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Professor of Practice (Non-Credit)

Job Group: Teaching and Learning
Job Subgroup: Continuing Education
Salary Range (Annual): 97: Contact your division
Employee Category: Academic Staff
Job Code: TL059
  • Job Summary:
    Provides classroom, online, and/or laboratory instruction associated with a single course or series of courses within an academic discipline, assists with the design and execution of administrative functions associated with academic instruction and the development of pedagogy/andragogy or assessment tools and resources to support quality student learning. Provides instruction in formats such as classroom, online, and/or laboratory settings, including grading. Limited to non-credit instruction.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Assists in developing techniques and/or model programs for carrying out instructional goals in disciplinary area and may help identify ways in which new techniques could be of assistance
    • Assesses learner performance and prepares reports recommending instructional improvements
    • Develops teaching techniques that enhance course effectiveness in alignment with desired outcomes and established strategy
    • Provides classroom, online, and/or laboratory instruction including grading
    • Supervises the day to day activities of work unit employees involved in instructional support as needed
    • Assists in defining the objectives of the program and play a major role in carrying out program duties
  • Education:
    Combined substantive professional/practice experience and a degree at least one level above the level of instruction, or otherwise approved as qualified by the Dean Required
  • FLSA Status:
  • Institution Job:
  • Required Supervisory Duty of at Least 2.0 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees:
  • Employee Category:
    Academic Staff
  • Scaled Job:
  • Salary Range (Annual):
    97: Contact your division
  • Job Code:
    TL059: Professor of Practice (Non-Credit)

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