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Adjunct Faculty (IvyOnline) - Healthcare Specialist


Ivy Tech Community College


Indianapolis, United States

United States

Healthcare & Medical




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

Online Adjunct Faculty are hired each semester on an as-needed basis. Online Adjunct Faculty are responsible for creating an online learning environment that assists students in reaching their goals and for providing effective instruction and assessment within the framework of the provided single version primary course. Courses are taught completely online in primarily 8-week (rarely 16-week) format.

In compliance with the College's Out of State Workers Policy, only candidates who will reside in and work from the states of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio will be considered for this position.

Major Responsibilities:

- Facilitate student learning by delivering assigned classes in accordance with College policy and course objectives. IvyOnline's minimum expectations for Online Adjunct Faculty are found in the Academic Support and Operations Manual, Policy 7.5.2. Online Adjunct Faculty are also encouraged to review and implement best practices from the online teaching best practices list.

- Make optimal use of available technology to enhance instructional methods.

- Supplement and alter, where appropriate, lesson plans, assignments, tests, and materials. Maintain accurate student records, grades, and other requirements.

- Engage with students proactively and regularly in meaningful and productive ways that impact student learning and lead to a positive experience with Ivy Tech Community College.

- Demonstrate evidence of developing and implementing teaching strategies focused on engaging online students with their learning.

- Interact with students and co-workers in a professional and cooperative manner, complying with College policies, guidelines and expectations.

- Maintain a safe, quality online educational environment.

- Must demonstrate the ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees in which every individual feels respected and valued.

This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Faculty Lead or Assistant Faculty Lead


Minimum Qualifications:

Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to area of instruction and meet faculty credentials as outlined in the ASOM 7.1 (see link below) for the specific area(s) of instruction.

A qualified faculty member in Healthcare Specialist meets all three of the following criteria:

1. Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution; and

2. Has a minimum of 2 years directly related work experience; and

3.Holds certification or licensure in a health care discipline providing care or service directly to patients.

Conducts all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views. Promote same as an integral part of one's work.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous Online Teaching Experience

Other Requirements:

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

Official transcripts required upon hiring.

Ivy Tech Community College is an accredited, equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or veteran status. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Ivy Tech Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Questions specific to Title IX may be referred to the College's Title IX Coordinator or to the US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights.

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