Summer 2024 Adjunct Faculty LDSH 404 -01

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7249907 (Ref.No. 5290429)
Posted: May 31, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Location: Moraga, CA
Open Date: May 28, 2024

Description:Per course adjunct for the Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Studies program's course, LDSH 404-01.

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 404-01 - External Environment of Leadership

This hybrid-online course for mid-career professionals in any career field (e.g., corporate, non-profit, civil service) is part of a 2-year, BA degree completion program for mid-career, working adults in Leadership and Organizational Studies.

Course runs from 7/8/2024 - 8/10/2024

In-person meetings: Hybrid

Saturday, July 13, 2024, 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Saturday, July 27, 2024, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, August 10, 2024, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This interdisciplinary course introduces the economic, political, and social context for leadership. By focusing on changing demographics and socio/political movements at the national and global level, learners identify the contextual influences on decision making, including power relationships, public policy and regulation, economic forecasts, and social trends. Learners will use macro and microeconomic concepts to analyze particular social issues and public policy.

Minimum Qualifications:

A masters degree in Organizational Behavior, Management, Leadership Studies or a closely related discipline.


· teaching mid-career adults;

· in student-centered, collaborative learning;

· working with student teams; and

· in hybrid or online learning environments including contemporary uses of emerging electronic technologies in diverse classrooms.

Evidence of effective collaboration with a variety of colleagues.

Demonstrates alignment of values with Saint Mary’s College’s Lasallian, Catholic, and Liberal Arts traditions in philosophy and action.

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We envision a community that goes beyond tolerance of differences to one guided by social justice, cultural competence and engaged citizenship. We know we can reach greater heights of excellence by learning from diverse people.