Computer Science and Information Systems Adjunct – Undergraduate College

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RankAdjunctTerm LengthVariesPosition StatusPart TimePosition TitleComputer Science and Information Systems Adjunct – Undergraduate CollegeCampusChicago - Michigan Ave.If other, please specify

This position requires on-site teaching at the Chicago campus for daytime courses delivery.

Position Summary

National Louis University is actively seeking adjunct instructors for Computer Science and Information Systems courses at our Undergraduate College.
We are a team of dedicated educators who have been working together to build a new Undergraduate College (UGC) at National Louis University (NLU) focused on building academic pathways and providing holistic student support to ensure students are career ready. Our undergraduate computer science and information systems (CSIS) majors serve first time freshmen as well as adult transfer students in blended format – on and off campus. Next year, we expect approximately 600 new Freshmen. Join us as we are grow!
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, and provides personalized support in a data-driven environment. These key tenets are grounded by pillars of continuous improvement and innovation for quality growth and development.
You are: Driven to Succeed.
You are energetic and passionate about a diverse student body that includes many first-generation students who are new to a college environment. To be successful teaching in this program, you must be committed to excellence in teaching and learning in Higher Education. The position requires you to be agile, creative and engaging while offering a new curriculum and an unparalleled experience to undergraduate students. Enthusiastic candidates have the belief that all students can be successful students. As an active team member you believe in a supportive environment and a student-driven culture.
You will: Offer Best-in-Class Teaching and Learning.
You believe that your work has demonstrated your respect for education and the power that it holds. Each term, you will facilitate blended classes that utilize technology and data to drive instruction. You will work with a dedicated team of Coaches and Instructors, Content Experts and Data Analysts to determine how to personalize the learning experience for your students. In addition to teaching content, you will also focus on growth mindset among your students, increase non-cognitive skill development, nurture academic confidence, and prepare students for their professional pathways.
You are ready to: Make an Impact.
Each and every day, this program changes lives. You want to be a part of that meaningful innovation. You are someone that will always look for creative ways for students to earn success. We know this work is challenging, but we are in it together.
Candidates should have experience in teaching Computer Science or Information Systems courses. This is a part-time adjunct position that requires instructors to collaborate on a regular basis with the support team that surrounds each student.


•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.
·Technology proficient.
·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.
•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
•Operating Systems
•Application Development
•Securing Corporate Information
•Developing and Managing Websites

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberADJ332Number of Vacancies1Desired Start DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions Summary

Please attach scanned or downloaded copies of official transcripts for all graduate and terminal degrees completed and for all relevant graduate coursework. Official documentation from the university(ies) via mail or e-transcript may be required if approved to teach any course(s).

Quick Link for Internal Postings Questions (HR Only)

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally eligible for employment in USA?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you live in Pennsylvania or Ohio?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * What is the highest level of education completed in discipline or sub-field in which you are applying to?
    • Bachelors degree in discipline or sub-field
    • 18 graduate semester credits in discipline or sub-field
    • Master's degree or higher in discipline or sub-field
    • Doctoral degree in discipline or sub-field
  4. * What is the highest level of education that you completed at an accredited institution of higher education?
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • All-But-Dissertation (ABD) in a Doctoral Program
    • Doctoral Degree (PhD, EdD, JD, DBA, etc.)
  5. Will you be available to work at our Chicago and/or Wheeling Campus Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9am to 4pm?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How many years of previous teaching experience do you have?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Transcript A
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript B
  4. Transcript C
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Internal Posting Form (Internal Applicants Only)




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Posted: 5/14/2019
Application Due: 8/29/2019
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