Belmont University Media Studies - Adjunct Instructor (Pool) in Nashville, Tennessee

Position Information

Position Purpose

Belmont University is seeking part time instructors to teach classes in the following discipline(s): Media Studies

Job Functions

Job Function

Teach up to eight credit hours per semester.

Create syllabus, timeline of classes, for students per semester.

Provide meeting time for students.

Manage online grading system.

Submit book orders, if textbooks required.

Abide by all relevant university and/or departmental procedures and policies.

Abide by all relevant university and/or departmental procedures and policies.

The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University’s values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

Knowledge of principles, methods and current developments in the field of study.

Knowledge of subject matter and course content taught.

Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques.

Demonstrated ability to advise, instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.

Skilled in the use of computers, Internet resources, and MS Office software.

Ability to learn relevant sections of BannerWeb, Belmont University’s online integrated database system for student grading.

Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process.

Ability to successfully interact with students, other educators and educational institution representatives, and the general public in a professional manner.

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Knowledge of the programs and services offered by Belmont University. Interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses.


Higher education teaching experience preferred.


Master’s degree in appropriate field or bachelors degree and significant professional media experience.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Occasionally requires standing, lifting, pulling, pushing, carrying and climbing, reaching both high and low. Frequently requires walking and balancing. Constantly requires sitting, repetitious finger and wrist movement, speaking clearly, hearing conversations, hearing (with acuity), seeing near and far with depth perception and color vision.

Belmont University is dedicated to the health and well being of all of its students, faculty and staff. In an endeavor to provide the healthiest possible environment, Belmont is a tobacco free campus.

Additional Information

In order to complete the online application process you must attach a cover letter and your resume/CV. If hired, official transcripts will be required from all undergraduate and graduate colleges attended before a contract is issued.

Special instructions to applicants

The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. You may check your status at any time by logging into Belmont Jobs Online with your username and password.

Position Title: Media Studies - Adjunct Instructor (Pool)

Posting Number: F00042

Posting date: 01/01/2017

Job Type: Adjunct

Internal Job Category: Adjunct