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Adjunct Instructor - Elementary Education
Alcorn State University

Date Posted Nov. 30, 2023
Title Adjunct Instructor - Elementary Education
University Alcorn State University
Lorman, MS, United States
Department School of Education & Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Elementary Education

Job Summary

Teaches courses in addition to evaluating students and conducting student conferences; the individual may also develop lectures, conduct seminars and serve other administrative rules within the department.


Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Has a comprehensive grasp on his or her particular area of academic study.
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exhibits a commitment to promoting academic excellence in students.
  • Is able to motivate others.
  • Has the ability to solve problems and assess results.
  • Demonstrates a high level of self-discipline and self-motivation.
  • Exudes a positive, supportive, and cooperative disposition toward others.
  • Is punctual and detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to perform assigned task.

Essential Job Functions

  • Creates, distributes, and reviews the course syllabus.
  • Utilizes a variety of instructional strategies in order to engage students, including cooperative and experiential learning.
  • Meets with academic department chair to develop courseware and curriculum.
  • Presents prepared materials and supervises organized activities.
  • Evaluates student performance promptly and accurately based on departmental rubrics.
  • Maintain records of student attendance, involvement, and progress.
  • Teaches assigned class material in accordance with learning objectives that are developed by the department.
  • Communicated with students outside of class to provide supplementary instruction, when necessary.
  • Participates in faculty meetings involving departmental updates.
  • Serves on faculty panels.
  • Makes copies of supplementary materials for distribution in class.
  • Surveys students in order to obtain information about their wants and needs in certain courses.


  • Terminal degree in or a Master’s degree with 18 hours or above in disciplines
  • At least one teaching experience at the University level
  • Working knowledge of common management systems such as BANNER and CANVAS
  • Proficiencies with standard Office applications on personal computers.

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