Fall 2021 Adjunct Faculty LDSH 220-01

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7080964
Posted: July 9, 2021
Application Deadline: July 23, 2021

Job Description

Fall 2021 Adjunct Faculty LDSH 220-01

Location: Moraga, CA

Open Date: Jul 7, 2021

Deadline: Jul 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Per course adjunct faculty for the Master of Arts in Leadership program's course, LDSH 220-01.

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


LDSH 220-01 - Sustainable Organizational Change


In person: August 28 & 29, 2021 9 am to 5 pm

Online: August 30, 2021 to October 23, 2021 (asynchronous)

In person: October 24, 2021 from 9 am to 5 pm


1 unit – this course will be co-taught

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide participants with assessment, learning, and research tools necessary to effect sustainable and collaborative change in their organizations and communities. The course provides an overview of participatory inquiry strategies that are useful in initiating and sustaining significant change in human systems, ranging from small work units, divisions or whole organizations, and communities. In addition to this overview, participants will learn in greater depth about two specific action research strategies–-action inquiry method (AIM) and collaborative inquiry (CI, also known as cooperative inquiry) and will have an opportunity to practice one of them. Learners will apply skills and knowledge from this course to a specific leadership project.

Course Learning Outcomes:

Acquire a working knowledge of the action research family of methods that support sustainable organizational change.

Design, implement, and report on a participatory change strategy in response to a problem, issue, opportunity or question in a specific group, institution or community.

Gain experience using research proposal development and research aides available through Saint Mary’s College in completion of your course research report.

Demonstrate an understanding of the research method through knowledge-sharing with the cohort and with the course instructors.

Integrate learning about sustainable organizational change with 21st century leadership practices.


Applicants must reside in California

Experience teaching online/hybrid courses

Experience working with learning communities

Applied knowledge of organization and large systems change

Deep knowledge of action research methodologies

Experiences guiding learners in implementing action research projects

Practical experience fostering transformation in individuals, teams, organizations and society

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