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Adjunct Instructor in Marketing | Posted July 16, 2019

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct Instructor(s) in marketing. The candidates filling this position may teach classes online or at our Overland Park campus.

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach at the graduate level. A minimum of a master’s degree is required to teach at the undergraduate level. Also required is knowledge of specialized content: At least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching content area are required.

Additional requirements include the following:

  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, patience with students and diverse populations
  • Willingness to participate in professional development and continuing education

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Terminal degree
  • Professional experience in discipline
  • Experience teaching adult and accelerated courses
  • Experience working with a learning management system

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume at https://bakeruniversity.formstack.com/forms/spgs_teaching_application. An official transcript will be required from the final candidate. If possible, please submit copies of unofficial transcripts with application. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an equal opportunity employer

Adjunct Instructor in Health Care Administration | Posted July 16, 2019

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in health care administration. The candidate(s) filling this position will teach online courses

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach at the graduate level. A minimum of a master’s degree is required to teach at the undergraduate level. Also required is knowledge of specialized content.  At least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching content area are required.

Additional requirements include:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, and patience with students and diverse populations
  • Willingness to participate in professional development and continuing education

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Terminal degree
  • Professional experience in the discipline
  • Experience teaching adults and accelerated courses
  • Experience working with a learning management system

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume at https://bakeruniversity.formstack.com/forms/spgs_teaching_application. An official transcript will be required from the final candidate. If possible, please submit copies of unofficial transcripts with application. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Adjunct Instructor in Accounting | Posted July 16, 2019

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in accounting. The candidate(s) filling this position may teach classes online or on ground at our Overland Park campus, or both.

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach at the graduate level and a master’s degree to teach at the undergraduate level. Also required is knowledge of specialized content: At least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching content area are required.

Additional requirements include the following:

  • CPA license
  • Master’s in accounting
  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, patience with students and diverse populations
  • Willingness to participate in professional development and continuing education

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Terminal degree
  • Professional experience in discipline
  • Experience teaching adult and accelerated courses
  • Experience working with a learning management system

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume at https://bakeruniversity.formstack.com/forms/spgs_teaching_application. An official transcript will be required from the final candidate. If possible, please submit copies of unofficial transcripts with application. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an equal opportunity employer.

Continuing Education Assistant, Part Time | Posted July 16, 2019

This part-time position helps with detail work in the School of Education’s continuing education program and is located on the Overland Park campus (7301 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210). The successful candidate must be able to work independently, pay close attention to detail, and be comfortable seeking answers to questions. Confidentiality will be imperative. Technology skills with email, Excel, and database programs will be beneficial.

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and a list of three references to the Human Resources Department, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or send via email to employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu.  Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Assistant, Academic Affairs | Posted July 16, 2019

Baker University has an immediate opening for a full-time Administrative Assistant at our Baldwin City campus. Primary responsibilities are to provide executive-level administrative support to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Dean and Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and serve as office manager for Academic Affairs, keeping the calendar, overseeing the budget, planning academic events, assisting Faculty Senate and various committees, and tracking faculty development awards.

Previous office experience required, preferably in an academic setting. Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheets necessary. Ability to conceptualize and execute multiple tasks with minimum supervision. Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive office information. Ability to independently prioritize numerous tasks, strong interpersonal skills, and attentiveness to detail are necessary.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and list of three references to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS  66006 or electronically at employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Queries may be sent to Dr. Marc Childress, Vice President for Academic Affairs (mchildress@bakerU.edu). Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Departmental Assistant, Music & Theatre | Posted July 16, 2019

Baker University’s Department of Music and Theatre is seeking applicants for the position of Department Assistant to provide administrative support to department faculty and to interact daily with campus personnel, students, and the public. This is a 12-month position, and hours are typically 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with flexibility in the summer. The qualified applicant should have experience with Microsoft Office and Excel and other relevant computer software; experience with social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram; strong clerical and organizational skills; excellent telephone skills; strong interpersonal skills; excellent time-management skills; and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Some background in music and/or theatre would be helpful. Applicants must be high school graduates, with some college credit or two to three years of related work preferred. Anticipated start date will be August 12, 2019.

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and a list of three references to the Human Resources Department, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or send via email to employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu.  Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by July 23 will receive full consideration.

