Adjunct Instructor 1 - Architecture and Facility Management

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 - Architecture and Facility Management  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Advertised Salary: Salary to Commensurate with Qualifications per FNTFO pay scale  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: The Architecture and Facility Management Department seeks applications for a part-time, temporary faculty position. Responsibilities involve teaching one or more courses in the following degree programs: AAS in Architectural Technology or BS in Architecture and Sustainability.
In addition to the more common topics associated with the degree programs, experience in architectural design, construction detailing and documents utilizing AutoCAD and Revit, digital architectural presentation utilizing software such as Revit, Formit, Autodesk 3DS Max, SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator will be considered.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: A Bachelor of Science in Architecture is required to teach 100 and 200 level courses. A Bachelor of Architecture or a Master of Architecture is required to teach 300 to 400 level courses. The candidate will be evaluated based upon specific educational background in the subject matter for which the candidate will be assigned to teach.  
Required Work Experience: A minimum of five years of professional work experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: A Master of Architecture, architectural licensure, teaching and academic experience, and ability to teach in various subject areas of the AAS in Architectural Technology program and the BS in Architecture and Sustainability program.  
Duties/Responsibilities: Meet established course outcomes.
Plan, deliver and grade all course content and student work for assigned courses.
Conduct architecture classes, studios or other assignments as directed and in a professional manner.
Position May entail full-time or part-time teaching loads and related activities, based upon program need.
Attendance at organizational meetings of the program, school or college is highly encouraged.
Close consultation with program faculty, as well as training via university-provided programs (where appropriate).
Approved adjuncts who have not received appointment may be asked to provide a minimum of one lecture or lab delivery per academic year as a demonstration of their interest and an opportunity for adjunct faculty development and preparation.
Maintain a minimum of one hour per week, per course section, for office hours to meet with students outside of class or lecture at a time convenient to the students.
Skills and Abilities: Dependent upon assignment.  
Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcript 1 
Optional Documents: Unofficial Transcript 2
Portfolio 1
Special Instructions to Applicants: Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts showing Bachelor's Degree.
Transcript 2 (OPTIONAL): Applicants should attach a copy of their unofficial masters degree transcripts if applicable.
Transcripts must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit official transcripts.
Portfolio 1 (OPTIONAL): Applicant may attach a design portfolio to be used as part of the application.
Initial Application Review Date:
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit:  

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