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University of Arizona Global Campus Online Associate Faculty, Masters in Health Care Administration Program in United States

The Master’s in Health Care Administration Online Associate Faculty position is a part-time, temporary adjunct employment opportunity in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). The Online Associate Faculty within (MHA) 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.

Faculty are expected to have both a scholarly-terminal degree and current 3-5 years practitioner experience working in the health care delivery system. As an example, long-term care administration, hospital, renal care, or home health care. A strong health care finance background is a plus. Faculty in the Master’s in Health Care Administration program are encouraged to share their practitioner work experience as a means to provide real world lived experiences and expertise to the course content.

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 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 in Health Care Administration: Effectively and consistently utilizes expertise in 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

Minimum Requirements:

  • Residence and eligibility to work in the United States

  • Terminal Degree PhD

  • Work related experience in the area of your Terminal Degree

  • Proficiency in common internet tools, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Commitment to teaching in an online environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College level teaching experience

  • Doctorate degree in related field

  • Experience teaching in area of degree

  • Experience teaching in the online classroom

  • Experience teaching in “non-traditional” settings to students

  • A strong Health Care Finance background is a plus

Education:

  • Terminal Degree in Health Care Administration or closely related field

Education Requirements:

If a degree or education credit minimum is required for the position, all education must be conferred by a regionally accredited or approved nationally accredited institution. All candidates must provide proof of higher education (official transcripts) upon request.

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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