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Adjunct Faculty, Office of Student Placement & Clinical Experiences

Kean University
Union, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 7, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Details

College of Education, Office of Student Placement & Clinical Experiences

Adjunct Faculty

Clinical Supervisor – The role of a clinical supervisor (adjunct faculty) position assists with the support and development in student’s knowledge, skills and/or dispositions during one or more of the stages of a student’s clinical placements. This position includes supervising, observing, mentoring and providing both formative and summative feedback to Kean clinical students on their classroom preparation performance supported by research, theory, best practices and aligned to performance competencies.

Additional duties include developing the skills of students related to lesson planning, lesson delivery and assessment aligned to New Jersey Professional Standards for Teachers (NJPST), Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium standards (InTASC), Kean’s College of Education Lesson Plan and performance-based assessment instructions. This position will serve as the primary contact for P-12 cooperating teachers and their clinical students with regard to communication, problem solving and, when needed, conducting additional observations/site visits or completing additional evaluations. Ongoing monitoring of completion of all assessments by cooperating teachers and interns is required throughout the semester.

Candidates must hold New Jersey teacher certification, hold a master’s degree or have extensive P-12 classroom and/or administration experience. Preference will be given to candidates that hold certification (under a standard certificate) in the subject matter area of supervision. Candidates should have strong technology skills with Microsoft products or the Google suite of programs and be able to travel to educational settings to conduct observations. Preferred qualifications include experience with NJPST and InTASC standards and familiarity with Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP) and/or the Associate for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).

This position takes place in off-site P-12 districts, schools and other education settings with additional periodic required in-person meetings and events at the Union and Kean Ocean campus.

Please note that our adjunct faculty positions are filled on an as-needed basis. Qualified candidates may be contacted if and when there is an available opening or possible future opening.

All adjunct positions require a master’s degree in a related field and teaching experience unless otherwise indicated; candidates with an ABD, Ed.D., Ph.D. or other acceptable disciplinary doctorate are encouraged to apply. Proficiency in a Learning Management System is required, consistent with University guidelines.

Please submit a cover letter (indicating availability for days, evenings or weekends), resume, copies of your teacher certifications and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and be on-going. Official transcripts are required before appointment.

Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.

Additional Information

Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures .

Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement

Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.

EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer



Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 50 undergraduate majors and 60-plus graduate options, including six doctoral programs. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community.

The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with additional locations in Ocean County, New Jersey - Kean Ocean and Jefferson Township, New Jersey - Kean Skylands. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou, China.

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