Part-Time School of Education Enrollment Assistant| Posted July 16, 2019

Job Summary & Description

Duties and responsibilities for the Departmental Assistant for the School of Education graduate programs include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the enrollment team to ensure enrollment strategies are met. This position supports the team through a variety of tasks related to data entry, organization, and communication. This person is responsible for confidential and time-sensitive material. The ability to effectively communicate both orally and written is critical. All departmental assistant duties must be completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

Office Location: Overland Park Campus (7301 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210)

Office hours:  M-F, no more than 25 hours per week

Job Requirements

  • Maintain supplies/promotional items inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Create cohort payment schedules, informational meeting calendars for enrollment advisors, and update marketing on the meetings
  • Update promotional materials such as fliers, course descriptions, etc.
  • Cover the reception desk or enrollment team department phones, live chat, and texting when needed.
  • Input/update data into the university system(s) of record. This includes scanning and linking of documents.
  • Update reports and information as needed.
  • Complete research requests as needed in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Details

Looking for part-time assistance during the week with no more than 25 hours each week.  Hours can be spread throughout the week or specific days.

Please submit a cover letter, salary requirements, résumé, and a list of three references to the Human Resources Department, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or send via email to employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-Time SPGS Enrollment Assistant| Posted July 16, 2019

Job Summary & Description

Duties and responsibilities for the Departmental Assistant for the School of Professional and Graduate Studies include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the enrollment team to ensure enrollment strategies are met. This position supports the team through a variety of tasks related to data entry, organization, and communication. This person is responsible for confidential and time-sensitive material. The ability to effectively communicate both orally and written is critical. All departmental assistant duties must be completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.

Office Location: Overland Park Campus (7301 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210)

Office hours:  M-F, no more than 25 hours per week

Job Requirements

  • Maintain supplies/promotional items inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Create cohort payment schedules, informational meeting calendars for enrollment advisors, and update marketing on the meetings
  • Update promotional materials such as fliers, course descriptions, etc.
  • Cover the reception desk or enrollment team department phones, live chat, and texting when needed.
  • Input/update data into the university system(s) of record. This includes scanning and linking of documents.
  • Update reports and information as needed.
  • Complete research requests as needed in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Details

Looking for part-time assistance during the week with no more than 25 hours each week.  Hours can be spread throughout the week or specific days.

Please submit a cover letter, salary requirements, résumé, and a list of three references to the Human Resources Department, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or send via email to employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Head Cheer Coach| Posted July 16, 2019

Baker University seeks a qualified candidate to fill the role of head cheer coach.

This part-time position is responsible for coaching, teaching, and managing all aspects of the Baker University cheer team and will be responsible to the Director of Athletics for the development of a competitive varsity program. The varsity team will compete as a representative of the Heart of America Athletic Conference in the NAIA and will adhere to the guidelines set forth by the NAIA.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop and execute recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes including, but not limited to, off-campus evaluation, contracts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes, former team members, alumni, faculty, staff, and the community.
  • Develop a regular practice schedule and organize practice time to provide both individual and team development.
  • Manage all aspects of budgeting and fundraising and put together a competitive schedule in line with the budget.
  • Train, supervise, and instruct advanced-level cheer tumbling, stunting, baskets, and pyramids with proper technique to compete at the NAIA level.
  • Monitor the academic performance of team members to ensure that eligibility requirements are met.
  • Monitor, educate, and advise all student-athletes concerning appropriate behavior in the classroom, on the practice and playing fields, and within the campus and community living.
  • Responsible for inventory, selection, and care of equipment and proper care of university facilities.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, recruits, athletic administration and coaches, and university faculty and staff.
  • Maintain a full roster of student-athletes.
  • Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games, and recruiting.

Acceptable applicants must possess a strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills, a dedication to students, and an interest in pursuing a career in coaching.

Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, previous coaching and/or cheer experience, and proven successful recruiting of quality student-athletes. 

Preferred, Master’s degree

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and list of three references to Baker University, Human Resources Department, and PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS. 66006 or electronically at employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mealman Endowed Chair of Business Leadership and Innovation | Posted July 12, 2019

Baker University’s Department of Business and Economics (hereafter department) seeks applications and nominations for the William Everett and Mary Ellen Mealman Endowed Chair of Business Leadership and Innovation. Mr. Mealman is a Baker graduate and chairman of the board of PBI/Gordon Corp. Founded by a Methodist bishop in 1858, Baker is the oldest university in Kansas. The department is part of the university’s College of Arts and Sciences, located in Baldwin City, Kansas. The department offers majors in accounting, business, economics, international business, and sports administration. 

