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Industry: College of Humanities/Social Science; Languages and Cultures

Company: Utah Valley University

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Location : 800 W University Parkway, Orem

Job Type: Adjunct/Overload Teaching

Job Number: FY2402503

Division: College of Humanities/Social Science

Department: Languages and Cultures

Opening Date: 03/28/2024

Closing Date: 7/31/2024 11:59 PM Mountain

Required Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

Curriculum Vitae

Applicant Support: 1-855-524-5627

Continuous Search: **This position is posted on a continuous recruitment basis. This means that applications are accepted even though there may not be a position currently available.**

Position Announcement

Utah Valley University seeks adjunct applicants to teach Japanese in the Department of Languages.

Summary of Responsibilities

The successful candidate will perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Design and teach courses in Japanese.
  • Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
  • Prepares instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
  • Instructs, manages, and supervises individual and groups in classrooms and laboratories through using appropriate teaching methods.
  • Evaluates instruction and learning by means of appropriate testing methods.
  • Maintains a student-oriented approach to education.
  • Recommends students for advancement and graduation.
  • Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up.
  • Coordinates cooperative work experience programs and students as assigned.
  • Assists counselors, department chairperson and or program coordinator, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program.
  • Thoroughly familiar with the academic freedom and professional responsibility statement and adheres to these policies.
  • Maintains desirable and safe laboratory and classroom conditions.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in the subject matter OR a bachelor’s and two (2) teaching or closely related professional experience.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught, instructional strategies and techniques.
  • Extensive knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
  • Extensive knowledge of evaluation of instruction, curriculum development, program development and evaluation.
  • Thorough knowledge of the appropriate field of study.
  • Thorough knowledge of counseling and advising techniques.
  • Effective human relations skills and communication techniques.
  • Skill in public speaking and report writing.
  • Ability to apply effectively general principles to specific conditions.
  • Ability to follow written and oral procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with people.

EEO Statement:

UVU employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Utah Valley University’s dedication to exceptional care offers quality service and benefits to employees while staying committed to meeting the needs of a diverse workforce.

Although part-time and adjunct (less than 30 hours per week) employees are ineligible from the full-time employee benefits package, the university is pleased to offer the following:

  • Undergraduate tuition remission benefit:
    • Part-time: waives 100 percent of tuition and general student fees for up to 3 credit hours or 1 course after 6 consecutive months of employment and a minimum of 480 hours worked (dependents do not qualify)
    • Adjunct: waives 100 percent of tuition and general student fees for one course per semester in which there is an active teaching assignment at the university (dependents do not qualify)
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Access to Campus Recreation and Wellness
  • Exclusive cash rewards through Utah Community Credit Union’s (UCCU) branch on UVU’s campus when becoming a member


What is your highest level of education?

  • High School or equivalent
  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • Ph.D.
  • Ph.D. (abd)
  • Juris Doctorate


How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?

  • <1
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8+

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