WGU seeks Course Faculty with a successful track record teaching in higher education to work with the General Education - Mathematics, Elementary Education courses. The faculty on this team support students in the Teachers College.
Course Faculty at WGU function as subject matter experts who assist students as they engage specific sections of the WGU curriculum. The Course Faculty do not develop WGU courses, construct tests, or grade assessments. Their primary focus is on bringing WGU courses of study to life through one-to-one or one-to-many engagements.
PhD in Mathematics required; other qualifications and/or licensure may be required for some degree programs
Teaching experience/education in elementary education or training elementary math teachers in both a K-12 and college setting highly desired
Subject matter expertise in ELED 1, 2 and 3; Developmental Math; College and Intermediate Algebra highly desired
Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Must be lawfully employable in the United States either by virtue of citizenship or by permanent residency via a green card.
Special Position Requirements
Travel/Commute: works primarily from home in the Continental U.S., but is available to travel to meetings as required.
Ability to work a student-friendly schedule (evenings/weekends).
Is a team player and collaborates well with others to achieve a common goal
Strong verbal communication skills with ability to present information clearly, concisely, and accurately; friendly, persuasive speaking style
Comfortable with collecting, analyzing, and using quantitative information to enhance the student experience
Thrives in a dynamic, innovative work environment
Must be technologically competent: experience using Outlook email and calendar, online teaching platforms, video conferencing tools, and MS Office is required
Our employees must exemplify our WGU Leadership Principles. Course Instructors must start all decisions with students in mind. They innovate as they drive results. They engage in ongoing learning, act with urgency and integrity on behalf of the university, and take ownership of outcomes and strategies. Finally, a Course Instructor must inspire and develop students and earn the trust of students and colleagues at WGU.
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