Vancouver Adjunct Faculty

  • Adler University
  • Vancouver, BC, CAN
  • Mar 05, 2021
Part time / Adjunct Psychology

Job Description

 

 

 

Adler University, Vancouver Campus is currently accepting applications for all disciplines in our Adjunct Faculty applicant pool. Adjunct positions are available throughout the 2020 - 2021 academic year, including summer term within the following programs, click below for more curriculum details: 

Job Overview
Under the general guidance of the Program Director, the Adjunct Faculty member leverages industry knowledge and best practices to promote the mission and vision of the its Department and the institution. Supports culture development and management efforts. The Adjunct Faculty member duties include teaching in their qualified, co-supervising or serving as Second Reader of capstone projects, and effectively mentoring graduate students in the program.   

QUALIFICATIONS 

Education/Experience For Masters Program:

  • A Master's in the applied concentration, or a related field with extensive professional work experience in areas that allow for teaching within specific program is required. A Doctorate is preferred. 
  • Minimum of one (1) year of related graduate teaching experience is required 
  • Candidates must have or be eligible for the following certifications/licensures: Registered counsellor with a professional association (RCC, RSW, RCSW, etc.); Registered art therapist (BCATR, RCAT, ATR-BC) for Art Therapy Program. Registered Clinical Counsellor with British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors, or Psychologist Registration (or registration eligibility) with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, may be required.
  • Specialized training in course designing, developing, and implementing training materials 
  • Have a strong command of presentation software(s) and technology 

Education/Experience For Doctoral Program:

  • A Doctorate in the applied concentration, or a related field with extensive professional work experience in areas that allow for teaching within specific program is required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of related graduate teaching experience is required. 
  • Candidates must have or be eligible for the following certifications/licensures: Registered counsellor with a professional association (RCC, RSW, RCSW, etc.); Registered art therapist (BCATR, RCAT, ATR-BC) for Art Therapy Program. Registered Clinical Counsellor with British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors, or Psychologist Registration (or registration eligibility) with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, may be required.
  • Specialized training in course designing, developing, and implementing training materials 
  • Have a strong command of presentation software(s) and technology

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities 

  • Demonstrate a strong record and aptitude of graduate level teaching 
  • A commitment to building a diverse community 
  • Exemplify the scholar-practitioner training model in terms of curriculum design and/or delivery 
  • Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination. 
  • Strong proficiency in community-engaged scholarship and other professional activities related to public policy and/or public administration 
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to collaborate effectively with students, faculty, and professional staff 
  • Demonstrated commitment to socially responsible practice, social justice issues and diversity are important 
  • Ability to consistently identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations based on observations 
  • Strong demonstration of alignment with Adler's social justice mission and vision 
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and visioning acumen 
  • Ability to proactively identify challenges and barriers to stated objective and employ assistance in addressing these 
  • Strong collaboration acumen and abilities 
  • Demonstration of Emotional Intelligence and professional maturity 
  • Proficient and functional knowledge of MS Office (Work, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook) 
  • Strong research acumen and abilities 
  • Strong communication acumen including written, oral, and listening   

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

The instructor's assignment will include the following: 

  • Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively. 
  • Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district. 
  • Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles. 
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc. 
  • Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others. 
  • Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours. 
  • Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions. 
  • Perform other duties as outlined within teaching agreement  

COVID-19 considerations:The health and safety of our staff/faculty and their families, as well as our stakeholders, potential candidates, and the communities we serve, are of the utmost importance. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this role will temporarily be performed remotely. The successful candidate will train and work from home until such time as it is determined that role will return to the campus full-time.  

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: 
Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references. Further materials, such as official transcripts sent from the degree-granting institution, will be requested at a later date. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee and is subject to change based on the needs of the University (or department). When submitting a cover letter, please indicate the Program courses that align with your skills and in interest. 

Academic course schedules fluctuate each semester and selected individuals will work with Program Director or Chairs to determine a schedule. Courses are not guaranteed.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Adler University is committed to the principle of equal employment and advancement opportunity for all employees and potential employees, along with a discrimination and harassment - free workplace environment. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

 

Application Details

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