University of Arizona Global Campus Online Associate (Adjunct) Faculty - Master of Information Systems Management (MISM) in United States
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 discussing 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.
The MISM program targets IT professionals and scholars who are looking to expand and/ or take on future senior-level IT management roles. Successful candidates for this adjunct position will have at least five years' IT management experience, preferably in a senior-level role(s).
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
Expert level knowledge of subject matter and course material of courses to be taught
Assist/ communicate with the Faculty Chair and department staff for program support needs
Follow necessary and approved course curriculum and meet all learning objectives, for each course taught
Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or relevant disciplines from an accredited institution
Expert in solutions development & deployment experience in Cloud Platforms e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud platform
Familiar with DevOps practices such as source control, builds, testing, deployments, release management, and monitoring
Professional experience in the management of computing systems, technology project management, and integrating organizational strategies with technology implementation
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’s diversity, equity, and inclusion practices
Professional experience in the management of computing systems, technology project management, and integrating organizational strategies with technology implementation i.e.(CTO/ C-suite experience)
Experience with analytical programming languages such as Python, PySpark, R, SQL, and Hive
Experienced in business intelligence and analytics tools.
Familiarity or experience with artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Experience teaching in the online classroom
College level teaching experience
Experience teaching in area of Degree
Rate of Pay: $19.25+ DOE / per hour
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