FT Professor, School of Business: Public Administration

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The School of Business (SB) at Northcentral University seeks applications for a non-tenure track, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Public Administration.

Full-time Professors may teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses within a programmatic core discipline as assigned and/or guide doctoral candidates through doctoral dissertation requirements (as Chair or committee member). This position also provides content expertise to the Dean in areas of Public Administration. Primary responsibility is to engage students, offer excellent feedback, and inspire students to achieve course and program outcomes relevant to the core discipline. This position works closely with other faculty teaching in the discipline, Associate Director of Faculty Support and Development, Assistant Dean and Dean.

Essential Functions

The role of Professor may include teaching courses within a programmatic core discipline as assigned, acting as a Dissertation Chair or Committee Member, acting as a content expert for course development, research, participation in shared governance, and service to the university community.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to Northcentral’s vision, mission, and goals and those of the School of Business.
  • Promotes a graduate culture of scholarship, teaching, service, and practice.
  • Demonstrates commitment to and capacity for Teaching through Engagement and using the NCU One-to-One, apprenticeship style teaching model.
  • Teaches masters and/or doctoral courses in criminal justice or related disciplines .
  • Participates in initial and ongoing training.
  • Contributes to developing training materials and provides input on improving training, courses, and processes.
  • Participates in trial use of new technologies and integrates new technologies into their teaching.
  • Participates in faculty and staff meetings.
  • Maintains contact with students via phone, video conferencing, email, and other tools provided for synchronous or asynchronous communication through their courses.
  • Works collaboratively with Academic Advisors to ensure student engagement and success.
  • Exercises academic freedom in teaching course content and achieving learning outcomes in accordance with University policy, procedures, and curricula.
  • Participates in institutional and student learning outcomes assessment procedures, program, department review, and accreditation efforts.
  • Performs all educational services in accordance with NCU policies and procedures, the Family Education Rights to Privacy Act, Northcentral University’s Code of Conduct and all other state and federal laws.
  • Adheres to policies and requirements defined in the Faculty Handbook.
  • Tasks and projects as assigned by the Dean, or NCU administrators.
  • Reasonable and consistent attendance to fulfill requirements of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Skill in verbal and written communication.
  • Skill in operating equipment, such as personal computer, copier, phone systems.
  • Ability to evaluate information to make informed and responsive decisions on matters that impact university stakeholders.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governing body regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to identify problems, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and recommend and implement policies and processes to advance continuous improvement efforts.
  • Ability to process, analyze, and present qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, with a proven ability to provide timely, accurate information on a variety of academically oriented subjects to both internal and external constituents.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and other application in the Microsoft Office suite.

Education and Experience

  • Doctorate degree in Policy Administration or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • 5 years of field experience in the above specialization, administrative or command experience preferred
  • 2 years of direct teaching experience at the Master and/or Doctoral level.
  • Curriculum development experience preferred.
  • Experience with the online delivery modality of higher education.
  • Experience working as a remote employee preferred.
  • Experience in Higher Education Preferred
  • Experience working in a technology-driven enterprise preferred
  • All skills, abilities and education will be considered for minimum qualifications

Working Conditions

This position operates in a remote, home office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, and phones.

NCU will not sponsor applicants for work visas

Who We Are

Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally-relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university. NCU, will soon be affiliated with National University System, a system of affiliated non-profit universities with its headquarters in La Jolla, California. As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in healthcare and marriage and family therapy. NCU boasts a one-to-one learning model-one student is paired with one professor in each course-to create a more personalized, individual experience for students enhanced by their professors’ real-world experience. NCU professors all hold doctoral degrees, and none of our programs have residency requirements*, affording students access to NCU programs no matter where they live.

*With the exception of the Department of Marriage and Family Sciences, within the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

NCU students, alumni and faculty reside in all 50 states and more than 50 countries. NCU is an excellent choice for professionals around the world who share our passion for excellence. We envision growth trends to continue, and eagerly seek highly-credentialed and enthusiastic individuals to join our team.

Are you ready to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to join a growing team of passionate individuals who work together to help others fulfill their dreams through higher education?

How to apply

Apply today!

Northcentral University is a global leader in 100% online education with students, alumni, and faculty in over 50 countries across the world. We are committed to providing people throughout the world with quality educational opportunities by offering accredited Graduate and Undergraduate programs through a proven, fully online, distinctive faculty mentored approach to learning. With highly credentialed and passionate staff, utilizing progressive methodologies, Northcentral University prepares graduates to be distinguished contributors to societies around the globe. With administrative offices in both Prescott Valley and Scottsdale, Arizona, Northcentral is rapidly becoming an 'employer of choice.' We envision growth trends to continue and for this reason seek highly credentialed and passionate staff to join our team of professionals.