University of South Carolina Upstate — Instructor and Director of Field Experiences

Instructor and Director of Field Experiences


The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

The College of Education, Human Performance and Health at USC Upstate seeks a non-tenure track faculty member to serve as Instructor and Director of Field Experiences. This 10.5-month position will be responsible for activities related to clinical and field placements for all teacher education programs, as well as teaching two courses per major semester. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience working in K-12 schools, particularly those in the Spartanburg, SC, region, as well as previous experience serving as a supervisor for teacher candidates. The Director will work with diverse populations of collegiate students, collaborate to develop positive relationships with community partners and schools, and teach a variety of education courses in a collegial and cooperative environment. This position requires exemplary organizational skills, attention to detail, proficiency with a variety of software, and an eagerness to use new technological tools and acquire new skills in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Education or related field; teaching experience at the undergraduate level, as well as a minimum of five years successful teaching experience in K-12 public school classrooms; a minimum of three years of experience supervising teacher candidates; valid certification as a SC ADEPT evaluator; high proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel; ability to identify and practice assessment measures for evaluating program outcomes.

Doctorate in Education; experience teaching at the graduate level; experience teaching online/hybrid; evidence of significant professional engagement with K-12 faculty and knowledge of local Upstate are public schools; experience with LiveText Administrator credentials and reporting; certification as CAEP reviewer and experience collecting, monitoring, and evaluating data for CAEP accreditation, specifically Standards 2 and 4.

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Contact: Dr. Stephen Bismarck, Search Committee Chair
College of Education, Human Performance and Health
USC Upstate
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-7407

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.