Adjuncts for School of Health Sciences
Job Title: Adjunct for School of Health Sciences
Arkansas State University - Mountain Home School of Health Sciences is currently accepting applications for Spring 2022 for the following:
- CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) Instructor - LPN or RN license required plus one year of experience in long-term care, home health care, or hospice care.
- MA-C (Medical Assistant-Certified) Instructor - RN license required plus at least two years of experience in long-term care.
Social distancing and masks are required as classes will be face to face.
Mountain Home, AR 72653
JOB DESCRIPTION FOR ADJUNCT FACULTY
When an individual accepts an adjunct teaching appointment at ASUMH, he or she accepts responsibilities and obligations as a professional educator under the direction of the appropriate division chair. The primary duty is the instruction of assigned classes.
SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1.Practice excellence in course instruction, development, and maintenance.
a)Instruct courses, including classroom time committed to lecture, student discussion, and other methods of instruction.
b)Conduct clinical classes that include supervising students, scheduling, debriefing, and evaluating students in clinical, internship, observation, field experience, and similar settings as appropriate for the course or program.
c)Maintain courses by updating and posting syllabi, constructing tests, grading assignments, and completing course assessment materials.
2.Contribute to student success initiatives.
a)Serve as student advocates, success coaches, and mentors, as well as providing incidental academic advice to students in class.
b)Assist in data-gathering and assessment.
c)Be available to respond to students via email, phone, or personal conferences. The method of contact and hours of availability should be clearly communicated to students through the course syllabus each semester.
3.Demonstrate professional growth and academic relevance.
a)Perform self-analysis and evaluation.
b)Continually revise and update course content and materials of instruction.
EXPECTATIONS OF CONDUCT AND PROFESSIONALISM
1.Begin class on time and in an orderly and organized fashion.
2.Be courteous and approachable.
3.Follow approved policies and procedures in the conduct of all institutional activities.
4.Help encourage a desire to learn the subject matter.
5.Meet and assist students during office hours or by appointment at other reasonable times.
6.Assign grades and maintain course and student records in accordance with FERPA regulations and submit all grades and records at the end of each course by established deadlines.
Frequent interaction with others.
Lecturing and interacting with students requires a combination of sitting and standing for 1+ hour.
Master’s degree required with 18 graduate hours in the discipline. Minimum of 3 years of experience teaching at the high school or college level is preferred. Different credential and/or experience requirements may be required for occupational or technical program faculty.
How to Apply: To apply, please submit a completed 2022-2023 Adjunct Employment Application, with an attached cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts. Please read the application instructions before starting the form.