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Purdue Global Adjunct Faculty, Professional Studies (Remote)

Purdue University Global
Working from home (Remote) Candidates must be based in and legally authorized to work in the U.S.
$2800 per full 10-week course
Posted Date
Mar 16, 2023

Job Summary:

Purdue University Global offers term by term, non-tenured teaching appointments to qualified individuals who are dedicated to providing quality educational experiences to students in Associates, Bachelors and Masters degree programs. This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to work in a professional learning community wherein faculty contribute to and engage in instructional best practice for adult learners in an innovative, nontraditional university setting.

What to expect in this role:

  • Providing a learning environment that supports student success.
  • Teaching synchronous or asynchronous seminars (10 or 6 week units) as assigned by school or program.
  • Maintaining school-determined virtual office hours per week for each class.
  • Ensuring timely management and response to electronic correspondence from students, administrators, and other school officials.
  • Leading message board discussions and engaging students in relevant discussion and coursework.
  • Partnering with Academic Advisors to address student concerns.
  • Maintaining and submitting accurate and timely reports for student grades/progress.
  • Delivering mid-term and final grades in accordance with the academic calendar.
  • Enforcing student conduct policies as outlined in the University Catalog.
  • Attending university, departmental, and faculty meetings as requested.
  • Remain current with trends, techniques, and advances in distance learning.
  • Additional duties as may be assigned by the School.

What we’re looking for:

  • Master's Degree +18 graduate level credit hours in the following: Business, Communications, Education (Higher Ed Admin/Leadership ONLY), Human Resources, Industrial Organization, Public Admin, Public Affairs.
  • Minimum of 1 year of related practical/professional experience and/or training; online, higher education teaching experience is preferred.
  • Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications and Adobe Connect meeting technology. Experience with Brightspace education software is preferred.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills, and with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote environment with minimal supervision.

Additional Information: 

  • This is a remote position; no relocation required. Candidates must be based in and legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.  
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position.
  • When applying for a faculty position at Purdue University Global you will be asked to provide an unofficial transcript and if hired will be required to provide an official transcript.
  • Adjunct compensation varies per course based on student enrollment, program type and includes a contribution to a retirement account. A typical adjunct in the School of General Education can expect to receive $2800 per full 10-week course. The compensation range for all course types and enrollment situations is $1100 to $5400.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Purdue Global is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We celebrate the diversity of thought, backgrounds, and skills necessary to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All individuals are encouraged to apply.


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