Adjunct Faculty, Human Development and Family Relations (Queensbury Campus)

About Our College:  The SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury branch campus, in Queensbury, New York, serves approximately 200 full- and part-time students. Housed on the campus of SUNY Adirondack, SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury is a transfer-friendly location for both traditional students and working adults, offering bachelor degree completion programs in computer security, criminal justice, human development family relations, and psychology. The Queensbury Campus serves as a center for students and the region by providing relevant, high-quality education programs, scholarship, and annual community conferences for residents of Warren, Washington, Saratoga counties and beyond.

Title:  Adjunct Faculty, Human Development and Family Relations (Queensbury Campus)
Category:  Part-Time Faculty
Department:  Human Development & Fam Relations

About The Position:  Successful candidates will teach course(s) and collaborate with staff and faculty at the Plattsburgh main campus in the department of Human Development and Family Relations (HDFR). The HDFR Department prepares students to address issues that affect human living and development, and to work in various human services professions that support the wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities. A variety of human development courses are offered that allow the needs and interests of students to be developed both in the classroom and through flexible, real-world observations and experiential learning opportunities. Our program integrates extensive field experiences and critical pedagogy, including the multidisciplinary study of biological, social, and psychological factors that impact people across the lifespan. As a department, we work to ensure that our program remains highly relevant and will allow our students a broad range of career opportunities in a diverse and changing global society.

As SUNY Plattsburgh is an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity, inclusion, and equity-minded policies, programs and practices. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format.

The vita bank exists to provide a pool of candidates who might be available to fill anticipated positions as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Human Development, Family Science, or other closely related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and administrators from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Record of participation in service-related activities
  • Experience teaching classes in a distance learning format
  • Curriculum development experience
  • Teaching experience in human development related courses at the collegiate level
  • Experience advising students through the lens of a student-centered, growth mindset

Salary: $1083.33/credit hour

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of application materials occurs on a periodic basis. Qualified applicants may be kept on file for future opportunities. Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for 3 current references. Official transcripts from an accredited institution will be required prior to employment.

EEO Statement:  SUNY Plattsburgh is an equal opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity. As an equal opportunity employer and a government contractor subject to VEVRAA, SUNY Plattsburgh complies with hiring regulations regarding sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age and veteran status.

Pay Equity Statement:  Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]

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