Zovio Online Associate Faculty- MSN in Nursing Program in United States
The Online Associate Faculty position is a part-time, temporary adjunct employment opportunity in the Department of Health Sciences. The Online Associate Faculty member performs duties relating to online instruction including but not limited to: posting faculty guidance and expectations, participating in classroom discussion boards, grading assignments, and promptly responding to student inquiries. This is an online adjunct teaching position and reports to the assigned Lead/Core faculty. Other duties may be assigned according to experience and qualifications.
Essential Job Duties:
Emphasize a student-centered learning environment through active engagement.
Collaborate within the University community to ensure a positive overall experience for all University students, including the following: the Office of Access and Wellness to holistically support student success in the classroom by implementing university-approved accommodations, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to foster professional growth as it relates to successful teaching for the Ashford student population, and the Student Records department to maintain timely and accurate student records.
Adhere to all faculty requirements such as facilitating and engaging in classroom discussion boards, grading assignments and responding to student inquiries in a timely manner.
professional development is required to be completed per course taught. Examples are synchronous faculty development opportunities, webinars, etc.
Establishing Relationships: Creatively uses available tools and strategies to enhance relationships, creating a community of learners willing to take risks and actively engage with one another
Critical Thinking: Consistently fosters critical thinking through challenging students to elaborate on their thoughts, question their assumptions, examine biases, communicate in a clear and concise manner, and defend their positions throughout the course
Instructive Feedback to Students: Provides instructive feedback that challenges and inspires students while providing specific suggestions to improve the quality of their work and thinking
High Expectations: Effectively demonstrates high expectations throughout the course, while holding students accountable for insightful exchanges and high-quality performance on assignments, and promoting active engagement in their own learning
Demonstrating Instructor Expertise: Effectively and consistently utilizes expertise in subject matter by providing personal experiences, connecting course knowledge to real-world examples. Enhances course content and resources to encourage student comprehension and application of course learning outcomes
Doctoral degree (PhD, DNP, EdD) in Nursing
Minimum of a master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution
An unencumbered, unrestricted nursing license
Residence and eligibility to work in the United States
Three to five years related experience and/or training (online teaching experience is a plus).
Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office applications and adobe connect meeting technology.
Ability to work effectively in a remote environment with minimal supervision.
Proficiency in common internet tools, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
1-2 years’ experience teaching in a Learning Management System
College level teaching experience
Experience teaching in area of degree
Experience teaching in the online classroom
Experience teaching in “non-traditional” settings to students.
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