Course Instructor (Part Time): Data Analytics
Job Number: JR-002128
Location: Home Office
If you're passionate about building a better future for individuals, communities, and our country-and you're committed to working hard to play your part in building that future-consider WGU as the next step in your career.
This is a temporary position.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities -
Acts as a steward for carrying out WGU's mission and strategic vision. The Course Instructor must demonstrate a high level of commitment effectively and consistently.
Provides expertise in assigned content area and maintains current knowledge in his/her field.
Fosters student learning through innovative teaching practices.
Responds with urgency to meet student needs and communicates professionally and respectfully with students and all other members of the WGU community.
Offers proactive support and outreach to assigned students.
Uses technology-based teaching and communication platforms to aid students in the development of competencies.
Collaborates with other professionals within the university to promote a positive, student-obsessed atmosphere.
Participates and or leads training activities;
Responds with urgency to changing requirements, priorities, and short deadlines.
Consistently exhibits WGU Leadership Principles.
Knowledge and Abilities -
Must demonstrate technological competency: Data entry, email and calendar, word process, and database programs.
Extraordinary customer service and communication skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to present information clearly, concisely, and accurately; friendly, persuasive speaking and writing style.
Well organized - conscientious and through with detail
Doctorate, or terminal degree in a specific content area is preferred but will consider a Masters degree and industry experience. Education must be from an accredited institution. Education is verified.
Separate qualifications and/or licensure may be required for some degree programs.
Experience in Data Analytics and Data Management.
Minimum of 3 years' experience providing student support and instruction; demonstrated ability to work with at-risk learners.
State and/or federal legislative requirements and/or college accreditation requirements may apply in order to maintain the necessary credentialing for this role.
Qualifications and/or licensure/certifications vary by degree programs.
Working Conditions -
Travel/Commute: works primarily from home within the continental United States but is available to travel to meetings as required.
Ability to work a student-friendly schedule (evenings/weekends)
Disclaimer: This Job Description has been designed to indicate the general nature, essential duties, and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It does not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications that are required of the employee to do this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This Job Description does not constitute a contract of employment and the University may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time
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