.
At least six months teaching
experience at another post-secondary education institution
Active, valid, and unencumbered
state licensure or certification as applicable to the
Membership in a professional
association tied to area of instruction (preferred).
Practical experience in the
discipline of the program and knowledge of current best practices
Excellent verbal and written
communication skills including the ability to build successful
relationships with students and faculty.
Excellent time management and
attention to detail. Computer based skills (i.e., software,
analytical, and report writing skills) and experience with
computerized learning management systems.
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, video conference, 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
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.