Leading Organizations and People, The Graduate School - Adjunct Faculty

Location
Waldorf, MD
Posted
Aug 23, 2019
Closes
Sep 29, 2019
Ref
10009247
Function
Management
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach in the Master of Business Administration Program. Specifically, we are seeking faculty for the following course:

MBA 610: Leading Organizations and People: Prerequisite: PRO 600. Assess and develop your leadership skills by creating a personal leadership and professional development plan that you will refine during the program. Develop a strategic understanding of your organization by analyzing its mission, vision, goals, and values. Evaluate your organization's culture, climate, and approach to decision making and assess leadership effectiveness, governance structure, and processes. Explore how high-performing work teams can be a source of competitive advantage.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • A terminal degree (i.e. PhD, JD, DBA) in business or a related field is required from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • Professional management experience
  • Experience teaching adult learners online and in higher education is strongly preferred
  • Minimum technology requirements to teach at UMUC can be found and reviewed at http://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/facultyrecruit/ under Faculty Resources
  • This position is specifically to teach in Waldorf, MD

Materials needed for submission
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter highly preferred
  • If selected, candidates with international degrees may be required to submit translation/ degree evaluation from WES, AACRAO or IERF

Who We Are and Who We Serve

UMUC - one of 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM) - is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First, and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMUC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMUC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.

The typical UMUC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMUC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.

The Adjunct Faculty Role at UMUC

UMUC is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields. As a result, we actively seek faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field and who wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education. Your role as an adjunct faculty member will be to:
  • Actively engage students though frequent interaction and convey genuine energy and enthusiasm that motivates students to succeed.
  • Provide rich and regular constructive feedback, utilize rubrics effectively for the assessment of student work, and encourage and acknowledge student accomplishments.
  • Demonstrate relevant and current subject-matter expertise, and help students connect concepts across their academic program.
  • Work collaboratively with the MBA Program Chair on course management and content updates.

The Master of Business Administration Program at UMUC

To learn more about this program, including its description, outcomes, and coursework, please visit: http://www.umuc.edu/academic-programs/masters-degrees/master-of-business-administration-mba.cfm .

Faculty Training at UMUC

We are committed to your professional success at UMUC. Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete new faculty orientation and online course delivery training.as a condition of hire. Faculty teaching in hybrid sections of the course will also be required to complete an additional training course.

Position Available and will Remain Open until Filled

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts during the candidate selection process.

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html .
The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMUC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. If you are an external candidate, you will have the option to create an account after you submit your application. Passwords for external accounts must contain 8 characters including 1 uppercase letter, 1 number, and 1 special character. Please remember this password, as it will be required to apply to additional jobs.

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