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SUNY Morrisville EOP Summer Academy College and Career Skills Adjunct Instructor in Morrisville, New York

EOP Summer Academy College and Career Skills Adjunct Instructor

Category:Adjunct Faculty



Locations:Morrisville, NY

Posted:Apr 15, 2024

Closes:Open Until Filled

Type:Part-time Temporary

Position ID:174716


About SUNY Morrisville:

SUNY Morrisville, a college that leverages the expansive resources of the State University of New York, is a model of innovative applied education. Located in the center of New York State, the college offers students hands-on, experiential learning in modern classrooms and specialized facilities, many of which are rare or one-of-a-kind in higher education. Morrisville's 3,000 students - who come from diverse backgrounds across the state and around the world - choose from more than 80 associate and bachelor degree programs that embrace agriculture, technology, business, social sciences, including Psychology, Criminal Justice, and the liberal arts. An internship program that prepares students for success in the 21st-century workplace ranks among the top ten in the nation. At Morrisville, motivated students work alongside talented faculty members - many with field experience - to imagine, build, and test practical, sustainable solutions to some of the fundamental questions confronting a shrinking world with diminishing resources.

The Morrisville campus is 30 miles southeast of Syracuse and 30 miles southwest of Utica; it is a half-hour drive from the New York State Thruway with easy access to Albany (two hours), Rochester (two hours), Buffalo (three hours) and New York City (four hours).

The Norwich Campus of SUNY Morrisville has been serving the Norwich community and the surrounding areas for more than 46 years, offering students associate degree options such as Criminal Justice, Computer Information Technology, and Nursing. The campus is also used by businesses, not-for-profits and community partners for training, events and videoconferencing.

The Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), administered by SUNY Morrisville, provides the urban community of Syracuse with innovative academic programs leading to higher education as well as vocational training programs leading to gainful employment and economic self-sufficiency.

Recognizing the importance of diversity in assuring the success of students and graduates in an increasingly global environment, SUNY Morrisville is committed to equity and inclusion in all aspects of hiring and employment.

Job Description:

Campus Title:EOP Summer Academy Career Prep Adjunct Instructor

Budget Title: Adjunct Instructor


Professional Rank and Salary Range: Adjunct; $1,500 per credit/section

Duration:July 15 - August 9

Brief Description of Duties:

SUNY Morrisville is seeking Adjunct Instructors to support the 2024 EOP Summer Academy. This course is a group learning experience to assist students in maximizing their success. Through a variety of learning modes, this course will address reasons for going to college, staying in college, academic and personal coping skills, curriculum and career choice, factors affecting success in college and occupational settings, techniques for self-exploration, sources of personal/educational/career information, and decision-making skills as they relate to personal planning. The course instructor will communicate attendance and grades to the EOP Professional in a timely manner as it is imperative to ensuring the EOP scholars are on track to bridge the learning gap as this course intends.

The program runs from July 15th - August 10th.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and deliver engaging sessions on career readiness topics, incorporating multimedia resources, industry professionals as guest speakers, and interactive activities.

  • Lead discussions on various aspects of career exploration, goal setting, and professional development, fostering critical thinking and constructive dialogue among participants.

  • Guide students in honing their research, analytical, and communication skills through assignments and projects focused on career pathways, job market trends, and workplace dynamics.

  • Cultivate a supportive and inclusive learning environment where students feel empowered to explore their career interests and articulate their aspirations.

  • Collaborate with fellow instructors and program coordinators to seamlessly integrate career readiness content into the overarching curriculum of the Career Prep Course.

  • Offer personalized feedback and guidance to students to help them refine their career goals, enhance their employability skills, and achieve their professional objectives.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters Degree

Additional Information:

SUNY Morrisville is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences, and prohibits discrimination in employment based on gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, physical capability, age, creed, sexual identity, veteran status, and economic means. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EEO/ADA

In accordance with the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" institutions of higher education are required to prepare an annual report containing information on campus security policies and campus statistics. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by SUNY Morrisville; and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting SUNY Morrisville University Police at (315) 684-6410, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities at (315) 684-6070, Office of Human Resources at (315) 684-6038 and or by accessing the following web site

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Application Instructions:

Application Deadline: Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by as soon as possible, to assure optimal consideration.

Application Procedure:Application materials are required to be submitted on-line at

Please provide Cover Letter, Resume, and at least three employment references (we will not contact references without prior permission).