Visiting Professor - HR Management - Phoenix, AZ

Job ID
DeVry University
Employment Type
Temporary Part-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

Do you remember the professor who helped you believe in yourself and in your ability to be the successful professional you are today?  Today, you have the unique opportunity to be that professor, to create the "a-ha" moment of sudden inspiration, insight, and comprehension that will change a student's life forever.


DeVry University in Phoenix seeks to welcome new Part Time Visiting Professors to our rapidly expanding degree programs to instruct graduate courses in Human Resources Management.  We are interested in developing long-term relationships with superior faculty who have high professional standards, excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and a commitment to providing the finest practitioner-focused education. 


The typical course of instruction may include:


Human Resources and Technology (HRM530)

This course surveys current trends and best practices in use of technology in the human resources field. Topics include strategic use of human resources information systems, web-based human resources and other technological applications used in various functional areas of human resources.


Labor Relations (HRM586)*

Labor Relations focuses on the interaction of management and labor in the corporation. The course discusses the history of the American labor movement, federal and state labor laws, collective bargaining, mediation and work stoppage. Contract administration and interpretation, and the relationship between management rights and employee discipline are discussed.


Managing Organizational Change (HRM587)

This course addresses concepts and techniques required to successfully implement change across an organization. Coursework focuses on identifying an organization’s vision as well as opportunities that can align the vision with the organization’s structures, processes, culture and orientation to the environment. Also addressed are opportunities for, and problems in, managing human dynamics in organizations, including intervention techniques, models, principles and values that indicate how to take charge of planned change efforts in order to achieve success.


Employment Law (HRM593)*

Employment Law provides a comprehensive analysis of federal and state laws as they affect the human resource function, including equal employment opportunity, wage/overtime payment, employment agreements and other restrictions on management’s rights. Emphasis is placed on applying employment laws to develop programs that enable organizations to be proactive in meeting both company and workforce needs, with an eye to resolving workplace disputes, preventing litigation, and implementing and administering personnel policies and practices in compliance with applicable law.


In this role, you will:

  • Become part of a dynamic team of educational professionals, teaching undergraduate students in a variety of degree programs with a blended-learning format (campus/online)
  • Implement and embrace our philosophy, curriculum and course objectives by engaging students
  • Establish an environment conducive to student engagement by effectively planning and preparing for classes, responding quickly to student requests for assistance and ensuring that students enjoy a powerful learning experience
  • Identify opportunities to enhance student engagement through collaboration with colleagues who provide academic and professional guidance 
  • Promote student success by demonstrating a flexible style and exhibit a passion for teaching by devoting time and energy to develop scholarly excellence
  • Engage with a diverse student body comprised of a variety of ages, cultural backgrounds, ethnicities and academic preparation using a variety of platforms and technology
  • Foster a positive learning environment by keeping accurate records, submitting grades on time, and enforcing academic and attendance policies


You are encouraged to explore this opportunity if you meet the following criteria:

  • A PhD in Human Resources or closely related field with 18+ earned graduate credit hours directly in Human Resources coursework is required
  • *A JD is required to teach Employment Law or Labor Relations
  • Prior higher education teaching experience is preferred
  • Solid subject matter expertise and outstanding communication skills
  • Excellent motivational and instructional skills to be effective in a non-traditional environment
  • Must be able to work in a collegial manner and facilitate the efforts of diverse groups

We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today!

Who We Are

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit


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