Computer Science and Information Systems Adjunct (Chicago Loop Campus)
National Louis University’s Undergraduate College is seeking Adjunct Computer Science and Information Systems Instructors to join our team.
Who we are:
We are a team of dedicated educators who have been working together to build an amazing new Instructional Model that supports first-generation students with a focus on the holistic student. This undergraduate experience is in its fourth year serving students at National Louis University. We have grown consistently each year and next year we will serve over a thousand students, with an anticipated 600 new Freshmen next year! We work fearlessly to educate and retain our students. As a result, we have exceeded national benchmarks through our approach to appreciative advising and data-driven, personalized instruction. Our educational model is student-focused, expects excellence, provides personalized support in a data-driven environment, while grounded by pillars of continuous improvement and innovation to structure our work.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Collaborate to develop an effective student experience for students.
•Facilitate courses assigned by delivering instruction in blended and online environments.
•Maintain current and active knowledge in the expertise area that is reflected in instruction.
•Communicate professionally, relate well, and share a passion for college success for diverse learners.
•Participate in weekly meetings with coaches and assessors to report student progress and obstacles (SSC).
•Empower students to develop competency by sharing a passion for the subject and the skills.
•Promote student success by showing flexibility in delivery and work schedule to provide student support, as well as, exhibit a passion for teaching and engaging students in the learning process.
•Utilize technology-based teaching platforms, including an adaptive engine to aid students in the development of competencies.
·Excellent facilitation and classroom management skills.
·Excellent oral and written communication skills.
·Excellent time management skills.
·Ability to work with a highly diverse faculty and student body.
·Willingness/ability to use data to inform instruction.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION
•Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Applied Technology, Business Information Technology, or comparable degree; and 2 years of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment. PhD credentials preferred.
•Experience with digital tools for teaching, teaching in either online or blended/hybrid formats is required.
•Teaching to students of diverse backgrounds and abilities strongly preferred.
Courses to be filled may include:
• Introduction to Information Systems (Wheeling Campus)
• Introduction to Systems Analysis
• Discrete Structures