Adjunct – State University, AR


Arkansas State University

State University, AR


Job description

Working Title:Adjunct

Position #:EA0691

Department:Leadership and Special Education

Employment Status:Adjunct (Up to 28 hours)

Type of Employment:Adjunct

# of openings:1


Proposed Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience

Closing:3/14/23Please note:All postings close at 12 A.M. CST on the closing date.  A-State participates in E-Verify.

Position Summary:

A-State invites applications for qualified, experienced adjunct teaching faculty. Adjunct Instructors are hired to teach on a per course basis. Each academic term may present the need to hire new or additional Adjunct Instructors.. This position may require day, evening, face to face or online instruction. This position is part-time and as an adjunct will be limited to teaching a maximum of 9 hours at all system campuses.
Under general supervision, Adjuncts will plan and implement curriculum for assigned course(s); effectively communicate class content to students in an online or face to face environment; evaluate students’ progress in attaining goals, objectives, and student learning outcomes; assist in retention efforts

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to all applicable university academic and employment policies identified in the Employee and Faculty handbooks and academic catalogs
  • Develops course syllabus for each course assigned. The syllabus will include learning objectives and any required university information.  Distribute the syllabus to campus administration and enrolled students.
  • Instructs the depth and scope of class materials as outlined in the syllabus and catalog, relates instruction to course and academic program outcomes as may be defined by course or program assessment plans.
  • Prepare and grade exams based on course objectives and published scheduled exams, and returns all assignments/graded work in a timely manner.
  • Implements evaluation of outcomes assessments and achieves established results while maintaining college standards and student satisfaction.
  • Work creatively in all assigned courses to keep students engaged to assist in increasing student retention.
  • Submit grades at the appropriate time.
  • Be responsive to student inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Department Chair or Director.


Demonstrates an understanding of educational theory, instructional methods and evaluation technique and use of technology utilized in higher education in a classroom setting.

Demonstrates analytical and organizational skills necessary to plan, implement and evaluate educational activities to assure compliance with established goals and objectives.

Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written, necessary to interact effectively with all university constituents

General Days/Hours:

Schedule as Needed
Regular and Reliable Attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 am CST on the position closing date.

This position has been identified as a telecommuting position. The duties are performed during standard work hours of 8am-5pm at a predefined and approved work location. Individuals filling this role must have dedicated work space that provides privacy and security related to the work being performed. Additionally, individuals must have secure internet access with appropriate upload/download capabilities to perform the duties associated with the position. Individuals in this position will be required to review and acknowledge the Telecommuting Guidelines and Telecommuting Agreement for A-State.

Minimum Qualifications:

Successful candidates will have a Master’s Degree or higher in the discipline or related field or a Masters with 18 graduate semester hours in the subject taught; doctoral degree preferred

Academic and professional teaching experience within the teaching content

E-Verify Participation Notice:

E-Verify Right to Work:

How to apply

Arkansas State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Arkansas State University is also committed to creating a productive workplace in which both persons and property are secure. To achieve that goal, background investigations are conducted on all final applicants recommended for employment.

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• Associate, Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral degrees
• More than 250 academic programs, concentrations, and options
• More than 85% of faculty hold the highest academic degrees in their field 


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