08
Aug 14

REPORTS TO: Chair of Business Department

DEPARTMENT: Business Department

CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time

The Marygrove College Department of Business invites applications to fill positions for Part-time Adjunct Faculty for the 2014-2015 Academic Year. We are currently seeking instructors to teach the following courses:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Federal Income Tax Accounting
  • Finance classes

Classes are offered days and evenings.

Qualifications:

The qualified candidates will possess an MBA or similar degree. Experience in basic accounting education is preferred. The ability to work well with students, faculty, and staff, as well as the ability to function in an environment that includes utilizing classroom multimedia resources is required. Teaching experience including excellent communication skills, experience with computer-based instruction, and experience teaching in a multicultural environment are desirable qualifications.

To Apply:

Candidates should send (1) an application letter, which includes teaching philosophy, (2) two letters of recommendation, and (3) a vitae/resume to:

Ms. Laurie L. Kopack, Accounting and Business Programs

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16
Jul 14

Department: Success Center, Office of Academic Affairs

Reports to: Director of Success Center

Classification: Full-time, Exempt (salaried)

Date Prepared: July 7, 2014

 

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The Success Center’s mission is to develop competent and effective urban leaders by providing services that direct, inspire, and inform students to optimize their experience at Marygrove, assist students to excel academically, and prepare students for meaningful and impactful careers through success coaching, experiential learning, and skills development.

The Student Support Specialist and Compliance Officer will report to the Director of the Success Center and will be responsible for developing, implementing, integrating, and monitoring academic-support service programs beginning with student’s first contact with the college and following through degree completion.  In addition the Student Support Specialist and Compliance Officer will serve as a Success Coach.  Using specialized knowledge, skills, and training, the position develops and implements and participates in or assists with academic outreach, persistence, assessment, guidance, and related initiatives.  Applicants must have a broad understanding of best practices in promoting and sustaining a culture of academic engagement and student success. Applicants should have experience addressing challenges and opportunities related to student persistence and timely graduation of a variety of student populations.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the Director in overseeing various working committees
  • Provide on-going training to the team in the area of advising, persistence, and student success
  • Assists in developing and preparing program offerings, curricula, guidelines, and related communications
  • Ensure effective onboarding of new students in order to drive student persistence and success through effective transition to the education environment
  • Manage and communicate effectively on academic probation, academic suspension, and satisfactory academic
  • progress policies
  • Coordinates efforts of faculty, staff, and other service providers to monitor and assess utilization, student progress, and program effectiveness
  • Investigate and troubleshoot problems and barriers that prevent student success and participate in annual program evaluation process and collaborate in future program modifications
  • Leverage skills and knowledge to help underperforming students in their courses, especially “gateway courses,” by teaching strategies that promote learning and mastery and making appropriate referrals
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to identify goals and develop comprehensive plans, programs and services for achieving retention goals aligned with Marygrove’s overall strategic plan
  • Work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the students
  • Maintain expertise in professional field
  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned

Compliance Officer Responsibilities:

  • With support from senior management, will ensure that Marygrove College is in compliance with federal, state, and local government accountability policies, requirements, and regulations regarding student success and student learning environments
  • Act as the Disability liaison among faculty, staff and students
  • Review documentation and determine eligibility for accommodations and services as defined by the Rehabilitation Act and Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act
  • Understand, Systematize, and Communicate Compliance Requirements
  • Research, interpret, and communicate changing compliance requirements
  • Develop and deliver user-friendly systems, tools, and trainings for school-based operations and instructional staff to execute against compliance requirements
  • Lead and help school staff develop and revise school handbooks to ensure they contain required content related to federal, state, and local policies, requirements, and regulations
  • Keep current regarding emerging issues in disability services
  • Maintain student records, documentation, and data in accordance with grant, federal and state requirements

Success Coaching Responsibilities:

  • Proactive and intrusive academic advising
  • Develop college success plans structured around individual needs
  • Recognize needs and refer student to academic specialists
  • Teach college success courses
  • Provide appropriate referrals within Marygrove College and/or to community agencies when appropriate
  • Provide students with assistance in understanding the wide variety of opportunities available to them at Marygrove, meeting expectations and responsibilities, and making use of resources and services available to them

Read more: Student Support Specialist, Compliance Officer, and Success Coach

16
Jul 14

Department: Success Center, Office of Academic Affairs

Reports to: Director of Success Center

Classification: Full-time, Exempt (salaried)

Date Prepared: July 7, 2014

 

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The Success Center’s mission is to develop competent and effective urban leaders by providing services that direct, inspire, and inform students to optimize their experience at Marygrove, assist students to excel academically, and prepare students for meaningful and impactful careers through success coaching, experiential learning, and skills development.

