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Adjunct Instructor in Philosophy and Religion (Pool)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Adjunct Instructor in Philosophy and Religion (Pool)
Posting Number FAC-06-2016
Job Type Faculty
Position Type

Adjunct Faculty

FLSA Exempt
Hours Variable Hour

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Division of Humanities and Fine Arts at Keuka College seeks adjunct instructors to teach introductory courses in philosophy, ethics, and/or religion. We value quality in teaching, and we thus seek enthusiastic faculty who value and enjoy working closely with an undergraduate population.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Instruct introductory-level courses in philosophy, ethics, and/or religion to support the general education curriculum
  • Plan course instruction based upon approved syllabus, goals, and objectives
  • Design, administer, and grade essays, examinations, and applicable projects to accurately assess achievement of course objectives as identified in the syllabus
  • Provide clear documentation of student progress through regular feedback, academic warnings, and mid-term progress reports as necessary
  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and actively engage students
  • Maintain regular office hours to meet one-on-one with students
  • Work with the program faculty to ensure instructional quality and program quality
  • Responsible for ensuring that assigned tasks are completed in compliance with various institutional and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous attitude at all times towards co-workers, internal and external customers, representing Keuka College, its programs, policies and procedures in a positive and professional manner. Maintain effective working relationships to ensure institution-wide teamwork.
  • Attend provided/necessary trainings and other meetings to support effectiveness within the position as required.
  • Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting the Keuka College mission, vision and values and adhering to institutional policies.
  • Maintain high regard for student privacy in accordance with the FERPA privacy policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.
  • Perform other functions as assigned by management.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. A Master’s degree in Philosophy or a relevant field is required; doctorate preferred
  2. Demonstrated excellence in college teaching
  3. Demonstrated proficiency using computer applications, online resources, and other technologies for the classroom
  4. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  5. Understand and behave with a high level of integrity and complete confidentiality at all times.
  6. Ability to be sensitive to and respond to needs/concerns of students, faculty, college staff and the public.
  7. Ability to work under pressure with a high tolerance for interruptions, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Physical Requirements
  • Occasional lifting of boxes, supplies, etc., generally less than 30lbs.
  • Some evening and weekend hours required

In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.

About Us

Posting Detail Information

Review of Resumes will Begin
Open Date 05/16/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled No

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you learn of this available position at Keuka College?
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    • Finger Lakes Times
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    • Job Fair
    • Keuka College Employee
    • Keuka College Website
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    • Other
  2. If you answered "Other" to the previous question, please list the advertising source that you used to find this position.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript(s)
Optional Documents
  1. Letter(s) of Recommendation
  2. Other Documents