Adjunct Faculty -Upward Bound
Job no: 493904
Full time/Part time: Part-time
Location: South Orange
The Upward Bound Program is seeking adjunct instructors for the high school seniors, 6 weeks Summer Bridge course (SKIL 1104). The SKIL1104: College Study Skills is a one-credit, twenty four-hour course designed to assist students in building a strong foundation of study skills for a successful transition to college. Students learn about college/campus resources and support services, academic opportunities, and future career options. To accomplish this, the course provides information on the College processes and technology; resources for self-assessment and reflection; strategies for academic and career success; and opportunities for college involvement.
The incumbent is responsible for implementing curricula, instructing assigned course consistent with syllabus, evaluating student learning, and fostering student success.
The incumbent reports to the Director of the Upward Bound program. The incumbent is expected to plan, organize, and instruct in a manner to promote and direct successful student learning in keeping with the University’s values and goals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- An incumbent may perform any combination of the below listed responsibilities as determined by the supervisor:
- Plans, organizes, and instructs course as assigned by the Director of the Upward Bound program, utilizing effective and engaging instructional strategies, appropriate communication, classroom management, leadership skills, and instructional/educational technology to promote student success.
- Demonstrates sound practices in instruction and classroom management that respond to students’ diverse academic needs.
- Follows the prescribed course outline and uses texts selected by the program in addition to other supplemental material deemed appropriate.
- Provides instruction according to the class meeting schedule and instructional hours established for the session (length of the course during the summer) and delivery method (face-to-face).
- Notifies the program Director of the necessity of cancelling any class meeting prior to the class or in emergencies as soon thereafter as possible.
- Assists students toward the successful completion of course, which the instructor is teaching by providing outreach, guidance, and timely feedback.
- Makes oneself accessible and available to answer students’ questions in a timely manner.
- Maintains adequate and timely student records.
- Evaluates and reports students’ progress and attendance in a timely manner.
- Encourages students’ completion of the course evaluation form, reviews course evaluation summaries and develops a plan for improvement, as appropriate.
- Knowledge and understanding of competency-based learning; ability to use teaching strategies that will promote successful learning by addressing different learning styles and strategies; ability to use assessment to enhance learning; ability to understand, evaluate, and make appropriate use of instructional technology; ability to form an inclusive environment that respects diverse talents and ways of learning; ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to relate to and communicate effectively with a diverse population in a multicultural environment.
- Performs other related duties as required
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. Four (4) years or more of relevant experience.
- Master’s Degree preferred.
- General office environment
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
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