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Industrial Organizational Psychology Adjunct Faculty

Employer
Adler University
Location
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 14, 2023


The Adjunct Faculty Member in IO Psychology is a pivotal contributor to our dynamic department, operating under the supervision of the Program Director. This role centers on academic responsibilities, including crafting course syllabi, delivering approved curricula on campus, and ensuring the seamless integration of theory, research, and practice grounded in best practices. Their dedication to enhancing course content and fostering a rich learning environment is essential. As well, serving on thesis committee’s and acting as a faculty reader for capstone projects. With a focus on promoting social justice and effectively mentoring graduate students, the Adjunct Faculty Member plays a vital role in fulfilling our mission of preparing socially responsible practitioners in IO psychology.

Education/Experience:
  • An earned terminal doctoral degree Psychology from an accredited university or a related discipline is preferred.
  • At least one to two (1-2) years’ experience in university/college level teaching preferred.
  • Experience in course designing, developing, and implementing training materials
  • Have a strong command of presentation software(s) and technology
Certifications/Licenses:
  • CPHR and/or SHRM designation or candidate preferred.
K/S/A
  • Demonstrate a strong record and aptitude of graduate level teaching
  • A commitment to building a diverse community
  • Exemplify the scholar-practitioner training model in terms of curriculum design and/or delivery
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.
  • Strong proficiency in community-engaged scholarship and other professional activities related to public policy and/or public administration
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty, and professional staff
  • Demonstrated commitment to socially responsible practice, social justice issues and diversity are important
  • Ability to consistently identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations based on observations
  • Strong demonstration of alignment with Adler’s social justice mission and vision
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and visioning acumen
  • Ability to proactively identify challenges and barriers to stated objective and employ assistance in addressing these
  • Strong collaboration acumen and abilities
  • Demonstration of Emotional Intelligence and professional maturity
  • Proficient and functional knowledge of MS Office (Work, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook)
  • Strong research acumen and abilities
  • Strong communication acumen including written, oral, and listening


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively.
  • Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.
  • Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.
  • Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.
  • Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.
  • Perform other duties as outlined within teaching agreement  
Work Environment (Physical Demands): The usual and customary methods of performing the jobs functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.

Universal Core Behaviors:

Communication:
  • Effectively expresses oneself in all oral and written communications.
  • Exhibits good listening and comprehension skills.
  • Keeps others informed, as well as responds, in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates match between words and actions.
  • Responds with tact, diplomacy, respect and composure when dealing with others.
  • Promotes the spirit and essence of the School’s Vision, Mission, Values and Key Strategies through both verbal and written communication.


Teamwork and Collaboration:
  • Cooperates with others toward the achievement of common goals.
  • Seeks consensus and win-win solutions to problems and conflicts.
  • Contributes actively and participates fully in team initiatives.
  • Puts success of the team above own interests.
  • Builds and maintains constructive work relationships.


Responsive to Change:
  • Supports changes in the work environment.
  • Displays a proactive, problem-solving approach toward work.
  • Committed to life-long learning by continuously increasing skills, knowledge and effectiveness.
  • Actively seeks and initiates creative and innovative solutions.
  • Exercises sound, accurate and informed independent judgment when needed.


Quality-Driven and Accountable:
  • Results-oriented and committed to quality through continuous process improvement.
  • Eliminates ineffective activities and closes performance gaps.
  • Anticipates and responds to customer needs.
  • Monitors own performance, accept responsibility for actions and actively seeks feedback.
  • Meets deadlines and completes projects and activities in professional, timely manner.
  • Seeks opportunities to increase productivity and/or reduce costs while maintaining highest quality standards (fiscally responsible).


Support of Vision, Mission, Values, Key Strategies:
  • Supports and models the School’s Values of: social interest, compassion, justice, respect for the individual, honors diversity and difference, intellectual rigor, optimism and collaboration.
  • Articulates the School’s Vision, Mission, and Key Strategies in a way to educate others.
  • Demonstrates active commitment in advancing the School’s Vision, Mission and Key Strategies.
  • Exhibits personal integrity, honesty, zeal and compassion.
  • Aligns work processes to advance the School’s strategic plan and key strategies.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Adler University is committed to the principle of equal employment and advancement opportunity for all employees and potential employees, along with a discrimination and harassment - free workplace environment. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person

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