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Faculty PT - EAL Fast Track (Virtual) job in Virtual

Laureate Education jobs
Virtual
Company Name:
Laureate Education
Impact Area:
Education & Training
Company Type:
Certified B Corporation
Employment:
Full-time
Industry:
Other/Not Classified

Location
City:
Virtual

Description





Walden University is an accredited institution that has been serving the higher education needs of professionals for more than 40 years. Offered online, Walden's doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs are designed to help students achieve their goals so that, as graduates, they can help advance the lives of others.



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Part-time faculty will be expected to:


  • Participate as chair and second on several doctoral committees.


  • Teach courses as agreed upon with supervisor during the 11-week quarter.

  • Provide substantial feedback to students in accordance to University guidelines, including answering all emails and posted questions within 48 hours.

  • Participate in meetings as needed.

  • Complete the New Faculty Orientation required of all new full-time and part-time faculty.

  • Complete the Dissertation Mentoring Training required of all committee members.

  • Once eligible for University Research Reviewer Training, discuss that option with supervisor.


  • Communicate as needed with the Lead Faculty member on issues with technology, course design, and unique candidate challenges. Suggest course improvements as needed.




Training
All new faculty members receive specific training from Walden University in the techniques of online teaching; use of an electronic learning platform; specifics of the policies, procedures, and degree programs of the School or College in which they are going to teach; socialization into the Walden University culture; assessment of academic integrity of student work (including use of www.turnitin.com
); and research supervision of theses and dissertations. Teaching and mentorship assignments are contingent upon successful completion of required training. During the first term of teaching, faculty members may be assigned a faculty peer mentor (senior colleague) as an extension of their new instructor training. Peer mentors will continue to support instruction and provide peer reviews of the classroom on a regular basis.

Course Teaching/Availability
Faculty members are assigned courses, which are taught using the Learning Management System (LMS), and are responsible for interacting with students within the LMS. Discussion Boards for classrooms are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Faculty members are expected to be in the classroom a minimum of 4 days per week and responses to student questions must be posted within 48 hours. The university suggests regular and predictable availability, such as online office hours or regular online chats; office hours may be required based on program or college policy.





Licensing/Certification
Faculty members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or an institution that is recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught, and may be expected to be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specific programs. Faculty members must maintain their licenses and any appropriate certifications in order to continue to teach at Walden University. Faculty members are also expected to maintain currency with research by reviewing articles, journals, and presentations. If participating in research, the

Technology Requirements
Faculty members are expected to have a personal computer with virus protection and Internet access. Walden University provides a Walden e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, university and college listservs, and other faculty communications tools.




EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
The successful candidate will:
  • Have earned a doctorate in the field of educational administration or a closely related field for faculty teaching graduate-level courses.


  • Have a commitment to supporting student success in a diverse population of adult learners.


  • Have experience working on doctoral committees as both a content and methodological expert, providing consistent and reliable instruction of methodology and strong, consistent supervision of student research.


  • Promote a collegial and collaborative relationship with the chair, other committee members, and the student through facilitative communication.

  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a superintendent, associate superintendent, or district leadership position.


  • Must hold or have held an administrator/principal license.


  • Possess a record of academic (i.e., publications, presentations) and/or professional contributions to the field of study.

  • Have experience with Learning Management Systems and leveraging technology in learning (required).


Be willing to perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
ref: (SB_23518)
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