Online Adjunct Faculty-Finishes and Engraving
Fully Remote Remote Worker - N/A
Job Type

Did you know you can teach for our institution without leaving your current job? At Sonoran Desert Institute (SDI), our flexible class schedules mean you can teach for us part-time without interrupting your full-time career. That’s because we want faculty members who can bring their real-world practical experience into the online classroom. As a DEAC accredited school, SDI’s mission is to provide students with current, industry-driven, quality education, delivered through online distance education and practical applications. SDI is an employee-owned company creating a culture with an ownership mentality at the foundation. We believe in rewarding our employees through the success of the company. Come be a part of a dynamic organization with the ability to impact the lives of others through education.


Remote part-time adjunct faculty position providing instruction on concepts for finishing and engraving of firearms in an online classroom to students who are earning their Associate Degree in Firearms Technology or a college level Certificate in Firearms Technology-Gunsmithing. In this role, adjunct faculty will integrate their educational and practical experiences into facilitating the course material within an online classroom. It is the responsibility of the adjunct faculty to create excellence in the online classroom by providing students with quality instruction and support as they progress through their educational journey.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Maintain teaching assignments in accordance to established faculty requirements and responsibilities
  • Provide academic interaction in an asynchronous Online classroom environment with students 5 days a week through threaded discussions, posted instructor guidance, and assignment feedback
  • Provide student support through email, phone and within the Learning Management System
  • Grade and provide timely constructive and detailed feedback on student work to assists students in achieving academic success
  • Foster a positive environment in which students are encouraged to be actively engaged in the classroom discussion and learning process
  • Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrating respect for others
  • Maintain effective and efficient record keeping
  • Collaborate with peers to enhance the instructional environment
  • Serve as consultant on the development of curricular materials as needed

  •  Bachelor’s degree or higher
  •  Two years or more professional experience in metal finishing or metalsmithing
  •  Two years or more experience teaching or training adult learners