Employment Opportunities at ACU

At Abilene Christian University, you will find more than a job. You will find a workplace where you can impact the lives of more than 5,200 students who are being educated as Christ-centered global leaders each year. The university has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education for 11 years. We offer a dynamic and collaborative work environment, expansive opportunities for professional and personal development, and an emphasis on our core Christian values. Explore these postings for the Abilene campus and Dallas branch to find the right fit for you.

At Abilene Christian University, you will find more than a job. You will find a workplace where you can impact the lives of more than 5,200 students who are being educated as Christ-centered global leaders each year. The university has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education for 11 years. We offer a dynamic and collaborative work environment, expansive opportunities for professional and personal development, and an emphasis on our core Christian values. Explore these postings for the Abilene campus and Dallas branch to find the right fit for you.

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Undergraduate Business - Adjunct Faculty

Apply now Job no: 492987
Work Type: Faculty part-time
Location: Remote
Categories: Faculty

About ACU

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.

Title of Position

Undergraduate Business - Adjunct Faculty

Posting Location

Remote - Dallas

Department

Dallas Online - School of Undergraduate Studies

Employee Class

Faculty Part-time

Faculty Position Information

I. Basic Responsibilities:
A. Provide high-quality instruction, direction and support for students in the online
classroom environment.

II. Essential Duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential
functions.
A. 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 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 and/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. Attend/complete program and CGPS faculty training and provide
credentialing/records updates as required.
12. Other duties, as assigned and directed by lead faculty and/or program director.
III. Professional Development Requirements:
A. Skills
1. Attention to detail and follow through.
2. Time management skills.
3. Maintain confidentiality.
4. Computer proficiency.
5. Excellent verbal communication, written communication, and interpersonal
abilities.
6. Ability to collaborate or work independently as the situation requires.
B. Training Modules Required
1. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access
2. Google Calendar, Mail, Sheets and Docs
3. Canvas (online learning platform)


V. Physical Demands:
A. Majority of work is performed in front of a computer and on the telephone; must
have ability to use the computer and remain stationary for long periods of time.
B. Manage conversations in person, online and by telephone.
C. Work well under pressure and manage stress well.
D. Communicate clearly: speak, read, write, and hear clearly to perform essential
functions.

 

Qualifications

IV. Qualifications:
ACU is affiliated with the fellowship of Churches of Christ. This position requires
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 in an appropriate business discipline or closely
related field from an accredited institution.
2. Prior experience in higher education preferred.
3. Online instructional experience preferred.
4. Computer literate in software and internet-based applications.
5. Proficient in APA style (formatting, citation requirements, punctuation, etc.).
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 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 mentoring.
8. Ability to demonstrate good judgment when interacting with students, other
faculty and staff.

Additional Information

ACU does not unlawfully 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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