Salem State University

  • Adjunct Faculty (CE) / (SGS), Library Media Studies

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 years ago(12/12/2016 11:33 AM)
    Job Category
    Contracted Faculty
    Department : Name
  • General Statement of Duties

    Salem State University is seeking adjunct professors with interest in supervising the practicum experience of Master's level Library Media Studies students.  This includes mentoring and advising students on practicum matters, observing and evaluating student teaching in person, and interacting with students over their assignments through an online course management system.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The practicum supervisor will develop a working knowledge of the Canvas online course management system with the ability to keep track of assignment due dates and to correct submitted student assignments online.  Canvas training will be provided. The practicum supervisor observes and evaluates each practicum student's teaching on at least five occasions at the practicum site, and files the necessary paperwork in a timely manner.  The supervisor is responsible for advising and mentoring students on all aspects of the practicum.  The ability to travel to practicum sites is required.


    Duties will also include advising students and curriculum/program development. Work collaboratively with faculty, in a school with future-directed leadership and a collective focus on academic excellence, success of our students and faculty development.


    This posting will be valid for three years to build a sufficient adjunct pool.



    Required Qualifications:

    • Master's degree
    • Teaching experience of at least three years under a Massachusetts initial Libary K-12 license.
    • Ability to travel to practicum sites during the school day.
    • Good organizational skills.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Familiarity with the process of observing lessons and recording observations.
    • Familiarity with the teacher evaluation rubric language and ability to recognize the rubric standards and elements in action.
    • Experience with, or ability and willingness to learn, the Canvas online course management system.
    • Demonstrated commitment to collaboration and collegiality
    • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, supervision, and advising

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Teaching experience under a Massachusetts professional Library K-12 license.
    • College-level teaching experience, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
    • Experience teaching a multicultural population

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    • Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter, and (unofficial) transcripts
    • Adjunct positions are temporary for one semester only, with a possibility for re-hire. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Adjunct positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship
    • Pre-Employment Background check will be conducted for all selected applicants
    • Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed

    EEO Statement:

    Salem State University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.


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