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Adjunct Instructor 1 - Doctorate in Community College Leadership

Posted: 10/14/2022

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 - Doctorate in Community College Leadership
Location: Multiple Locations

40000 - EIO BR Admin

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications, pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement.
FLSA: Exempt
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time
Union Group: Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (FNTFO) (AFT)
Term of Position: Less than 9 month
At Will/Just Cause: At Will
Summary of Position: Part-time doctorate-level teaching and related responsibilities at on- and off-campus locations, as well as online. Applications will be held until vacancies occur, at which time qualified candidates may be contacted.
This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis. This posting is being used for face to face and/or online instruction.
The anticipated start date of this position is January of 2023 at the earliest and August of 2023 at the latest.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Required Education: PhD, EdD, or JD relevant to the Doctorate in Community College Leadership (DCCL) Program.
Required Work Experience: Applicants must hold or have mid-to-high level leadership/administration experience in a community college or other higher education organization. Applicants must have teaching experience within higher education.
Required Licenses and Certifications: N/A
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Driving
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
  • Travel may be required
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Doctoral teaching experience.
Online teaching experience.
Certificate in Online Teaching.
Relevant administrative experience in community colleges.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Teach doctorate level courses in the DCCL program via mixed delivery.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: Faculty members also have professional responsibilities, which may include but are limited to: keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time).
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume 
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents: Certification
Special Instructions to Applicants:

TRANSCRIPT 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript(s) of Ph.D., Ed, or JD relevant to the Doctorate in Community College Leadership Program.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalists will be required to submit an official transcript of all required degrees.

Certification (OPTIONAL): Applicants that have a certification in online teaching please attach a copy.

This job will be posted starting Midnight EST on Friday, October 14, 2022, to Midnight EST on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Please contact Ferris State University's Human Resources Department at (231) 591-2150 Monday - Friday between 8 AM to 5 PM EST if there are issues with applying to this posting.

Most DCCL courses are blended, with one face-to-face weekend and the balance being online. Face-to-face locations may include Big Rapids, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, Houston, TX or other possible future sites. Are you willing to travel to any of these locations for face-to-face offerings?

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Initial Application Review Date: October 31, 2022
Open Until Position is Filled?: No
Posting Close Date: May 31, 2023
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