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Adjunct, Decision & System Sciences

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.sju.edu. Complete applications are to include a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references. This is a pooled position from which Adjuncts will be hired. This pooled position will serve as an electronic file and replace receiving paper CV’s. As openings occur, we will draw candidates from this pool. Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/V/D

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Position Title: Adjunct, Decision & System Sciences
Full Time or Part Time Status: Part-Time, Temporary
If Part Time, hours per week: 3-12 hours per week
If temporary, please provide a start and end date:
Job Type: No Response
Position Summary or Faculty Qualifications

Saint Josephs University’s Department of Decision and System Sciences has an ongoing need for highly qualified adjunct faculty to staff a variety of courses each semester. We seek candidates with a demonstrated interest in areas associated with business intelligence & analytics: decision support systems, database, data mining, data warehousing, OLAP, programming, dashboards, statistics and/or business analytics. Experience using business intelligence application software is highly desirable.

Professionals with experience in the above will be given preference.
Part-time adjunct faculty may instruct 1 or 2 courses each semester on an “as needed” basis. Courses available for adjunct staffing are offered during the day and also in the evening. Courses available for adjunct staffing may include: Business Statistics, Business Analytics, Database, Data Mining, Contemporary Information Systems, Critical Performance Management, Data Mining, etc. More information about the department is available at: www.sju.edu/hsb/dss and http://www.sju-online.com/programs/business-intelligence-masters.asp.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach their course(s) either on campus or online; prepare course materials; participate in Assurance of Learning activities, and provide support and guidance to students.

Secondary Responsibilities:
Minimum Requirements:

Master’s Degree with demonstrated teaching or industry experience involving Statistics, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Operations Management, and/or Information Systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates who have prior teaching experience and who indicate a willingness to be flexible in class scheduling.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:

May require standing for long periods of time, talking for long periods of time and carrying course materials.

Additional Information:
Position Classification: Faculty
Union: None
Number of direct reports to this position: 0
Number of indirect reports to this position:
Department: 222030 - Decision & System Sciences
Date Open to Internal Applicants: 06/02/2017
Date Open to External Applicants: 06/02/2017
Job Close Date: 05/31/2018
Open Until Filled No
Open to: Internal and External Applicants
Special Instructions:

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.sju.edu. Complete applications are to include a cover letter, C.V. and contact information for three professional references. This is a pooled position from which Adjuncts will be hired. This pooled position will serve as an electronic file and replace receiving paper CV’s. As openings occur, we will draw candidates from this pool.

Saint Joseph’s University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit institution and expects members of its community to be knowledgeable about its mission and to make a positive contribution to that mission. Saint Joseph’s University is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse workforce. EOE M/F/V/D

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you possess?
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • ABD
    • Doctoral Degree
  2. * Please specify your major for the degree(s) you hold

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Which statement best fits your teaching experience?
    • Teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels
    • Teaching at the undergraduate level only
    • Teaching at the graduate level only
    • Teaching experience but not at a University
    • No teaching experience
  4. * Are you available to teach during the day, if so, include the days and times in letter of interest?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you available for online, on campus, or weekends?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please indicate your availability for day or evening course offerings.
    • Only day
    • Only evening
    • Flexible, with notice
    • Only weekend seminar format
  7. * What is your level of experience with the Blackboard Learn System?
    • None
    • Novice
    • Intermediate
    • Expert
  8. * Please indicate how you FIRST learned of this position
    • Internal Job Announcement
    • Periodic search of the SJU website
    • Employee Referral (Specify name of employee below)
    • On-line Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Social Media (Please specify venue below)
    • Email Announcement (Please specify listserv or other source below)
    • Print Advertisement (Please specify source below)
    • Networking Event or Conference (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Job Fair (Please specify event name and date below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  9. * Per the question above, please specify the name of the venue or place where you FIRST learned of this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
Optional Documents