Career Planning, Undergraduate School - Adjunct Faculty

Glenarden, Prince Georges County / Kettering, Prince Georges County / Largo, Prince Georges County / Springdale, Prince Georges County / Upper Marlboro, Prince Georges County
Mar 25, 2014
Adjunct Faculty Career Planning The Undergraduate School Location: Local hybrid classes in MD University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks an adjunct faculty to teach Career planning within the Centre for Student Success. UMUC is one of 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM). Working adults, military personnel, and other students around the globe are achieving their academic goals through UMUC's innovative educational options, including online instruction, accelerated academic programs, and classroom-based courses taught during the daytime, evenings, and weekends. Currently, more than 42,000 students attend UMUC nationally, and an additional 33,852 students attend UMUC at on site classes in more than 25 countries throughout the world; about 56,000 students are active duty military, veterans, and their families. In 2013, UMUC had over 261,000 online course enrollments. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: · Demonstrate an ability to utilize face-to-face and online instructional technology tools when engaging students throughout the course learning environments · Develop, plan, implement, and guide assignments, online or in-class discussions, and learning activities for assigned courses · Demonstrate an ability to effectively convey course concepts in written and oral communications · Demonstrate adaptability to facilitate courses with adult learners from diverse backgrounds · Other job-related duties as assigned COURSE CONTENT: · A survey of strategies for managing career change. Focus is on examining, evaluating, and assessing individual skill sets; networking; and researching career and economic markets. The objective is to formulate a career path and develop the resources needed to enter that path. Topics include resume and cover letter development, interviewing techniques, negotiation strategies, and tools for ongoing career planning. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: · Master’s degree is required from an accredited institution of higher learning · Min 2 years Professional experience within Career planning, Human Resources and/or Counselling · Min 1 year online higher education teaching required PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: · A terminal degree (i.e. PhD, JD, DBA etc.) is preferred from an accredited institution of higher learning. · Experience teaching adult learners is also preferred · Proven track record of effective problem solving and creative thinking POSITION AVAILABLE & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. For detailed benefits information, please visit Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts as required during the candidate selection process. UMUC –an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University distributes an annual information report which includes campus security information that is available to prospective employees.