Academic Staff - Liberal Studies Lecturer (Public May Apply)

Code: 13094 Posted: 04/27/2017

POSITION SUMMARY
 

The Center for Liberal Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for a Lecturer Position with a focus on teaching humanities courses, online-course development, and advising.

 

 

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Identification of major areas of responsibilities and percentages devoted to each.

75% A. Teach 24 credits per academic year as needed for college undergraduate students, including performing associated responsibilities such as class preparation and assessment of student learning

15% B. Advise undergraduate students, in the 4-year degree program as well as career and Advising instruction to AA degree students

10% C. Administrative Duties
  1. Participate in planning, professional development activities, and campus committees as appropriate. 
 
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
 
  • Teach college-level courses in specified areas, attend department meetings and take part in department-related events. He/she will be expected to possess and apply academic knowledge that is at the MA level. He/she will be expected to be familiar with computer technology, including software programs such as MS Word, and to learn others (e.g. D2L, SOLAR)
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Characteristics of Effective Advisers as established by NACADA
  • The position does not involve responsibility for money, university funds, or accounts that hold financial information.
  • Ergonomic Requirements: The position will involve standing or sitting for long periods of time at a desk and doing work at a computer.
 
QUALIFICATIONS

Required:
  • Master's Degree from an accredited university.
  • A good record of teaching college level courses.
  • Ability to work with a diverse student body.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Preferred:
  • The ideal candidate will have experience teaching online courses.
  • Experience teaching Humanities 101 and 102 types of courses.
  • Experience in higher education in an office such as advising or admissions.
  • Familiarity with integrating academic and career advising at the University level.
 
SALARY AND BENEFITS

Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
   
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS

Review of applications begins on May 15, 2017. Applications received by 11:59 PM on May 31, 2017 will receive full consideration.

 
APPLICATION PROCESS

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants Apply Here (candidates not currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) - follow link then continue to STEP 2

Internal Applicants Apply Here (candidates currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) - follow link, then under "Main Menu" choose:
  • "Self Service"
  • "Recruiting"
  • "Careers"
STEP 2: Under "Basic Job Search" choose:
  • "More Options"
  • Job Opening ID: "13094"
  • "Search"
  • Select this position
  • "Apply Now"
You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login". If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:
 
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three (3) references
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

 
THE UNIVERSITY AND AREA

UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.

The tri-county region that comprises the University's primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.

 
LEGAL NOTICES

A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at 262-595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Contact Name: Joe Lambin

Contact Phone: 262-595-2331

Contact Email: lambin@uwp.edu

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345