Career Course Instructor

Penn State University

Penn State Brandywine
Campus City:
Media, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Brandywine
Academic Affars


Penn State Brandywine, located in Media, PA, seeks a part-time Instructor (non-tenure track) to teach Effective Career Decision-Making (CN ED 100 - 2 credits) Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:40 p.m. August 26, 2019 - December 13, 2019. Approximately 25 students exploring majors/careers (primarily first year students). The ideal candidate should be open to offering flexibility in methods of course delivery. Requirements include the minimum of an earned Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology, Student Affairs or related field. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching a career course at the college level and the ability to assist students who are undecided about major or career. CN ED 100 Effective Career Decision-Making (3) CN ED 100 teaches students career decision-making skills by closely examining internal factors, the world of work, and decision-making styles and strategies. The premise of this course is that career decisions are greatly enhanced by: considering personal traits such as interests, values, abilities, decision-making styles and other factors; gathering information about the world of work and education; and integrating knowledge about the self and the world through an on-going process. Learning the career decision-making process is empowering and skills learned in the course can be valuable throughout life as individuals encounter crossroads that may prompt career changes. CN ED 100 is intended for students who are undecided about their major and career selection. The course format consists of lectures, discussions, and experiential learning activities designed to help students analyze their personal traits and to relate their traits to career theories, occupational fields and work settings. Self-assessment activities include reflective writing, use of established career assessment inventories, and completion of various activities. Diverse information is shared on majors and occupations as well as information gathering strategies. Must upload resume. Cover Letter preferred as well.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088