Adjunct Faculty - Entrepreneurship (Pooled Position)
The Entrepreneurship area at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary is recruiting a pool of adjunct faculty to teach one or more undergraduate and graduate courses within the undergraduate and graduate programs. Entrepreneurial topics to be covered in various courses include: introduction to entrepreneurial mindsets, design thinking, lean startup and customer development, business model canvas, and financing entrepreneurial ventures.
William and Mary is a premier liberal arts university, chartered in 1693, and has long been considered one of the “Public Ivies.” The graduate business school has been recognized as a “Top-50” school by Business Week, the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. The College is situated in historic Williamsburg, Virginia and is within an hour’s drive of Richmond, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach. Washington DC is within three hour’s drive. More information about the school can be found on the web at http://mason.wm.edu/.
Adjunct faculty serve a vital role within the Entrepreneurship area and are valued members of the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and the William & Mary community. Under the guidance of the Area Head, adjunct faculty teach courses, facilitate course activities, provide students with timely feedback, and grade assignments and exams. Adjunct faculty are provided with professional learning opportunities and are invited to attend on campus events.
Position duties include:
- Maintain frequent and open communication with William & Mary faculty and staff through email, mail, telephone, and any other medium deemed appropriate.
- Review course content, activities, and assignments prior to the term start date.
- Coordinate course activities with the Area Head.
- Meet all designated course instruction guidelines.
- Provide students with timely and specific feedback.
- Grade assignments and exams in a timely manner (48 – 72 hours).
- Respond to student inquiries within 24 hours.
- Offer weekly office hours for individual or group consultation.
- Communicate weekly with the Area Head.
- Submit final grades according to William & Mary policy and the individual program calendars.
- Submit end-of-semester feedback and reflection form.
Selected candidates must demonstrate proficiency using the learning management system and knowledge of applicable policies and procedures by completing all required training and orientation activities prior to the term start date.
The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary values Diversity and strongly supports Equity and Inclusion as part of our core values. Because of that belief it is the duty of all employees of the Mason School to ensure they promote DE&I efforts through their work as part of their primary responsibilities. This includes, but is not limited to, making efforts to share opportunities with all populations, being respectful in interactions with all people, and holding others to the standards set forth by the Mason School of Business. Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion is the responsibility of the whole community and we strive to create a place of shared harmony and belonging for all.
Please make sure your cover letter and resume clearly indicate how you meet the following required qualifications:
- Master’s Degree in Business or a related field
- Expertise and relevant professional and/or instructional experience in Entrepreneurship: venture creation and/or support.
- Previous experience providing instruction to adult learners in an academic or corporate setting
- Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills
Please make sure your cover letter and resume clearly indicate whether you meet any of the preferred qualifications:
- Ph.D. or other doctoral degree directly related to the discipline.
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching.
- Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
- Computer proficiency and experience using Blackboard.