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Adjunct Faculty - MBA with Healthcare Concentration

New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, New Mexico, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 22, 2021

Posting Details

About NMHU

Highlands University is an open admissions university with over 70% Hispanic, Native American or African American with nearly 40% studying at the Master’s Degree level. The university is committed to student success and improved retention and graduation rates. NMHU serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus in Las Vegas, NM (one hour east of Santa Fe) and another 1300 students at centers in Santa Fe, Rio Rancho, and Albuquerque. For more information about the university, visit the website at

Position Information

Job Title
Adjunct Faculty - MBA with Healthcare Concentration

Per-Course Faculty

Classification Title
Per Course

Position Summary

The Department of Business Administration at New Mexico Highlands University is seeking a part-time faculty member to teach online asynchronous courses in its new MBA concentration in Healthcare Administration. The candidate will also assist in developing curriculum in this concentration.
The School of Business, Media, and Technology, which the department of Business Administration is part of, is housed within a Hispanic Serving Institution and is dedicated to creating a climate of engagement, diversity, and inclusion, and providing pathways for students from under-represented groups to pursue careers. All applicants should have a demonstrated willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds and to advise and teach a graduate student body that is diverse with respect to socio-economic status, culture, and career path.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop curriculum in the MBA concentration in Healthcare Administration. Teach developed graduate courses asynchronously. Assess students and submit grades. Hold regular office hours. Communicate any concerns with the Department Chair.

Minimum Qualifications

MBA, plus a minimum of five (5) years of healthcare leadership and management experience.

New Mexico Highlands University has implemented a mandatory COVID -19 vaccine requirement for NMHU students and employees. For detailed information, visit Coronavirus ( COVID -19) information – New Mexico Highlands University (

Preferred Qualifications

• Doctoral degree in a business-related field
• Experience with program development
• Experience with online asynchronous teaching.
• Proficiency with BrightSpace.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

See Duties and Responsibilities, Minimum Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications.

Work Location
Online - Outside of New Mexico

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Posting Open Date

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application must include: 1) Letter of Application; 2) Curriculum vita; 3) Unofficial copies of advanced degree transcripts; 4) Teaching philosophy; 5) Evidence of teaching; and 6) Three professional references with name, address and email in online application. References will be contacted in conjunction with an interview and official transcripts will be requested upon acceptance of the interview. For more detailed information regarding the position you may contact: Dr. D. Veena Parboteeah at
For disabled access or services call 505-454-3242 or TDD 505-454-3003. New Mexico Highlands University is an EEO Employer.

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  1. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Evidence of Teaching and Research Excellence
  6. List of Three Professional References with Name, Address and E-Mail
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