Lecturer

Location
Raleigh, NC
Posted
Oct 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00107249

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The School of Public and International Affairs, in the College of Humanities and Social Science at North Carolina State University, houses the Department of Public Administration, the Department of Political Science, the Masters of International Studies Program, the Public Safety Leadership Initiative, and the Leadership in the Public Sector Online Bachelor's Degree Completion Program (for more information, see http://spia.chass.ncsu.edu/) The Leadership in the Public Sector (LPS) online bachelor's degree completion program focuses on leadership in non-market environments. This program is ideal for community college transfers, military personnel and their families as well as other adult learners. All courses necessary for completing the degree are available online. The LPS format allows students the flexibility to complete their bachelor's degree without adhering to a rigid in-class schedule. Although courses are completed during traditional semesters, students can complete their degree at their own pace. There is also an undergraduate certificate option as well.

Essential Job Duties: The Leadership in the Public Sector (LPS) Online Bachelor's Degree Completion program in the School of Public and International Affairs is accepting applications for lecturers to teach courses online in state and local government, human resource management in the public sector, and judicial politics. The positions are a one-semester, non-tenure-track appointments with possibility of renewal. The lecturer must have proven experience teaching online for an accredited academic institution. Continuous communication with the students enrolled in the class, as well as monitoring student progress is required. Responsibilities include: Creating syllabus prior to the first class; provided video lectures or other audio visual learning material; creating and presenting course online activities to student; grading assignments; providing written feedback to students in a timely fashion; determining final course grade; holding office hours virtually; meeting with Program Director and/or Department Head regarding instruction if needed; and other duties that relate to the course(s) being taught.

Minimum Education/Experience: Minimum of Master's Degree in Political Science, Public Administration or related discipline. Degrees must be received from accredited institutions.

Department Required Skills: Strong commitment to excellence in teaching is expected. Excellent communication skills and knowledge and experience in online pedagogical theory and practice.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: PhD or doctoral candidate preferred. Familiarity with Moodle LMS desired.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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