The School of Social Work at Northern Kentucky University is seeking to create a database of potential part-time instructors qualified to teach courses at both the Master and Bachelor social work programs. Applicants should be qualified to teach courses that are primarily online.
THERE IS NOT A SPECIFICPOSITIONASSOCIATEDWITHTHISPOSTING. THISPOSTINGWILL BE USED TO CREATE A DATABASE OF POTENTIALPART-TIMEFACULTY.
Primary Responsibilities :
Adjunct faculty work under the leadership of BSW and MSW full-time faculty. Courses are designed by full-time faculty according to Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) policies and standards. Adjunct faculty assist full-time faculty in presenting the course content assigned.
All adjuncts complete all program and university mandatory online instruction orientation(s) and training(s) regardless of previous online instruction experience or training. Candidates should have a computer preferably manufactured in the past three years, web camera, and high-speed internet connection. Additionally, candidate computers should have Windows 98 or better/ Mac OSX 10.4 or higher, Sound card, and MS Office 2004 or higher, or some other word processor.
Duties and Responsibilities 1)Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course contract either fully online or hybrid model through NKU's learning platform. 2)Complete mandatory training for online instruction. 3)Teaching the assigned class in accordance with syllabus, learning objectives, and session plans. 4)Provide online meeting times for students as detailed in the course syllabus. 5)Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects, discussions, or exams 6)Administer evaluations of student performance based on course deliverables and course rubrics. 7)Provide feedback in a timely manner on student progress 8)Be available for student consultation 9)Managing the MyNKU online grading system.
All applicants must have a minimum of a master's degree in social work. An MSW and at least two years social work experience is required to teach practice courses.
Skills and Knowledge Preferred: Current knowledge of the relevant discipline Prior teaching experience in a graduate or undergraduate program or corporate training, particularly to adult students Prior experience teaching online Ability to use technology effectively in teaching
A complete application will include the following elements: – A cover letter that describes how well the applicant satisfies the required and preferred qualifications listed above and how the applicant will specifically contribute to the success of the social work program – Resume – Three professional references – Evidence of requests of official graduate transcripts
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law – Provide official transcripts to NKU Provost office – Complete any mandatory Online Faculty Orientation course(s)
For additional information about the position or application process, please contact Dr. Linda Ault, Interim Director of the School of Social Work by email firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms. Melanie Hall at 859 572-5604.
For more information about the School of Social Work programs, please see: https://nku.edu/academics/chhs/programs/schools/socialwork.html.
Minimum Education: Master's Degree
Quick Link: 9526
Internal Number: 9526
About Northern Kentucky University
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