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Faculty, Contributing- Human Services job in Virtual

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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.

As Walden grows, we continue its tradition of quality. Walden's Human Services Program seeks faculty for its Bachelor of Human Services programs with part-time commitments. Share your professional experience and academic knowledge with students across the country and around the world. With a computer and a high-speed Internet connection, you can teach on your own schedule while maintaining other professional and personal commitments.

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Walden University seeks dynamic, innovative faculty for this contributing (part-time) positions in the Bachelor of Human Services program. One of the key responsibilities of this position is to teach courses in the field of human services. In addition, contributing faculty will participate in virtual faculty meetings. Contributing faculty for the undergraduate program may serve on dissertation committees, university committees, and (not required) serve as subject matter experts for curriculum development.

What to expect as a Walden faculty member:

Faculty members educate Walden University students by effectively and proficiently using online technology and resources so that knowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted to and shared with students in thoughtful, carefully formulated, well written, and timely communications. This is accomplished in an environment that is respectful of the student, the Faculty Member, Walden University, and the discipline in which the Faculty Member is involved. Faculty Members are expected to adhere to all Walden University Faculty expectations, which are clearly set forth to the Faculty Member at the start of his/her employment with the University.

Training:
All new Faculty Members receive specific training from Walden University in the techniques of 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.

Course Teaching/Availability:
Faculty Members are assigned courses, which are taught using the Blackboard platform, and are responsible for interacting with students within this platform. Discussion Boards for classrooms are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Although postings to the classroom may be done at any time of day, they must be completed in a timely manner in accordance with the Faculty Handbook or other criteria established by Walden University. As such, 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. Faculty Members are required to verify the accuracy of student postings and submissions and to provide feedback and grades to students through Blackboard. In addition, Faculty members will publish their availability to students through course syllabi. The university suggests regular and predictable availability, such as online office hours or regular online chats.


Travel:
Some travel may be requested (maximally once per quarter).
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
-Earned doctorate in the field of study or closely related field for faculty teaching graduate level courses; Minimum of an earned Masters in the field of study or closely related field for faculty teaching undergraduate courses.
-Candidates should possess a significant record of intellectual and professional contributions to the field of study
-A minimum of three years of teaching experience at the degree level of the program is preferred
-Commitment to advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment
-Teaching, advising and mentoring; commitment to the promotion of applied research and the recruitment and development of a diverse faculty; excellent leadership, communication, team, and human relations skills.
-Experience with distance learning preferred.
-May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves the operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting (e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary).
ref: (SB_25823)
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