SUMMARY DESCRIPTION This adjunct faculty position teaches BUA 301 Directed Research in Business in the Business Administration 3+1 Program at RCBC. Adjunct faculty work under the direction of the Department Chairs, Department Program Coordinators, and the administration of the Division of Liberal Arts to facilitate class instruction, evaluate student performance, develop and manage syllabus and course materials, and comply with any Department, Division, or College requirements.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course focuses on the current issues and trends in business as found in the business media. The course is designed to allow students to explore areas of personal interest through the collection of research and the presentation of such material in written and spoken formats.
Text and other Materials No specific text required. Materials will be provided through BlackBoard, by the instructor, or students will access them from the RCBC Library Online Resources.
Course Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: *Describe past and present issues and trends in the world of business *Perform objective and thorough research in business *Distinguish the relationship between the social sciences and business. *Explain business issues and research in both written and oral form. *Examine publications in business. *Evaluate primary and secondary sources in research. *Relate business issues with academic interests and career goals.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Adjunct Faculty are instructional personnel whose services are contracted on a semester/term by semester/term basis. The adjunct faculty workload is limited to two course sections per semester/term, unless additional course sections are required to meet the needs of the students and/or College. Adjunct Faculty are paid by the credit hour.
Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: *Develop and Manage syllabus and course materials – selecting and compiling tests, assignments, online discussion exercise that permit measurement of performance relative to standardized learning objectives. *Facilitate class instruction – administer evaluations of student performance based on course deliverables and course rubrics. All course grades will be posted on Blackboard Grade Center. Be prepared for class and meet with students on time and as scheduled or if teaching online to be responsive and “present” throughout the semester. *Comply with department, division, and college requirements – this includes using any required textbooks and online resources for a specific course, using Blackboard Grade Center, and completing required attendance reporting. *Respond promptly to grade determination – adjunct faculty should submit grades for any assignments, assessments, participation activities, etc. in a timely manner and within the required deadlines. *Input final grades in web advisor and turn in final grades and attendance records to the Division by the end of semester deadline.
OVERALL PURPOSE AND RESPONSIBILITY The most important overall responsibility of all RCBC employees is to provide service in a pleasant, helpful, and effective manner to our students, members of the college community and the public. Adjunct faculty work with our Department Chairs, Coordinators, and Administrative team to ensure successful course delivery for our students.
INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS: Assists college with student outcomes assessment efforts and/or Program assessments if need, by participating in the planning, data collection, and/or reporting as relates to course outcomes, program outcomes, general education outcomes, and developmental program outcomes.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education Requirements: Master’s degree or above in Business or in related field with at least 18 graduate credits applicable to course content areas.
Minimum of three years of practical work experience in the area of conducting business research. Experience teaching using Open Educational Resources (OERs) required; experience with teaching at the college level preferred.
Required Documents: A resume or CV and cover letter are required to complete the application process *Official transcripts required upon hire *Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
**This posting will be used to obtain a pool of qualified candidates for this position. As teaching needs arise, these applications will be reviewed for possible interviews** The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Your application can remain on file for up to 12 months.
Internal Number: J100
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