Adjunct Faculty: Undergraduate Human Services

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Posted by: Kaplan University on Oct 17, 2017



Job Description:

Job Description
Kaplan University 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 Master’s degree programs. This part-time position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to work in a virtual, professional learning community wherein faculty contribute to and engage in instructional best practice for adult learners in an innovative, non-traditional university setting.

Key Job Responsibilities:
Providing a learning environment that supports student success.
Teaching synchronous or asynchronous seminars (10 or 6 week units) as assigned by school or program.
Development and posting of the class syllabi in the class Discussion Board.
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.

Minimum Qualifications:
Masters degree in Human Services, Counseling, Social Work or closely related field. Doctorate preferred.
1-3 years related field experience working in a Human Services professional role. ?
Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications and Adobe Connect meeting technology. Experience with education software like Blackboard and/or eCollege 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.

Education Level:

Bachelors degree or higher

Pay Rate:

Commensurate with experience

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About Kaplan University

Kaplan University is a part of Kaplan Higher Education LLC, which is a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company. Kaplan, Inc.'s wide range of products includes programs for kids and schools, test preparation, higher education and professional training. Each of our offerings helps students reach an important milestone in their education and careers. Kaplan is a regionally accredited university offering over 180 certificate, undergraduate, graduate and continuing professional education programs in both online and in-classroom settings. Whether you’re just starting college or advancing your career, our wide range of programs blend science-backed expertise with real-world experience. * Most of our 38,000+ degree-seeking online and campus-based students are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education. 59% are older than 30; 75% are women. * We are a military-friendly school with over 9,000 students who are active military, veterans, or military spouses or dependents. * 94% of students complete their coursework in online programs. * Campus students took 63% of their courses online. * Student involvement in co-curricular activities was high, as more than 5,000 students were members of at least 1 of our 29 registered student organizations.

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