Wednesday, November 2, 2022
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for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees,
South University is a private institution dedicated to providing
educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and
professional development of a diverse student
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
Instruct and facilitate meaningful learning of the course outcomes
in the curriculum and proactively support all facets of the
learning environment. Provide education through learning-centered
instruction that will enable graduates to fulfill the evolving
needs of the marketplace. Encourage a culture of learning that
values mutual responsibility and respect, life-long learning,
diversity, and ethics as well as personal and professional
development. Assure that the South University philosophy: quality
service to students; development, growth, involvement, and
recognition of employees; and an environment conducive to
innovation, positive thinking, and expansion is considered in
carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.
Participate in activities that promote the stature of the academic
programs, departments, and colleges and abide by the South
University Board of Trustees and administration's mandates.
KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
Manage the educational process to ensure every student is involved
in a positive educational experience through the learning,
teaching, and social environment.
Perform faculty responsibilities as outlined in the faculty job
description in accordance with the provisions of Faculty Supplement
to the South University Employee Handbook.
Provide course instruction that aligns with the South University
model of curricula and supports the South University style of
Design and deliver instruction through the development of
instructional plans to meet course outcomes, the development of
activities that support lesson objectives, and for online courses,
deliver the instruction as approved within each course
Effectively utilize technology in the classroom to support the
student learning experience.
Enable the achievement of pre-defined outcomes for student
achievement and evaluation of learning by providing instruction
that fosters proficiency and establishes student performance
criteria and evaluation.
Deliver learning-centered instruction by establishing an
educational environment conducive to learning and student
involvement and effectively planning and preparing for classes and
Promote student success by showing flexibility in style and work
schedule and exhibiting a passion for teaching and students, and
engaging students in the learning process.
Manage the educational environment through keeping accurate
records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing
academic and attendance policies consistent with the school,
campus, or online division.
Relate professional/life/industry experience to learning by
continuing professional/technical skills development, the
introduction of industry perspective into courses, and the active
awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities.
Participate in the faculty development process to enhance
knowledge, skills, and abilities in learner-centered
Communicate consistently and effectively with supervisor(s),
faculty, and other South University administrators.
Contribute to a learning culture by participating in curriculum and
system task forces, support local campus events such as orientation
and graduation, and participate in various other workshops and
Faculty teaching general education courses at the undergraduate
level: doctor's or master's degree in the teaching discipline or
master's degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (a
minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching
Faculty teaching associate degree courses designed for transfer to
a baccalaureate degree: doctor's or master's degree in the teaching
discipline or master's degree with a concentration in the teaching
discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching
Faculty teaching associate degree courses not designed for transfer
to the baccalaureate degree: bachelor's degree in the teaching
discipline, or associate's degree and demonstrated competencies in
the teaching discipline.
Faculty teaching baccalaureate courses: doctor's or master's degree
in the teaching discipline or master's degree with a concentration
in the teaching discipline (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours
in the teaching discipline).
Faculty teaching graduate and post-baccalaureate course work:
earned doctorate/terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a
Graduate teaching assistants: master's in the teaching discipline
or 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline, direct
supervision by a faculty member experienced in the teaching
discipline, regular in-service training, and planned and periodic
Experience in instruction or formalized education process,
preferably in a post-secondary or college institution.
Membership in a professional association tied to the area of
Active, valid, and unencumbered state licensure or certification as
applicable to the discipline.
At least six months of teaching experience at South University or
another post-secondary education institution preferred, with online
experience a plus (for online only).
Academic Processes - knowledge of university guidelines, course
descriptions, and academic terminology
Clerical - knowledge of office administrative procedures, including
Computer - ability to perform basic computer processes, including
word processing, web browsing, and utilization of Microsoft
Technical Knowledge and Application - proficiency with the online
learning environment, including the creation of digital media and
utilization of learning management systems
Mathematics – ability to perform basic mathematic
Critical Thinking - uses logic and reasoning to look at different
types of information in order to make conclusions and work through
Research - Locates key facts and information to learn more about
different types of information
Interpersonal Skills - communicates and interacts with people
effectively while being aware of social perceptions
Time Management - manages one's own time to accomplish assigned
Attention to Detail - thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing
a task ensuring all aspects are reviewed
Written Comprehension - ability to read and understand information
and ideas presented in writing
Written Expression - ability to communicate information and ideas
in writing so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - ability to listen to and understand
information and ideas presented through spoken words and
Oral Expression - ability to communicate information and ideas in
speaking so others will understand
Selective Attention (Focus) - ability to concentrate on a task over
time without being distracted
Organizational - ability to organize large amounts of information
Teaching - ability to convey course concepts and material in a
manner that others can understand
Engagement –ability to learn from students' participation,
demonstrate fair and consistent behavior in all matters, and show
compassion without being ineffectual.
Ability to physically work in the United States while performing
all responsibilities of the position for the University.
Computing - ability to access a personal computer, Internet
connection, and telephone connection (hardware, software, and
Internet access specifications to be provided) to fulfill teaching
and related administrative responsibilities.
Office Hours - ability to hold required office hours and respond to
student questions and administration within the required response
Orientation participation -ability to complete the New Faculty
Orientation and other assigned/required training (e.g., Code of
Conduct) through South University.
(For Online Positions Only)
Willingness to work in an accelerated learning format, working
online with students five of seven days per online week.
Willingness to attend meetings as required by the respective
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a
an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable
accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to communicate professionally in person, over the
telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the
office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and
visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess.
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.
Job Family All
Pay Type Hourly
Required Education Master’s Degree