Adjunct Faculty- Business Management

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 26, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Adjunct Faculty- Business Management
Lasell University

The School of Business at Lasell University seeks adjunct instructors of Business Management for on-campus courses in the Fall 2021 term.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Though courses will be held on campus in the fall of 2021, applicants should be prepared to offer hybrid model of instruction that includes on-campus face to face and online component for course sessions utilizing the college philosophy of connected learning (teaching and learning support provided for instructors)
Incorporate the use of Canvas Learning Management System in all aspects of course delivery
Maintain weekly office hours
Provide a syllabus and course outline to students that clearly communicates course content and requirements via Canvas Learning Management System
Provide timely feedback to students as defined by the Teaching and Learning Guidelines established by Lasell University Teaching and Learning Center
Keep accurate records of student progress through the Canvas gradebook feature
Complete mid-semester progress reports, and submit final grade in Self-Service System by registrar established deadline
Work collaboratively with Business Program Chair and university faculty on course content requirements and methods of delivery

Terminal degree preferred but will consider applicants with master's degrees in Business Administration (MBA) and industry experience. Requires college-level teaching experience, a familiarity with online learning management systems preferred.

Courses include:
Business Fundamentals, Principles of Marketing, Professional Development in Business, Excel for Business, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Marketing Communications.

Example Course Descriptions:
Excel for Business
This course introduces students to basic Microsoft Excel skills. Excel is an electronic spreadsheet program used for storing, organizing, and manipulating data. It is critical to the business world today as the volume data generated has exploded. This introductory course will provide students with information and skills needed to create basic workbooks and worksheets, create simple formulas, copy, and move data, format data and cells, work in large spreadsheets and with data series, create pivot tables, and more. As part of this course, all students will have the opportunity to become certified in Microsoft Excel through the professional certification called Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel 2016 – Core Data Analysis, Manipulation, and Presentation. The certification also comes with an electronic badge. Students are also introduced to Income Statements, Balance Sheets, Statement of Cash Flows, Ratios, and the Basic Accounting Cycle

Financial Management
This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of finance. Various techniques of analysis that reveal the relationships of risk, return, and value are demonstrated. Topics include: financial reporting; long- and short-term forecasting; managing working capital; capital budgeting; and the nature of corporate securities and debt-equity mix.

Managerial Accounting
In this course, students gain experience in the development and use of information within an organization. Course topics include: cost terms; production costing; cost allocation for planning and control; cost behavior patterns; cost-volume-profit relationships; budgeting; inventory planning and control; pricing decisions; and aspects of investment decisions.

Interested candidates should upload a cover letter, resume, and the information of three (3) references using the forms on our website.

Review of candidates' submitted materials begin immediately; applications are accepted until the position is filled.

Given Lasell's commitment to fostering an intellectually enriching and inclusive educational environment, our expectation is that the successful candidate will demonstrate competence and sensitivity in leading, managing, and advising employees and students who are broadly diverse with regard to various aspects of identity, such as race, ethnicity, ability status, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, nationality, and religion.

We seek faculty and staff who appreciate the value diversity brings to a campus community and are eager to foster an inclusive environment here at Lasell. Employees who represent the various areas of diversity of our student body are key contributors to our strategic vision.

Lasell University is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

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