AJ24 Adjunct Faculty - Science

LOCATION: Wayland Baptist University (WBU) - Amarillo Campus

SCHOOL: Math and Sciences

SUPERVISED BY: Executive Director and Dean, Amarillo Campus

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Exempt

POSITIONS SUPERVISED BY: None

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: As a part-time faculty member of WBU he/she will teach the assigned course(s), file the required paperwork (census date attendance, grades, syllabi, etc.), and represent the University's academic and spiritual emphases to the students, faculty, staff, and the community in a manner consistent with the University's mission and purpose.

SPECIFIC TASKS AND DUTIES:

  1. Prepare and teach one or more 3-hour courses face-to-face, online, or in a hybrid format
  2. Maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, staff, and general constituency of the University

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

A commitment to and an agreement with the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and Wayland Baptist University in particular.

Education, Certification and License:

A master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the field taught is required.

Experience and Knowledge:

  1. College or University teaching experience is preferred (or excellence in a related field of work).
  2. Knowledge of online delivery of education.

Skills and Abilities:

  1. Fluency in the English language with excellent writing and speaking skills
  2. The ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities with no direct supervision
  3. Proficiency with computers, technology, and related educational/classroom equipment
  4. A strong interest in teaching and leading in the growth and development of students
  5. The ability and desire to apply Christian principles in the workplace

Additional Requirements:

  1. Endorsement by the Vice President of Academic Affairs
  2. Must be able to pass background checks
  3. Must have no delinquent or defaulted student loans; A credit check may be conducted to insure the requirement is met

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance. If hired, the prospective employee must present documentation within three (3) days of hire date to establish their identity and employment eligibility as required by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Employee must be able and willing to travel and teach at external campuses. Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle, have access to a dependable motor vehicle, and possess a valid state driver's license. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver's record.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.