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Leading in the Multicultural Global Environment, The Graduate School - Adjunct Faculty

Category: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Waldorf, MD
Requisition ID: 10010324

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Adjunct Faculty

Master of Business Administration

Leading in the Multicultural Global Environment

UMGC Stateside

The Graduate School

Location: Waldorf, MD, College Park, MD, or Dorsey, MD

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach in the Master of Business Administration Program.  Specifically, we are looking for faculty to teach the following course: 

MBA 630: Leading in the Multicultural Global Environment:  Prerequisite: MBA 620. Enhance your cultural competence and evaluate opportunities and risks for operations in a global market. Expand your ability to apply ethical decision-making models. Assess issues of culture, business ethics, employment law, contracts, and criminal law in the context of a global business. Analyze political, legal, economic, and cultural forces that impact multinational businesses. Recommend the legal form and organizational structure of a business.

Required Education and Experience:

  • A J.D. or LLB from an accredited institution of higher learning, additional degrees in business from an accredited institution of higher learning preferred.
  • Professional business experience
  • Minimum technology requirements to teach at UMGC can be found and reviewed at http://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/facultyrecruit/ under Faculty Resources
  • This position is specifically to teach in Waldorf, MD, College Park, MD, or Dorsey, MD

Materials needed for submission

  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter highly preferred
  • If selected, candidates with international degrees may be required to submit translation/ degree evaluation from WES, AACRAO or IERF

Who We Are and Who We Serve

UMGC - one of 11 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM) - is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First, and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMGC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMGC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.

The typical UMGC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMGC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.

The Adjunct Faculty Role at UMGC 

UMGC is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields. As a result, we actively seek faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field and who wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education.  Your role as an adjunct faculty member will be to:

  • Actively engage students through frequent interaction and convey genuine energy and enthusiasm that motivates students to succeed.
  • Provide rich and regular constructive feedback, utilize rubrics effectively for the assessment of student work, and encourage and acknowledge student accomplishments.
  • Demonstrate relevant and current subject-matter expertise, and help students connect concepts across their academic program.
  • Work collaboratively with the MBA Program Chair on course management and content updates.

The ELM MBA program at UMGC

To learn more about this program, including its description, outcomes, and coursework, please visit:

http://www.umuc.edu/academic-programs/masters-degrees/master-of-business-administration-mba.cfm.

Faculty Training at UMGC

We are committed to your professional success at UMGC. Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete new faculty orientation and online course delivery training as a condition of hire.  Faculty teaching in hybrid sections of the course will also be required to complete an additional training course. 

Position Available and will Remain Open until Filled

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts during the candidate selection process.

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMGC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare.  For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMGC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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