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Adjunct - Asia Business Programs

Benedictine University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 31, 2020

Adjunct - Asia Business Programs

Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Title: Adjunct Faculty-Asia Business Programs

Institution: Benedictine University

Location: China/ Vietnam

Department: International Programs and Services (IPS)

Employment Type: Adjunct/Part-Time

Classification: Non-Benefit Eligible

Reports to: Asia Programs Coordinator

Standard Hours: 2 weekend format/4 credit hours

Benedictine University is located in the west suburb of City Chicago. International Programs and Services is currently seeking adjunct instructors to teach MBA and Master of Science in Management Information Science(MSMIS) programs and undergraduate- level business program and programs at our partner universities location throughout China and Vietnam. Undergraduate courses are taught over a three week time-frame with daily classes, and graduate courses are taught in 2 weekend format. Quality teaching and strong business working experience are the top priorities.

Key Job Responsibilities:
1 Must teach all assigned classes and hours as determined by the course schedule
2 Plan course instruction based upon approved curriculum, syllabus and learning outcomes
3 Design, administer, and grade course assignments, essays and exams to assess achievement of course objectives as identified by the syllabus
4 Contribute to program development through collaborative participation in curriculum design and review, promotion of collaborative partnerships and engaging with faculty, adjuncts and/or students in joint projects
5 Maintain a professional and courteous attitude at all times towards co-workers, internal and external customers, representing BenU, its office, its programs, policies, and procedures in a positive and professional manner
6 Attend provided/necessary training and other meetings to support effectiveness within the positions as required
7 Consistently demonstrate high standards of integrity by supporting BenU mission, vision, and values and adhering to institutional policy
8 Follow procedures and policies defined in the Adjustment Faculty Manual
9 Perform other functions as assigned by management

Required Qualifications:

1 Graduate-level programs: Ph.D., D.B.A., J.D. or other terminal doctoral degrees (excluding graduate teaching experience) in areas such as finance, accounting, management, economics, information technology, engineering and related fields

2 Undergraduate-level programs: MBA with 3+ years’ relevant industry working experience(excluding teaching experience)in Management, Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Entrepreneurship and related fields.

3 Experience in Learning Management Systems: Desire 2 Learn (D2L) is desired as well as an Enterprise Software System (like PeopleSoft)

4 Demonstrate intercultural competence and commitment to working with international students, adult learners and underserved student populations

5 Experience in an international setting preferred

6 Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

7 Behave with a high level of integrity and complete confidentiality at all times

8 Must be a US citizen or be authorized to work in US

9 Ability to fly on transpacific flights between US and Asia

Additional Information:
Courses are offered on campus in our partner universities either in China or Vietnam. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding and departmental needs. This is a non-tenure-track, part-time, faculty position.

Candidates who are offered an adjunct faculty position at Benedictine University must present official transcripts and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to IPS before the position starts.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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