Berkeley College Online® in June, 2013. As the first and only online program in New York and New Jersey to achieve this status, USDLA/QS certification places Berkeley College Online among an elite group of institutions recognized for excellence in distance learning.
The newly established School of Graduate Studies at Berkeley College Studies (NJ) seeks adjunct faculty members to teach online courses in the MBA in Management program in the following areas: • Business Statistics • Principles of Financial Management • Marketing • Economics • Management and Organizational Behavior • Financial and Managerial Accounting
Qualified candidates can be interviewed by appointment in Woodland Park, NJ. Only candidates who meet all of the specified criteria will be invited to interview.
Academic Responsibilities and Essential Functions: • Collaborate with full-time faculty colleagues and instructional design specialists to develop online MBA foundations courses based on established learning outcomes • Deliver effective and engaging online lessons to graduate business students • Initiate, facilitate, interact and moderate online classroom forums • Embrace and implement USDLA Quality Standards, Quality Matters, and Blackboard Exemplary effective practices • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, case analyses, presentations and papers within the time frame set forth by Berkeley policy, providing effective feedback to guide student learning and success • Comply with Berkeley guidelines and expectations for quality faculty engagement online • Reply to communication from students within 24 hours, including one weekend day • Participate in professional development activities to enhance teaching skills • Attend discipline specific and administrative meetings for adjunct faculty as scheduled • Maintain subject-matter currency by participating in discipline-related professional communities • Contribute to the development of dynamic co-curricular activities for students, such as executive speaker series, research symposia and professional networking events • Support Berkeley College initiatives and departments.
JOB SUMMARY: Candidates for the position of adjunct faculty member in the School of Graduate Studies would join a strong team of dedicated professionals at Berkeley College. Adjunct faculty would be required to: • Teach seven-week online graduate courses using the Blackboard course management platform. • Meet all departmental standards and requirements as outlined by Berkeley College. • Demonstrate a commitment to student success • Respond to students’ questions and requests in a timely, professional manner • Facilitate discussion boards using interactive media as well as promote critical thinking in working with students. • Grade assignments, providing substantive feedback to students, within 3-5 days of submission.
• Earned doctorate in finance, economics or related field from a regionally accredited institution in the field of teaching specialization • 3-5 years of graduate-level teaching experience using Blackboard 9.0 or higher or other online learning management systems required. • Outstanding written and oral communication skills • Ability to meet departmental standards as described in the job summary • Ability to complete required training in effective online teaching strategies and methods • Significant professional experience in the field of teaching specialization
Opportunities are available in the June 19th-August 5th time frame to teach online MBA foundations and core courses in Managerial Finance and in Managerial Economics for Decision-Making. Successful completion of a seven-week training course in online instruction is required prior to commencement of the teaching assignment.
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