Adjunct Faculty: Family Business and Entrepreneurship

Elizabethtown College

Job Description

Job Duties
Adjunct faculty will have the following job responsibilities:
  • Teach courses using online, blended and/or and hybrid pedagogy through the Canvas LMS;
  • Review textbooks and other courseware changes;
  • Review and improve syllabi;
  • Create an eLearning environment that fosters a sense of belonging, dignity and, respect;
  • Use instructional methods that support syllabi expectations;
  • Complete beginning-of-term preparation and communication; facilitate class instruction in Accordance with course, program, and student learning objectives;
  • Apply adult learner theory to support students’ needs;
  • Administer evaluations of student Performance based on course assessments;
  • Provide both instructive and supportive feedback;
  • Adhere to protocol guidelines;
  • Submit grades for course completion;
  • Complete end-of-term preparation, communication, and course evaluation(s); model professionalism and appropriate academic conduct.


Required Qualifications
Bachelor degree in a related field;

Practical work experience and extensive knowledge with family businesses to include entrepreneurship; uniqueness of family business as it relates to the economy, leadership, governance; strategic planning, priorities and decision making; innovation; estate, wealth management, and succession planning;

Relevant professional experience is required. Successful candidates will demonstrate teaching excellence, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to collaborative processes. They will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching adult learners and proficiency in teaching online with high-impact strategies.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to interact with others while maintaining a focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion.

For full consideration, applications should include a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, one (1) recommendation letter (additional recommendation letters optional), and contact information for three (3) references.

Preferred Qualifications
Graduate degree preferred but not required
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About Elizabethtown College
Elizabethtown College, located in southcentral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a private coed institution offering more than 60 health, science, engineering, political science business, communications, fine art and music, humanities, and education degrees. Discover more at

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