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Health Services Management, Undergraduate School - Adjunct Faculty

Category: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Remote
Requisition ID: 10000773

Job Description

Adjunct Faculty

Health Services Management

Undergraduate School

Location: Online and Onsite in MD, VA or DC

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) seeks an adjunct faculty to teach Health Services Management in a (hybrid) face-to-face and online settings.  

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Demonstrate an ability to utilize face-to-face and online instructional technology tools when engaging students throughout the course learning environments.
  • Develop, plan, implement, and guide assignments, online or in-class discussions, and learning activities for assigned courses.
  • Demonstrate an ability to effectively convey course concepts in written and oral communications.
  • Demonstrate adaptability to facilitate courses with adult learners from diverse backgrounds.

CONTENT KNOWLEDGE:

  • Candidates need to be fully conversant with one or more of the following content areas.
  • Management in a health care setting.
  • Health care policy.
  • Health care law and ethics.
  • Health care research and data analysis.
  • Health care marketing.
  • Hospital management.
  • Ambulatory care management.
  • Managed care.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree is required, Health Care or related, preferred from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Professional experience Health Services Management.
  • Higher Education teaching experience preferred.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A terminal degree (i.e. PhD, JD, DBA etc.) is preferred from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Experience teaching adult learners in an online environment is also preferred.

Who We Are and Who We Serve

UMUC—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, UMUC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMUC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.

The typical UMUC 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. UMUC 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 UMUC

UMUC 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 who additionally 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 though frequent interaction that motivates them to succeed, and conveys a genuine energy and enthusiasm for their learning.
  • Guide students in active collaboration and the application of their learning in problem- and project-based learning demonstrations.
  • Provide rich and regular constructive feedback, utilizing rubrics effectively for the assessment of student work, and acknowledging student accomplishments.
  • Demonstrate relevant and current subject-matter expertise, and help students connect concepts across their academic program.
  • Provide feedback to your program chair on possible curricular improvements.

The Health Services Management Program at UMUC

Please visit http://www.umuc.edu/academic-programs/bachelors-degrees/health-services-management-major.cfm to learn more about this program, including it's description, outcomes, and coursework.  

Faculty Training at UMUC

We are committed to your professional success at UMUC.  Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete our online two-week new faculty orientation, FacDev 411, as a condition of hire.  

 

Position Available and will Remain Open Until Filled

Salary Commensurate with Experience

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers an excellent benefits package to include up to 8 credits of tuition remission per semester, a minimum of 25 days of leave, and a range of insurance options.  For detailed benefits information, please visit http://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/benefits.cfm.

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMUC 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.