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The University of Phoenix is a higher education institution founded in 1976 by John Sperling. Our mission is to improve the lives of our students, their families and future generations through higher education. Our values (which, hopefully you share) are: Brave. Honest. Focused.
We have an amazing leadership team that truly cares about our team members and students. And, we offer an effective recognition program, and outstanding learning and development tools, including tuition vouchers for employees and their qualified family members.
About the Position
A Doctoral Instructor (Doctoral Faculty) supports the overall instructional and academic excellence of their respective doctoral program/content area. An individual coordinates with central administration and various stakeholders to inform University leadership about the changing needs of specific student populations for the purpose of continual quality improvement of education programs.
1.Serve as a faculty teaching within the program curricula for online, residency and dissertation classes; teach multiple concurrent classes in accordance with teaching practices identified in the Faculty Handbook and by CoDS and University administration; effectively use a mentor/coach approach to build productive educational relationships with students.
2.Assist in developing and maintaining the quality and integrity of the CoDS' respective doctoral program, including the development and implementation of program goals and program integrity.
3.Participate in and lead task forces and committees, which includes participating in the planning, implementation, and coordination of regional activities to maximize service quality effectiveness and efficiency, as required; represent and address academic concerns with campus leadership.
4.Serve on dissertation committees in an assigned role as a chair, university research methodologist or panel validator; develop and maintain strong relationships by serving as a program resource for college and/or academic staff, faculty and students, and serve as a liaison for the College.
5.Apply flexibility and creativity in meeting student needs, ensuring availability to students, responding to student issues and concerns, as needed, inside and outside of the classroom, based on the learning environment and according to University policy and instructional standards.
6.Maintain a flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends, to support student development and progression; hold open office hours to accommodate student development and progression.
7.Maintain professional and technical knowledge of the curricula by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies and developing an annual personal research agenda that includes publication or presentation to a larger academic community; maintain a general knowledge of emerging issues and trends related to respective academic program(s) and doctoral studies.
8.Maintain a home office environment, if working remotely, that is conducive to professionalism and student privacy, with capability of video conferencing for all CoDS meetings.
For the sake of brevity, we're only going to list the key responsibilities rather than the typical laundry list. They are:
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Doctoral degree in a field related to the content of the academic program, as described
Five (5) years of recent and proven experience in a field related to the content of the academic program, as described below
Five (5) years of experience leading doctoral faculty in online and face-to-face to advance instructional excellence and promote student success
Knowledge of adult education principles/practices, curriculum development and academic content area
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIFIC PROGRAMS/CONTENT AREAS:
Doctoral degree in a leadership or management discipline required
Five (5) years recent experience in a business or related field
Two (2) years significant experience teaching leadership/organizational development/organizational behavior and or Information Systems Technology at a college/university level
Two (2) years current experience in project management and leading organizations and teams.
Two (2) years of active research publications and presentations
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
Proven experience as a scholar, practitioner, leader in one of the industries relative to our doctoral degree program
Able to convey a professional image and effectively represent the organization as appropriate in its relationship with the community as well as in all professional social media profiles such as LinkedIn
Familiarity with adult education experience
Experience with doctoral-level education
High level of problem solving and decision-making abilities to respond to student issues and concerns, evaluate students for retention, assess student work and abilities and facilitate the doctoral learning experience
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, including students, faculty, employees and external parties
This position cannot be performed in Colorado.
As an Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
The University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of sex/gender. Sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking are forms of sex discrimination, which are prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and by University policy. Reports of misconduct, questions regarding Title IX, and concerns about noncompliance should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator:
Bridget Beville, JD, Title IX Coordinator
4025 S. Riverpoint Parkway
Mail Stop: CF-K303
Phoenix, AZ 85040
For a complete copy of the University's Equal Opportunity, Harassment and Nondiscrimination Policy and additional information on Title IX, please click the Title IX Information link at the bottom of the page.
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