Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open to the Public
Part -Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
$50 per contact hour
Open Until Filled
801 North Capitol Street NE Washington, DC
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 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, using a variety
of teaching methods to include, but not limited to, lecture, class
discussion, demonstration labs, and projects. The University of the
District of Columbia Community College (UDC-CC) a branch campus of
the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) is seeking
enthusiastic and qualified part-time instructors interested in
teaching Workforce Readiness Skills Development courses.
The Workforce Readiness Skills Development courses will help
students develop and practice basic employability skills, such as
effective communication, problem solving, resume building, and
interviewing, in order to acquire, secure, and excel in a new job.
These courses will teach and foster good work habits and soft
skills that will facilitate students’ ongoing success.
Other assistance includes instruction and support in the use of
adaptive technology and equipment, its application to work
experience, and focus on time management and organization.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Teaches assigned courses as specified in the schedule and
- Evaluates and select texts and instructional materials; prepare
course materials and lesson plans.
- Provides 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
- Uses the institution’s learning management system to post
syllabus, assignments and other materials and to communicate with
- Delivers course content using a variety of teaching styles and
provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the
real-world applications of concepts covered.
- Maintains records of enrollment and attendance, assessments and
grades, submit class rosters and grade sheets by the deadlines
established by the institution.
- Provides a classroom environment conducive to learning,
establishing and maintaining classroom control.
- Encourages students to submit course evaluations, review course
evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course
- Attends all meetings, ceremonies and official functions as
specified by the Chief Academic Officer, Chief Community College
Officer and/or Dean.
- Attends 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.
- Meets 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).
- Adheres to University policies and guidelines in all matters
concerning academics and student and staff conduct.
Minimum Job Requirement
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in subject matter
- Prior teaching experience or must demonstrate evidence of
teaching potential and/or corporate/industry training.
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.
Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of
Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B ). This
job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).
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
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 Talent Management
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