The John Glenn College of Public Affairs is seeking an Adjunct Professor to teach undergraduate students in the Washington Academic Internship Program. Course assignments will include PUBAFRS 4020: Contemporary Issues in Governance and PUBAFRS 4021: Research Paper.
Teaching skills with an understanding of curriculum development, assessments and learning goals.
Expert-level knowledge in the subject area.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Comfort with technology such as online learning systems, online class software and grading systems as well as the Microsoft Office suite.
The ability to collaborate with colleagues.
Analytical and observational skills.
Creativity to make lessons interesting and find new ways to present information.
Lecturing and teaching the material presented in the course syllabi in a professional and engaging way that helps students learn and encourages them to come to class regularly. Assigning grades and assessing student progress, potential and achievement in concrete, understandable ways to ultimately help the student progress toward a degree. Maintaining appropriate records in an organized, efficient manner for each class taught, and have this information prepared for students at all times. Cultivating a desire to build relationships, finding solutions to problems and being helpful and friendly at all times. Creating a classroom environment where students feel comfortable participating and learning. Setting up assessments based on departmental regulations and requirements. Preparing students for assessments and providing helpful performance feedback including recommending additional readings and providing advice to students. Providing extra support to students who require it and scheduling consultation times where questions and concerns can be voiced. Keeping up to date with advancements in the field and integrating new knowledge into lessons. Answering students questions and providing timely feedback on assignments and essay drafts.
A minimum of a masters degree is required
Incumbents must demonstrate empathy and care for their students success. Candidates need to be flexible, able to adapt to changing situations, and possess superb interpersonal, observational, and communication skills as well as patience, understanding, and empathy. Essential skills include knowing how to read students, what works well for them, and how to appropriately adjust teaching methods. Candidates must have several years of real-world experience as well as teaching experience, which could be as a teaching assistant, training experience in industry, such as training new employees or creating and presenting training sessions.
About the Glenn College and OSU
The Glenn College is currently ranked 7th in Public Administration and Policy in the Shanghai Rankings of the World Universities. The U.S. News World Reports ranks our M.P.A. program 20th overall, 8th in the Public Management and Leadership specialty, and 19th in the Public Policy Analysis specialty in the nation. The college has a vibrant research and learning environment and curricular offerings include the NASPAA-accredited M.P.A., In-Career M.A. in Public Policy and Management, a newly established online Master of Public Administration and Leadership program, Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management, B.A. in Public Management, Leadership, and Policy, a B.S. in Public Policy Analysis, and a variety of undergraduate and graduate minors. The college offers several dual masters degrees with other colleges and departments in the university. The college also offers a wide array of non-degree certificates and training programs including the Public Safety Leadership Academy for mid-career law enforcement officers. For more information about Glenn College and its faculty members and degree programs, please visit our website: glenn.osu.edu.
The Ohio State University is the flagship public university of Ohio. Its main campus is in the states capital, Columbus, providing direct access to public sector organizations and practitioners from all levels of government, as well as a large and vibrant nonprofit and philanthropic community. Columbus is the 14th largest city in the United States and has a diverse population and economy and offers many cultural and recreational amenities. Columbus was recently rated by Forbes as the #1 opportunity city in the country and #7 in the best cities for young professionals. Money Magazine rated it #3 for best cities for millennials.
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The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.