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Adjunct Faculty - Student Success

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Position Title:
Adjunct Faculty - Student Success

Position Number:

Working Title:
Adjunct Faculty - Student Success

Full-time or Part-time:
Full Time

Time Limited Position:

Number of Vacancies:
Multiple Vacancies

Student Sucess

Posting Number:

EHRA (Faculty)

Job Category:

Hiring Range:
Commensurate with Education and Experience

Overall Position Competency:
Flat Rate

Description of primary duties and responsibilities:


We invite applications to be submitted for potential openings.

The Freshman Seminar course is two-semester course designed to transition, connect, and acclimate new students to Fayetteville State University. The course creates an awareness of various campus resources and holistic skill sets necessary to achieve educational and career success. Through the nurturing of academic, personal, social, occupational, and technological talents, students develop the academic and professional skills necessary to be successful in college and the global community. The benefits of teaching Freshman Seminar are numerous for the strong, serious, and caring instructor.

Freshman Seminar instructors serve as educators, resources, and representatives of Fayetteville State University. Additionally, Freshman Seminar instructors will demonstrate the use of appropriate teaching techniques, use of appropriate testing and grading procedures, including proper maintenance of electronic grade books, such as Banner and Canvas and any other appropriate record-keeping requirements.

Instructor must demonstrate the effective use of oral and written communication skills, follow approved curriculum standards, and implement department course syllabi.
The instructor should also advice and counsel students and maintain appropriate records for each student. Instructors should also attend meetings as required and observe and enforce the institution’s mission, core values, and policies.

Description of Work Continued:

These postings are continuous in order to develop a qualified pool of interested candidates. If your academic area of interest/expertise meets the programmatic needs of FSU at any time, you will be contacted to discuss proposed opportunities. These needs change from semester to semester.

Adjunct positions are employed for one semester of one year only on a part-time or full-time basis.

Rank is dependent upon credentials.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Ph.D. or Master’s degree with 18 credit hours in the desired teaching discipline. Experience with Online Education delivery is beneficial. All degrees must be from accredited institutions. Individual programs require specific licensure/certification.

Knowledge skills and abilities:
  • Mastery of course content
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; Style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to diversity; Ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints; Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Demonstrates interest in interdisciplinary teaching, service learning, learning technologies, course development, and adult learning methodologies including collaborative learning, learning communities and distance learning
  • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for life-long learning
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement instructional approaches such as service learning/civic engagement, learning communities, and the effective use of technology
  • Ability to use effective strategies to engage students in their learning
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum plus experience with student affairs, advising, financial aid, and student support.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of and efficiency in the use of Canvas.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Must have experience in an academic setting.
  • Must have excellent technological skills.
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must possess and maintain the appropriate professional credential for or related to the field or position.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications are purged every 12 months. Applicants are encouraged to reapply if still interested.

Notice to Applicants

Please make sure that the work history listed on your application is identical to the work history listed on your resume. The application must be filled out completely, Do Not Use the phrase “see resume.”
Please list at least three (3) professional references to include a current supervisor. References will only be contact if you are selected for the position and with your permission.

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled:

Additional Information for Applicants

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

EEO Statement:

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your highest earned degree.
    • Master's
    • Doctorate
  2. * Please specify your field of study.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have university level teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe your teaching experience as it relates to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Other Documents Continued
  3. Other Documents Continued.


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