Faculty PT- MS Human Resource Management Tempo (Virtual)

Employer
Walden University
Location
Minnesota, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Walden's ACBSP-accredited School of Management seeks part-time faculty for the Tempo© (competency based) MS HRM program. Share your professional experience, academic knowledge, and passion for mutual inquiry, with students across the country and around the world. With a computer and a high-speed Internet connection, you can teach on your own schedule while maintaining other professional and personal commitments.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

What to expect as a Walden contributing faculty member:
Faculty members educate Walden University students by effectively using online technology and resources to create leverage for their knowledge and experience providing an engaging student experience. Faculty members are expected to share their expert knowledge and give actionable feedback in carefully formulated, timely communication to students. This is accomplished in a student-centric environment that is respectful, collaborative, and follows Walden University and program-specific guidelines.

Initial Training:
All new Faculty Members receive specific orientation and training from Walden University to best practices in online learning facilitation. They also receive socialization into the Walden University culture of quality, integrity, and learning-centeredness. They receive orientation in the assessment of academic integrity of student work; and the specific policies, procedures and degree programs of the School in which they are going to teach.

Course Teaching/Availability:
Faculty Members are assigned courses, which are taught using the Blackboard LMS. Faculty are responsible for interacting with students within the platform. In the course-based format, faculty members are expected to engage with students within the asynchronous discussion board areas a minimum of 4 days per week, and to respond to student questions within 48 hours. All engagement within the course must be completed in a timely manner in accordance with the Walden Faculty Handbook or other criteria established by Walden University. Faculty Members are required to verify the academic integrity of student postings and submissions and to provide grades and actionable, supportive feedback to students through Blackboard. In addition, Faculty members will publish their availability and a brief biography to students within the course. A university best practice is regular and predictable availability, such as online office hours or regular online chats.
Faculty may also be assigned to the Tempo© competency-based areas of expertise as a subject matter expert. Tempo utilizes the Brightspace LMS and has its own set of requirements as set forth in the Walden Faculty Handbook. Separate, unique training is required for all faculty members who participate in the competency-based program.

Technology Proficiency/Requirements and Work Environment:
Faculty members are expected to maintain a reasonable level of technical proficiency and comfort with technology, as described in the Walden Faculty Handbook. Faculty are required to have adequate computer and software resources that enable effective delivery of academic services to a disbursed community of learners. All Walden faculty members must be able to use three Microsoft Office products (MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint), zip software, and Adobe Acrobat.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Teach Masters level courses in the MS HRM curriculum
  • Make professional contributions to the discipline and/or profession
  • Be actively involved in the community, promoting positive social change
  • Participate in committees and other university-based activity that contributes to the governance and the student-centered culture of the university
  • Maintain professional accreditations and/or professional certifications)
  • Engage in demonstrable continuing education

  • EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught.

    Candidates should possess:
  • An earned doctorate in the field of study or closely related field for faculty teaching graduate level courses (required.)
  • The ability to support adult learners who come to Walden with diverse backgrounds and variable initial capabilities.
  • Appropriate professional designations and certifications including SHRM, HRCI, IPMA-HR, ATD, etc. (preferred.)
  • At least three years of effective teaching experience at the degree level of the program (preferred) .
  • Online experience at the master’s degree level (preferred.)
  • Online teaching experience in both traditional and competency-based curricula.
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong time-management skills.
  • Advocating for the learning and development needs of students earning their degrees in a distance learning environment.
  • Supporting student quality and success in a diverse population of adult learners.
  • Supporting the development of Walden University students to foster positive social change as scholar-practitioners.
  • The ongoing professional development of themselves as faculty.



  • Faculty members should adhere to all Walden University Faculty expectations, which are clearly set forth to the Faculty Member at the start of his/her employment with the University.


    An equal opportunity employer, Walden University offers competitive compensation, training, and the opportunity to impact the lives of motivated adult learners.

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