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Full-time Instructional Faculty, Allied and Public Health

Employer
South University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Teacher Education, Humanities, English & Literature, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Monday, July 26, 2021 What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University located in Savannah, GA is a private institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population. This position supports South University's Online Student Support Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students' skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.

Visit www.southuniversity.edu today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.

South University, the right direction for a brighter future.

Benefits:

*Medical

*Dental

*Vision

FSA/HSA

Tuition Assistant Program

Long/Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

401K Match

Generous Paid Time Off

12 Paid Holidays

Paid Parking

* includes domestic partner coverage

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Full-time Instructor/Instructional Faculty provides teaching and instruction to South University students. This is a remote position supporting South Online students that requires extensive student contact and engagement attending to students as needed including evenings and weekends. Instructional Faculty collaborate with other faculty and staff members to achieve an excellent overall experience for every student. In addition to the primary responsibility of teaching, full-time instructors serve as subject matter experts within their assigned discipline. This is remote faculty position.

KEY JOB ELEMENTS:

  • Teaches assigned courses within the qualified discipline
  • Ensures consistent achievement of effective student outcomes in course success, persistence, retention, and overall graduation.
  • Maintains a high level of engagement with each student
  • Provides and obtains exemplary instructional support for students
  • Serves as a course content expert
  • Maintains courses to ensure learning, currency and persistence goals
  • Ensures prompt resolutions of academic concerns for students
  • Coordinates often and effectively with student graduation support team
  • Participates in regular remote meetings and faculty development opportunities
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the academic leadership

REQUIREMENTS:

The successful South University Fulltime Instructor must be passionate for and gifted in supporting students in their learning needs. Achieves high student course success and persistence rates.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Faculty Teaching Undergraduate and/or Certificate Courses should
  1. Possess a terminal degree or master's degree in the teaching discipline or in a closely related discipline from an accredited program/college/university or
  2. Possess a terminal degree or master's degree in any field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours in the teaching discipline or in a closely related discipline from an accredited program/college/university or
  3. Possess the highest degree in the teaching discipline/field with a certification or license and a minimum of two years' experience in the teaching discipline/field.
  4. Possess experience teaching at the college/university level (preferred)

  • Faculty Teaching Graduate Courses
  1. Possess a terminal degree in the teaching discipline or in a closely related discipline from an accredited program/college/university or
  2. Possess a terminal degree in any field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours in the teaching discipline or in a closely related discipline from an accredited program/college/university or
  3. Possess the highest degree in the teaching discipline/field with a certification or license and a minimum of five years' experience in the teaching discipline/field.
  4. Possess experience teaching at the college/university level (preferred)

ENVIRONMENT:

The individual must be able to travel out of the local area with an occasional overnight stay to participate in selected conferences and meetings. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reason able accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds. The vision requirements include ability to adjust focus and close vision.

South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.

Other details Job Family All Positions Pay Type Salary Required Education Master's Degree
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