Adjunct Instructor Positions - Brookfield Wisconsin
Job Details
Brookfield, WI - Adult Professional and Graduate Studies - Brookfield, WI
Adjunct Instructor (Seasonal as needed)
No driving required as part of job
Social Service

Ottawa University is accepting applications for potential openings for Adjunct Instructor positions.The need for these positions is undetermined at this time and is dependent on operational need including enrollment and staffing  If a need arises, the department will select candidates from this general adjunct posting. We do post adjunct instructor positions for specific areas and needs periodically and you will need to apply as you see those become available.

If you are interested in teaching in a university setting, it can be helpful to gain experience as an adjunct instructor. Many of our adjunct instructors hold a full-time career elsewhere, and choose to teach in our evening, weekend, and online programs so that they may have the opportunity to teach students.

Ottawa University employs adjunct instructors to teach undergraduate/graduate level coursework for its adult campuses. Each location has an Academic Coordinator/Academic Dean dedicated to hiring for adjunct teaching responsibilities.


Required Qualifications

Required Credentials:

  • Earned Doctorate or a master's degree in related field, with 18+ graduate credit hours in the discipline being taught.
  • Five years of academic and professional teaching experience within the teaching content.
  • Experience with Blackboard or other similar online course platforms.
  • Experience with Zoom, Skype, or WebEx

Required Application Materials:
These items can be attached as part of the application process.

  • A completed employment application for each position you wish to apply for.
  • Resume and or Vita
  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Three professional references (you will be asked to provide letters of recommendation if offered a position)
  • Transcripts (These can be unofficial for application. If hired you will be asked to supply official transcripts directly to the University for each conferred degree) 

A completed employment application is required for each position please attach to the application with a cover letter, resume, highest degree transcripts and the names of three professional references as a part of the application for employment. 

Ottawa University celebrates and prizes the diversity of its students, faculty, staff and Board of Trustees. In keeping with its Mission Statement, the University is called to actively foster an environment of awareness, appreciation, and intentional inclusivity. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage them to apply.

Ottawa University is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not unlawfully discriminate in recruitment or employment on the basis of race, age, sex, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.