Student Affairs in Higher Education Instructor

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
27 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The School of Education faculty is comprised of educator-scholars whose expertise spans diverse learning contexts and populations. Innovative instruction, diversity/equity/inclusion, technology-enhanced learning, distance education, service learning, professional development school partnerships, and rigorous research are embodied in all of our programs. Our faculty members’ philosophies and areas of expertise, along with the School’s core values, guide our pedagogical and inquiry practices, which are typically both interdisciplinary and applied.

Position Summary

The School of Education seeks applications between August 21, 2017 – June 30, 2018, from individuals who are interested in securing temporary instructor positions within the Student Affairs and Higher Education program for the 2017-2018 academic year. Instructors teach face-to-face, online, and hybrid courses in areas of their expertise and are hired periodically for fall, spring, and/or summer term, contingent upon enrollments and need. Reappointment may depend upon performance and the availability of funding. Detailed descriptions of the School and its faculty, programs, and courses are available on the web page at Please contact the program coordinator for any instructional opportunities.

Required Job Qualifications

  • Earned masters degree in student affairs/higher education leadership or a related field
  • Experience and demonstrated excellence in student affairs practice
  • Formal or informal teaching experience in student affairs, higher education, or related areas
  • At least three years of professional work experience in a higher education setting

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Earned doctoral degree in student affairs/higher education leadership or a related field
  • Experience teaching graduate students via face-to-face and distance technologies
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and practice
  • Record of scholarship and publication in student affairs, higher education, or a related field

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants to provide a cover letter (addressing the required and preferred qualifications), a curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with contact e-mail addresses and phone numbers directly to this posting. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. The pool expires June 30, 2018. Individuals who wish to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Diversity Statement

Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.

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