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Cedarville University

2014

The Research and Scholarship Symposium

Moonlighting

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Motivations And Implications Of Secondary Jobs Among University Faculty: A Qualitative Study, Ruth L. Markham, Alexandra Iriana, Jessica Dyson, Jeremiah Bollman Apr 2014

Motivations And Implications Of Secondary Jobs Among University Faculty: A Qualitative Study, Ruth L. Markham, Alexandra Iriana, Jessica Dyson, Jeremiah Bollman

The Research and Scholarship Symposium

Historically, research indicated that educators were financially motivated to hold multiple jobs (Bell & Roach, 1990). However, recent research indicates that both older and more educated workers in all fields had increasingly nonpecuniary motivations. In fact, 68% of those with a doctoral degree and 46.9% of those 55 or more years old were not primarily motivated by money (Hipple, 2010). Those interested in secondary education have long wondered about the motivations and subsequent consequences of university faculty maintaining secondary positions (moonlighting). We hoped to understand the motivations and implications of this sometimes controversial practice. For this present qualitative study, we ...