first_imgMinimum Qualifications About the College / Department Quick Link for Position Summary of Job Duties Position Number20-13-P001 The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is an equal opportunity,affirmative action institution, dedicated to attracting andsupporting diverse student, faculty, and staff populations. TheUniversity welcomes applications without regard to race, religion,color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexualorientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability,family medical history or genetic information, politicalaffiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the UnitedStates on the first day of employment. All applicant information issubject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom ofInformation Act.UA Fort Smith provides equal employment, admission, and educationalopportunities without regard to race, color, gender, age, nationalorigin, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation,or gender identify. The University abides by all applicableemployment laws.As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, the Universityis committed to provide equal employment opportunities for allapplicants and employees with regard to recruitment, hiring,transfer, promotion, compensation, training, fringe benefits andall other aspects of employment. About the University Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Statement Position Summary Benefits Open Until FilledYes Anticipated start date Special Job Dimensions Qualifications of instructors teaching both lower and upper levelcourses leading to an associate or bachelor’s degree requires amaster’s degree in the discipline or related field with a minimumof 18 graduate credits in the subject area. Instructors inoccupational and technical areas such as practical nursing,automotive/welding, and office administration are generallyrequired to have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and related workexperience. Other job-related education and/or experience may besubstituted for part of these requirements. This is a pool position. Applicants will be contacted as positionsbecome available. * Please list the subject(s) you are interested in teaching:Anthropology, Art, Criminal Justice, Media Communication, English,Geography, German, Graphic Design, History, Humanities, Music,Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work,Spanish, Speech, and Theater.(Open Ended Question)* Please list your availability to teach: Day, Evening, and/orWeekend.(Open Ended Question)* Do you understand that failure to complete the EmploymentHistory section of the application will result in automaticelimination?YesNo * Have you ever been fired or asked to resign from a job?YesNo Prior teaching experience. To perform the job successfully, the following competencies arerequired for the essential functions of this position:• Current knowledge of the relevant discipline.• Good organizational skills and timeliness in responding tostudent inquiries.• Ability to respond to needs of learners from a variety ofeducational backgrounds in a multicultural environment.• Ability to deliver course outcomes and content through a varietyof teaching/learning styles.• Ability to use technology effectively in teaching.• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and inwriting.• Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonalrelationships with students and colleagues. * Did you upload your unofficial transcript(s)?YesNo For more than 6,000 students each semester, the University ofArkansas – Fort Smith offers a dynamic and diverse learningcommunity with a student-centered approach focused on the successof the individual. Small class sizes combine with innovative,hands-on learning and research experiences alongside expert facultyto ensure students receive a future-focused education at the mostaffordable tuition rate in the state. The university has undergonesignificant changes since its founding in 1928 and now offers 51bachelor’s and associate degrees, two master’s degrees, and 36certificate programs, all aimed at preparing students for successin the global workforce. UAFS is one of 21 academic institutionsand affiliates governed by the University of Arkansas System.The second-largest city in the state, Fort Smith is located on theArkansas-Oklahoma border in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley.Established in 1817 as a frontier military post, Fort Smith is nowa vibrant and growing city featuring a variety of culturalactivities and entertainment options, including a thriving downtownarts and entertainment district. Outdoors enthusiasts willappreciate the Natural State’s plentiful trails, mountains,forests, parks, and waterways, both within city limits andthroughout the surrounding area. The city is also within easydriving distance of Tulsa, Kansas City, Dallas, Oklahoma City,Little Rock, and Memphis.The UAFS campus is comprised of 77 buildings and facilities locatedon 170 beautifully manicured acres and crowned with the Donald W.Reynolds Campus Plaza, Tower, and Campus Green. Students who chooseto live on campus may do so in one of two residence hall complexes,complete with a full-service dining center, or the on-campusapartment complex for married students and upperclassmen. Campusinvolvement is encouraged by participation in more than 100registered student organizations, which includes academicsocieties, a dynamic Greek life system, intramural sports, andcultural/special interest groups. The UAFS Lions compete in NCAADivision II Lonestar Conference in men’s baseball, women’svolleyball, and men’s and women’s basketball, golf, cross country,and tennis. Work Schedule DepartmentAdjunct – College of Communication, Language, Arts, and SocialSciences * Do you understand that failure to upload your unofficialtranscript(s) may result in an incomplete application packet?YesNo Background Check / Pre-Employment Screening Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Open Date Working TitleAdjunct Faculty, College of Communication, Language, Arts andSocial Sciences Close Date Teach in one of the following subject areas as assigned:Anthropology, Art, Criminal Justice, Media Communication, English,Geography, German, Graphic Design, History, Humanities, Music,Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work,Spanish, Speech, and Theatre. The position reports to thedepartment head/program director/dean who assigns responsibilitiesregarding student needs and course outcomes. This is a poolposition. Applicants will be contacted as positions becomeavailable. License(s)/Certifications Salary$650 per credit hour • Teach assigned course as specified in the course schedule andcourse letter of assignment.• Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials; preparecourse materials and lesson plans.• Provide students with approved syllabus that includes courseobjectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendancepolicies, assignments, and evaluation criteria.• Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.• Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting courseobjectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, anddiscussion; provide feedback in a timely manner regarding studentprogress.• Be available for student consultation through office hours orscheduled appointments.• Maintain records of enrollment, attendance, assessments, andgrades; submit rosters and grades by University deadlines.• Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review courseevaluations, and use feedback to improve course delivery.• Revise and update course content as needed.• Attend orientation sessions to become familiar with theUniversity’s mission, teaching philosophy, policies and procedures,and the learning management system.• Meet with supervisor to discuss all aspects of the courseincluding student progress and curriculum development.• Responsible for maintaining a positive work atmosphere by actingand communicating in a manner to foster teamwork and by providingleadership to subordinates. Requires consistent on-timeattendance.• Other duties as assigned. Posting Details Posting NumberF00091P This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminalbackground check, sex offender registry check, financial historybackground check, and/or drug screening. A criminal conviction orarrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history aloneshall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationshipto the requirements of the position. Background checks and drugscreening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. Preferred Qualifications Work performed primarily in an office/classroom setting. Whileperforming the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibitsdigital dexterity when entering data into computer. Requiredabilities include walking, standing, and sitting for extendedperiods. Visual demands include close, relatively detailed visionwhen focusing on a computer screen. Employee regularly talks andhears. Employee occasionally lifts items up to 10 pounds. Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsResumeUnofficial College TranscriptsCover LetterOptional DocumentsProof of Veteran StatusUnofficial College Transcripts – Additional 1Additional DocumentSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Did you complete the Employment History section of theapplication?YesNo Does this position require a background check?Criminal Background Check, Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) Check,and Drug Screening. Position requires employee complete ArkansasMandated Reporter training prior to employment. If yes, please describe.(Open Ended Question)* How did you learn of this employment opportunity?(Open Ended Question)last_img