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ACHS Faculty job in Portland

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American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) jobs
Oregon (OR), Portland
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Education
Job Type:  Education
Employment:  Part-time
Impact Area:  Education & Training
Company Name:  American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS)

Location
Country:  United States
State / Province:  Oregon (OR)
City:  Portland
Zip / Postal Code:  97239
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Description

ACHS is recruiting for part-time English Composition, Aromatherapy, and Complementary and Alternative Health faculty positions. Faculty with specialties in other areas are encouraged to check back frequently for new position postings.  


About ACHS Faculty Positions


Interested applicants must enjoy and embrace teaching online and have a true passion for helping students succeed. At ACHS, this means being responsive to students while at the same time creating a challenging yet supportive online classroom environment. Curriculum for most classes has already been developed, thereby allowing you to focus on delivering curriculum and providing regular and substantive interaction with students.


Successful candidates have:



  • A minimum of two years’ teaching experience

  • Experience in an online learning platform such as Canvas, D2L, Moodle, or Blackboard

  • Subject knowledge expertise and professional experience in their field 

  • A passion and enthusiasm for helping students succeed

  • Availability to respond to ACHS staff and students within 24 – 48 hours



  • Excellent online communication skills



  • Technical savvy in using software and third-party applications such as Slack, Skype, Big Blue Button, etc.


Specific position requirements include:


English Composition- Requires a Masters degree in English or a related field;


Graduate and undergraduate herb, nutrition, complementary and alternative health and wellness courses  - Requires a doctoral degree (e.g., ND, DC, DO, MD, PhD, etc.)


Graduate and undergraduate aromatherapy courses - Applicants must have completed a NAHA- and/or AIA-approved aromatherapy program and be a Registered or Certified Aromatherapist. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree required.


Technical requirements include:



  • A current PC or Mac (minimum specs: 64MB RAM, 1.2 GB free space on hard drive, Windows XP or Mac OSX, MS Office, Internet Explorer 5.X, e-mail with file attachment capabilities),

  • High-speed Internet service (DSL, cable modem, or ISDN), webcam, and microphone


Please include three professional references with your application. 


About ACHS


Founded in 1978, American College of Healthcare Sciences specializes in accredited online undergraduate and graduate degrees, diplomas, certificates, and continuing education courses in integrative health and wellness fields including aromatherapy, herbal medicine, holistic nutrition, wellness coaching and other complementary modalities. ACHS is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). 


Our mission is to provide leadership in holistic health education through comprehensive professional online and on-campus education and high-quality natural products with a commitment to sustainable practices and principles.


As a Certified B Corporation, ACHS is devoted to excellence in education, sustainability, and ethical business practices. For more information, visit www.achs.edu. ACHS is a When Work Works award winner for 2017; Oregonian Top 100 Workplaces award winner 2016 and 2017; #2 on Oregon Business Magazine’s Top Green Workplaces 2017; 2017 Military Friendly school for the 8th consecutive year; and #7 most affordable online nutrition degree by OnlineU. 


ACHS is committed to equal opportunity and equal treatment for all qualified individuals and supports workforce diversity. ACHS does not discriminate nor will it tolerate discrimination against any person because of age, gender, gender-identity, color, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law. 


ACHS complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in education, including but not limited to all forms of sexual harassment and sexual violence. Any person who files a complaint or participates in an investigation is protected from retaliation to the full extent of the law. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to ACHS’s Title IX Coordinator: Melissa Trujillo, Director of Student Registration Support, TitleIX at achs.edu, 503-244-0726; and/or to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

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