Harris-Stowe State University is a historically Black institution (HBCU) located in the heart of vibrant mid-town St. Louis, Missouri. Harris-Stowe’s beautiful campus is minutes from the renowned Gateway Arch, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Art and History Museums, Forest Park and other cultural and educational institutions. Harris-Stowe’s diverse faculty and staff provide a wide range of academic programs to one of the most culturally diverse student bodies in the St. Louis region.
Harris-Stowe State University seeks to fill adjunct faculty positions in Information Sciences and Computer Technology program in the Anheuser-Busch School of Business. The adjunct faculty teaching positions will cover a broad range of core and specialized courses in ISCT program.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES TEACHING • Teach up to two classes per semester (fall, spring, summer). • Design and develop curriculum and instruction and class management strategies for all courses, including syllabi and lesson plans and more. • Assess the students’ learning outcome for all courses thought bases on the school and its programs’ set goals and objectives. • Review periodically and assure curriculum and instruction of courses are relevant and up to date. • Review and become proficient with the HSSU Learning Management Systems. • Utilize innovative teaching and technology approach in teaching. • Develop faculty goals and objectives and annual report for every academic year. • Make sure students’ attendance and grades are turned in on-time. • Adhere to the university faculty handbook.
SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES Participate along with full-time faculty in: • Professional and scholarly activities including: • Paper presentations • Publish article and books • Submission of grant proposal • Consulting • Attendance at local, regional and national professional conferences • Conduct research • Maintain membership and leadership involvement in Community, Professional and National Government Organizations.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE Minimum Qualifications: • A Master’s Degree in Information Sciences and Computer technology or closely related discipline. • A minimum of three years of teaching experience and five years of professional experience in the field of teaching is required. • The ideal candidate should be responsible for developing and teaching various Information Science and Computer Technology (ISCT) related undergraduate courses including computer programming, database management, knowledge management, systems analysis and design, project management, and or other computer related topics. • The ideal candidate should be familiar with both on-line and on-campus teaching methods.
Preferred Qualifications: • Master's degree and 18 graduate hours in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Business, or related field. • Experience in developing and designing innovative curriculum and delivery is desired. • A track record of excellence in teaching to a diverse undergraduate student body is greatly appreciated.
OTHER SKILLS • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications • Proficient to work with on-line educational platform
Review of applications will start immediately until the position is filled. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts and three professional references online.
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About Harris-Stowe State University
Harris-Stowe State University is a historically Black institution (HBCU) located in the heart of vibrant mid-town St. Louis, Missouri. Harris-Stowe's beautiful campus is minutes from the renown Gateway Arch, St. Louis Zoo, St. Louis Art and History Museums, Forest Park and other cultural and educational institutions. Harris-Stowe's diverse faculty and staff provide a wide range of academic programs to one of the most culturally diverse student bodies in the St. Louis region.
Harris-Stowe State University's primary mission, as set forth in Senate Bill 153, is to address the higher education needs of the metropolitan St. Louis region. Toward the fulfillment of this mandate, the University offers a solid General Education curriculum, which serves as the foundation for the University's various baccalaureate programs in three broad professional areas, including baccalaureate degree programs in business, education, and arts and sciences.
In addition, the University is thoroughly committed to meeting to the greatest extent possible the needs of a student population that is diverse in age, culture, ethnicity and experiential backgrounds. In short, Harris-Stow...e State University is strongly committed to providing a high-quality higher education experience that is both affordable and accessible to the diverse populations within and beyond the metropolitan St. Louis region.
The University seeks to accomplish this overarching goal through an extensive academic support program, a college-preparatory academy for urban youth, supervision of student progress and through many community outreach and collaborative partnerships with businesses, government and educational institutions.
Underlying this commitment to a high-quality education is the University's emphasis on professional growth and personal development that is essential for an educated person entering a professional field.
In pursuit of its mission, Harris-Stowe State University offers a variety of programs and services that include, but are not limited to:
-Recruiting a diverse population of interested and qualified students, faculty and staff.
-Supporting student development through academic support services, extracurricular activities, student government,
cultural and community involvement, professional organizations and honor societies.
-Enhancing the quality and effectiveness of the student's learning environment through a variety of innovative and creative
instructional techniques and delivery systems involving modern technology and through day, evening and Saturday
courses, which accommodate the students' varying educational and scheduling needs.
-Offering a broad and solid general education curriculum that serves as the foundation for professional studies and
lifelong learning while accommodating transfer students.
-Offering educational experiences that emphasize excellence in all areas and promote the development of effective
communication skills, interpersonal growth, critical thinking, workplace readiness and an understanding of and
appreciation for diversity.
-Participating in educational and collaborative partnerships and outreach programs with business, government and other
educational institutions, including K-12 and higher education.
-Providing a diverse range of cultural and educational services to the urban community, including in-service educational
opportunities for professional growth and development of teachers, educators and other professionals. Conducting
ongoing institutional assessment and modifying institutional operations, accordingly.
University Facts and Economic Impact:
-In the last four years, Harris-Stowe's graduation rates have increased by 35.6% percent.
-Freshman classes are at capacity and students now come from 50 states and 17 countries
-Enrollment has grown significantly to an all-time high of 1724 - 34% increase and the highest percentage increase of both
public and private four-year higher education institutions in Missouri.
-The UNCF performed an independent, extensive study of HBCUs and their impact on state and local economies. All
factors combined, HSSU's impact on the St. Louis metropolitan area is more than $65 million per year.