Part-Time Faculty in Elementary Education, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA



Contact Human Resources Office
706-507-8920

Founded in 1958, Columbus State University, with an enrollment of nearly 8,000, is part of the University System of Georgia. CSU offers more than 70 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is ranked among the top public regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Columbus, located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta and the second-largest city in Georgia, is recognized as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community - https://visitcolumbusga.com.

Columbus State University has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence - the Spencer House - in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at http://www.ColumbusState.edu.

Inclusion is one of Columbus State University's values. The 2018-2023 Strategic Plan specifically states that we will work "to attain a level of diversity among faculty and staff that more closely reflects the student population." The range of diverse students at CSU is reflected by the diverse student organizations, including Collegiate 100 Men of CSU, Collegiate Women of Columbus State University, Minority Association of Premedical/Prehealth Students, Pride +, CHispA, and others.

Job Summary

The Department of Teacher Education at Columbus State University is inviting applications for part-time faculty positions in Elementary Education.

Responsibilities

Teaching undergraduate courses (i.e. Creative Activities, Curriculum in Elementary Education, Science in Elementary Education, and Diagnostic / Perspective Reading instruction) and supervising undergraduate candidates in the pre-service program. Other responsibilities include: following approved syllabi and curriculum/course outline as provided by the College; teaching assigned courses; supervising teacher candidates in the field; maintaining a classroom environment conducive to learning; responding to student communication and providing constructive and robust feedback in a timely manner based on provided rubrics; supporting student success; evaluating student progress; reaching out to struggling and/or high-risk students; supplementing student material when needed; referring students to appropriate college sources for information; maintaining student records and grades; posting grades within the prescribed deadline; and adhering to and meeting all established university and accreditation instructional policies, guidelines, and standards.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate should have an earned Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the field of study or a related discipline from an accredited institution. Previous teaching experience at the college level and experience utilizing instructional technologies is desired.

Required Documents to Attach

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae w/references
  • Unofficial Transcripts

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920, or e-mail to hr@columbusstate.edu.

Conditions of Employment

A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.

Applicant submission to this position is open to qualified and competent experts who posses skills, education, and experience in academic and/or professional areas.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a sense of belongingness for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Special Applicant Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University's online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration.

Applications for part-time faculty positions will be held in applicant pools, which based on student enrollment, will be consulted when searching for candidates to fill positions on a semester-by-semester basis.

Part-time faculty positions offer flexible hours and the opportunity to assist a diverse group of adult students in achieving their educational goals. Assignments may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and/or online classes, depending on need.

Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.
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