Adjunct Instructor 3 - School of Education

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

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 3 - School of Education  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Department:

33700 - Teacher Education

 
Advertised Salary: $51,740 to 53,000. Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Faculty Association (MEA-NEA)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The School of Education within the College of Arts, Sciences and Education seeks applications for a 9-month adjunct instructor to teach Early Childhood Education courses both on and off campus. The candidate selected for hire must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities that may include continuing professional development; participation in curriculum development and university committees; orientation, recruitment, and registration of students; keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

 
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Master’s Degree with academic preparation in Early Childhood Education.

 
Required Work Experience: At least 3 years of classroom teaching experience in preschool or younger.

 
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Moving
  • Sitting
  • Repetitive movement
 
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: University teaching experience in Early Childhood Education.

 
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Ability to teach Early Childhood Education core classes on-campus and off-campus, as necessary.

Must be available during the day and some evenings.

Actively participate with department. Attend monthly department meetings. Attend both on-campus and off-campus recruitment events.

Fulfill mandatory course semester assessment requirements.

Advise students in Early Childhood Education.

Assist with Accreditation process.

Assist in placement and supervision of Early Childhood Interns.

Faculty members also have professional responsibilities that may include continuing professional development; participation in curriculum development and university committees; orientation, recruitment, and registration of students; keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Support, promote, and develop University student enrollment and retention initiatives.

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: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.  
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
 
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Master's degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

The start date of this position is August 2024.

 
Initial Application Review Date: July 22, 2024  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
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 ferris.edu. 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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