Online Associate Faculty (Adjunct) Faculty- MA in Early Childhood Education Leadership (Remote)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: United States,

The Online Associate (Adjunct) Faculty position is a part-time, temporary adjunct employment opportunity. The Online Associate (Adjunct) Faculty member performs duties relating to online instruction including but not limited to posting faculty guidance and expectations, participating in classroom discussing boards, grading assignments, and promptly responding to student inquiries. This is an online adjunct teaching position, and other duties may be assigned according to experience and qualifications.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Emphasize a student-centered learning environment through active engagement

  • Collaborate within the University community to ensure a positive overall experience for all University students, including the following: the Office of Access and Wellness to holistically support student success in the classroom by implementing university-approved accommodations, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to foster professional growth as it relates to successful teaching for the UAGC student population, and the Student Records department to maintain timely and accurate student records.

  • Adhere to all faculty requirements such as facilitating and engaging in classroom discussion boards, grading assignments and discussions, and responding to student inquiries in a timely manner

  • One professional development session is required to be completed per course taught. Examples are synchronous faculty development opportunities, webinars, course development feedback, etc.

  • Establish Relationships: Creatively use available tools and strategies to enhance relationships, create a community of learners willing to take risks and actively engage with one another

  • Critical Thinking: Consistently foster critical thinking through challenging students to elaborate on their thoughts, question their assumptions, examine biases, communicate in a clear and concise manner, and defend their positions throughout the course

  • Instructive Feedback to Students: Provide instructive feedback that challenges and inspires students while providing specific suggestions to improve the quality of their work and thinking

  • High Expectations: Effectively demonstrate high expectations, while holding students accountable for insightful exchanges and high-quality performance on assignments, and promote active engagement in their own learning

  • Demonstrate Instructor Expertise: Effectively and consistently utilize expertise in subject matter by providing personal experiences and connecting course knowledge to real-world examples. Enhance course content and resources to encourage student comprehension and application of course learning outcomes

  • Possess a professional disposition as evidenced by the ability to demonstrate the institutions culture of care, including but not limited to fostering a safe academic learning environment, modeling civil discourse, exhibiting valuing diverse perspectives, and demonstrating the characteristics of a good colleague.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education Administration, Early Childhood Leadership, Childhood Development or a related field from a regionally accredited university

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Proven organizational skills and ability to complete assignments timely and accurately with minimal supervision.

  • Resident and eligibility to work in the United States

  • Internet connection and computer with video capabilities

  • Work related experience in area of degree

  • Commitment to teaching in an online environment

  • Commitment to uphold University’s diversity, equity, and inclusion practices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and/or experience with one or more of the following: Social justice in early childhood, leadership in early childhood settings, early childhood curriculum, early childhood assessment, action research, early childhood program management, advocacy and policy in early childhood management

  • Experience teaching in the online classroom

  • College level teaching experience

  • Experience teaching in area of degree

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs.

Rate of Pay: $19.25 - $29.97, DOE

Compensation Type: Hourly at .475 Full-Time Equivalency (FTE)

Compensation Guidance:

The Rate of PayField represents the University of Arizona’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, and internal equity.

Career Stream: Professional Contributor

Level: PC4

Job Function: Instructional and Assessment Services

Job Family: UAGC Online Instructor

For more information regarding this position, please contact us at [email protected].

UAGC shall, in all solicitations or advertisements for all employees placed by or on behalf of UAGC, state that all applicants who are qualified will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, pregnancy, marital status, registered domestic partnership status, age, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, military or veteran status, service in the uniformed services, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

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