Adjunct Faculty – School of Human Development


Adjunct Faculty – School of Human Development – Online Instruction

  • Remote
  • Part time
  • R0003623

Job Description:

ADJUNCT FACULTY

SCHOOL OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

ONLINE INSTRUCTION

If you value People, Diversity, Social Justice, and Participatory Decision-Making, we’d like to hear from you!

The School of Human Development exists to foster individual growth and prepare students to become responsible and effective child and family/human service professionals and thought leaders whose practice and understanding reflect Pacific Oaks’ mission to promote the principles of social justice, advocacy, respect for diversity and the uniqueness of each person.

Examples of the Human Development program courses available for teaching assignments:

  • Play across the Lifespan
  • Children’s Autobiographical Narratives as Social Justice Curriculum
  • Introductions to Therapeutic Companion
  • Advanced Concepts in Adolescent Development
  • Modeling Family Engagement
  • Teaching Adults
  • Working with Women in a Cross Cultural Context
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Community Spaces of Resilience
  • Advanced Studies in Implementing AntiBias Curriculum
  • Thesis

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students earning BA’s and MA’s in Human Development ONLINE
  • Capacity to provide instruction in one or more of the following specific domains of human development: Early Childhood Education, Leadership, Social Justice, Advocacy, Social Change or Lifespan Learning
  • Developing and managing the class syllabus and ensuring that the syllabus meets department and college standards
  • Planning and creating online presentations, online-class discussions and online-assignments
  • Grading assigned papers and provide detailed feedback
  • Assessing grades for students based on participation, performance, assignments and presentations
  • Collaborating with colleagues on course curriculum
  • Advising students on how to be successful in class
  • Staying updated on innovations and changes within their course field and with online learning in higher education
  • Participating in the on-line learning platform CANVAS

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Presence in the online classroom a MINIMUM of 4 days per week including weekends
  • Ability to conduct one mandatory GoToMeeting session during the first week of the term. Grade and provide feedback on all assignments within 5 days of the due date
  • Facilitate and participate in the weekly discussion postings
  • Actively respond to student emails and requests within 24-48 hours
  • Contribute to the course content using current events, current research articles, videos and other materials
  • Post final grades by the College deadline
  • Prepare and update course prior to the course start
  • Provide weekly announcements and overviews for each week of the course
  • WEBCAM use and video for GTM, weekly overviews and other activities in the classroom.
  • Identify and refer at-risk students to academic support services
  • Participate in Adjunct trainings, meetings, events and other College requirements

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Human Development or related field
  • Relevant professional experience
  • Official Transcript and 2 letters of recommendation
  • Online College level teaching experience and working with adult learners
  • Communicate effectively using Canvas, Pacific Oaks College’s learning management system
  • Proficiency in common internet tools, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Commitment to support the mission of Pacific Oaks College

***Effective November 15, 2017, please include the following attachments with your online application to be considered for this position:

  • CV and cover letter
  • 2 recent letters of recommendation (within the last 1-2 years )
  • Highest degree unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hiring)

***If you submitted an application prior to November 15, 2017 without these documents, your application will still be reviewed. However, these documents will be requested during the interview process.

Pacific Oaks is an affiliate of TCS Education System.

Pacific Oaks participates in E-Verify and verifies identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired through E-Verify.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Pacific Oaks offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Pacific Oaks offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of diversity and social justice. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical, vision, and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, 403b with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition discount, and other perks.

Pacific Oaks is an affiliate of TCS Education System. To apply for this position or others, visit our Careers’ Page at: www.pacificoaks.edu

Pacific Oaks participates in E-Verify and verifies identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Pacific Oaks offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, source of income or military status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.



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