Academic Technology and Outreach Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool)

Updated: about 18 hours ago
Location: Bozeman, MONTANA
Deadline:

Position Details


Announcement Number FAC - VA - 20054
For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Marilyn Jarvis
406-994-4820
mjarvis@montana.edu

Classification Title Instructor
Working Title Academic Technology and Outreach Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool)
Brief Position Overview

Academic Technology and Outreach seeks non-tenure track faculty to teach classes in workforce, professional, and personal development areas to include investing, grant-writing, estate planning, personal finance, customer service, phlebotomy, courses as part of the National Teachers Enhancement Network, and others as needed throughout the academic year and summer. All positions are pending adequate enrollment and funding.

Faculty Tenure Track No
Faculty Rank Non-Tenure Track
Position Number 4A6170
Department Academic Technology & Outreach
Division Academic Technology & Outreach
Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)
Contract Term Other
Semester Fall or Spring
If other, specify From date
If other, specify End date
Union Affiliation Contact HR for Determination
FTE Varies
Benefits Eligible Depends on FTE (please contact Human Resources - 406-994-3651)
Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications
Contract Type LOA
If other, please specify
Recruitment Type Open

General Statement

Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable level instruction and/or related functions. Instructors are needed to teach classes depending upon need and available funding.

Applications are accepted on a continual basis (unless otherwise indicated) and will be maintained in pool for two years. After two years, candidates will be notified to re-submit materials for continued consideration.

The department or program search committees or hiring authority will review and evaluate the submitted application materials. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the non-tenure track faculty hiring pool.

Appointments are on a part-time basis and vary in duration, a couple weeks, a semester or an academic year, depending on the specific needs of the department/program. Salary is dependent on number of courses taught and duration.

We seek individuals who work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals, possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Montana State University.

Duties and Responsibilities

We hope to attract applicants who can teach in a diverse University community and have demonstrated ability in helping students from diverse backgrounds succeed.

  • Instruct classes for credit and non-credit in the workforce, professional, and personal development areas to include investing, grant-writing, estate planning, personal finance, customer service, phlebotomy, courses as part of the National Teachers Enhancement Network, and others as needed.
  • Communicate and report to Program Manager.
  • Advising, evaluating and assisting students.
  • Administer a course syllabus, attendance policy if applicable, assessment process, and other applicable components to the course(s) being taught.
Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
  • Experience teaching to the applicable audience.
  • Experience in the discipline/skill/activity.
  • Certifications in the discipline/skill/activity as applicable.
  • Knowledge of best practices in teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and engaging diverse students and colleagues within and outside the department
  • Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
    The Successful Candidate Will
    • Have a high level of: communication skills, leadership skills, professionalism, and accountability.
    • Dedication to supporting and enhancing Montana State University’s initiative for diversity, equity and inclusiveness
    Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

    The position for which you have applied MAY BE a Union position. Union affiliation is determined by job duties and the collective bargaining unit.

    • Non-Tenure Track Faculty – Any position that is .5 FTE or more is represented by the Associated Faculty of Montana State University (AFMSU). Faculty covered by AFMSU may choose to pay membership dues. This is a condition of employment. Additional information can be found at AFMSU or by emailing AFSMU .
      • Any position less than .5 FTE is not represented by the Union and is not required to pay dues.
      • If the FTE changes during employment, the representational status of this position could be impacted.
      • Exceptions: Anyone having successfully completed a PEI exam or any faculty working in Extension are exempt from the Union

    This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    Physical Demands

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    The Program

    MSU Academic Technology and Outreach offers:

  • Development and delivery of courses, workshops, and seminars using traditional, online, and distance delivery.
  • Outreach and engagement programs and support services.
  • Partnership opportunities for the University community and other constituents.
  • Instructional technology support for teaching and learning.
  • Professional development and educational resources for teachers.
  • Non-credit courses, certificates, and degrees beyond the traditional campus offerings.
  • The Department

    Academic Technology and Outreach is a Montana State University academic outreach department that supports MSU’s land-grant mission by reaching beyond the traditional campus, classrooms, and academic programs to create unique learning environments and provide educational opportunities for individuals to meet their academic, professional, and lifelong learning goals.

    The College

    Number of Vacancies Multiple Positions
    Desired Start Date Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.
    Position End Date (if temporary)
    Open Date
    Close Date
    Applications will be:

    Applications will be accepted and screened for the duration of this pool.

    Special Instructions

    Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants are retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.

    Diversity Statement

    Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples .
    Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.
    Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; recruitment@montana.edu .
    In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.
    MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: http://www.montana.edu/hr/affirmative_action_plan.html .


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