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Visiting Associate Professor
Title:Visiting Associate Professor
Department:Division of Learning Resources
Location:All Locations

The Learning Resources Division of the University of the District of Columbia is seeking a dynamic, patron-centered individual with collaboration skills and experiences to support the online learning initiatives of the Center for Academic Technology.  Specifically, this position will involve the training of patrons on the use of our course management system and developing applications, modules, and learning objects to enhance teaching and learning.  Moreover the ideal candidate shuld be able to design and build online courses on the Balckboard system.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Position Status: Full-Time, Temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience

 Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC

Brief Description of Duties:

The incumbent will be responsible for leading and instructing faculty in the use of Blackboard as a course management system, collaborating with faculty across the campus in online course design, development, and implementation, instructing faculty enrolled in professional development workshops, and leading groups of students in the use of Blackboard and information literacy.  The incumbent will support the use of Blackboard and other instructional applications, collaborate in grant proposals, attend meetings, write reports, engage in research, and coordinate with permanent faculty in the development of teaching materials and modules for online/hybrid and blended instruction.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D., Ed.D, or ABD from an accredited institution of higher education with a concentration in instructional design, online learning, or related field.  Candidates should have five or more years of teaching experience majority in the online environment.  Experience and familiarity with Quality Matters assessment is desired. Candidate should be experienced using Blackboard, soft Chalk, Web 2.0 tools, and other relevant applicants.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.  

Condition of Employment:  This is a sponsored program appointment. The duration of this appointment is subject to grant fund availability

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and sick leave only.  

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability.  Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.


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