Part-time Faculty – Doctorate of Social Work program – Capstone/Dissertation Mentor
Offsite, Remote, Online
Faculty ? Part-time
Capella University seeks to hire Part-time Faculty in the Doctor of Social Work program. Our faculty combine top academic credentials with working or practitioner experience in the fields they teach. Faculty are responsible for meeting the expectations and requirements of the Capella learner while establishing and maintaining effective relationships. Faculty ensure that learners receive quality educational experiences consistent with stated course outcomes as well as accreditation standards. Capella values the capabilities and talents of its faculty and expects continued learning and development through practice in the discipline and scholarly activities which can inform teaching.
Primary responsibilities of the Part-time Social Work faculty include:
Communicate effectively in written and oral form
Attending quarterly department meetings
Make a positive impact on learner retention and persistence
Ability to teach across the DSW curriculum, based on practice and teaching expertise
Build an online community conducive to the spirit of learning and continuous improvement in a positive, learner-focused environment
Demonstrate knowledge of adult learning theory and practices
Teach up to two DSW (online) courses per (10 week) Quarter
Teach at the in-person DSW Research Residency experience as needed
Mentor Doctoral students in their Capstone or Dissertation Research & Coursework
Other faculty activities may include:
Faculty staff meetings
Specialized responsibilities or coordinating functions within departments
Key Differences Between Adjunct and Part-Time Faculty:
Part-time faculty engage in a continuous relationship with Capella, and we are committed to providing work assignments on an ongoing quarterly basis. Only part-time faculty members may participate in Mentoring or Committee work assignments or any other work assignment that may span four or more quarters.
Adjunct faculty members are not engaged with Capella in a continuous relationship. They are assigned work as they are available and as Capella has needs.
All faculty candidates will be required to complete an unpaid faculty development course as a pre-requisite for employment. This is an essential part of the selection process for both the faculty member and Capella.
Each faculty member will have a workload that varies based upon his/her expertise and the needs of the graduate nursing programs. Following are the accountabilities expected for faculty in the primary areas of responsibility:
Course Participation: Provides expertise in subject matter; facilitates course discussions ensuring active participation among learners creating entries at least 3-6 times per week; responds to learner inquiries within 24-48 hours; assesses learner assignments and engagement; provides appropriate feedback, coaching and reinforcement of effective critical thinking; reports at risk learners to appropriate school staff; encourages learner participation in course-end evaluation forms; provide innovative input designed to make teaching practices more effective; adheres to quality standards and defines quality at course level in line with departmental and university norms.
School Governance and Faculty Committees: Actively participates in appropriate school and university committees and councils
Virtual attendance at faculty meetings, Capella-sponsored faculty development offerings, and other events is required.
Infrequent travel to attend commencement and other major events may be requested, but not required.
Variety and Complexity of Work Expected:
Developing course content, translating subject matter and facilitating complex learning in a web- based environment
Resolving learner/academic focused problems relative to ach…
Education & Training , College & University , Online Teaching , Social Work
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