adjunct psychology instructor resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Innovative and adaptable education professional seeking a position in a university setting.  Exceptional presentation, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent oral presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously and use good judgment when making decisions
  • Collaborate well with others
  • Familiarity with the VCCCD system and college/university transfer and admissions policies
  • Mastery of the Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Sensitive to the needs of diverse student populations
  • Experience in curriculum and program design, using various assessment techniques
  • Familiarity with STEM Education
Work History
07/2007 to Current Adjunct Psychology Instructor South Carolina Job Board | , ,
  • Courses taught: Introduction to Psychology Child Psychology Abnormal Psychology Developmental Psychology
  • Used a variety of teaching techniques to cater to the various learning styles in both on-campus and online courses to appeal to diverse learning styles and abilities.
  • Developed courses in line with the curriculum requirements of the Psychology Department.
  • Fostered students’ commitment to lifelong learning by connecting course materials to broader themes and current events.
  • Provided ongoing assessments of student progress and regular feedback to help students understand what they need to improve and help them succeed.
  • Worked with a varied student population and accommodate their unique and diverse interests, talents, and backgrounds
  • Maintained current knowledge in the field of psychology to incorporate the latest research, theory, and application
  • Stayed up-to-date on admissions policies and procedures, along with available student services, educational programs, and transfer requirements to appropriately refer students as necessary
  • Assisted students with career and degree options within the field of psychology.
  • Demonstrated a continued commitment to undergraduate learning through full participation in the college community.
07/2008 to Current Work Experience Advisor Community Care, Inc. | , ,
  • Provide individual mentoring and evaluation of work experience and internships to help students successfully meet their course objectives.
  • Assist students in planning and meeting their career and learning goals.
03/2007 to Current Guest Lecturer Moorpark College | , ,
  • Presented a guest lecture to two sections of Introduction to Psychology.
  • Topic of Lecture: Development of Creativity
2006 to 06/2006 Program Assistant The Center For The Whole Child | , ,
  • Helped with the implementation and organization of a program to assist parents of children with disorders in relating and communicating.
  • Conducted comprehensive literature reviews to improve program design; greeted clients, scheduled appointments, and handled routine inquiries.
  • Maintained confidential client records.
Expected in Current to to Master of Science | Psychology Capella University, , GPA:
  • Emphasis in Evaluation, Research & Measurement
Expected in June 2007 to to Master of Arts | Educational Psychology California State University, Northridge, , GPA:
  • Emphasis in Development, Learning & Instruction
  • Master's Thesis  Transitioning Families to Kindergarten and Enhancing Parental Self-Efficacy A Workshop Series
Expected in May 2005 to to BA | Drama Performance Psychology California Lutheran University, , GPA:
  • Emphasis in Performance
  • Minor in Psychology
Expected in December 2000 to to Associate of Arts | Liberal Arts Moorpark College, , GPA:

Distance Education Certified - 2008-present

Child Development Associate Teacher Permit - 2006 to 2011


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

American Psychological Association, Teacher Affiliate

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School Attended

  • Capella University
  • California State University, Northridge
  • California Lutheran University
  • Moorpark College

Job Titles Held:

  • Adjunct Psychology Instructor
  • Work Experience Advisor
  • Guest Lecturer
  • Program Assistant


  • Master of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • BA
  • Associate of Arts

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