This position may be tenure-track and full-professor rank. Eligible candidates will be considered based on their (1) demonstrated appreciation for business leadership and innovation, (2) ongoing research and/or consulting concerning the business community, and (3) teaching experience.  A doctoral degree in a business-related discipline is preferred. 

The position’s responsibilities include (1) actively engage with the greater Kansas City business community in meaningful ways that promote the interests of students, department, and university; (2) teach courses that demonstrate the importance of business leadership and innovation; (3) coordinate with the university’s Office of Development in producing an annual event that celebrates business leadership and innovation with awards given to leaders in the business community and students; and (4) develop relationships with potential donors that will advance the department’s (and indeed the university’s) mission and academic reputation.   

Applications including cover letter (including salary expectations), resume, and names with contact information for five references should be sent to employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Queries may be sent to Prof Lowell Jacobsen, Search Committee Chair (LJacobsen@bakeru.edu). Review of applications will begin September 1, 2019, continuing until position is filled for the academic year commencing August 2020.  EOE

Accounts Payable Clerk | Posted July 11, 2019

The Accounts Payable Clerk’s primary function will be to accurately process all invoices on a timely basis. The clerk must have a solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounts payable principles and have strong data-entry skills. He or she must have a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and have the ability to work as a team member.

Please submit a cover letter, salary requirements, résumé, and a list of three references to the Human Resources Department, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or send via email to employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Education | Posted July 10, 2019

Baker University’s School of Education invites applications for a half time 12-month position with the graduate education department beginning as soon as possible. The individual filling this position will teach courses for the online Instructional Design and Performance Technology doctoral program. This role also involves team teaching Dissertation Development courses and advising doctoral candidates throughout the dissertation process.

A doctoral degree in Instructional Design and Technology Performance Improvement or closely related field is required. An official transcript will be required from the final candidate. Review of applicants will begin immediately  and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should send a letter of application, current vita and references including addresses and phone numbers to Human Resources, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006, or electronically to employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu  Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Enrollment Advisor at School of Education | Posted June 26, 2019

Baker University in Overland Park is seeking an Enrollment Advisor for the School of Education graduate programs. This position is responsible for informing prospective graduate students of education program options and admissions and degree completion requirements.

Position requires the ability to provide prospective students with the highest level of customer service through effective phone, email, and face-to-face communication. The Enrollment Advisor conducts individual and group presentations with potential students. This includes providing information to potential students with respect to program format, admissions, degree options, requirements, costs, financial aid, and Baker University’s policies and services. The advisor will help students find solutions to enrollment obstacles and maintain regular communication via phone and email with applicants. He or she will ensure all written and verbal communication with internal and external customers is professional, timely, and thorough.

Applicants should have excellent presentation, communication, customer service, time management, and computer skills. Position requires some evening work and travel. Bachelor’s degree required.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and list of three references to employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu or mail to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006.  Attachments should be in MS Word or Adobe pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Hardware/Network Support Technician | Posted June 24, 2019

Baker University IT Department has an immediate opening for a full-time hardware/network support technician. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide tier I hardware, software, and network support for students, faculty, and staff as well as for campus classrooms. This position will be based out of Baldwin City, KS, with weekly assignment to other campus locations.

Primary responsibilities include installation and maintenance of desktops and laptops, classroom hardware and peripheral support, software installation, data wire installation and maintenance, tier 1 helpdesk support (answering helpdesk calls and responding to tickets), and working independently on projects.

For this position a bachelor’s degree is preferred as well as applicable certifications. Applicants must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Applicants must be attentive to detail, organization, accuracy, and timelines.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and list of three references to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006, or employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Mathematics Support Director | Posted June 5, 2019

Baker University’s is seeking a colleague with expertise in developmental mathematics to work part time in our Student Academic Success Center, beginning August 2019. A strong candidate will have teaching expertise in developmental mathematics (Intermediate Algebra) as well as in basic college math courses such as Statistics I and College Algebra. Strong candidates will show evidence of providing effective support and guidance for students who are challenged by mathematics. 

This position is part time from August through December and from February through May. A master’s-level degree in education or mathematics is required. The hours are flexible and the pay is $25/hour. The candidate will also be given the opportunity to teach one or two sections of the intermediate algebra course (MA090) each term as an adjunct instructor for additional income.

