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Master of Science in Transportation Management (MSTM) Special Session Program Lecturer Pool

Apply now Job no: 527983
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San José
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Part Time, Faculty - Business/Management

Masters of Science in Transportation Management (MSTM) Special Session Program Lecturer Pool 

Department Summary

The Lucas College and Graduate School of Business is an institution of opportunity that offers a high-value education with a global focus, innovative programs, and deep ties to Silicon Valley corporations and leaders. Our distinguished faculty provide relevant business education focusing on excellence in teaching and applied research and serving the needs of diverse students from the Silicon Valley and beyond. The college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the California State Board of Education, and the prestigious AACSB International ( Fewer than five percent of business programs worldwide have earned the AACSB’s certification of excellence.

The Lucas Graduate School of Business (Lucas GSB) offers four degrees and multiple graduate certificates. The MBA degree is offered through two programs (Early Career MBA or MBA for Professionals) depending on the students’ profile and chosen academic pace. The Early Career MBA program is open to students with limited work experience (0-5 years) and offers three distinct tracks: accelerated (12 months), full-time (21-24 months), and part-time (33-36 months). The MBA for Professionals is a flexible part-time program suitable for working professionals with extensive experience (6+ years). The Lucas GSB also offers three specialized business degrees: Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA), Master of Science in Taxation (MST), Master of Science in Transportation Management (MSTM). The graduate certificates offered by the Lucas GSB can be completed as stand-alone programs or combined with the graduate degree.  The graduate certificates provide advanced educations in the fields of Accountancy, Business Analytics, Global Leadership, Taxation and Transportation Management.


Graduate Program in Transportation Management: Summary

The Lucas Graduate School of Business offers a Master of Science degree in Transportation Management (MSTM), as well as three graduate certificates: (1) High-Speed and Intercity Rail Management, (2) Transportation Safety, Security, and Emergency Management, and (3) Transportation Management.

These nationally recognized, flexible programs teach transportation professionals the skills needed to lead a transportation agency, major transportation project, or other management-level endeavors. Course topics include: state and federal policies governing transportation organizations; transportation project and program finance; high-speed and intercity rail management; transportation safety, security, and emergency management; sustainability and resiliency management; organizational management principles; and innovative transportation technologies. Detailed program information is available at

The Lucas Graduate School of Business of San José State University welcomes applications for part-time faculty appointments to teach online courses in the transportation management graduate program. Faculty must be expert transportation management professionals who have either formal or informal experience with teaching or training. For more information about SJSU’s MSTM program, visit

Brief Description of Duties

  • Prepare the course syllabus, assignments, and other class materials
  • Teach weekly, 4-hour classes during the 10-week class session
  • Provide feedback and grades on assignments
  • Hold weekly online office hours
  • Organize class materials within the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) provided for the SJSU community
  • Collect data on student performance in the courses where this is required for program assessment (detailed requirements available upon request)
  • Demonstrate awareness of and address the needs of a student population of great diversity–including age, abilities, cultural background, ethnicity, religion, economic background, primary language, sexual orientation, gender identity, and academic preparation–through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
  • All classes must be offered and meet as scheduled throughout the entire semester or term, in the mode assigned and listed in the schedule of classes (i.e., asynchronous, synchronous, bichronous, in-person, or hybrid).
  • (Optional but desired): Participate in faculty meetings and give input on curriculum decisions

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree. (A candidate holding only a Bachelor’s degree, but with exceptional business experience, accomplishments, certification--e.g., CPA, CMA, PMP--and skills will be accepted.)
  • At least three years of professional experience
  • Experience teaching at the college level OR formal or informal experience conducting professional trainings, workshops, etc.
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, management, and other comparable experience.


Compensation and salary range placement are determined by qualifications and experience. To learn more about range placement, please see University Policy S21-2.

Anticipated starting salary:

L-A / Range 2: $2146 per WTU
L-B / Range 3: $2352 per WTU
L-C / Range 4: $2963 per WTU
L-D / Range 5: $3746 per WTU

Range salaries above are the anticipated monthly salary rate of full-time AY faculty--part-time rates are prorated. A single check for this appointment will be issued within 30 days after grade rosters are submitted. See the Faculty Salary Schedule for more information.

Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

  • Detailed CV or resume that includes professional positions, teaching or training experience, scholarly or professional publications, and presentations at conferences or public events
  • Brief cover letter summarizing professional experience related to teaching graduate-level classes in transportation management
  • List of 3 references  

To receive full consideration, applications should be complete for this continuing open position.

Employment Conditions

Faculty employees must complete CSU employee training as assigned and required based on their role (e.g., preventing discrimination and harassment, gender equity and Title IX, health and safety). Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and CSU systemwide policy, the faculty member in this position will subject to ongoing review for designation as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). Individuals designated as Campus Security Authorities are required to immediately report Clery incidents to the institution and to complete Clery Act training as determined by the University Clery Director. Questions regarding CSA designation and training can be sent to the Clery Director at The President may recommend or require compliance with safety measures that decrease the likelihood of COVID-19 transmission or illness and allows the core mission and activities of the campus to continue.

Conditional Offer

The work for this faculty position is located in the State of California.[DEC1]  Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are conditional, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Appointment is contingent upon budget and enrollment considerations and subject to order of assignment provisions in the collective bargaining agreement between California State University and California Faculty Association. These provisions state the order in which available courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenure line faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.

This appointment is for special sessions or summer employment, not for state supported academic year (AY) employment. This appointment carries no guarantee of reappointment. If an appointment is cancelled due to low enrollment or budgetary reasons, you will be paid on a pro-rata basis for each class taught prior to cancellation. Acceptance of this appointment includes an agreement to meet scheduled classes assigned to you on the first day regardless of enrollment unless otherwise notified.

San José State University: Silicon Valley's Public University

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley—one of the most innovative and diverse regions in the world—San José State University is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system and the first public university in the West. Recognized as a national leader in transformative higher education, San José State University is an essential contributor to the economic, cultural, and social development of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, and California. SJSU ranks high nationally in research funding and is second highest in research productivity in the CSU system. Cutting-edge research, combined with world-class scholarship, student-centered learning opportunities, and experiential and interdisciplinary programs, allows SJSU to provide transformative opportunities that advance the public good locally and globally.

San José State enrolls more than 36,000 students — many are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution. The university’s commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni. As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and community can benefit from different and divergent cultural and identity perspectives.

Equal Employment Statement

San José State University prohibits discrimination on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Caste, Color, Disability, Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Expression, Gender Identity, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Medical Condition, Military Status, Nationality, Race, Religion, Religious Creed, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Sex Stereotype, and Veteran Status. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Housing Fire Safety Notification

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San José State University locations for the three most recent calendar years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at 408-924-1501 or by email at

Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is also available for viewing at The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus. A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at 408-795-5600 or by email at

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Last Updated Apr 11, 2023