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Associate Faculty, FlexCourse Associate Degree Program (Online)

City University of Seattle
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Company Description:

City University of Seattle (CityU) is a distinguished and comprehensive private nonprofit university and an affiliate of National University. We serve students regionally, nationally, and globally, reaching across borders to impart knowledge and empower individuals. With a focus on adult learners and online students, we provide flexible, accessible programs tailored to meet the needs of the modern learner. Offering over 60 academic degree programs, we are committed to expanding our student's knowledge, skills, and possibilities. Our mission is deeply rooted in the belief that education can improve lives. We invite you to join us in our commitment to fostering community, promoting diversity, and providing an environment where every student can thrive and achieve their educational goals.

Job Description:

We seek teaching faculty and subject matter experts for our online FlexCourse Associate Degree Program. FlexCourse is an asynchronous, fully online delivery format structured to provide a 1:1 instructional environment with students. The ideal candidates will be creative, flexible, and student-centric, possess superior time management skills, and have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Basic math and algebra
  • Academic writing and reading
  • English-Language Learner/English as a Second Language
  • College composition
  • Environmental science
  • Nutrition
  • Social studies
  • Critical thinking and media literacy

Part-time Teaching Faculty at City University of Seattle have three key responsibilities:

  • Striving for excellence in teaching and learning.
  • Fostering student development.
  • Maintaining currency in their profession.


Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Master's degree in related fields.
  • Undergraduate teaching experience, including instruction, communication, assessment, and online classroom facilitation and management required.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a learning experience that links application with formal learning and adult learning theory.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented system and deal effectively with professional staff, faculty, and culturally diverse students.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret standard technical journals and documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from students, staff members, and Program Director.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience with Blackboard teaching software or other learning management platforms desired.

Additional Information:

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, talk, hear, and perform repetitive motions of the hands or wrists.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, grasp or handle, stoop or bend, and reach.

Working Conditions:

The working conditions described here represent those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Work is generally performed indoors in a remote and online classroom setting. 
  • Courses last 5 weeks and will include weekend hours as needed. There are two sections of each course offered per quarter.

Salary Information:

Part-time Teaching Faculty salary is based on the number of course credits and the number of students in class.

Application Instructions:

City University of Seattle accepts applications through this online process only. For consideration, please submit a complete application packet. A complete application includes the following:

  • Completed Electronic Application Form
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

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City University of Seattle is an equal opportunity employer and is continuously working to build a diverse faculty and staff. City University strongly encourages inquiries from all qualified individuals interested in becoming part of the CityU team, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

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