Department: Multiple Departments of the School of Education
Specific Job Title: Adjunct Faculty
Reports to: Department Chairpersons
Multiple departments within the School of Education at St. John's University seek applicants for adjunct faculty positions to begin the Spring 2024 semester and beyond. The needs of the departments will determine the courses. The usual needs for each department are noted below.
Administrative and Instructional Leadership
Seeking candidates with experience as school building and district leaders or higher education leadership experience. Ability to teach leadership preparation courses or doctoral courses in theory, technology, and culturally responsive pedagogy.
Seeking candidates with a strong Counselor Identity, preferably graduates of Counselor Education programs, who could teach in any of the eight CACREP core areas, or within the school counseling or clinical mental health counseling specialization courses. A preferred qualification is a Doctoral Degree from a CACREP-accredited Counselor Education program or related field.
Curriculum and Instruction
Seeking candidates to teach foundations of education, special education, human learning and development, methodology for various disciplines, instructional technology, human relations and multiculturalism, classroom management, art and music in inclusive settings, and assessment.
Seeking candidates with terminal degrees, preparation, teaching experience, and certification in one or more of the following areas: Special Education, PK-12. TESOL (ENL), PK-12, Literacy, PK-12, Literacy Online Doctoral level. Knowledge and skill in online CANVAS preferred.
The primary responsibility for this position is teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students pursuing degrees leading to state certification. Classes are in person (at the address: 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439) and online, both synchronously and asynchronously. For asynchronous classes, a certificate is required.
Required Education: Candidates must have a master's or doctoral degree within the field of the applicable department.
Required Teaching Experience: Candidates should have at least three years of classroom teaching or professional counseling experience, with a preference for candidates fully certified in their area of expertise.
Required Skills and Characteristics: Public speaking and teaching; technology skills to include administrative functions (e.g. email, Microsoft Office products, videoconferencing software) and teaching functions (e.g. learning management systems, interactive teaching technologies); collaborative spirit; commitment to The School of Education Anti-Racist Statement and Plan.
St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
Commitment to Inclusion
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
The School of Education
The School of Education offers doctoral degree (i.e., Ed.D. and Ph.D.) programs and 43 master's degree programs that accommodate career changers, field changers, and those who seek expertise and/or certification in the areas of Adolescent Education, Childhood Education, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Early Childhood Education, Literacy, School Building Leadership, School Counseling, Special Education, and TESOL. Our programs are designed to be flexible, with online and traditional schedules.
Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership
The Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership offers master's and advanced certificates in school building/district leadership and educational doctorates in instructional leadership and administration and supervision. The master's and advanced certificates are offered online, while the Ed.D. programs are delivered with hybrid and online course options. All synchronous courses are offered in the evening after 5 PM.
Department of Counselor Education
The Department of Counselor Education offers master's degrees and advanced certificates in School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The advanced certificate in school counseling is offered online, and all other programs are offered on the Queens campus with online course options. All programs are offered in the evenings after 5 PM.
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers bachelor's and master's degrees in childhood and adolescent education and a doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction. The department also offers middle school extension advanced certificates. Courses are offered on the Queens campus and online during the day and evening.
Department of Education Specialties
The Department of Education Specialties offers in-person, hybrid and online master's degrees and advanced certificates in Literacy PK-12, Special Education, PK-12, and TESOL, PK-12. An online Ph.D. in Literacy is offered. Dual certification MS programs are also offered in TESOL/Special Education, Literacy/TESOL, and Special Education/Literacy.
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Please submit your letter of interest and CV online as ONE pdf file.
The 2023-2024 academic year hire-on rates for adjunct faculty are as follows:
Asst Professor: $1350
Assoc Professor: $1450
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.