Adjunct Instructor, Library and Media Program

Employer
Lindenwood University
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
May 28, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Teacher Education, Humanities, English & Literature, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Part Time
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JOB TITLE SUMMARY

Job title: Adjunct Instructor, Library and Media Program

Department: School of Education

Evaluation group: Adjunct Instructor

FLSA status: Exempt

Term: Per Semester

Reports to: Assistant Dean

Summary:

Lindenwood University is searching for experienced candidates to teach courses within the Master of Integrated School Library Media Program ​. Those with success in a school library setting and teaching in higher education will receive preference. This position may be offered as an online course and/or a hybrid course.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators:

Teaching and Learning

  • Focus on the talents, interests, and future of the student by clearly communicating learning goals and how those goals are assessed, teaching course sessions in an organized way, providing time for reflection, discussion, and application of ideas or information and by making learning engaging and interesting.
  • Develop and teach content that is up to date for a fast changing field, using best practices in online and hybrid classrooms.
  • Further lifelong learning by providing useful feedback on assessments, using the results to provide extra help or extended learning opportunities.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and establish a positive, productive, and respectful classroom environment that is conducive to learning. Enforce all university policies/procedures as appropriate and report concerns to the appropriate representatives.
  • Hold all classes as scheduled and be punctual in starting and ending classes. If teaching online, respond to inquiries within 24-48 hours.
  • Follow the established course schedule, grade policy, and other policies as established by the course syllabus.
  • Complete any other requirements as requested by the dean.


Shared Responsibility

  • Engage in scholarly activities and creative endeavors, which contribute to the academic mission of the university.
  • Engage in program meetings to assess program progress and provide valuable feedback


Subject Matter Expertise

  • Demonstrate a high level of competency in all subject matter assigned.
  • Demonstrate continued learning in all areas of the Modern Librarian Standards of Missouri.


Job may require other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications – Required qualifications to effectively perform the job. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)

  • Master’s degree in education required
  • PhD or EdD is preferred
  • Current Library/Media certification required
  • Experience in a school library setting
  • Experience teaching college level course work, online teaching, and/or online content development preferred.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems independently.
  • Ability to be organized and work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge of most school library media technology


Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

  • Classes are generally taught online or hybrid. General classroom conditions apply to hybrid courses


Physical Abilities - Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Stamina to teach class as required.
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended time periods as necessary for mode of instruction


Notice: At this time, we may not be actively recruiting for positions in this/these area(s). Applications submitted will be added to a pool of candidates to be considered for future openings.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to education programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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