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Adjunct Faculty
Summary
Title:Adjunct Faculty
ID:AFO
Location:Online
Department:Academics
Employment Type:Faculty - Adjunct
Description
POSITION: Adjunct Faculty 
DEPARTMENT: Academics
LOCATION: Online and Regional Centers (High Desert, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Murrieta, Orange County, San Diego)

Job Description
Under the supervision of the Program Director, Azusa Pacific University College (UC) adjunct faculty are responsible for ensuring that students meet all learning objectives and successfully complete their course as outlined in the syllabus and that they receive appropriate and timely feedback and assessments throughout the course.  Additionally, they will track, monitor, advise, and openly discuss course matters with students as needed throughout the course.

Required Experience and Education  
  • Christian Commitment: Vital Christian faith and lifestyle
  • Supportive of the evangelical mission and purpose of UC and the Azusa Pacific University System
  • Minimum earned Master’s degree in respective discipline
  • Online teaching experience or completion of an online teaching certification process.
Desired Experience / Education
  • Minimum 2 years teaching online experience
  • Course development experience
Primary Duties 
  • Respond to student e-mails, questions, and comments within one business day.
  • Grade and provide quality feedback to student on their assignments within two business days, including progress reports and assessments of student activities.
  • Communicate with UC staff and Success Coaches weekly concerning any problems or potential problems with students.
  • Follow additional job expectations as outlined in Faculty Expectations for Online Teaching.
 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
  • Strong command of the English language with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, with an ability to plan and manage multiple projects concurrently in a timely manner
  • Ability to be proactive, to take ownership of assigned programs, work with little supervision, and meet deadlines
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and appropriate software applications (see below)
  • A positive, cooperative, Christ-like attitude supportive of the University and its mission
Mental Demands·        
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
  • Ability to investigate, analyze information, and draw conclusions
  • Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent judgment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information
Physical Demands 
This position typically includes the following physical demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time
  • Sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment
  • Visual acuity to read words and numbers
  • Speaking and hearing ability sufficient to communicate in person or over the telephone
  • Ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force and occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds
Technologies
  • Word processing software—Google Mail
  • E-mail software–Microsoft Outlook
  • Course management system—Moodle
  • Presentation software—Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Spreadsheet software—Microsoft Excel
  • Google Applications
Azusa Pacific University College has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and Azusa Pacific University College reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the University may deem appropriate.
 
Non-discrimination Policy
Azusa Pacific University College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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