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BS/MSIT Adjunct Faculty

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Work Type: Faculty part-time
Location: Remote
Categories: Faculty

About ACU

Abilene Christian University is affiliated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ. All qualified applicants for these positions must be professing Christians and be active, faithful members of a congregation of the Churches of Christ and willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of the university.

Title of Position

BS/MSIT Adjunct Faculty

Posting Location

College of Graduate and Professional Studies

Department

CGPS - IT (BS and MS)

Employee Class

Faculty Part-time

 

Faculty Position Information

Provide high-quality instruction, direction and support for students in the online classroom environment.

1.     Provide rich and timely feedback on student work, being both encouraging and constructively critical.

2.     Facilitate a range of class sizes, up to 29 students.

3.     Place students in groups on Canvas for assignments/discussions.

4.     Provide timely and helpful answers to students’ inquiries regarding course material or academic matters. 

5.     Be available for virtual meetings with students one-on-one or in group settings and hold a minimum of two office hours per week. 

6.     Facilitate and grade all assignments in a timely manner (within 24-72 hours).

7.     Enter final course grades after consultation with lead faculty and/or program director by CGPS deadline.

8.     Alert lead faculty or Program Director to any student issues. This includes performance issues (e.g. failing grades, failing to turn in assignments, etc.) and policy violation issues (e.g. plagiarism).

9.     Comply with all pertinent policies and procedures outlined in Abilene Christian University’s Handbook, Faculty Guidelines, and those specified by ACU’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies.

10. Provide feedback to program director for program and/or course improvement.

11. Participate in faculty meetings as able.

12. Attend/complete program and CGPS faculty training and provide credentialing/records updates as required.

13.  Other duties, as assigned and directed by lead faculty and/or Program Director.

 

 

Qualifications

ACU is affiliated with the fellowship of Churches of Christ. This position requires the employee to be a professing Christian and to be willing to support the Christian mission of ACU.

 

A.   Professional

  1. A master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in the Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.

  2. Certifications or additional experience in fields such as cybersecurity or application development strongly preferred.

  3. Previous online teaching experience in higher education strongly preferred.

  4. Computer literate in software and internet-based applications.

 

B. Personal

1. Strong communication skills, both written and oral.

2. Ability to view and manage role and responsibilities in relation to larger mission, goals and perspective of the university.

3. Collaborative nature, with the ability to build consensus.

4. Outstanding organizational and project management skills with the ability to consistently meet deadlines.

5. Self-motivated and solves problems, asking for input and initiating solutions as appropriate and reasonable.

6. Capacity to quickly learn new software applications.

7. Willingness to receive additional training and/or faculty mentoring.

8. Ability to demonstrate good judgment when interacting with students, other faculty and staff.

 

Additional Information

ACU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law.

ACU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university's financial and physical assets.  Therefore, Abilene Christian University conducts background checks on all candidates for employment in security sensitive positions.

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