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This position is accountable for the overall instructional and academic excellence in each course taught. Ensures the quality and integrity of each respective academic program. PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
NOTE: The primary accountabilities below are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Faculty may perform all or most of the primary accountabilities listed below. Specific tasks or responsibilities are documented in the incumbents' contract for each course as outlined by Academic Affairs administration.
Serves as a part-time faculty member teaching individual specified courses.
Gears instruction to the course objectives by ensuring that course activities, assignments, and assessments relate to the achievement of the course objectives using only the University's current course materials and guidelines.
Provides timely feedback and grades through Gradebook, the University's proprietary grading and feedback system.
Proactively responds and attempts to resolve student academic issues within his/her class in conjunction with University policies, procedures and staff. Maintains a positive relationship with students and staff by ensuring customer satisfaction with issue resolution. Is available to students.
Develops and maintains good working relationships with division staff, other faculty, and students.
Participates when possible in the various faculty development activities offered and/or suggested by the Academic Affairs department of the University and in the life of the University through faculty meetings and graduations.
Remains current in the professional and technical knowledge of the content areas in which he/she teaches through employment, attending or presenting at professional conferences, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies, publishing in professional journals, etc. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
Facilitating the learning of a group of students. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Masters degree in respective college academic programs or related field required; terminal degree strongly preferred.
Three to five years of experience in a field related to the content of the academic program; familiarity with adult education experience preferred.
Must be able to demonstrate a high level of problem solving and decision making abilities to respond to student issues and concerns, evaluate students for retention, assess student work and abilities and to facilitate the learning experience.
Must possess excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, including students, faculty, employees, and external parties.
Must possess the ability to convey a professional image, as well as effectively represent the organization as appropriate in its relationship with the community.
Must be able to accept electronic teaching contracts and submit final class grades in a timely manner.
Must be able to fulfill the current technology requirements specified on eCampus. TRAVEL:
Travel seldom required.

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