Visiting Lecturer/Instructor of Education Programs (Evergreen)
Position Description: The University of the Pacific, Stockton campus seeks instructors to teach classes on a part-time basis to students in Education programs, including teacher preparation courses, educational leadership, and educational and school psychology. Our current part-time faculty are drawn from regional expertise in teaching and leadership, and offer a wealth of practitioner-based expertise to our students.
Visiting Lecturers/Instructors are part-time, non-tenure-track employees, contracted via mutually-signed offer letters, to teach specific classes during specific semesters (specific dates) as outlined in the offer letter. Faculty rank and title are contingent upon the successful candidate's experience and qualifications.
Basic Qualifications: Must hold a graduate degree in a relevant field. Relevant professional experiences in educational or other settings as appropriate to the specific course Prior higher education teaching experience: Preferred, not required Content and pedagogical knowledge required for the specific course Credential: California Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and/or Education Specialist, Mild/Moderate Disabilities or Moderate/Severe Disabilities or Pupil Personnel Services credential (as appropriate) Ability to teach adult learners Demonstrated commitment to and teaching in diverse settings, as well as working with students from culturally and linguistically diverse communities
Additional Qualifications: All part-time faculty are expected to perform the following duties: Complete all employment documents and any required trainings, and submit employment documents such as signed offer letters in a timely manner. Prepare for your course, including obtaining the approved syllabus, and updating course schedule, teaching methods, assessments, assignments as appropriate an required. Provide a classroom environment conducive to learning. Adhere to all University and school policies. Teach the assigned course(s) as published in the Academic schedule and noted in the offer letter, using andragogical (adult learning theory) and other teaching methods fairly and effectively. Track student attendance using tools provided, and refer students to the B-hive (Office of student support services) if required for attendance or performance issues. Must use the Universitys LMS (Learning Management System) which is CANVAS, to post syllabus, assignments, reference materials, and to communicate with students. Read submitted student work and assessments/exams, and provide written/oral/video comments to students in a timely manner to provide feedback on performance. Meet with students during office hours to provide individualized direction and assessment of progress, as needed. In order to ensure the proper number of teaching hours is completed, work with Administration to schedule make-up classes for any cancelled classes. Grade all mid-term and final examinations/papers, and other assessments as appropriate, and submit those grades per timelines using the InsidePacific portal. Review student-completed course evaluations conducted online at the end of each semester to analyze student perceptions of your teaching and to provide insight into possible teaching improvements. We are currently seeking applicants to teach in the following areas: All aspects of teacher preparation/education Educational, Counseling, and School Psychology Learning, Leadership, and Change
Physical Requirements: Requires extended periods of sitting, standing, bending, stooping, and occasional walking and lifting.
Work is primarily performed in a standard classroom environment.
Special Instructions: This recruitment is to establish a pool of qualified candidates, from which multiple short term, temporary appointments may be made. Your application will be active for up to 12 months within the temporary pool. Submission of materials does not guarantee consideration for future employment in openings of this type, since availability can be unpredictable and consideration competitive.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.