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School of Information Systems & Technology Lecturer Pool

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San Jose State University
Location
San Jose, CA
Closing date
Aug 6, 2022

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School of Information Systems & Technology Lecturer Pool

Job no: 497458
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San Jose
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Part Time, Faculty - Business/Management

Department Summary

Housed in The Lucas College and Graduate School of Business of San Jose State University, the School of Information Systems and Technology (SISTech) is home to the Management Information Systems (MIS) undergraduate concentration within the Business major. The MIS program prepares students to excel professionally and contribute meaningfully to the knowledge/information economy and the Digital Transformation Era of the 21st century in Silicon Valley and beyond. Our school is distinguished by an award-winning team of instructors, spanning academic research and industry experience and our curriculum reflects the best practice recommendations of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) to which we have added many program innovative enhancements. The School also teaches courses within the Business Core Curriculum, required for all Business majors, introducing students of all concentrations to Business Systems and Policies and technology tools they will encounter in their careers.

The Lucas College and Graduate School of Business of San Jose State University welcomes applications for part-time faculty appointments to teach courses in its undergraduate programs, should an opening arise, on its main campus in San Jose, California, or online.

Brief Description of Duties
  • We seek instructors with a passion for teaching at the undergraduate level. Must have experience and/or potential for engaging and inspiring students and ensuring learning standards are met and/or exceeded. In addition to teaching during the designated class time, duties include holding regular weekly office hours, creating and evaluating student exams and assignments and assigning grades. Participation in faculty meetings and offering input on curriculum decisions is invited and encouraged. Positions start at the beginning of a semester and appointments may be renewed on a semester-by-semester basis, based on department need, funding, and performance.
  • Candidates must demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity - in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation - through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
  • All Faculty should be organizing their classes within the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS), the official LMS provided for the SJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whether online or not, must be anchored in the Canvas platform to ensure faculty-student connection in a common space as all students are directed to log in to Canvas for online access to their classes. You will have access to this system prior to the semester start date.

Required Qualifications
  • Master's degree and/or at least three years of professional experience (applicants wishing to teach on-line will need to complete an on-line orientation module)
  • Areas of teaching include: Introduction to Business Systems, Introduction to MIS, Database Management, Networking, Project Management, Systems Analysis and Design, Data Analytics, CyberRisk Management, etc.
  • Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

Salary Range - Salary commensurate with experience within ranks established by the CSU Salary Schedule ..

Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Expertise, including professional experience, courses you are qualified to teach
  • List of References

To receive full consideration, applications should be complete for this continuing open position.

Conditional Offer

The work for this faculty position is located in the State of California. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Proof of immunization against COVID-19 or proof of a medical or religious exemption and compliance with testing protocols is required for employment. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Appointment is contingent upon budget and enrollment considerations and subject to order of assignment provisions in the collective bargaining agreement between California State University and California Faculty Association. These provisions state the "Order of Work," or the order in which available courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenure line faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.

San Jose State University: Silicon Valley's Public University

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley - one of the most innovative and diverse regions in the world - San Jose State University is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system and the first public university in the West. The 2020 #1 Most Transformative University in the nation according to Money Magazine, San Jose State is an essential partner in the economic, cultural, and social development of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, and California. SJSU is a top-200 school nationally in research funding and second highest in research productivity in the CSU system. Cutting-edge research, combined with world-class scholarship, student-centered learning opportunities, and experiential and interdisciplinary programs, allows SJSU to provide transformative opportunities that advance the public good locally and globally.

San Jose State enrolls more than 36,000 students - many are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution. The university's commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni. As such, San Jose State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and community can benefit from different and divergent cultural and identity perspectives.

Equal Employment Statement

San Jose State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San Jose State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San Jose State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Security-Report.pdf . The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crimHigher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR)e prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San Jose State University locations for the three most recent calendar years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at (see application details) or by email at (see application details).

Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is also available for viewing at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Fire-Safety-Report.pdf . The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus. A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at (see application details) or by email at (see application details).

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March 18, 2022 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
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