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Adjunct Faculty, Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion Program, Data Concepts and Structure

Employer
University of Denver
Location
Colorado, USA, Denver
Salary
Negotiable

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Arts & Humanities, Fine & Performing Arts
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Position Summary

The Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion Program at University College at the University of Denver is currently seeking adjunct faculty with extensive industry and teaching experience to teach BACP 2075 Data Concepts and Structures.

Course Description

This course will cover the basics of data to include data concepts, terminology, and literacy. Students will learn what typical data sets are, how data relationships work, and where data is stored. These concepts will be the basis for data analysis using commonly available tools and techniques.

Course Objectives:

  1. Differentiate various concepts and terminology commonly used in data analysis.
  2. Identify data structures to distinguish among data types within data sets.
  3. Develop data dictionaries and structures based on sample data sets.
  4. Compare commonly used tools and techniques for data analysis.


Adjunct faculty will receive a designed course container and will be expected to manage and engage in the course while infusing real-world examples into the curriculum and offering a diversity of perspectives as presented through materials, resources, authors/readings, and speakers if applicable.

Essential Functions

Adjunct faculty at University College are subject matter experts in their field and integrate professionally relevant, diverse examples into their teaching and discussions. They adhere to University College Faculty Teaching Expectations and meet the following expectations:

  • Prepare Course Container for the Quarter
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise
  • Maintain Regular and Consistent Instructor Presence in Your Course
  • Provide Specific, Relevant, and Timely Feedback
  • Foster an Engaged and Inclusive Learning Environment
  • Model and Uphold Academic Standards

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge in our major areas of study or common learning course subjects.
  • Ability to select the most relevant instructional multimedia and/or tech tools, and write effective copy, texts, audio and video scripts.
  • Knowledge of and experience with higher education in general and adult learners in particular.
  • Proven excellent project management skills
  • Information analysis and management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in groups.
  • Strong desire to learn.
  • Ability to adapt priorities and focus.
  • Commitment to showcasing a diverse range of perspectives, experts, authors, and resources.

Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in the area you would like to teach or related field or a masters degree and industry experience.
  • Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults.
  • Work or academic experience congruent with the content of a course or courses offered within our Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion Program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree or terminal degree in related field
  • Recognition of professional accomplishment in an area of expertise related to course or courses offered within our Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion Program.
  • Publication in your field.
  • Professional presentations related to the courses within the Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion Program or within the teaching and learning sector.
  • Licensing and/or certification by professional organizations.
  • Completion of an education or training program on adult learning or internship/mentorship that addresses adult learning principles and practices.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Course Rate

Stipend is determined by enrollment.

1 student $612 2 students $1,224 3 students $2,448 4-8 students $2,703 9-14 students $3,825 15-23 students $4,233

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Cover Letter outlining your interest in teaching at University College and the Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion Program.
  2. CV

Organization

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

The University offers:

Regardless of what they study, University of Denver students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

Collaborative, Experiential Learning

Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem solving.

In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

The University of Denver Culture

Across the University of Denver’s many divisions, departments, and offices, supervisors are searching for new employees who strive to excel and innovate, prize integrity, and who value the opportunity to engage with the community.  The University is always looking for creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners who want to know more and do more.

At the University of Denver, our culture is steeped in ethics and social responsibility. As a result, our faculty and students represent a wide array of perspectives and enjoy the healthy dialogue that grows out of diversity. University of Maryland, Baltimore

For all their differences, the members of our community are united by a common purpose: They're determined to confront society's most pressing challenges—everything from world health and the global economy to access to education.

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