Job Posting

Adjunct Faculty-Public Administration

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Faculty


  • Online

Franklin University is seeking a subject matter expert and adjunct faculty member to design and teach graduate level courses in Public Administration in an online format with design work beginning March 2021 and teaching opportunities beginning Summer 2021.  The course that needs to be designed is a 12-week course in Public Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation.  

Expectations include the following:

•    As content expert, collaborate with the Program Chair and an Instructional Designer (project manager) in the development of online courses
•    Identify and explain standard and cutting edge, industry-based skills and knowledge that students should learn for the workplace
•    Explain the importance of skills and tasks to be learned by students 
•    Collaborate with Instructional Designers on needs and task analyses 
•    Identify typical novice errors and related consequences in the industry
•    Identify and/or help develop relevant resources and materials to support student learning
•    Assist in developing or develop assignments and assessments that reinforce and measure student learning
•    Give timely review and feedback on instructional design documents
•    Follow production schedule developed by the instructional design team
•    Maintain professional and timely communication patterns
•    Fulfill tasks assigned by Program Chair

Minimum qualifications for the position include a doctoral degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Policy Science, or a closely related field.

Prior online teaching and design experience is preferred. Individuals with professional experience in conducting policy analysis and program evaluations is also preferred. 

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.