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Adjunct Professor - ELS
DATE:   7/11/2013
JOB TITLE:   Adjunct Professor -
FLSA STATUS:   Exempt
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Director - Academic Support
DEPARTMENT:   Academic Support
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs
SALARY:   TBD

SUMMARY:

The Office of Academic Support seeks an adjunct instructor to teach one section of ESL 193, “English As a Foreign Language,” in fall 2013 semester.  This course is designed to help non-native speakers of English who are enrolled students at Niagara University, improve their reading, writing, and listening and speaking skills in English.  It will be offered Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays from 12:20 p.m. to   1:15 p.m.  Anticipated class size is 10-18 students per section.

 

 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Instruct students in reading, writing, speaking and writing in English, following a syllabus that will be provided; 

Write and grade all quizzes, tests, papers, and other appropriate assignments to evaluate students, providing clear feedback; 

Maintain a class record and attendance book; 

Be available outside of class to answer students’ questions and help them with course material, preferably in person but also through online communication.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Strong knowledge of pedagogical strategies for teaching English to non-native speakers of English; 

Clear pronunciation of English and excellent knowledge of English grammar; 

Knowledge of the needs of international students and non-native speakers of English; 

Ability to plan and present instruction in a clear, logical, and concise manner; 

Ability to maintain respectful teacher-student relationship and willingness to foster collegial atmosphere in the classroom; 

Sound professional judgment and demeanor; 

Initiative and resourcefulness.

 

 

 

 

 


ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS:

Physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.


QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

Master’s degree or higher academic credentials; 

Experience teaching college-level courses; 

Experience in teaching English to non-native speakers.



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NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, rthompson@niagara.edu, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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