Associate Lecturer / Adjunct of Teacher Education
Deadline for Applications is 7/10/2020
Code: 16500 Posted: 06/10/2020
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Associate Lecturer/Adjunct of Teacher Education.
Responsibilities include teaching one or more courses in the teacher education department, both in person and online using the Canvas learning management system; updating and/or revising course syllabus/syllabi with guidance from the department Chair; assessing students and assigning grades; and meeting university and department requirements for course planning, teaching, and assessment.
This position will teach a minimum of one to three credits in the teacher education department, as assigned by the department Chair. Contract will be for one semester and may be renewed on a semester-by-semester basis.
Available courses for Fall 2020 include:
EDU 100: Introduction to the Teaching Profession
EDU 300: Creating Effective Learning Environments
EDU 322: Teaching Exceptional Learners
EDU 332: Foundations of Literacy
EDU 333: Children’s and Adolescent Literature and New Literacies (fully online)
Essential Job Functions
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Using Canvas learning management system to teach online and/or support in-person coursework
- Assessing students and assigning grades
- Meeting university and department requirements for course planning, teaching, and assessment
Standards of Performance
- Overall thoroughness, organization, and availability
- Soundness of judgment and operational decisions
- Timely and effective communication of problems and opportunities, including the responsibility for identifying and communicating information of importance as soon as possible
- Integrity in dealing with students, faculty and staff, administrators, customers, vendors, and management
- Maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information
- Effective instruction of students to achieve learning outcomes
- Attendance and punctuality for classes and meetings
- Timely and fair evaluation of student work
Essential Knowledge And Abilities
- Knowledge and ability to teach courses
- Contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds
- The position is not responsible for money or university funds of accounts which hold financial information
- Ergonomic Requirements: sufficient mobility and dexterity to move around office, campus and community. Ability to work with keyboard, mouse and monitor. Ability to attend meetings and course sessions.
- Equipment to be used on the job: laptop and/or desktop computer, printer, copier, projector, tablets, Promethean Boards, Video Conferencing, Interactive Whiteboard Systems, Smart Boards, telephone including voice mail, and FAX
Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications
- Minimum of a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, or related field in education
- Experience working with diverse student populations and a demonstrated commitment to the success of underrepresented minorities
- Experience using the Canvas learning management system for online teaching, or willingness to be trained
- Knowledge of best practices in teacher education and expertise in the content area of one or more available courses
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Names and emails of three professional references upon hire.
Review of Applications
Position is open until filled.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 07/11/2020