Adjunct Instructor 1- School of Education

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

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1- School of Education  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

33700 - Teacher Education

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (FNTFO) (AFT)  
Term of Position: As Needed  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: The School of Education seeks candidates to teach on a semester-by-semester, as needed basis, in the areas of elementary and secondary education. Candidates must be available to teach face-to-face or synchronous on-line during the hours of 9 am- 5 pm, with an occasional evening course. May need to supervise students in the field (pre-student teaching and student teaching).

This is a pooled position. One or more candidates may be hired as needed to teach courses on a semester-by-semester basis.

This posting is used for face-to-face and on-line instruction. However, candidates selected for the position must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment.

The start date will be August 2023 or January 2024.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Master's degree in Education or closely related field.  
Required Work Experience: A minimum of 3 years teaching at the K-12 level.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Moving
  • Sitting
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Higher education teaching experience.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Teach assigned courses in elementary and secondary education.

Provide up-to-date course work and course-related materials for accreditation

Maintain a safe and engaging learning environment

Meet classes at their scheduled times and formats.

Effective teaching by way of good communication, assessment of student learning, and adaptation to various levels of preparation.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are not limited to keeping regular office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient to students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (e. reporting initial participation, submitting final grades on time). Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Effective communication skills.

Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (required): Applicants must attach unofficial transcripts of the Master's degree. Transcripts must include: name of University, applicants name, date degree attained, and degree awarded.

Finalist will be required to submit official transcripts.
Initial Application Review Date:
June 5th, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
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: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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