Alan B. Miller Hall; Williamsburg, Virginia
Contact: Mason HR - [[w|masonhr]]
- Maintain frequent and open communication with William & Mary faculty and staff through email, mail, telephone, and any other medium deemed appropriate.
- Complete online instructor orientation and technology training before teaching online for the Mason School and complete continuing training each year after.
- Complete all training and paperwork required by William & Mary and/or the Mason School.
- Review and follow university, school, and program policies.
- Review course syllabus, content, activities, and assignments prior to the term start date.
- Coordinate course activities with the Master Teacher.
- Adhere to the course design, instructional and grading guidelines, and due dates.
- Post a Welcome announcement the first day the course opens to students that includes a brief introduction, your contact information, office hours details, and course expectations.
- Post a minimum of two weekly announcements communicating upcoming deadlines and other relevant information.
- Respond to student inquiries within 24 hours.
- Provide students with timely, personalized, and substantive feedback on graded assignment submissions.
- Grade assignments and exams in a timely manner based on the instructions/rubrics provided by the Master Teacher (48 – 72 hours).
- Introduce yourself and respond to each student’s first-level (primary) post in the M0: Introduce Yourself discussion forum during the first week of the course.
- Monitor and participate in weekly discussion boards.
- Offer weekly virtual office hours for individual or group consultation and communicate this information through announcements and the course calendar.
- Monitor student progress and notify the Master Teacher and Student Success Coordinator(s) when a student is unresponsive or at risk of failing.
- Contact the Master Teacher with Honor Code policy questions, concerns, and/or suspected violations.
- Meet weekly with the Master Teacher during regularly scheduled calls throughout the course.
- Submit final grades to the Master Teacher according to William & Mary and Mason School grading policies and the Online Programs calendar.
- Submit Section Leader end-of-semester feedback and reflection form.
Section Leaders typically spend 15 to 20 hours per week fulfilling the duties listed above.
- Master’s degree in Business Administration or a closely related field.
- Significant expertise and relevant professional and/or instructional experience in Design Thinking.
- Significant expertise and relevant professional and/or instructional experience in developing and implementing solutions to complex business-related problems.
- Experience providing instruction to adult learners in an academic or corporate setting.
- Proven ability to effectively communicate and collaborate in digital environments.
- Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment for a diverse student population.
- Demonstrated commitment to upholding William & Mary’s historic reputation for academic excellence and engaging learning experiences.
- Doctoral degree directly related to the discipline.
- Demonstrated excellence teaching adult learners in a professional degree program.
- Experience providing facilitating an asynchronous online course. Enthusiasm for delivering education in an online mode.
- Proficiency using video conferencing technologies and web-based collaboration platforms.
- Experience using Canvas or a similar learning management system.