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Becoming an Affiliate Faculty Member

Southwestern College Professional Studies (SCPS), committed to quality education for adult learners, is seeking motivated professionals working in their field of expertise to serve as Affiliate Faculty, providing instruction for both undergraduate and graduate level courses. As practicing professionals, the college’s affiliate faculty are experienced professionals who are able to integrate content knowledge and practical experience for the benefit of our adult learners. Southwestern College Professional Studies offers courses in a progressive format primarily in an online modality. 

SCPS is currently seeking working professionals with academic and professional credentials that qualify them to teach in the following areas:

• Computer Programming – Visual Basic.NET, Java, and HTML
• Organizational and Industrial Psychology
• Security Management – Local Faculty for Ground Classes at Ft. Riley (Junction City, KS)
• Speech and Communication – Local Faculty for Ground Classes in the Wichita, KS area

For all undergraduate classes, SCPS requires all faculty have a minimum of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. For graduate classes, a doctoral degree is required.

If you are qualified to teach in any of the areas above and are interested in joining SCPS’ team of exceptional and dedicated affiliate faculty members, please email a cover letter explaining your interest and why you are qualified to teach for Professional Studies and your resume or curriculum vitae to Please include “Affiliate Faculty” in the subject line.

All selected affiliate faculty members are required to submit an official copy of their college transcripts and relevant employment paperwork, and agree to a new hire criminal background check.  Subsequent to a successful background check, satisfactory completion of new faculty training is required. Southwestern College is an EEO/AA employer.

2021 Faculty Orientation Schedule

Spring 2021

Classroom Management and Technologies
Rolling enrollment: Completion date: December 13th, 2020

This course is self-guided, engaging the participant in learning about the faculty applications of Southwestern College’s Blackboard Learn and Zoom PRO for Professional Studies. Participants will complete several activities that emulate instructor activities in an online classroom environment. Participants will interact with a course facilitator primarily through feedback on activities. For faculty candidates, this course is a required part of the interview process. Success in this course requires that all assessments are completed satisfactorily with a maximum of three attempts.

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