Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open to the Public
Part -Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
Minimum of $1,500 per credit hour
Open Until Filled
4200 Connecticut Avenue NW 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 knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to launch,
enhance or change careers.
David A. Clarke School of Law has a proud history and distinguished
alumni. From its founding as Antioch School of Law in 1972, it has
its mission to recruit and enroll students from group of
underrepresented at the bar, provide a well-rounded theoretical and
practical legal education that will enable students to be effective
ethical advocates, and to represent the legal needs of low-income
residents through the School's legal clinics.
Incumbents must teach all assigned classes and hours as determined
by the semester course schedule; Incumbents will be required to
prepare and deliver relevant curriculum to students using a variety
of teaching methods to include, but not limited to, lecture, class
discussion, simulations and projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Teach assigned courses as specified in the schedule and course
- Evaluate and select texts and instructional materials; 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
- Where appropriate, use the institution's learning management
platforms (TWEN, Blackboard, etc.) to posy syllabus, assignments
and other material and to communicate with students.
- Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles and
provide interesting and engaging assignments that demonstrate
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.
- Provide a classroom environment conducive to learning,
establishing and maintaining classroom control.
- Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course
evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course
- Review adjunct faculty handbook and/ or 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 Associate Dean for Academic Affairs as needed to
discuss all aspects of the course including student progress and
curriculum development (may be required to provide input into
- Adhere to University policies and guidelines in all matters
concerning academics and student and staff conduct.
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment:
- Juris Doctorate ( J.D.) degree.
- Prior teaching experience or must demonstrate evidence of
teaching potential and/or industry training.
Temporary employment may be ended
at anytime with or without cause.
Collective Bargaining Unit:
This position is not eligible
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.
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 Talent Management
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
visit: http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/