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POOL – Business: Online Section Leader
University of Kansas

Date Posted Jan. 2, 2020
Title POOL – Business: Online Section Leader
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Business - General

POOL – Business: Online Section Leader


Position Overview

Online Section Leaders are part-time, temporary, non-tenure-track members of the faculty with limited term appointments who work closely with the faculty member who serves as the instructor of record for the online course. FTE is determined by course load.

Instructional areas may include: Accounting, Information Systems, Finance, Statistics, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, Management, Marketing, Business Law, Ethics, International Business, Strategic Management, and Leadership. Applicants should indicate preference for instructional area in cover letter and complete supplemental question section of application.

Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool to be considered for teaching positions as needed. Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Appointments are one semester, renewable, subject to review and funding. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Job Description

100%-Responsible for: 1) monitoring and facilitating on-line discussions, 2) answering student’s emails and questions, 3) evaluating and grading papers and tests, and 4) provide support to instructor of record. Online section leaders work directly with and for the faculty member who is the instructor of record. Consequently, they are not responsible for the determination of the structure of the course, nor setting course coverage, nor the preparation of course material.

Required Qualifications

Successful completion of graduate business or management coursework in the relevant teaching discipline or minimum two years professional experience in the relevant field.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s degree in relevant teaching discipline.
Demonstrated excellence of professional experience in the relevant field.
Experience with online instruction.

Contact Information to Applicants

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application requires:
1) on-line application;
2) current resume;
3) a cover letter;
4) complete contact information for three professional references;
5) detailed listing of completed, related coursework, if not clearly defined in cover letter or resume.

Review of applications begins January 15, 2020 and is ongoing.

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