UAF's Community and Technical College is looking for adjunct faculty to instruct courses in group and public communications. CTC adjuncts are a pivotal element in preparing students to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and are instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.
Classes are taught at various locations (including online) and can meet during the daytime, evenings, and/or weekends. Flexible schedules are
Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Community and Technical College offers over forty degrees, certificates and endorsements designed to educate and train Alaskans for Alaskan jobs. Our education and training programs prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and are instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate. UAF CTC is responsive to local and regional vocational and technical training needs, and focuses on workforce development to meet the needs of the region and the state. UAF CTC's programs also provide students with the academic framework to help them achieve their higher education goals, whether it is to complete and associate of arts degree or transfer to a baccalaureate program. Staff and faculty have forged close ties with businesses and local agencies, enhancing instruction and increasing job placements.
UAF CTC employs a diverse population of approximately 40 full-time faculty and 300 adjunct faculty who are represented by two unions and a staff of about 40. Approximately 3000 students attend UAF CTC. They are culturally diverse and include many non-traditional students and students from the military community.
Adjunct duties include instructing, advising, and assessing/grading students, developing a course outline, syllabus, teaching materials, and tests or other assessment methods, all consistent with UAF policies and procedures. Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, and potential for providing high quality instruction to undergraduate students. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching one or more undergraduate communications courses in a manner consistent with UAF Faculty Senate guidelines and the specific course catalog description.
Successful candidates will have demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching and a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Masters in Speech/Communications, or a closely related field with 18 graduate semester credits in Speech/Communications, is required. Previous successful experience with the course and relevant experience in university and high school level instructor is also preferred. Candidates should be familiar with utilizing computer and other technologies for instruction. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
Adjunct faculty are expected to participate annually in scheduled mandatory initial organization or orientation meetings and are required to complete UAF mandatory training within the specified period of time.
Please attach a cover letter indicating why you are interested in teaching at UAF CTC and the courses you feel qualified to teach, along with a current professional resume, and the name, address, email and phone number for three professional references.
SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE A JOB OFFER NOR REVIEW OF APPLICATION MATERIAL.
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university.
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/
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