GenEd Faculty

Nexford University
Washington, DC
Dec 01, 2021
Dec 03, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Nexford University (NXU) is seeking innovative Teaching Faculty members with expertise in NUTRITION AND/OR ENVIRONMENTAL WELLNESS. The Teaching Faculty will support the overall mission of Nexford to bring high-quality, affordable, dynamic education that prepares learners for the global workplace. Under the general direction of the Program Director, this role will have the opportunity to influence and shape the future of learning. The Teaching Faculty will support learner success by ensuring the quality of NXU's undergraduate and graduate curriculum and delivery. Experience teaching 100% online is essential for this role. Key responsibilities The Teaching Faculty should motivate learners to actively engage in all aspects of their educational journey and focus on the commitment to learner success. The Teaching Faculty: Manages online courses through the Learning Management System (LMS) and other innovative technology tools Interacts with learners online via discussion, chat, virtual office hours, live engagements, and emails Teaches and facilitates the course(s), as designed, in an efficient and engaging manner Engages in course(s) at least three (3) times per week Provides personalized and substantive feedback on learner submissions and other assignments within five (5) days of submission date Actively responds to learner emails, MS Teams calls, and messages within 24 hours Mentors learners on course content and skill development that expands the learner experience with insights, unique personal experiences, professional applications and other practical/conceptual knowledge and expertise Posts updates and announcements to course(s) regularly to support learner learning Participates in NXU webinars, blogs, and marketing campaigns, as applicable Provides feedback and recommendations on course content to ensure high quality and relevant delivery of information Remains current in his/her academic program or discipline, attending conferences and maintaining any licensure or continuing education requirements Participates in departmental and university affairs as requested Performs other duties as assigned Required Skills and Qualities Has a clear vision for education and commitment to excellence using an innovative practical approach Track record for making data-driven decisions that constantly improve instructional delivery An advocate for and promoter of quality curriculum utilizing high levels of engagement, and with a high commitment to learner success that is fully aligned with workplace requirements Flexible work style appropriate for remote and international team collaboration Sound judgment and decision-making skills appropriate for NXU's fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture Technology savviness, fluent using social media channels, learning management systems, and other new and innovative technology systems that support an enriching learning experience Outstanding communication skills and polished presentation style Strong outcomes-based orientation and track record for achieving results Progressive mindset that promotes a next-generation experience serving the unique needs of the future of work. Required Experience 2-3 years of teaching experience in a Business School or Department of an accredited institution; online teaching experience is required. 4-7 years of industry experience highly desired Faculty experience in undergraduate and graduate Business programs, online preferred Experience in developing innovative curriculum and assessments (Competency-Based Education preferred) Preferences 3+ years of industry experience, particularly in a leadership role Experience with Competency-Based Education (CBE) 1+ years of online teaching experience Application Instructions For full consideration, an application should include a cover letter, resume/CV, and unofficial transcripts. Compensation and Benefits Work at a company with a social mission where you can make a real difference in the world 20 days paid time off 12 paid days professional development time off, after 3 months of employment Competitive salary 50% discounted tuition on all Nexford courses for your family A friendly global team Contemporary collaboration tools An entrepreneurial and highly stimulating environment An environment where you will be technically and intellectually challenged 100% remote work Free access to LinkedIn Learning from Day 1. This position classification has been defined as exempt and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). About Nexford University Nexford University is a next-generation university based in Washington DC offering a competency-based learning model. Nexford's mission is to enable greater social and economic mobility by providing an affordable high-quality education that will positively impact millions of lives around the world. Nexford offers the following degrees and certificates: Associate of Applied Science in Business (AAS), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), MBA, nine undergraduate certificates and three graduate certificates in the field of business. Nexford provides learners with a fully online global education based on mastery of competencies relevant in the workplace. A global team of faculty and advisors support learning and professional success through the innovative use of technology, such as AI and machine learning. For more information, visit Nexford University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Nexford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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