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Job Title: Adjunct Faculty School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality ManagementReports to: Faculty Lead/Program Director, School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality ManagementLate Update: 05.01.2019Overview:The Adjunct Faculty Member is responsible for the success and proper delivery of the assigned Stratford University academic program courses. Specific responsibilities will include enhancing the Universitys standing as a provider of degree granting related curriculum and the development of new curriculum. The Adjunct Faculty Member is expected to work collaboratively with the Program Director/Department Chair, Campus President, admissions and academic support programs to facilitate student success and strengthen the reputation of the university by promoting excellence through curriculum development and instructional delivery. Active participation in departmental, campus and college committees is required.
Essential Job Requirements:Provide engaging and motivating instruction through face to face, online and hybrid modes of deliveryTeach online, face to face or in a hybrid format on the days and times assignedParticipate in the development, evaluation and revision of the curriculum in collaboration with program directorsDeliver the curriculum as developed by faculty and university deans Develop, update and maintain syllabi based upon the approved curriculum.Introduce hybrid components with threaded discussions through MOODLEAssist in the selection of course materials, library holdings, instructional equipment and educational resourcesPromote student success by engaging students in the learning processUtilize appropriate library resources and educational technology to enhance student learningMaintain class schedules and instructional integrity through adherence to lesson plansEnsure positive student outcomes through continuing assessment of student learningConduct on-going assessment of student progressAccommodate students special needs and/or those who are undergoing unique circumstances and reach out to at risk students Facilitate student retention and placement through positive student interactionsReach out to students on a weekly basis to ensure that they are engaged and progressing academicallyWork as a member of the campus placement team to ensure that students are prepared for employment upon completion of academic programInclude and integrate community resources into the curriculum and the classroom activitiesRemain current in specialized discipline through continuing education and professional development implemented in approved Annual Faculty Development PlanParticipate in university wide activities for students, faculty and the community such as new student orientation, open houses, graduation exercises, faculty meetings and faculty education programs, including graduation ceremoniesMaintain appropriate records related to students, attendance, grades, and other documents and insure delivery to the appropriate academic administrator in a timely mannerAdhere to all administrative requirements for the position of adjunct facultyStrong commitment to high academic standards, and ability to provide leadership in maintaining and strengthening academic excellence and enhancing the Universitys standing Ability to articulate the role of the assigned curriculum ultimately serving the broader student bodyCommunicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writingSpeak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand information and ideas as presented verballyCommunicate academic curriculum in an interesting and academically professional mannerWill uphold high ethical standards when conducting business regarding all students, but especially with special student populations to include international students and students on SAPSupport the University vision with respect to the assigned programEssential Criteria for Success: Truly enjoys interacting with students; Smiles on a regular basis Is intuitive and has a proactive approach to serving others Is poised, positive, outgoing and has a professional demeanor Demonstrates integrity, honesty, teamwork and genuine commitment to educationCaptivate students by utilizing your amazing communications skills.
Qualifications:Doctorate Degree in related field will put you ahead of others. A Masters degree will also be considered, in many cases, with ample industry experience. Record of successful working relationships with internal and external constituencies.Teaching, research, and community service experienceOrganizational Structure: Title: Adjunct Faculty, School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Immediate Supervisor: Faculty Lead/Program Director, School of Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Subsequent Supervisor: Campus PresidentThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classifiedStratford University is an Equal Opportunity EmployerChanging LivesOne Student at a Time