E-Commerce Adjunct Faculty at Franklin University

Remote | Part-time
Franklin University

E-Commerce Adjunct



Location: Online


Franklin University, located in Columbus, Ohio, is seeking part-time adjunct faculty members to teach a course in support of its growing global programs. Franklin University, founded in 1902, promotes a student-centered, quality-teaching environment and is a leading educator of nontraditional students in Ohio and surrounding areas. The University is busy executing an ambitious strategic plan to expand educational opportunities to ever greater numbers of students across the country and around the world.

The available course is an online course in E-Commerce and will require instructors to teach international student populations in a technology-enriched learning environment using Blackboard from virtually anywhere in the world. The course will begin in mid-January and will run for 16 weeks plus have a week of final exams and will have two required virtual class sessions and one virtual office hour weekly.

The course will be offered at the following times until March 8th when Daylight Savings Time begins. At that time, the start times will shift to an hour later:

Sundays and Tuesdays OR Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:00 a.m.-7:50 a.m.
Sundays and Tuesdays from 8:00 a.m.-8:50 a.m.
Sundays and Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
Sundays and Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m.
Sundays and Tuesdays OR Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m.

Candidates must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in a business-related field. Prior experience as an effective college instructor is preferred. Three to five years of work experience in industry is desired.

To apply, complete the adjunct faculty application at http://tinyurl.com/franklin-urbana-employment-app” and submit a CV, statement of teaching philosophy and copies of unofficial transcripts. For immediate attention, please use the position title “E-Commerce Adjunct”.

Course Description:

Electronic commerce is the exchange of information and transactions between organizations via computers. While E-commerce has been with us for a while, its more recent implementation via the Internet has enormous implications for marketing and communication. Students will evaluate the strategic implications of E-commerce as well as issues of planning, developing, and implementing E-commerce solutions for marketing.


  • Evaluate the characteristics of e-commerce.
  • Demonstrate effective use of technology for communication.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of an e-commerce Web site.
  • Explain the security threats in the e-commerce environment.
  • Analyze e-commerce payment systems.
  • Analyze basic concepts of consumer behavior and purchasing decisions.
  • Develop an electronic marketing and communication campaign to target a specific audience.
  • Forecast social and/or ethical issues and development in e-commerce

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

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