Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Part -Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
varies depending on assignment; minimum $950
per credit hour
Open Until Filled
5171 South Dakota Avenue, N.E. 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.
Adjunct Instructor 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 Adjunct Instructors
interested in teaching Test Preparedness workshops and/or courses
aligned with the Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems
The CASAS placement assessment is the most comprehensive Adult
Student assessment of basic and academic skills for youth and
adults throughout the U.S. ( www.CASAS.org
). Most WDLL
applicants/students are required to meet minimum specified CASAS
scores in order to enroll in WDLL Pathway courses. Selected Adjunct
Instructors will present and review the knowledge and skills to
appropriately review and utilize assessment preparation resources,
specifically for the Math and Language Arts assessment components,
to provide lessons and workshops, in addition to test preparation
activities that enhance and increase the likelihood of assessment
takers’ outcome(s). Selected Adjunct Professors will teach
reoccurring short-term intensive sessions designed to complement
enrollment periods and semester-long (regular) Math and/or Language
Arts fundamentals courses, as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirement
- Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and adjunct
appointment letter document.
- Complete all division and University required trainings
- Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials; prepare
course materials and lesson plans, as applicable
- 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, as
- Use the institution’s required learning management system to
post syllabi, assignments and other materials and to communicate
- Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and
provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate the
real-world applications of concepts covered.
- Maintain records of enrollment and attendance, assessments and
grades, submit class rosters and grade sheets by the deadlines
established by the institution, as applicable.
- Provide an innovative and responsive learning environment while
effectively establishing and maintaining classroom control.
- Encourage students to submit course evaluations/surveys and to
review course evaluations when available and use feedback to
improve course delivery.
- Attend all meetings, ceremonies and official functions as
specified by the Chief Academic Officer, Chief Community College
Officer and/or Dean, as necessary.
- 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.
- Meet with the Dean, Department Chair/Division Director, and
University/WDLL Staff as needed to discuss all aspects of the
course including student progress and curriculum development (may
be required to provide input into program development), including
any/all University/division-wide operational functions
- Adhere to University policies and guidelines in all matters
concerning academics and student and staff conduct.
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment:
- Bachelor’s Degree in adult teaching and learning, a Bachelor’s
Degree in Adult Teaching and Education, with an emphasis in Special
- Demonstrate at least three years of successful prior teaching
experience of Adult (Basic Education) curricula and Learners.
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.
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.
Applicants claiming veteran’s
preference must submit official proof at the time of
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
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.
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.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
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