Job Description
Req Id:  20302
Job Title:  Purdue Global Adjunct Faculty, Undergraduate Cloud
Job Description: 

Our Opportunity:

Purdue University Global offers term by term, non-tenured teaching appointments to qualified individuals who are dedicated to providing quality educational experiences to students in Associates, Bachelors and Masters degree programs. This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to work in a professional learning community wherein faculty contribute to and engage in instructional best practice for adult learners in an innovative, nontraditional university setting.

What to expect in this role:

  • Providing a learning environment that supports student success.
  • Teaching synchronous or asynchronous seminars (10 or 6 week units) as assigned by school or program.
  • Maintaining school-determined virtual office hours per week for each class.
  • Ensuring timely management and response to electronic correspondence from students, administrators, and other school officials.
  • Leading message board discussions and engaging students in relevant discussion and coursework.
  • Partnering with Academic Advisors to address student concerns.
  • Maintaining and submitting accurate and timely reports for student grades/progress.
  • Delivering mid-term and final grades in accordance with the academic calendar.
  • Enforcing student conduct policies as outlined in the University Catalog.
  • Attending university, departmental, and faculty meetings as requested.
  • Remain current with trends, techniques, and advances in distance learning.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the School.

 

What we’re looking for:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Two or more years of related cloud experience and/or training (online teaching experience is a plus).
  • Strong Amazon Web Services and Azure background.
  • Knowledge of and skill in Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark, Hive, Pig, MySQL, Hbase, Maven, Sqoop and other Apache Open Source Tools.
  • Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite, Google applications and Adobe Connect meeting technology.
  • Experience with Brightspace education software is preferred.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills, and with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote environment with minimal supervision.

Additional Information:

  • Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following documents when you are ready to apply: CV/Resume & Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Adjunct compensation varies per course based on student enrollment, program type and also includes a contribution to a retirement account. A typical adjunct in the School of IT can expect to receive $2600 per full 10-week course. Industry recognized (IR) status will receive additional compensation for full or high-enrollment courses. Retirement account benefits include an automatic 403(b) company contribution of 3% and a company match up to an additional 4% with participation in an optional 457(b) plan.
  • This position is a remote (work from home) position and can be worked anywhere in the U.S.
  • Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Purdue Global is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain talent from a diverse pool of applicants and celebrate a variety of perspectives, experiences, and skills to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs, striving to ensure a fair and equitable process. All are encouraged to apply.

 

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Posting Start Date:  10/14/22