Adjunct Faculty are compensated at levels based upon semesters of experience and education level. The pay scale was recently updated to reflect an increase for pay level two so that all Adjunct Faculty with a Master's degree or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree will receive $600 per credit hour.
New Adjunct Faculty will need to complete employment paperwork, including I-9, SVSU Data Form, state and federal W-4, and FERPA forms. Adjunct Faculty must also complete a background check before teaching, and more information is about the background check is available in the handbook or by contacting our office. The forms are available at the link below.
Last year, SVSU transitioned to paperless "contracts" using Cardinal Direct, which involves a two step process of accepting a Year Contract and a Section Assignment for each course being taught. For assistance with the process, click the link below or call our office.
When Adjunct Faculty are hired, they should be aware of their obligations while they are under contract with the University. When you accept your Year Contract and Section Assignment(s), you agree to the Terms and Conditions so it is recommended that you read them before accepting.
The following document describes the policies and procedures pertaining to Adjunct Faculty at SVSU, Topics addressed include: course loads, syllabus development, office hours, attendance, academic integrity, disability services, course evaluations, class cancellations, compensation, faculty development, and perks.