The Experiential Learning Specialist will report to the Director of the Success Center and is responsible for developing and expanding the career services program aligned with Marygrove’s priorities.  The position will work closely with Academic Advisors to ensure that career development and placement services meet the unique needs of each academic discipline and will maintain and develop working relationships with other Student Affairs units, community service agencies, and employers.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Administer/manage a comprehensive and intentional career services operation that enhances the overall educational experience of students through the development of, exposure to, and participation in on and off campus career preparation opportunities
  • Serve as the conduit between the external professional network environment and Marygrove College, including the establishment and logistical support for student internship/coop/experiential learning opportunities/placements
  • Oversee/coordinate the recruitment and involvement of undergraduate students in new as well as on-going co- curricular programming at the College, including supporting the administrative and developmental needs of faculty incorporating experiential learning activities (professional internships, coop, service learning, community-based learning, etc.) in their courses
  • Oversee employer relations, on-campus recruiting program, and internships programs
  • Organize a comprehensive library with up to date materials needed by students making career decisions and conducting job searches
  • Provide consultation to businesses and academic programs in the establishment of highly effective internship/coop  programs
  • Ensure that the Career Services meets the standards set forth in the National Association of Colleges Employers standards for professional conduct
  • Serve on college committees, and task forces, as designated by position or by appointment
  • Keeps abreast of developments in career services through professional associations, regional memberships, bulletins and other written resources, webinars, and conference attendance
  • Act as the College representative on regional higher education career services boards and committees
  • Prepare reports, as needed
  • Perform other related duties as required

Career Coaching Responsibilities

  • Develop, and deliver programming to support the professional preparation of students, including but not limited to workshops, support professional documents critiques, and interview skills as well as how to best present themselves and represent Marygrove College to professional organizations and graduate schools
  • Counsel students individually and in groups on career planning
  • Plan and deliver Career Development and Job Search Services to current students and alumni
  • Train Success Coaches and other staff and peer mentors on Career Coaching

Read more: Experiential Learning Specialist and Career Success Coach

10
Jul 14

The Marygrove College Mathematics Department invites applications for a part-time adjunct faculty in Mathematics. Responsibilities will include teaching developmental and foundational mathematics courses: Pre-algebra and Algebra.

QUALIFICATIONS

The qualified candidates will possess a M.S. or Ph.D.  in mathematics or mathematics education. Ph.D. preferred. Teaching experience, experience with computer-based instruction, and experience teaching in a multicultural environment are desirable qualifications.

TO APPLY: 

To be assured of consideration, applicants must submit: 

  •        Introductory Cover Letter, which should include teaching philosophy and research interests;
  •        A Curriculum Vitae, and;
  •        Two Letters of Recommendation;

SUBMIT TO: 

Ms. Teri Miller, Administrative Assistant to the Science and Mathematics Division

c/o Marygrove College, 8425 West McNichols Road, Detroit, MI 48221;OR via e-Mail at

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Review of applications will commence immediately.

 

02
Apr 14

 

Position:  Assistant Professor of Business

Department:  Business, CIS, and HRM

Position Type:  Faculty

Reports to:  Department Chair

[Position Description]

 

The Assistant Professor of Business teaches twelve credit hours of courses per semester to serve both day and evening students. This faculty member serves on a faculty committee, acts as an academic advisor to undergraduates majoring in Business, and fulfills other responsibilities assigned by the President, the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Special Assistant to the President, and the Business and Computer Information Systems Department Chairperson.  The assistant professor of Business is an active scholar purposefully engaged in research, presentation, and publication.

Read more: Assistant Professor of Business

24
Jul 13

ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITIONS 

The Marygrove College Science and Mathematics Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill a position for Part-time Adjunct Faculty for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. We are currently seeking an instructor to teach Introduction to Forensic Science (with lab) in the fall and Crime Scene Investigation in the Winter 2014 semester. 

 QUALIFICATIONS: 

M.S. or Ph.D. in Forensic Science or related discipline or related degree with full time paid work experience in the field within the past three years. It is preferred that candidate have previous teaching experience in Forensic Science or working experience in the forensic science field.  Applicants must possess excellent communication skills; have the ability to work well with students, faculty and staff; and have the ability to function well in a technological environment that includes utilizing classroom multimedia resources.

TO APPLY: 

To be assured of consideration, applicants must submit: 

  • Introductory Cover Letter, which should include teaching philosophy and research interests; 
  • A Curriculum Vitae, and; 
  • Two Letters of Recommendation;

SUBMIT TO: 

Ms. Teri Miller, Administrative Assistant to the Science and Mathematics Department 

c/o Marygrove College, 8425 West McNichols Road, Detroit, MI 48221; 

OR via e-Mail è ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Review of applications will commence immediately. 

 

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