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Adjunct Faculty-Global-College of Urban Education

Posted: 03/17/2024

Adjunct Faculty-Global-College of Urban Education


Who we are: Davenport University is a private, non-profit university focused on offering a practical curriculum and the latest degree programs. Our graduates are prepared to exceed employer expectations transform communities, and change lives. At Davenport, we believe every person may achieve his or her dream. Would you like to be part of our success? It all starts here!


The College of Urban Education


The College of Urban Education prepares and develops education practitioners in real world settings to meet the educational demands of urban environments. Graduates demonstrate the skills to create holistic learning opportunities in urban settings that facilitate student success. CUE develops programs that are innovative and responsive to the needs of urban school districts. The College of Urban Education envisions teachers, education leaders and systems that sustain equity, creativity and opportunity for urban communities.

Adjunct Faculty-Global-College of Urban Education




DEPARTMENT: Academic-College of Urban Ed




Adjunct Faculty bring practical experience to the classroom and transfer their knowledge to students by establishing and promoting an effective learning environment for students with diverse interests, abilities, needs, and expectations in the area of teacher preparation.




• Global experience in teacher preparation or teacher development.

• Demonstrated general knowledge in teaching disciplines related to math, science, reading, and literacy, preferably in an urban environment.

• Teaches courses as contracted each semester.

• Attend and be prepared for scheduled class sessions. Provide instructional opportunities for entire scheduled class time.

• Contribute positively to the advancement of academics through:


• Understanding the Davenport University curriculum;

• Preparing instructional course syllabi and materials; and

• May provide input and feedback on selected textbooks and instructional resource and electronic materials.


• Conduct classes in accordance with established course outlines and approved instructional materials.

• Guide students in their educational processes by referring them for assistance regarding their program/schedules, academic progress, specialized services within the University, and up-to-date information about educational/occupational opportunities.

• Be accessible to assist students with questions and in the completion of assignments as delineated in the course syllabus.

• Access information on current issues through University communications (i.e., e-mail and print correspondence, website, and publications).

• Maintain all records-student/classroom/department (i.e., grades, attendance, etc.) - in compliance with the University Instructional Policies and Procedures Manual.

• Maintain and demonstrate a positive approach that provides for innovation and personal growth

• Maintain and demonstrate a Business/Professional environment.

• Understand and abide by all external and internal regulations and policies. This includes NCAA, GLIAC and national affiliations associated with athletics or other role specific regulations.

• Maintain and demonstrate a high level of professional ethics.

• Participate in adjunct faculty evaluation process as determined by the University.




• A Master's degree in Education or related field.

• A minimum of three (3) current professional years of experience related to assigned teaching discipline

• Ability to teach one (1) to four (4) hours per class session

• Enjoy working with the public and be able to relate well with diverse students, faculty, and staff

• Demonstrate a professional manner and attire

• Demonstrate effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication behaviors

• Demonstrated effective knowledge and use of presentation, facilitation, and technology skills

• Demonstrated ability to think critically, analyze data, and read/process written information

• Teaching experience (preferably in higher education or training) and experience in planning/developing courses preferred

• Prolonged sitting and standing

• Use of personal computer and telephone (eye and hand strain)

• Ability to lift classroom materials, etc. up to twenty-five (25 pounds)


Benefits and Perks:


• A workplace that is meaningful, fulfilling, and enriching; a place where you can grow your career, as well as make a lasting impact on students, fellow co-workers, and the communities in which we serve.

• Variable pay range based on education level, teaching experience at DU, and class level.

• Flexible hours while earning additional income.

• Tuition Remission

• Davenport 403(b) Retirement Plan - make pretax contributions to the DU retirement plan directly from your DU paycheck.

• Access to Professional Development

• Free Parking - Free parking permit each academic year.

• Library Services - onsite and virtual

• Fitness Center Access - full use of the fitness center, athletic courts, and the indoor track that is located in the student center on the W.A. Lettinga Campus.

• Athletic Pass to DU Sporting Events

• Bookstore/On-line Spirt Store Discount.


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