Colorado State University-Global Campus hires highly-qualified faculty with professional experience and a commitment to academic rigor. We have a Three Phase Faculty Application Process, which outlined below. Success in this process is necessary for candidates to become part-time faculty members with CSU-Global Campus.
The first phase of the application process involves submitting the requisite documents, interviewing, and completing a background check. During this phase, faculty will be required to:
In addition, in this phase, submitted references will be contacted and verified.
The second phase of the application process involves participation in the FAculty CErtification Course (FC100). FC100 is a 3-week course designed to teach candidates policies and procedures for CSU-Global Campus. Success in the course in necessary to continue in the application process.
In the third and final phase of the application process, applicants will participate in the Applicant Mentored Course. In order to be compensated for the 8 weeks of instruction of this course, applicants will need to submit all necessary paperwork to human resources during this phase.
Each phase of the application process is intended to ensure that applicants meet the stringent needs of the online university environment and that they are dedicated to student success through quality instruction and professional commitment.
Colorado State University-Global Campus employs part time, temporary, non-tenure-track instructors and appoints instructors/faculty on a course by course basis. Should you receive an appointment as an instructor with CSU-Global Campus, such appointment is considered to be an administrative professional appointment. Pursuant to C.R.S. 24-19-104, such position would be deemed to be "at- will" and your appointment would be subject to termination by either party at any time, although termination cannot be for a reason that is contrary to applicable federal, state, or local laws. Additionally, such appointment or any part of the appointment may be terminated in the event that student enrollment does not meet minimum course and section requirements as determined by CSU-Global Campus. Appointment is also contingent upon funds being appropriated, budgeted, and otherwise made available. If you are currently completing the Faculty Certification Course (FCC100) training, this appointment is contingent upon completion of the training and approval by Academic Operations; first courses are considered probationary and future course appointments are contingent upon continuous evaluation. Appointments may also be terminated if the faculty member/instructor does not meet the performance expectations outlined in the Faculty Manual, provided to you during the FCC100 course and located in the Faculty Portal.