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Adjunct Faculty

JOB SUMMARY:

Peirce College is hiring adjunct faculty to develop and teach courses in primarily online and/or hybrid learning environments in the Master of Business Administration program. Reporting to the respective Faculty Chair and/or Dean of Graduate Studies, these roles create an inclusive learning experience that respects diversity, enables participation, removes barriers, and anticipates and considers a variety of learning needs and preferences.

FUNCTIONS:

  • Strong commitment to high-quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds
  • Prepares lesson plans and teaches courses per the syllabus and defined course outcomes
  • Delivers synchronous and asynchronous instruction and engages students in the learning process  
  • Delivers 90-minute synchronous session one evening or weekend day per week for the duration of the course
  • Provides weekly substantive and timely feedback on students' assessments that lead to a final grade
  • Documents students' attendance, participation, and academic progress on a weekly basis
  • Submits final course grades to the Registrar by the assigned date via the portal
  • Communicates and maintains posted office hours (1 hour per week per course)
  • Complies with the College's faculty professional development requirements  

REQUIRED:

  • MBA required with a minimum of two (2) years successful teaching in higher education and/or other related experience
  • Credential requirements may vary depending on degree program accreditation/approval
  • Application of adult learning theory and principles
  • Application of active learning strategies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

PREFERRED:

  • Doctorate/terminal degree or approved equivalent
  • Proficient with Canvas Learning Management System
  • Proficient in using web conferencing tools such as Zoom
  • Experience teaching online or hybrid courses

HOURS:

Day, evening, and weekend responsibilities, as required.

POSTED:

January 26, 2022. Applications for adjunct positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed when openings become available. Future teaching assignments are on a term-by-term basis, which may include fall, spring, and summer.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a current resume/CV and cover letter to include your program of interest and availability (day and/or evening) to: Academic Operations, Attn: Giselle A. Marte - Associate Director, Faculty Recruitment and Development; email to: facultyjobs@peirce.edu or fax to: (215) 670-9255. We strongly encourage materials be submitted electronically only due to the College’s current remote work environment. Only those candidates who best meet our requirements will be contacted.

Peirce College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring equal opportunity in all employment decisions, policies, and practices.

The College does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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