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Adjunct Faculty - Betty Howard

Takoma Park, MD
Job Title:           Adjunct Faculty
Department:     Betty Howard Center
Reports To:       Dean
 
OVERVIEW OF THE UNIVERSITY
Washington Adventist University (WAU) is a Christ-centered institution of higher education that supports a culture of excellence where all feel valued.  Nestled in a desirable residential community in Takoma Park, Maryland, WAU offers its faculty and staff an environment where professional expertise is valued and lasting connections between co-workers are formed as we work together to ensure the success of our students.  Regardless of title, every employee supports WAU’s vision of producing graduates who bring moral leadership and competence to their communities.
 
Summary
Washington Adventist University is seeking candidates for adjunct faculty in the Betty Howard Center. Applications will be reviewed periodically based on student enrollment needs. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not automatically accepted to teach at Washington Adventist University.  Decisions to hire applicants are made at the discretion of the department.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·Reliable teaching performance & skills
·Lecture & Discussion skills
·Syllabus preparation
·Classroom technology familiarity
·Student rapport
·Evening hour program availability
·Responds quickly to emails from students and administrators
·Plan, organize, and provide instruction in English that meet state and federal standards
·Develop and deliver lessons that utilize a broad range of appropriate teaching techniques and strategies to meet the needs and goals of students
·Address all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing, 
·Maintain complete and accurate records
·Provide a supportive learning environment that encourages student responsibility and incorporates challenging instructional strategies/content
·Manage allotted learning time to maximize student achievement
·Participate in program's Professional Learning Community and staff meetings
 
Special Assignments
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.
KSA's/Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and ESL teaching experience required.

Additional qualifications:
  • Outstanding personal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • The ability to keep accurate records
  • The ability to incorporate current technology into the classroom environment
  • The ability to work with a diversity of individuals and groups
  • Excellent problem solving skills to analyze issues and create action plans
  • The ability to adapt to changing work priorities
  • The ability to establish and maintain constructive relationships
Preferred Qualifications

Relevant graduate degree or ESL certificate, experience working with adults. 


Title VII Exception Notice
Washington Adventist University is a religiously qualified Equal Opportunity Employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  As such the University has the legal right to prefer a member of the Seventh-day Adventist ("SDA") Church in its hiring process. In the event that a qualified SDA candidate is not identified, the University will give the opportunity to candidates who must understand and respect the mission, purpose, and identity of Washington Adventist University as a condition of their employment.34 CRF (and subsections), insofar as they conflict with the Seventh-day Adventist teaching and practices. 

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