Apply for Vacancy for PT Faculty at Grantham University in USA. The category for this job is Business.
The University is seeking a pool of candidates to teach Logistics. Our part-time (PT) faculty are responsible for online instruction and corresponding outreach to their students at a given time. Also, this role reports to the Chair of the College of Business, Management & Economics. PT faculty teach courses that may begin weekly, twice per month, or monthly depending on the course and program. Courses are eight weeks in length and utilize the Blackboard Learning Management System. Likewise, each course week runs Wednesday through Tuesday midnight. PT faculty are given one week prior to the course start date to access and set up courses.
- Provide instruction in accordance with the University and within the scope of departmentally-defined courses, programs of study, and degrees.
- Furthermore, faculty will take part in shared governance of curriculum, in some instances participating in curriculum development.
- Follow all University policies as provided in the University Catalog and Faculty Handbook.
- Also, participate in training on necessary technologies to facilitate courses.
- Collaborate with faculty members, staff, and administrators regarding educational technology and support services that enhance the instructional process.
- Moreover, responsible to keep current in the field of study/area of expertise and continue to develop professionally in content, methodologies, and distance-learning strategies.
- Moreover, maintain accurate electronic records for both the learning management system maintenance as well as the University records system and submit all records when required.
- Prepare for, and personally conduct, all assigned courses.
- Provide weekly “office hours” support and communicate (e.g., email, posting, live-chat, etc.) in a timely manner with students, other faculty, staff, and School Dean, particularly regarding student concerns or issues.
- Provide students, faculty, and staff with frequent, regular feedback and note progress toward course/program goals and objectives. Conduct fair evaluations of student progress and consistently apply university policies to all students.
- Also, aid in program review process through data gathering and analysis, as needed.
- Additionally, assist in faculty mentoring program.
- Participate in programmatic outcomes assessment processes.
- Attend Faculty Council Meetings and other meetings as deemed necessary by the Dean
- Make referrals to The Teaching and Learning Center when a student’s scholastic or personal needs require special attention.
- Participate actively in faculty development opportunities (internally and externally).
- Provide feedback concerning student and faculty issues.
- Master’s degree in Logistics Resources is required. Faculty teaching graduate courses must hold a doctorate degree for which they teach or hold a master’s degree with 18 graduate credit hours in the specific discipline along with professional experience.
- Furthermore, faculty are required to have experiential qualifications in addition to academic credentials.
- Prospective faculty must enroll in and successfully complete GU900 Faculty Training Course
- Also, all degrees must be conferred from an institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
- Five years of professional experience in logistics required.
- Also, a student-centered instructional philosophy.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite Products, Internet, MS Project, course management systems, computerized assessment software, and web authoring software.
- Likewise, knowledge of, and use of, the Blackboard Learning Management System
- Similarly, strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with technicians and faculty
- Knowledge of distance learning educational model required
- Additionally, able to gather, analyze, evaluate, and integrate information electronically through both interpersonal, oral and written communication skill.
- Able to make decisions and work independently with exceptional problem solving and analytical skills.
- Moreover, in-depth knowledge of distance learning educational models, adult learning styles, and technology-assisted instruction.
- In-depth knowledge of developing curriculum design required
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