Math Adjunct Faculty Instructor - Central IN
Indiana Wesleyan University - Central, IN

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Open Locations : Columbus, Greenwood, Indianapolis

Position Description

Adjunct faculty are professionals with the responsibility of providing a quality learning experience for Indiana Wesleyan University students. Adjunct faculty report to a program director and perform instruction related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The adjunct faculty member will employ a range of suitable strategies to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions, encourage active learning in all students, maintain proper class related records, promptly assess student coursework, and apprise students of progress. The adjunct faculty member will be articulate, current within his or her discipline, and demonstrate a passion for teaching and learning. For this School of Liberal Arts position, most onsite classes meet for 5-6 weeks, 6-10 p.m. Onsite adjunct faculty may also be asked to teach online.

Adjunct faculty members will:
• Facilitate engaging individual and group instructional activities
• Motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process
• Assist students in achieving completion of objectives and learning outcomes
• Utilize appropriate technology for instruction (e.g. Power-point, Blackboard, Internet Resources)
• Incorporate Biblical principles into their content area
• Communicate with all IWU constituents in a professional and academic manner
• Take advantage of teaching moments and other communication opportunities through the use of weekly announcements and emails
• Advise students in matters related to academics, attendance, and behaviors
• Respond to student questions within 24 hours of requests
• Grade student assignments, giving substantive feedback and critical evaluation, within one week of the due date for the assignment
• Maintain and report student grades and attendance in accordance with university policies
• Fulfill three faculty development sessions per year
• Complete other tasks as assigned

Qualifications

According to the Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy, all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Preferred

Ph.D or other doctorate with a minimum of 18 graduate, semester hours in the discipline stated in the Title of Posting

Required

A master’s degree with minimum of 18 graduate, semester hours in the discipline stated in the Title of Posting.

Work Experience

Five years related work experience

Required Skills
  • Demonstrated teaching abilities
  • Demonstrated higher education experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft products
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learners
  • Demonstrated knowledge of online educational delivery tools

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