Position Number 69020
Type of Recruitment External
Position Title COORD/FACULTY APPROVAL SERVICES
This position is primarily responsible for the faculty approval process from
initial part-time adjunct faculty recruitment through the approval and review
process for online and satellite courses. This position also monitors
compliance with applicable policies, agreements, and handbooks as it relates
to faculty/instructors who teach courses delivered online or at satellite
Bachelor's degree, preferably in Human Resources, Business Administration or
other relevant field.
Three years of relevant professional experience.
Familiarity with basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook,
Ability to read, analyze, interpret reports and complex documents as they
relate to the faculty approval and recruiting functions.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, with individuals at all
levels of an organization.
Demonstrated positive interpersonal and organizational skills.
Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrated ability to project a positive and professional image representing
Available to work occasional evening and/or weekend hours as necessary.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without
Master's Degree in related field.
Experience with specialized computer applications such as SAP, CRM,
PeopleAdmin, or others with similar functionality.
Experience in a higher education administration or related field.
Experience with web-based application systems.
Duties & Responsibilities
Recommends and implements and/or collaborates with other units on the
recruitment, selection, and on-boarding processes as they relate to part-time
adjunct faculty and/or other faculty considered for online or satellite
Facilitates meetings and action items generated by course needs reviewed for
advertising and recruiting of part-time adjunct faculty opportunities.
Works closely with supervisor and the Coordinator of Faculty Assignment to
support overall recruiting and selection responsibilities.
Develops and implements strategic objectives, goals, and tactics relative to
recruiting, reviewing, selection, and on-boarding of part-time adjunct
faculty, when applicable.
Reviews and preliminarily determines whether applicants meet approval criteria
set by the academic department. Once initial approval criteria are determined
to have been met, submits to Academic Department for final approval.
Communicates with faculty, who request to teach or teach scheduled courses
through online and satellite locations, via email, phone, and letters to
answer questions regarding approvals, requests for additional approvals, and
to direct them to the appropriate personnel for teaching assignments.
Tracks and coordinates approvals received from department chairs.
Collaborates with the appropriate staff on faculty recruitment issues,
including evaluating course needs, recommending the posting of teaching
Maintains current approval criteria and communicates with Department Chairs
for approval criteria.
Monitors the contract review process, data entry for approvals and maintenance
of database. Works collaboratively with supervisor and Executive Secretary
regarding any needed corrections, changes, or improvements.
Reviews Faculty Personnel Transaction forms for regular and fixed-term campus
faculty who teach courses delivered through online and satellite locations or
other areas as needed.
Reviews student surveys for teaching effectiveness and provided input from
Faculty Support team for completed courses due for department review.
Prepares reports, verifications, and completes special projects as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Message to Applicants
You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an
applicant for this position.
Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.
Employee Group Professional & Administrative -Salary
Staff Pay Level
Pay Range $50,000 - $65,000
Division Academic Affairs
Department Faculty Approval Services
Position Status Regular
Position End Date
Employment Status Full-Time
Position Type 12 month
Weekly Work Schedule Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm; Some Nights and
Weekends as Required
At Will? No
Location Mount Pleasant, MI
About the Department
Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing
students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their
personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 19,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite
locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible
online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master's,
specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education,
human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine,
science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah
R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S.
universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty
work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes
research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including football,
basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes
achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-
American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-
town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the culturally varied and
vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland
and the state's largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw
Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping
and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations
and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries,
beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the
city's central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along
with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
CMU Leadership Standards
Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for
their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged,
appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference.
We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us
apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the
following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.
Please review the Leadership Standards before applying for this position.
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and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate
against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status,
gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height,
marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth
or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes,
sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see
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CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or
activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required
by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU's Title IX
Coordinator, the US Department of Education's Assistant Secretary, or both.
CMU's Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:
Office: 103 E. Preston St.
Bovee University Center, suite 306
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
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