Religious Studies, Adjunct Instructor

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Religious Studies, Adjunct Instructor
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Associate Dean, Humanities
Department Humanities
Requisition Number AP0160
Position Type One Semester Temporary
Job Category Adjunct - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Varies
Starting Salary Paid on Contract
Job Open Date 11/07/2013
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

Under chair supervision the adjunct faculty member will teach broad-based, introductory religious studies/humanities courses. Successful applicants will have a background in multiple world religions.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

1. Following the course curriculum outline/syllabus, prepares and delivers lectures and other classroom activities.

2. Prepares and administers student assessments.

3. Keeps accurate classroom records.

4. Provides ADA accommodations as directed.

5. Responds to student inquiries about the course.

6. Follows SLCC policies and procedures.

7. Responds to student and college emails in a timely fashion (within 48 hours).

8. Visits with hiring supervisor at least once per semester.

9. Completes required department paperwork on time.

10. Conducts student course evaluations as directed.

11. Attends required trainings; participates in other trainings when possible.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:
1. Master’s or PhD degree in Comparative Religion or Religious Studies or related humanities discipline. Master’s Degree must be from an accredited college or university. Divinity degrees considered dependent upon breadth of course work in multiple religions.
2. A record of successful teaching for two (2) years at the college or university level.
3. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
4. Knowledge and experience in online and electronic instructional methodologies.

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
1. Master’s degree in Religious Studies or related humanities discipline. Master’s Degree must be from an accredited college or university. Divinity degrees considered dependent upon breadth of course work in multiple religions.
2. A record of successful teaching for two (2) years at the college or university level.
3. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
4. Knowledge and experience in online and electronic instructional methodologies.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Good written and oral communication skills.
Computer (word processing, powerpoint) and internet (web, email) skills essential.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Flexibility

Special Instructions

This is a pooled position and the department will review applications when positions become available.

Please attach additional documents (Resume, copies of credentials or transcripts, etc.) for consideration.

Official Transcripts are required for those who are offered employment only.

As directed by SLCC Policy, Adjunct positions are semester by semester contract with no guarantee of continued employment.

Letters of recommendation and/or portfolios may be required by request.

Adjuncts are required to sign an adjunct contract and adhere to the contract specifications.

Please contact the Department of Humanities, Language, and Cultural Studies at (801)957-4338 for further information.

FLSA Exempt

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Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letters of Reference
  3. Other Doc
  4. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  5. Student/Faculty Evaluations
  6. Transcripts