Facilitator, Online Courses (Part Time) (Multiple Positions)
The University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, USA
3d ago

Department Management Information Systems (3010) Location To Be Determined Position Summary

The Eller College of Management is seeking course facilitators to support faculty members teaching online courses in the Management of Information Systems.

Course facilitators improve the student experience by assisting course instructors with tasks such as providing timely responses to student questions, grading assignments, holding virtual office hours, and monitoring discussion boards.

Duties will vary based on course and instructor.

The provides top quality education programs and for 2019 was ranked number 5 among public online graduate programs by U.

S. News and World Report. To support the MIS courses offered across all Eller Online programs, a pool of facilitators is being developed.

This is not a continuous position. Facilitation will last the duration of the online course, which can range anywhere from 7 to 15 weeks depending on the course.

This position is expected to average around 10 hours per week but generally varies week-to-week based on assignments and the course schedule.

Facilitators hired for MIS courses may be asked to support other online Eller programs if qualified.

Course facilitators will need to provide their own computing equipment and have access to reliable, high-speed internet.

No special software will be required; although, the device(s) must be capable of using virtual conferencing software and accessing the D2L LMS and course textbooks and materials.

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Duties & Responsibilities

Faculty will each require different levels of support depending on the subject area and design of the course. Duties may include :

  • Responding to student inquiries about course content and / or using the University’s LMS (D2L).
  • Holding regularly scheduled office hours in a virtual environment.
  • Timely grading of assignments and entering grades into D2L.
  • Monitoring discussion boards and responding to student comments.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of working in an online classroom environment.
  • Knowledge of using an LMS and virtual conferencing software, such as Zoom.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS or related field and at least five years of related work experience; OR Master’s Degree or higher in MIS or related field.
  • Experience using an LMS.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in MIS or related field.
  • Some of the preferred qualifications listed below relate to specific courses; not all are preferred for every class.

  • Experience teaching and / or facilitating online courses.
  • Experience using, evaluating, or implementing enterprise systems.
  • Exposure to ITIL framework.
  • Understanding of system development life cycle and agile methodologies.
  • Knowledge of business process modeling using Unified Modeling Language.
  • Exposure to various risk analysis methodologies.
  • Experience with information security risk and / or risk management.
  • Relevant industry certificate (i.e., CISSP, CISM, CRISC, etc.).
  • Superior writing, grammar, spelling, punctuation, syntax and proofreading skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • FLSA Non-Exempt Full Time / Part Time Part Time Number of Hours Worked per Week 0-19 Job Category Non-Faculty Academic and Instructional Benefits Eligible No Posted Rate of Pay $25.

    00 Per Hour Type of criminal background check required : Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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