Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor (Great Lakes NTC, IL)
Department of Workforce Education and Development (OCDP)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Summer, Fall and Spring Trimesters (2012-2013)
Description of Position
Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor positions in the Department of
Workforce Education and Development with specialization in education, training,
The Department of Workforce Education and Development has delivered an on-site
Baccalaureate Degree program with a major in Workforce Education and Development
since 1973. The program is currently offered on 13 military bases and two
college campuses in eight states as follows: Bangor NSB, WA; Charleston AFB, SC;
NAS Oceana, VA; Great Lakes NTC, IL; Groton NSB, CT; Jacksonville NAS, FL; Joint
Base Lewis-McChord AFB, WA; McGuire AFB, NJ; Mayport NS, FL; NAS Pensacola, FL:
San Diego NAS, CA; San Diego NAVST,CA; Scott AFB, IL; Springfield, IL and
Riverside, CA. On all matters pertaining to the operation of the program,
Visiting Instructors/Visiting Assistant Professors are accountable to the
Department of Workforce Education and Development and to the College of
Education and Human Services.
Responsibilities of the Position
Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor teaching in the Baccalaureate
Degree program are responsible for teaching regular courses as assigned by the
Department Chairperson. These courses are WED 462 - Instructional Methods and
Materials; WED 463 - Assessment of Learner Performance; WED 466 - Foundations of
Work Education; WED 469 - Training Systems Management and WED 486 - Adult
Learning. Course descriptions are available at:
http://wed.siu.edu/Public1/Courses/ocdp.php . Courses are a blend of online,
electronic or face to face instruction and meet for four weekends during a
regular academic trimester (three weekends of classroom instruction; one weekend
using technology-enhanced distance learning activities). THE INTENT OF THIS
ANNOUNCEMENT IS TO IDENTIFY A POOL OF ADJUNCT FACULTY WHO LIVE IN CLOSE
PROXIMITY TO ONE OF THE 15 DELIVERY SITES LISTED ABOVE AND ARE QUALIFIED TO
DELIVER WED COURSES AS LISTED.
Requirements of Candidates
Master's degree required (doctorate preferred), from
a regionally accredited institution, in one of the following area: workforce
education, training and development, adult education, human resources, or a
A minimum of three years of documented experience
teaching at the postsecondary level.
Experience in applying workforce education
principles in business and industry.
Graduate-level course work in one or more of the
following areas: adult learning theory, instructional methodology,
curriculum development, training evaluation, training systems management,
and foundations of workforce education.
Various course offerings throughout the year require
a pool of applicants with a wide range of qualifications (see items above
1-4). Preference will be given to applicants with a background in the
specific course content of the available assignment.
Applicants may be subject to background check via
RAPIDGate for military site access.
Appointment and Salary
Qualifications of candidate will determine faculty rank and salary. These are
term, non-tenure-accruing positions subject to reappointment each semester.
After initial screening of applications, if selected and approved as a finalist,
candidates will be expected to interview with an off-campus faculty member at
the nearest location where the program is offered. The maximum allowed travel
reimbursement is $500.
Effective Date of Employment
July 6, 2012 or until filled. Teaching needs are ongoing and applications will
be accepted through December, 2012.
A complete application includes a letter of application detailing desired
location and qualifications to teach in one or more of the areas listed above,
curriculum vita, a list of three professional references to be contacted, and
unofficial transcripts reflecting the highest degree earned submitted to:
Adjunct Search Committee
Department of Workforce Education and Development
212 Pulliam Hall/Mail Code 4605
475 Clocktower Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901
S IU Carbondale
is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale - 16 months ago
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