University of Arizona Global Campus Online Associate Faculty - Forbes School of Business and Technology – MISM (Exempt) in United States
The Online Associate Faculty position is a part-time, temporary adjunct employment opportunity. The Online Associate 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.
NOTE: The MISM program targets mid-career IT professionals who are looking to take on future senior-level IT management roles. Successful candidates for this adjunct position will have at least 10 years' IT management experience, preferably in a senior-level role(s).
ssential 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 University Arizona Global Campu 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 responding to student inquiries in a timely manner.
One professional development is required to be completed per course taught. Examples are synchronous faculty development opportunities, webinars, etc.
Establishing Relationships: Creatively uses available tools and strategies to enhance relationships, creating a community of learners willing to take risks and actively engage with one another
Critical Thinking: Consistently fosters 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: Provides instructive feedback that challenges and inspires students while providing specific suggestions to improve the quality of their work and thinking
High Expectations: Effectively demonstrates high expectations throughout the course, while holding students accountable for insightful exchanges and high- quality performance on assignments, and promoting active engagement in their own learning
Demonstrating Instructor Expertise: Effectively and consistently utilizes expertise in the subject matter by providing personal experiences, connecting course knowledge to real-world examples. Enhances course content and resources to encourage student comprehension and application of course learning outcomes
Additional Job Duties (include but are not limited to):
Dissertation Faculty ensure that students have done all that is necessary to develop and conduct a study and write a quality dissertation by: assessing students’ capability to undertake and defend a dissertation study, evaluating the dissertation proposal, advising students on the selection of other committee members, acting as a liaison between students and other Dissertation Committee members, and assisting students in submitting an appropriate IRB application. Dissertation Faculty might also serve as a Dissertation Committee member.
Residence and eligibility to work in the United States
Minimum of a Master’s Degree in an IT-related field
Ten or more years of work-related experience in the area of your Master’s Degree, preferably in senior-level IT roles.
Proficiency in common internet tools, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Commitment to teaching in an online environment
One must meet the following requirements to serve as a Dissertation Committee Faculty:
Have an appropriate terminal degree (such as PhD, PsyD, EdD, etc.), as determined by the Dean;
Possess a detailed understanding of and experience with at least one of the following methodologies: qualitative, quantitative, and/or mixed methods designs.
College level teaching experience
Doctorate degree in an IT-related field
At least 10 years' industry experience in the area of the degree
Experience teaching in the online classroom
Experience teaching in “non-traditional” settings to students.
Preferred qualifications to serve on a Dissertation Committee:
Previous experience as Dissertation Faculty at a regionally accredited college or university;
Dissertation Faculty and/or committee work experience with online student populations;
Proven record of leading doctoral students to complete the dissertation process
Minimum of a Master’s Degree for Associate, Undergraduate, and Master’s Program Offerings
Doctorate Degree Required for Doctoral and Dissertation Offerings
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