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Adjunct Instructor - Communications

Employer
Goodwin University
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 20, 2023

Job Details



The mission of Goodwin University is to educate a diverse student population in a dynamic environment that aligns education, commerce, and community. Our innovative programs of study prepare students for professional careers while promoting lifelong learning and civic responsibility. As a nurturing university community, we challenge students, faculty, staff, and administration to fully realize their highest academic, professional, and personal potential.

The School of Social and Educational Sciences and General Education is accepting applications for a part-time adjunct teaching position in undergraduate Communications. Adjunct faculty members report to the Director of Communications, who serves under the direction of the Dean. Adjunct faculty members provide students with high-quality learning experiences on a semester-by-semester basis. Adjunct faculty members are expected to perform all instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of Goodwin University.

Essential Job Functions/Primary Responsibilities :

At a minimum, the essential functions of the instructor are to:
  • Use the approved course syllabus format when creating course syllabi
  • Teach all classes according to an approved course syllabus
  • Being available to students for individual consultation
  • Assisting students with how to be successful in class
  • Communicating in a timely manner with students, faculty, and staff
  • Ensure that assigned classes are held as scheduled and maintain excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Assess student academic achievement and demonstrate modification of teaching techniques in accordance with assessment feedback and universal design of courses
  • Submit reports in an accurate and timely manner including attendance, grades, and other related documentation
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Communications and the Dean
Minimum Required Qualifications :
  • Minimum Master’s Degree in communications or a related area
  • Availability to teach an on-ground class during the day
  • Demonstrated skill in teaching in a traditional college classroom and in an on-line environment
  • Knowledge of current trends and practices in teaching communications undergraduates
  • Demonstrated ability to use web-based applications and learning management software
  • Demonstrated dedication to excellence in teaching and a commitment to high academic and professional standards
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
(This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between Goodwin University and employee. It is used as a guide for personnel actions and is subject to change by the University as the needs of the University and requirements of the job change.)

Company

Goodwin University

Goodwin University, a private university in East Hartford, CT, is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees.

We tailor our programs to address the needs of employers, and we shape them to fit the lives of students. Classes are conveniently offered year-round — days, evenings, weekends, and online. Degrees may be flexibly layered across certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s programs in a variety of in-demand fields.

Better still, we surround our students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need — not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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