UAA Allied Health Adjunct Faculty

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  • Job Number:518817
  • Classification:Temporary Faculty - Credit
  • Grade:Adjunct Faculty Credit Variable
  • Work type:Adjunct Faculty
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
  • School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
  • Location:Anchorage
  • Categories: Education/Instructional, Health Profession

Position Summary:

Adjunct faculty position for the School of Allied Heatlh. The College of Health (COH), one of seven UAA schools and colleges, is a major center for development and delivery of professional, career and technical, community, and continuing education programs. In keeping with the mission of the University of Alaska, COH has a commitment to innovation and flexibility insuring high quality education, and training is available to all who have the ability and interest to pursue an education or profession. The School of Allied Health of the College of Health offers Occupational Endorsement Certificates, Undergraduate Certificates, Associate of Applied Science degrees, and Bachelor degrees.

Duties:

100Prepare lesson plans. Instruct students on area of expertise. Hold office hours, or be available for contact with students. Adjuncts will be assigned to teach one of the Allied Health courses. Adjunct positions are on a semester-by-semester contract basis. Successful acceptance into the adjunct pool does not guarantee an offer of a contract.Essential

The College of Health (COH), one of seven UAA schools and colleges, is a major center for development and delivery of professional, career and technical, community, and continuing education programs. In keeping with the mission of the University of Alaska, COH has a commitment to innovation and flexibility insuring high quality education, and training is available to all who have the ability and interest to pursue an education or profession.

The School of Allied Health of the College of Health offers Occupational Endorsement Certificates, Undergraduate Certificates, Associate of Applied Science degrees, and Bachelor degrees.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
Knowledge of accepted instruction methods. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Public speaking skills. Customer service skills.

Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past teaching experience, expertise and experience relevant to the effective teaching of their specific field and potential for providing high quality instruction to a diverse undergraduate student population. Must possess interpersonal skills to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, faculty, administration and the general public.

Distance delivery is an important part of the UAA Program; applicant must have the ability to provide classroom instruction and/or clinical teaching in courses pertinent to health fields in a traditional and distant delivery environment. Distance instructional design support is available. Candidate must be capable of enhancing community partnerships with health care partners. Experience in curriculum development, web-based course design and delivery, technology use in the classroom, as well as didactic classroom instruction is preferred. Experience in clinical education of students and clinical sites, student evaluation, advising and counseling in professional discipline are desired.

Experience leading or working in a diversified workforce in a multi-cultural setting. 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Significant experience in health-related field required.

TYPICAL EDUCATION OR TRAINING:
Associates degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.

SALARY:
Based on the number of semesters taught at the UA.

Application Procedures:
To be considered for this position, applicants will need to upload the following documents to their online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Copies of licenses and/or certifications related to profession

UNAD-Adjunct:
This is an at-will, union represented adjunct position, and may be cancelled based upon the needs of the university.

Union Representation:
This position is represented by United Academic – Adjuncts, AAUP-AFT/AFL-CIO    

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

At-Will:
Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

Drug-Free Workplace:
University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Betty Hernandez, HR Coordinator, UAA School of Allied Health, at bahernandez@alaska.edu or (907) 786-0902.

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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