Stratford University

  • Faculty Instructor - Full Time - English

    Posted Date 4 months ago(5/10/2019 11:13 AM)
    Job ID
    United States
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    The Faculty Member is responsible for the success and proper delivery of the assigned Stratford University academic program courses. Specific responsibilities will include enhancing the University’s standing as a provider of degree granting related curriculum and the development of new curriculum. The Faculty Member is expected to work collaboratively with the Program Director, Campus Dean and academic support programs to facilitate student success and strengthen the reputation of the university by promoting excellence through curriculum development and delivery. Active participation in departmental, campus and college committees is required.


    Participate in the development, evaluation and revision of the curriculum in collaboration with program directors

    Deliver the curriculum as developed by faculty and deans


    Develop, update and maintain syllabi based upon the approved curriculum.


    Introduce hybrid components with threaded discussions through MOODLE


    Assist in the selection of course materials, library holdings, instructional equipment and educational resources


    Promote student success by engaging students in the learning process


    Utilize appropriate library resources and educational technology to enhance student learning


    Maintain class schedules and instructional integrity through adherence to lesson plans


    Ensure positive student outcomes through continuing assessment of student learning


    Conduct on-going assessment of student progress


    Accommodate students special needs and/or those who are undergoing unique circumstances and reach out to at risk students


    Facilitate student retention and placement through positive student interactions


    Advise and assist students in assigned academic program


    Remain current in specialized discipline through continuing education and professional development implemented in approved Annual Faculty Development Plan


    Participate in university wide activities for students, faculty and the community such as new student orientation, open houses, graduation exercises, faculty meetings and faculty education programs, including graduation ceremonies


    Maintain appropriate records related to students, attendance, grades, and other documents and insure delivery to the appropriate academic administrator in a timely manner


    Critical Skills and Job Complexity:
     Strong commitment to high academic standards, and ability to provide leadership in maintaining and strengthening academic excellence and enhancing the University’s standing


    Ability to articulate the role of the assigned curriculum ultimately serving the broader student body


    Communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing


    Speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand information and ideas as presented verbally


    Communicate academic curriculum in an interesting and academically professional manner


    Support the University vision with respect to the assigned program


    Perform other duties as assigned
    Required Education and Experience:
     Earned Doctorate Degree in related field is preferred. Master’s degree considered


    Record of successful working relationships with internal and external constituencies, including faculty, students, alumni, and the larger professional management



    Ability to work with external constituencies including business and industrial partners


    Teaching, research, and community service experience


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