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Adjunct Instructor, Honors College - Flourishing (Rolling Pool)


Adjunct Instructor, Honors College - Flourishing (Rolling Pool)

  • req605
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23284
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery - the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Overview

The Honors College seeks applications to fill a 1-credit undergraduate course, HONR 150 - Flourishing for Fall and Spring semesters. This course is designed to teach Honors College freshmen to use evidence based principles and practices of positive psychology to enhance personal well-being. Position duties include:
• Facilitate the course objectives
• Meet all designated course instruction guidelines
• Grade assignments and exams in a timely manner based on instructions/rubric provided
• Respond to student inquiries within 24 hours
• Submit final grades according to College/Department policy

Required Qualifications

•Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU

•A master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours of coursework in psychology, counseling, education, behavioral health, student affairs, student development, or a related field demonstrating specialized knowledge in the emotional, motivational and development needs of college students

Preferred Qualifications

•Ph.D. Prior teaching experience at the postsecondary level

Additional Information

This pool will be utilized on an as-needed basis. Your application will remain active for a year; you may resubmit your application for subsequent years. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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