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PT Faculty, BS Healthcare Management Tempo (Virtual)


Job ID 50790BR Date posted 05/25/2021 Institution Walden University City Virtual
Walden University is an accredited institution that has been serving the higher education needs of professionals for more than 40 years. Offered online, Walden's doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs are designed to help students achieve their goals so that, as graduates, they can help advance the lives of others.
Walden continues its tradition of quality as it grows. Walden's School of Health Sciences seeks faculty members for the B.S. in Healthcare Management Tempo Competency-Based Learning program to commit to part-time positions. This is an opportunity for candidates to share their professional experience and academic knowledge with students across the country and around the world. With a computer and a high-speed Internet connection, the faculty member can teach on their own schedule while maintaining other professional and personal commitments.

GENERAL SUMMARY
Walden University seeks a dynamic, innovative faculty member for this contributing (part-time) position in the B.S. in Healthcare Management Tempo Competency-Based Learning program. Key responsibilities of this position include teaching courses in the following content areas: healthcare quality and safety, health informatics, human resources, and/or health insurance and reimbursement.
What to Expect as a Walden Faculty Member
Faculty members educate Walden University students by effectively and proficiently using online technology and resources so that knowledge, information, feedback, and critique are imparted to and shared with students in thoughtful, carefully formulated, well written, and timely communications. This is accomplished in an environment that is respectful of the student, the faculty member, Walden University, and the discipline in which the faculty member is involved.
Training
All new faculty members receive specific training from Walden University in the techniques of online teaching; use of an electronic learning platform; specifics of the policies, procedures, and degree programs of the School or College in which they are going to teach; socialization into the Walden University culture; and assessment of academic integrity of student work (including use of www.turnitin.com). Teaching assignments are contingent upon successful completion of required training. During the first term of teaching, faculty members may be assigned a faculty peer mentor (senior colleague) as an extension of their new instructor training. Peer mentors will continue to support instruction and provide peer reviews of the classroom on a regular basis.

Course Teaching/Availability
Faculty members are assigned courses, which are taught using the Learning Management System (LMS) Brightspace and are responsible for interacting with students within the LMS. Discussion Boards for classrooms are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Faculty members are expected to be in their assigned courses a minimum of 5 days per week and respond to student questions within 48 hours. The university suggests regular and predictable availability, such as online office hours or regular online chats; office hours may be required based on program or college policy.
Tools/Technical Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Licensing/Certification
Faculty members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or an institution that is recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught, and may be expected to be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specific programs. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

The successful candidate will:
  • Have a minimum of an earned doctorate degree in the field of study or closely related field for faculty teaching undergraduate courses.
  • Have a demonstrated record of high quality instruction, as shown by a minimum of 2 years of undergraduate teaching experience or an extensive record of relevant professional expertise; teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred.
  • Have a commitment to supporting student success in a diverse population of adult learners.
  • Have a commitment to the social change mission of Walden University.
  • Have experience with Learning Management Systems and leveraging technology in learning (required).
  • Be expected to perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for 6–8 hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting (e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary).
Technology Requirements
Faculty members are expected to have a personal computer with virus protection and Internet access. Walden University provides a Walden e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, university and college listservs, and other faculty communications tools.
The recommended computer setup includes Internet access, preferably broadband or DSL; Windows 10 or macOS with virtualization software (e.g., Parallels with Windows OS); minimum of 2 GB of RAM; a hard drive of at least 40 GB; DVD drive, speakers, and headphone connected to the computer; inkjet or laser printer; webcam with microphone or a built-in webcam and computer with audio capabilities.
Software Requirements include current Web browser (ideally Chrome to best support Brightspace); Microsoft Office suite; Adobe Reader; Adobe Flash Player; Apple QuickTime; Windows Media Player; antivirus software (e.g., McAfee or Norton) installed, running, and kept current by promptly installing the upgrades and patches made available by the software manufacturer. Software versions are subject to change.
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Equal Employment Opportunity

Our goal is to have a diverse workforce that is representative of our students and our communities. Laureate is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring based upon merit. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform with or without reasonable accommodations. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Walden University is required not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational program or activities, and does not do so. This prohibition extends to admissions and employment. For more information on Walden University’s Title IX policy, including the application of Title IX, please click here.

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