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Adjunct Professor, Legal Assistant
Title:Adjunct Professor, Legal Assistant
Department:Community College
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 criminology.

Classes will be scheduled to meet throughout the week (MW or TR with the possibility of Friday and Saturday classes). Classes will be scheduled to start as early as 8:00am and end as late as 8:20pm, M-F. Saturday classes may end as late as 3:30pm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Must teach all assigned courses related to criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement, 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 (each 3-credit hour course taught requires one hour of student conference time 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 Criminology, Criminal Justice or closely related discipline.
  • At least two years of experience teaching college-level courses.
  • At least five years industry experience in law enforcement, corrections, and/or criminal justice.
  • Willingness and flexibility to teach course sections as needed.
  • Use the Blackboard LMS to manage the delivery of course information and student learning
  • 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: opportunity/.

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