Founded by a Methodist bishop in 1858, Baker is the oldest university in Kansas. Student Academic Success is part of the university’s Baldwin City, Kansas, campus, which houses the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education undergraduate programs.

Applications including cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of teaching philosophy, and names with contact information for three references should be sent to employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Queries may be sent to Dr. Darcy Russell, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Search Committee Chair (drussell@bakeru.edu). Review of applications will begin July 5, 2019, continuing until position is filled.  EOE.

Campus Safety Officer, Part-Time | Posted June 5, 2019

The Campus Safety Officer is responsible for ensuring each building and the general campus has a safe and clean environment. He or she is responsible for working with city police when necessary to keep Baker’s property protected, and with the student development staff as needed. He or she records daily or nightly routine and reports problems listed on the security report form.

If you are looking for a rewarding and dynamic career, look no further than Baker University. Baker is a great place to work!

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and list of three references to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006, or employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Summer Physical Plant Assistant | Posted May 16, 2019

Baker University is requesting application for summer physical plant assistants to assist in all areas of the physical plant, grounds, maintenance, and custodial work.

Requirements are the ability to work from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, regularly lift 50-100 pounds, and be on your feet for prolonged periods. 

Applicants should submit an application and list of three references to Baker University, Human Resource Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 6006, or employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu.  Application may be picked up at 618 Eighth Street, Office 4. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assist. or Assoc. Professor – Mental Health | Posted April 10, 2019

This position is employed independently by Stormont Vail without any employment affiliation to Baker University.

The Baker University School of Nursing in Topeka, Kansas, seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing in the field of Mental Health for the BSN program. This individual will be responsible for didactic and clinical instruction in mental health.

A master’s degree is required; a doctorate is preferred. At least two years of clinical experience in a mental health field is required. Teaching experience is preferred. Certification in a specialty area or as a nurse educator is preferred as applicable; current Kansas nursing license or eligible for Kansas licensure.

Review of applications begins April 10 and continues until the position is filled. Salary and rank is commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Please submit resumes to Bernadette Fetterolf, Dean of the School of Nursing, bfettero@stormontvail.org. 

EOE

Assist. or Assoc. Professor – Nursing Simulation Coordinator | Posted April 10, 2019

This position is employed independently by Stormont Vail without any employment affiliation to Baker University.

The Baker University School of Nursing in Topeka, Kansas, seeks an Instructor or Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing in the field of nursing simulation for the CCNE-accredited BSN program. This individual will be responsible for coordination, implementation, and evaluation of simulation experiences throughout the program.

Applicants must be enrolled in a nursing graduate program or have a master’s degree; a doctorate is preferred. At least two years of experience in clinical practice is required. Teaching experience is preferred. Certification in a specialty area or as a nurse educator is preferred as applicable; current Kansas nursing license or eligible for Kansas licensure.

Review of applications begins April 10 and continues until the position is filled. Salary and rank is commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Please submit resumes to Bernadette Fetterolf, Dean of the School of Nursing, bfettero@stormontvail.org. 

EOE

Custodial Position | Posted March 7, 2019

The custodian will be trained in a variety of duties including general cleaning and sanitation of bath areas; general floor care and cleaning, both carpeted and hard-surface floors; operating and maintaining mechanical and electrical equipment used in floor maintenance; collecting and removing all trash from public and service areas; moving furniture, appliances, and supplies in and out of residence halls as directed; and setting up equipment and furniture for special programs.

If you are looking for a rewarding and dynamic career, look no further than Baker University. Baker offers great benefits to employees with paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, retirement program, medical and dental insurance, as well as life insurance. Baker University also offers educational opportunities for eligible employees. Baker is a great place to work!

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and list of three references to Baker University, Human Resource Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS. 66006 or electronically at employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu.  Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Paper applications can be obtained at 618 Eighth Street, Office #4. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To complete the application process, submit the applicant data record.

Jobs at Baker University

Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and hires only the highest caliber of faculty, administrators and support staff. Baker University offers its employees an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, life insurance, a retirement plan and a generous tuition benefit for full-time employees. See links at left for a complete list of Baker University job openings.

It is the policy of Baker University to afford equal opportunity for all persons without distinction or discrimination because of an individual’s race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law, while making every reasonable effort to comply with the discipline of the United Methodist Church.

Teaching Opportunities | School of Professional & Graduate Studies

The Support of Dynamic Part-Time Faculty Enables Us to . . .

