Adjunct Instructor - Academic Enrichment (Writing)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Adjunct
Working Title Adjunct Instructor - Academic Enrichment (Writing)
Department 250210-Academic Enrichment
Pay Rate Per adjunct faculty salary model.
FTE .5
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 998763
Classification Faculty
Special Instructions to Applicants:

NOTE: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

Candidates interested in applying for the position must complete the on-line faculty profile for position number 998763 found at

Candidates should submit (1) cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of reference, and (4) include on Faculty Profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

Review of completed applications will begin immediately; search will continue until the position(s) is filled.

Inquiries about the position can be directed to, Dr. Charlene Atkins,

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or 660-543-4255.

UCM requires all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for consideration.

UCM is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Start date is August 13, 2018

Working hours:

Various days and hours based on classes being offered.

Bargaining Unit No
Work Location Warrensburg Campus
Posting Date 01/10/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Purpose

The Department of Academic Enrichment at the University of Central Missouri is taking applications by qualified individuals to enter an adjunct instructor pool for Fall 2018 to teach face-to face classes located in Warrensburg, MO.

Teaching opportunities will be for foundational writing classes.

UCM CORE ATTRIBUTES – Our core behaviors all employees are expected to model.

Engaging: Immersive learning experience through purposeful involvement of employees and students.
Cumulative: Aggregating multiple points of learning to broaden and deepen education.
Passionate: Encouraging employees and students to find his or her sense of purpose.
Confident: Embracing change and the new opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
Enterprising: Creating new ways for all students and employees to engage in their education and jobs.
Caring: Acting on the needs and welfare of our people and the community.

Education & Formal Training Master's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training


- Master’s degree, in Writing or closely related field.

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Presentation

-Relevant teaching experience (at least 1 year)
-Knowledge specific to course content

-Relevant teaching experience (3-5 years)
-Experience in secondary education
-Teaching experience in higher education
-Experience with educational technology

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

- Excellent collaborative skills.
- Competence in instructional technology.
- Effective teaching skills.

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Special Working Conditions: Professional appearance
Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Reference Letter 1
  3. Vitae
  4. Reference Letter 2
  5. Reference Letter 3
Optional Documents