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University of Arizona Global Campus Online Associate (Adjunct) Faculty - Cyber and Data Security Technology in United States

Position Summary:

The Online Associate (Adjunct) Faculty position is a part-time, temporary adjunct employment opportunity. The Online Associate (Adjunct) Faculty member performs duties relating to online instruction including but not limited to posting faculty guidance and expectations, participating in classroom discussion boards, grading assignments, and promptly responding to student inquiries. This is an online adjunct teaching position, and other duties may be assigned according to experience and qualifications.

Hold a minimum of a Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity or related field] OR [Master's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity or related field AND at least three years of experience working in the Cybersecurity industry or least three years of experience teaching in Cybersecurity, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution is required.

A doctoral degree is strongly preferred.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Emphasize a student-centered learning environment through active engagement.

  • Collaborate within the University community to ensure a positive overall experience for all University students, including the following: the Office of Access and Wellness to holistically support student success in the classroom by implementing university-approved accommodations, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to foster professional growth as it relates to successful teaching for the UAGC student population, and the Student Records department to maintain timely and accurate student records.

  • Adhere to all faculty requirements such as facilitating and engaging in classroom discussion boards, grading assignments and discussions, and responding to student inquiries in a timely manner.

  • One professional development session is required to be completed per course taught. Examples are synchronous faculty development opportunities, webinars, course development feedback, etc.

  • Establish Relationships: Creatively use available tools and strategies to enhance relationships, create a community of learners willing to take risks and actively engage with one another

  • Critical Thinking: Consistently foster critical thinking through challenging students to elaborate on their thoughts, question their assumptions, examine biases, communicate in a clear and concise manner, and defend their positions throughout the course

  • Instructive Feedback to Students: Provide instructive feedback that challenges and inspires students while providing specific suggestions to improve the quality of their work and thinking

  • High Expectations: Effectively demonstrate high expectations, while holding students accountable for insightful exchanges and high-quality performance on assignments, and promote active engagement in their own learning

  • Demonstrate Instructor Expertise: Effectively and consistently utilize expertise in subject matter by providing personal experiences and connecting course knowledge to real-world examples. Enhance course content and resources to encourage student comprehension and application of course learning outcomes

Additional Essential Job Duties:

  • Participates in meetings (onsite and/or virtual) as directed

  • Performs other duties as agreed upon in collaboration with Facutly Lead

  • Collaborating with student-facing institutional personnel to enhance the student experience

  • The Associate Online Faculty position carries a teaching load as established by the University

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Resident and eligibility to work in the United States

  • Internet connection and computer with video capabilities

  • Work related experience in the area of your Degree

  • Commitment to teaching in an online environment

  • Commitment to uphold University‚Äôs diversity, equity, and inclusion practices

  • Demonstrating awareness of and responding to the diverse needs of all students

  • Displaying a thorough knowledge of the subject matter

  • Facilitating instructional materials and providing guidance and feedback to all students accord

  • Setting high expectations for student achievement and behavior

  • Evaluating student performance via established rubrics and policies

  • Responding to student emails and inquiries according to university policy

  • Addressing plagiarism concerns according to university policy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College level teaching experience

  • Experience teaching in area of Degree

  • Experience teaching in the online classroom

  • Experience teaching in "non-traditional" settings to students

  • Industry certifications such as CompTIA S+, EC-Council CEH, CISSP, CompTIA CASP+ Security Essentials, CISM

  • CCNA Security or similar professional credentials

  • Risk Management as it applies to Cybersecurity or similar professional credentials

  • Knowledge of Computer Forensics or similar professional credentials

  • Knowledge of Cryptology or similar professional credentials

For more information regarding this position, please contact us at careers@uagc.edu.

UAGC shall, in all solicitations or advertisements for all employees placed by or on behalf of UAGC, state that all applicants who are qualified will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, pregnancy, marital status, registered domestic partnership status, age, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, military or veteran status, service in the uniformed services, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

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