|Title:||Adjunct Professor, First Year Seminar|
|Location:||801 North Capitol Street|
Number of Vacancies: TBD
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Employment Status: Part -Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: ES0000/0000/01
Salary Range: varies based on assignment (minimum $950 per credit hour)
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE
Brief Description of Duties
The University of the District of Columbia is a public land grant institution of higher learning dedicated to providing quality, career focused undergraduate programs that prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to launch, enhance, or change careers.
The University of the District of Columbia Community College (UDC-CC) is a branch campus of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is seeking enthusiastic and qualified part-time instructors interested in teaching courses in First Year Seminar. First year seminar is a unique transition course designed to facilitate integration into UDC-CC’s learning community. The aim of this course is to enhance skills for academic success, develop understanding of community college culture, provide individualized academic advising, and foster meaningful educational engagement. The course also encourages active participation in the community college and to post-experience reflection.
Classes will be scheduled to meet once a week Tues-Sat. Classes will be scheduled to start as early as 8:00am and end as late as 8:20pm, T-F. Saturday classes may end as late as 3:30pm.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Must teach all assigned classes and hours, no more than 10 credits, as determined by the semester course schedule;
Plan for instructional activities to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion, demonstration labs, and projects;
Hold office hours for student conferences one hour per week;
Submit in a timely manner and maintain, in an electronic format, accurate records of attendance and grades;
Provide a classroom environment conducive to learning; establishing and maintaining classroom control;
Attend all meetings, ceremonies and official functions as specified by the Chief Community College Officer and/or Dean of Academic Affairs; and
Adhere to the University policies and guidelines in all matters concerning academics, student and staff conduct.
Minimum Job Requirements
Master’s Degree in Social/Behavioral Science or related discipline.
At least one year of teaching experience.
At least two years of experience in counseling, academic advising, student affairs, social services, child welfare, or career services.
Willingness and flexibility to teach course sections as needed.
Ability to integrate technology into course delivery.
Ability to teach in a multicultural setting.
Must maintain expertise and technical competencies in applicable field of study.
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment: Temporary employment may be ended at anytime with or without cause.
Collective Bargaining Unit: Dependent upon certain criteria, this position may be eligible for representation and require payment of union fees through direct payroll deduction.
Employment Benefits: Due to the temporary nature of this appointment, this position is ineligible for benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an 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, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, 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 veteran’s preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
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 Talent Management Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.
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/.