  • Provide instruction that is relevant, current and application based
  • Contribute to the development and competency of diverse students in the community
  • Serve students in more locations

Areas of Instruction

  • Business and Management
  • General Education
  • Leadership
  • Liberal Arts

Delivered Online & On Ground

  • Kansas City’s Northland
  • Lee’s Summit
  • Overland Park
  • Topeka
  • St. Joseph
  • Wichita

To complete the application process, submit the applicant data record.

Teaching Requirements

The process for selecting SPGS faculty involves several development levels in identifying qualified faculty members and assessing their diverse areas of skill. The process begins by examining academic credentials and reviewing relevant experience.

Each prospective faculty member must submit an application and corresponding documents (including official transcripts, resumes and application form). Applications are screened continuously by the SPGS Learning Services department.

Based on a review of credentials, a potential candidate may be invited to participate in Baker Academy, the SPGS selection process for new instructors. The following criteria are used in determining which candidates are invited to participate in the Baker Academy:

Required

  • Master’s degree
  • Terminal degree to teach at the graduate level
  • Knowledge of specialized content: at least 18 graduate credit hours in content area
  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, patience with students and diverse populations
  • Willingness to participate in professional development and continuing education

Preferred

  • Terminal degree
  • Professional experience in content area
  • Experience teaching adult and accelerated courses
  • Experience working with a learning management system

The identification of applicants invited to participate in Baker Academy is also determined based on SPGS instructional needs. Learning Services staff will review potential candidates’ official transcripts, resumes, and application forms with SPGS instructional needs in mind.

Faculty selection procedures are structured to assess a candidate’s ability to effectively facilitate student learning. Candidates must also demonstrate technical proficiency when using Baker University’s learning management system, Moodle.

Baker Academy

The Baker Academy prepares potential adjunct faculty to become quality online and blended course instructors for Baker University. It also gives Baker administrators an opportunity to get to know potential adjunct instructors in order to determine their fit with Baker University. The Academy covers Baker’s standards regarding expectations for course delivery, video use, and best practices in online and blended teaching and learning.

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in the online classroom, review standards and expectations for course delivery, become familiar with Baker’s best practices and standards rubrics, and view a variety of videos explaining the specifics of Moodle.

Baker Academy Goals

The academy will accomplish the following:

  • Introduce participants to Baker’s standards and expectations for online and blended instruction
  • Expose participants to the environment of an online classroom, which will cover communication, technology, scenarios, grades, feedback, assessments and creations
  • Provide participants with best practices and standards for online and blended instruction
  • Provide participants with a variety of videos explaining the specifics of Moodle
  • Explain the importance of module consistency with reference to the four steps involving the metacognitive process

Baker Academy Overview

Baker Academy sessions are scheduled throughout the year. Upon completion of this selection process, candidates will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate effective communication
  • Describe their communication plan and approach
  • Identify Moodle’s formats for communicating with students
  • Incorporate imagery into a class shell
  • Bring outside resources into a class shell
  • Demonstrate an understanding of best practices in online and blended teaching and learning
  • Implement strategies for working with students
  • Use Moodle in providing feedback to students on assignments
  • Develop content for the week following the metacognitive process for each module

Candidates will begin Baker Academy by completing two weeks of online training in best practice instructional strategies. After these two weeks, candidates will demonstrate instructional strategies in a face-to-face presentation. Upon successful completion of weeks one, two and three, selected candidates will be invited to complete week four of Baker Academy. Week four will consist of a weeklong online orientation to Baker University. This orientation will focus on policies, procedures, resources, and Baker University history.

Selection of Current Faculty for Other Modalities

If current faculty members are interested in teaching in a new modality, faculty should contact the assistant director of Learning Services. The assistant director of Learning Services will review the faculty member’s teaching experience and past student and peer evaluations. Selected faculty candidates will then be invited to participate in a selection process and a course observation experience.

Once all steps of faculty review are completed, selected faculty members are eligible to be offered teaching opportunities in the appropriate modality on a course-by-course basis as needed for Baker’s various programs.

Teaching Opportunities | School of Education Graduate Programs

Teaching Opportunities

Baker University’s School of Education continually seeks qualified professionals to teach in our graduate programs. Adjunct professors for these programs must hold at least a master’s degree and be able to offer first-hand professional knowledge relevant to the course. Explore opportunities for teaching highly motivated educators.

To complete the application process, submit the applicant data record.

CONTACT US

Human Resources
PO Box 65
Baldwin City, KS 66006
employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu

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