Part-Time Instructional Faculty, Math
NAU aims to be the nation's preeminent engine of opportunity,
vehicle of economic mobility, and driver of social impact by
delivering equitable postsecondary value in Arizona and
Personalized Learning (PL) incorporates innovative teaching and
learning methods. Administered by NAU Online, PL differs from, but
complements, the traditional classroom-based academic model, with
the goal for students to achieve deeper learning through a
personalized approach of multiple, hybrid and more effective
learning methods and modalities and within timeframes that best
meet the students' needs. Our model combines best learning
practices from the educational field to ensure competency,
including: shared and open-source content; varying delivery modules
such as video and simulations; faculty-led mentorships and
tutoring; and customized instruction. Tuition is based on length of
time rather than by course or credit hours, providing a financial
incentive to the student to complete their degree in a timely or
- Part-time (less than 49% FTE); no benefits provided.
- Remote duty station; workspace and equipment not provided.
- Position reports to PL Program Coordinator/Lead Faculty for the
- Position requires extensive use of technology; candidate must
be comfortable working and communicating in an online
- This position requires ability to meet regularly via web-based
conferencing and/or via telephone, and periodically in-person at a
campus location for team meetings.
- A letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three
professional references must be included with the online
application to be considered for the position.
- This position requires Arizona residency.
- Facilitates instruction and assesses student learning outcomes
in courses and lessons aligned to area of expertise
- Tutors in area of expertise
- Provides high-touch and timely assessment feedback
- Advocates for resolution of student issues
- Coordinates with Disability Resources about students requiring
- Maintains and communicates regular hours of availability for
synchronous student interaction
- Develops a strong understanding of available problem-solving
resources by collaborating with NAU student services staff
- Maintains electronic and academic student files and records,
such as email and Salesforce, documenting all pertinent student
- Supports curricular assignments determined by Faculty Program
- Collaborates with Instructional Designers to:
- Review disciplinary curriculum, design, and evaluation
- Identify the learning outcomes and ensure that they are aligned
- Identify and create learning resources to support course
materials and student learning
- Develops rubrics for evaluations and assessment Monitoring of
instructional materials to ensure sound academic practices
- Ensures that materials are accessible (Section508ADA) and
usable for all learners
- Maintains functioning links and ensures currency course
- Master's degree in any field from a regionally accredited
university with at least 18 graduate credits in mathematics or a
relevant discipline, or professional experience in college-level
- Experience in online or competency-based programs
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Willingness to serve as an active member of a remote academic
- Strong communication skills, especially working with students
and colleagues remotely
- Strong organizational skills
- Exceptional customer service skills
- Commitment to student accessibility
- Innovative problem-solving
- Skilled in online academic technology
- Ability to interact effectively with faculty and students from
diverse cultural backgrounds, ages, and experience levels
- Detail oriented; timely follow up with student inquiries and
- Ability to work non-standard hours, if needed to support
Northern Arizona University is a 29,569-student institution with
its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about
70,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU's
emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate
programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty
members are expected to promote student learning and help students
achieve academic outcomes.
The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and
For information about diversity, access, and equity at NAU, see the
Center for University Access and Inclusion
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the
following: a criminal background investigation, an employment
history verification and a degree verification (in some cases)
prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a
fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the
state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal
E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new
employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year
Northern Arizona University releases an Annual Security Report
. The report is a result
of a federal law known as the Clery Act. The report includes Clery
reportable crime statistics for the three most recent completed
calendar years and discloses procedures, practices and programs NAU
uses to keep students and employees safe including how to report
crimes or other emergencies occurring on campus. In addition, the
Fire Safety Report
is combined with the Annual
Security Report for the NAU Flagstaff Mountain Campus as this
campus has on-campus student housing. This report discloses fire
safety policies and procedures related to on-campus student housing
and statistics for fires that occurred in those facilities. If you
would like a free paper copy of the report, please contact the
NAUPD Records Department at (928) 523-8884 or by visiting the
department at 525 E. Pine Knoll Drive in Flagstaff.
Hourly rate starts at $27.00
This is a part-time, non-benefit eligible position.
NAU will not provide any U.S. immigration support or sponsorship
for this position.
This vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of
applications will begin on November 3, 2022.
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button at
the end of the job description if viewing this position through the
NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply,
proceed to nau.jobs
follow the 'Faculty and Administrator Openings' link, locate
, and then "Apply" at the bottom of
Application must include: (1) a cover letter highlighting your
particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum
vitae; and (3) names and contact information for three professional
references. Save all items as PDF and/or Word documents.
If you need assistance completing your application there are
instructions available on the HR website
or in person in the Human Resources
Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner
of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable
accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact
the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006
or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair
Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and therefore will not earn overtime or
compensatory time for additional time worked.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements
NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps,
and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.
To apply, visit https://hr.peoplesoft.nau.edu/psp/ph92prta/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=2&JobOpeningId=606705&PostingSeq=1