00000000 MGA Direct

Faculty Application - please complete and email with supporting documents
School/Department: MGA Direct- Online Faculty
Primary Location: Multiple Locations
Position: Faculty
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled
Description:

Part Time Online Faculty – Various Disciplines

MGA Direct – Middle Georgia State University’s 100% Online Faculty

LOCATION: 100% Online/Remote

CATEGORIES:

  • Aviation Science and Management
  • Business (Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, etc)
  • Criminal Justice
  • General Education (Communication, English, History, Humanities, Math, Political Science, Sociology, etc.)
  • Health Services Administration
  • Information Technology
  • Psychology

POSTED: May 13, 2019

TYPE: Adjunct/Part Time

ABOUT MGA DIRECT: MGA Direct is the Online Campus of Middle Georgia State University, the most affordable public University in the State of Georgia. MGA-Direct offers innovative, adult-friendly baccalaureate and graduate programs created in consultation with business leaders in the region and beyond. Our eight-week, fully-online courses allow multiple start dates each term, and our modular programs provides flexible pathways for degree acceleration and completion. MGA Direct supports Middle Georgia State University’s mission to educate and graduate inspired, lifelong learners.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Deliver course content via the D2L/Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS).
  •  Academically engage students via the LMS on a daily (work-week) basis.
  •  Provide substantive, detailed feedback on all student assignments within 72 hours of the due date.
  •  Responding to student emails, LMS messages, and phone calls within 24 hours (weekends excluded).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Commitment to teaching excellence and student success.
  • Superior organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and student engagement skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet all grading and reporting deadlines.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree with at least 18 hours of graduate credit in the teaching discipline.
  • Minimum of two year’s higher education teaching experience.
  • Minimum of one year online teaching experience.
  • Proficiency with a Learning Management System (D2L/Brightspace preferred).
  • Familiarity with best practices in instructional design for adult learners.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu  with the subject line that includes your academic discipline and the phrase “Part Time Online Faculty” Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Faculty application; a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted. Official transcripts will be required of all candidate finalists.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: MGA Direct seeks to maintain a pool of part time instructors that will allow for responsive program growth. Course appointments will be made on a term by term basis dependent on University enrollment. Background and reference checks will be conducted for all selected candidates.

Faculty Application - please complete and email with supporting documents

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