Adjunct Faculty - First Year Seminar
Company: Azusa Pacific University
Posted on: November 20, 2023
APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving
culture by cultivating community through professional interactions,
demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling
Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to
establishing a university atmosphere that ispleasing to God and
edifying to one another.
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive Christian university
located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. As a leading
Christian university in California, Azusa Pacific University
grounds rigorous academics on a solid spiritual foundation. With an
intentional focus on scholarship, faith integration, diversity, and
internationalization, APU provides high-quality academic programs
within a tight-knit community of disciples and scholars. APU is
classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2 Doctoral University,
recognizing APU's high level of research activity. A leader in the
Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to
excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor's,
master's, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven
regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be
recognized annually as one of America's Best Colleges byU.S. News &
This is aCONTINUOUS APPLICANT POOL. Adjunct assignments are filled
on an as needed basis. As a position becomes available, you may be
contacted by the hiring manager should the school/college be
interested in scheduling an interview.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Programs invites
applications for adjunct faculty to teach GE 100; the First Year
The primary responsibility of adjunct faculty is to deliver First
Year Seminar curriculum in the manner determined by the General
Education Council and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Programs. In
addition, faculty responsibilities may include:
- Preparation of syllabus and teaching of curriculum according to
the goals and objectives of First Year Seminar.
- Office hours in relation to the course load carried, and as
assigned in the faculty teaching assignment.
- Participation in faculty training and/or meetings and
coordination with student peer mentors as identified by the
department chair or program director, and described in the adjunct
- Determine student mastery of material and assign final course
grades from evaluation of papers and other assignments related to
course material, including completion of required "beyond the
classroom" First Year Seminar activities.
- Responsible for daily electronic timekeeping as it applies to
the scope of this position.
- Must have a master's or terminal degree in the field of
instruction or related area.
- Preferred experience includes teaching at the college or
university level with first year students.
- The ability to work with students from diverse
- A demonstrated, vibrant Christian faith compatible with the
mission of Azusa Pacific University.
Assigned teaching duties will not exceed 9 units per semester;
office hours and additional duties may be assigned. Total workload
will not exceed 29 hours per week, nor 24 units per 12-month
- Ability to integrate Christian values in all aspects.
- Ability to engage in critical thinking and exercise independent
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential
- Self-starter, ability to communicate effectively in written and
$25.32 - $27.32/hour(Using a 3 unit full semester appointment as
apay guide). The actual hourly rate will be determined by the
units, course length, experience, and rank of the candidate.
Adjuncts are paid on an hourly basis which includes preparation and
Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural
community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed
to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage
others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical
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You can learn more about APU by watching the stories of faculty,
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Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a
veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and
minorities are encouraged to apply.
Please specify if you are interested in teaching at one of the
High Desert, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Murrieta, Orange County,
or San Diego
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