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Mathematics/ Lab Instructor
Title:Mathematics/ Lab Instructor
Department:College of Arts and Sciences
Location:Van Ness

The Division of Sciences and Mathematics (DSAM) within the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of the District of Columbia is seeking a Mathematics Instructor/Lab Manager to instruct students in mathematics courses designed for a diverse population of students. The incumbent will be required to prepare and deliver relevant curriculum to students in their courses, using a variety of teaching methods to include, but not limited to, lecture, class discussion, demonstration labs, and projects. Additionally, as a Lab Manager, the incumbent will organize and manage the day-to-day operations of the Mathematics (Computer) Lab, including the selection and scheduling of students who tutor mathematics in the Math Lab.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration:
Open to the Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: ES0004/1

Salary Range: $38,746 - $67,500

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare course materials and lesson plans.
  • 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, and an outline of appropriate University policies.
  • Present enthusiastic, well prepared, organized, and clear lessons consistent with the course syllabus.
  • Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and provide relevant and engaging assignments that facilitate real-world applications of concepts covered.
  • Provide students with timely information and feedback on their academic progress in the course.
  • Participate in professional development training on an ongoing basis.

Minimum Job Requirements

  1. A Master’s degree in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or Statistics is required.
  2. Minimum of three (3) years teaching experience in post-secondary education at an accredited institution is required.
  3. Minimum of three (3) years managerial experience in a mathematics laboratory at a post-secondary institution is preferred.
Additional Competencies
  • Excellent leadership, management, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Mastery of disciplinary knowledge and skills and an ability to engage students across disciplines with this expertise.
  • Ability to provide students with timely information and feedback on their academic progress.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Knowledgeable of the best practices available to encourage student success.
  • Ability to be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to consistently display the highest levels of integrity.
  • Commitment to working in a collaborative environment with students, faculty and other stakeholders.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

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.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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 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) 274-5380.

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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