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Adjunct - Communications

companyHarris-Stowe State University
locationSt. Louis, MO, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Harris-Stowe State University is a historically Black institution (HBCU) located in the heart of vibrant mid-town St. Louis, Missouri. Harris-Stowe’s beautiful campus is minutes from the renown Gateway Arch, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Art and History Museums, Forest Park and other cultural and educational institutions. Harris-Stowe’s diverse faculty and staff provide a wide range of academic programs to one of the most culturally diverse student bodies in the St. Louis region.

Job Summary

Provides primary responsibility for providing education to students.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares and delivers lectures, leads discussions, and performs other activities which are related to and meet course requirements.
  • Maintains course syllabi and provides each student with a written statement of course requirements at the beginning of each semester.
  • Conducts appropriate evaluations of student's performances and assigns grades on the basis of such evaluations.
  • Maintains records of student's grades and attendance according to University requirements.
  • Provides access to students through regular hours and involvement on campus.
  • Participates in the development and revision of course content, textbook/equipment selection, instructional materials, and teaching assignment/scheduling.
  • Provides academic and career advisement and assistance to students as appropriate.
  • Maintains professional skills and subject expe1tise through study and involvement in professional organizations.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • A minimum of an earned graduate degree from an accredited higher education institution and a minimum of 18 credit hours in the subject field at the graduate level. In some unique instances, extraordinary professional experiences may be accepted in lieu of the graduate degree.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Decision Making and Organizational Skills, Proficient in Microsoft office outlook

Supervisory Responsibility

  • N/A

Physical Requirements

  • Strong understanding of the pedagogies of University level teaching, particularly for first generation University students.
  • Good Knowledge of principles and theory of teaching field.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with students and University community.

Working Conditions and Environment

  • The ability to stand, walk, sit and use hands for lengthy periods. Must be able to lift or move up to 25 pounds.

"Please No Phone Calls"

Due to the large number of applications submitted and the high volume of applicant inquiries we receive regarding the status of applications, we are unable to accept phone calls or walk-in inquiries regarding applicant status. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

EOE Statement

Harris-Stowe State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and assigned for this position. This is not an exhaustive list, nor is it limited to all duties and responsibilities associated with the position. HSSU management reserves the right to amend and change the responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

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