Adjunct Faculty - Communication (Information and Technology)

Location
Springfield, MA
Posted
Jun 29, 2017
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


ABOUT AIC
American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Teach the 3-credit course, "Information and Technology": This course will provide students with the foundational knowledge and skills in the use of library resources and common computer tools. It will be broad enough in scope to enable students to continue learning independently as well as to build discipline-related knowledge and skills both within and beyond the college curriculum. Legal and ethical considerations will be addressed.
  • Develop a course syllabus and lectures, in alignment with college standards
  • Regularly check AIC email for timely correspondence with Dean, Department/Division Chair, students and other members of the AIC community
  • Be available to meet with students, as needed, before or after class time or at other scheduled times throughout the week

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Required Degree(s): Master's degree in a related field
  • Preferred Degree(s): Master's degree in a related field
  • Required Field of Expertise: Information and Technology or a related field
  • Preferred Field of Expertise: Information and Technology or a related field

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • 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
  • Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the instructional use of technology to teach traditional, hybrid or on-line courses, as needed
  • Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty
  • Expertise that complements and expands that of the department

WORK SCHEDULE
This is a part-time adjunct, non-benefited position.

TO APPLY
Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application.

AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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