Professional & Extended Studies - Decision Making & Change Management
July 30, 2018
Higher Education Institution
The School of Professional & Extended Studies (SPExS) invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach the Decision Making and Change Management graduate course in the Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) department. This course provides the benefits of and insights into pre-implementation decision-making processes for framing and subsequently implementing strategic change. Position responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating online discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. Courses are asynchronous, fully online, and offered over 8 week terms. Adjunct faculty are expected to hold online office hours, provide assignment feedback, and consult with the Program Director on the progress of the class.
The ideal candidate will hold a Masters, PhD or a terminal degree in an applicable field with at least 5 years of professional experience. Teaching experience at the college level is highly preferred though not required. Course assignments and schedules will depend on the selected candidate's profile and strengths. Review of applications will be ongoing and are subject to ongoing budgetary approval and sufficient course enrollment.
Applications must be completed at our Interfolio site (http://apply.interfolio.com/52420) and require: Cover Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Statement of Teaching Interests/Experience/Approach (please include which class(es) you are qualified to teach); Short Statement of Research Interests/Experience/Approach, and list of three professional references. An optional document to include: Course Evaluations. We encourage you to upload evaluations from any prior classes taught (as instructor, co-instructor, or teaching assistant) to our Interfolio site. All documents will be treated as confidential per American University policy. Please contact Stephanie Schott, Assistant Dean of Graduate Professional Studies (email@example.com; 717-666-7045) if you have any questions.
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