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Adjunct Professor Interdisciplinary General Education Program
Summary
Title:Adjunct Professor Interdisciplinary General Education Program
ID:1028
Department:College of Arts and Sciences
Location:Van Ness
Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE JOB:

The University of the District of Columbia is a public land grant institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality, career focused undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to launch, enhance, or change careers.

Incumbents must teach all assigned classes and hours as determined by semester course schedule; Incumbents will be required to prepare and deliver relevant curriculum to students in the IGED class, using a variety of teaching methods to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion, demonstration labs, and projects. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                                       

  1. Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course contract.
  2. Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials; prepare course materials and lesson plans.
  3. Provide students an approved syllabus that includes course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, attendance policies in line with those of the institution, texts and readings, assignments and deliverables, timelines and evaluation criteria.
  4. Use the institution’s learning management system to post syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with students.
  5. Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the real-world applications of concepts covered.
  6. Maintain records of enrollment and attendance, assessments and grades, submit class rosters and grade sheets by the deadlines established by the institution.
  7. Provide a classroom environment conducive to learning, establishing and maintaining classroom control.
  8. Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course delivery.
  9. Attend all meetings, ceremonies and official functions as specified by the Chief Academic Officer, Chief Community College Officer and/or Dean.
  10. Attend one or more orientation session(s) to become familiar with the Institution’s mission and teaching philosophy, policies and procedures and the learning management system.
  11. Meet with the Dean or Department Chair/Division Director as needed to discuss all aspects of the course including student progress and curriculum development (may be required to provide input into program development).
  12. Adhere to University policies and guidelines in all matters concerning academics and student and staff conduct.

 

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS                                            

  • Master’s degree in Subject Area
  • Prior teaching experience or must demonstrate evidence of teaching potential and/or corporate/industry training

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:  

  • Current knowledge of the relevant discipline
  • Experience or demonstrated potential with instructional technology and online learning including Blackboard
  • Evidence of or demonstrated potential to successfully teach experience in relevant discipline
  • Experience or demonstrated potential in effecting university and school partnerships
  • Skill in teaching a diverse student body with various learning styles
  • Familiarity or knowledge of differentiated instruction
  • Possesses a high level of professionalism, including collaboration, excellent communication and customer service skills, and commitment to a learner-centered environment
  • Able to work with colleagues and administrators in the development of goals for the curriculum and the Community College in a fast-paced environment




Information to Applicant

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

Employment Benefits: Part-time instructors are not eligible to participate in the University’s benefit program. 

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.

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.


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 may 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: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/.

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