Adjunct Instructor

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Adjunct Instructor
Posting Number F1800008
Employer State
Appointment Term Temporary
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The University at Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center (UBEOC) offers over 20 programs and services that are tuition-free to eligible residents of the Buffalo community that are offered days, evenings and/or weekends. The UBEOC programs and services are structured to adapt to the needs of our students — as well as to the demands of our community — and serve as first steps toward the attainment of long-term educational and employment skills. Candidates should have the ability to teach a range of courses associated with our programs and services in one or more of the following content areas:

Allied Health Programs
• Certified Nurse Assistant
• Central Sterilization Technician
• Medical Billing & Coding Specialist
NYS Certified Dental Assisting
• Patient Service Technician Specialist
• Registered Medical Assistant

Academic Programs
• Academic Review: Basic Literacy: Writing & Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies
• College Preparation
• English as a Second Language
• High School Equivalency (HSE)

Vocational Programs
• Customer Service
• Incumbent Worker Series (IWS)
• Computer Classes – Microsoft Certifications
• Financial Wellness

Testing Center:
• Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE®)
• Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC™)
• National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC)

Academic Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
• Deliver seated and/or online lessons to EOC students.
• Evaluate and grade student class work, assignments, papers, and/or quizzes/exams, providing effective feedback to guide student learning and success.
• Enter grades, attendance into BANNER.
• Engage in the classroom, reply to emails/voicemails, and hold on campus/online office hours.
• Maintain knowledge in one’s own discipline-related area by participating in professional development.
• Deliver test/certifications following all procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Vocational, Allied Health and Testing Center: A Bachelor’s degree, relevant certification or an equivalent combination of education and experience in related field is required.

Academic: A Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience in related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications

• One year experience with online and hybrid teaching and related methodologies.
• Be knowledgeable in multiple content areas and theoretical frameworks within stated discipline, as well as issues related to diversity and multiculturalism.
• Possess working knowledge of BANNER, the EOC student information system.
• Availability to work evening hours (for seated courses).
• Be recognized as exemplary instructor who has had evidence of reflective practice and experience working with diverse students.

Physical Demands
FTE As needed
Campus Downtown Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

• Please indicated which program(s) within the EOC you are applying for.
• Please note that while we are commencing our recruitment efforts for adjunct faculty positions, it is understood that hiring is contingent on course availability, funding and course enrollment.
• Interested candidates must apply through UB Jobs.

Additional Information

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 Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Contact Information

Contact's Name Veronica Laskay
Contact's Title Staff Assistant
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-1885

Posting Dates

Posted 01/23/2018
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • High School Equivalency (HSE)
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PhD, EdD, PsyD
    • J.D.
    • Certification
  2. * Please indicate your discipline(s)/subject area(s) of expertise and applicable EOC Program:
    • Allied Health Programs
    • Academic Programs
    • Vocational Programs
    • Testing Center
    • More than one program
  3. If you selected more than one program from the option above, please list all programs that you are interested in:

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please specify your preferred teaching methodology?
    • Seated instruction
    • Online instruction
    • Both
  5. * Please indicate your semester availability
    • Fall/Spring
    • Fall only
    • Spring only
    • Summer only
    • All
  6. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  7. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement