Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor (Great Lakes NTC, IL)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Carbondale, IL

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Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor (Great Lakes NTC, IL)
Department of Workforce Education and Development (OCDP)
College of Education and Human Services
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

Summer, Fall and Spring Trimesters
2013-2014


Description of Position: Visiting Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor positions in the Department of Workforce Education and Development with specialization in education, training, and development.

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: NBK Bangor, WA; JB Charleston AFB, SC; NAS Oceana, VA; Great Lakes NTC, IL; Groton NSB, CT; Jacksonville NAS, FL; JB Lewis-McChord AFB, WA; JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ; Mayport NS, FL; NAS Pensacola, FL; San Diego NAS, CA; San Diego NAVSTA, CA; Scott AFB, IL; Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, IL and Moreno Valley, 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 Instructors/Visiting Assistant Professors teaching in the Baccalaureate Degree program are responsible for teaching regular courses as assigned by the Department Chairperson. These courses are WED 460 — Occupational Analysis and Curriculum Development, WED 462 — Instructional Methods and Materials; WED 463 — Assessment of Learner Performance; WED 466 — Foundations of Workforce 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 areas: workforce education, training and development, adult education, human resources, or a related field.
  • A minimum of three years of documented experience teaching at the postsecondary level, such as a 2-year and 4-year college, the military, or in business and industry.
  • Experience in applying workforce education principles in business and industry.
  • Graduate-level course work in one or more of the following areas: needs assessment, occupational analysis, 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 per course.

    Effective Date of Employment: Varies

    Deadline for Application: July 5, 2013 or until filled. Teaching needs are ongoing and applications will be accepted through December, 2013.

    Application Procedure:
    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
    SIU Carbondale
    475 Clocktower Drive
    Carbondale, IL 62901

    SIU 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 serve a
    diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
    will receive consideration.

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